28 Inspirational Movie Quotes That Will Teach You the Most Valuable Life Lessons

Inspiration may come from everywhere, and the more it encourages us to act, the better. Movies are a common source of inspiration in the modern world, with hundreds of masterpieces created over the years. Often, there’s more than just the plot that we should pay attention to.

Most movies, whether it’s an adaption or an original story told by the director or screenwriter, always reflect a tiny part of the mastermind’s inner world. This usually comes from characters and their thoughts about the lives they have. And once we hear and memorize them, we can actually change various aspects of our own lives

Here’s the list of some of the most inspiring movie quotes ever, which relate to work, love, family, perseverance, and friendship. Once some of them catch your attention, give that movie a try, as it’s always better to hear the entire story than a single quote from it.

1. “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” – Steve Jobs, Jobs

2. “It’s not about the paycheck; it’s about respect, it’s about looking in the mirror and knowing that you’ve done something valuable with your day.” – Dave Kovic, Dave

3. “My mind rebels at stagnation! Give me problems, give me work!” – Sherlock Holmes, Sherlock Holmes

4. “If I hadn’t been very rich, I might have been a really great man.” – Charles Foster Kane, Citizen Kane

5. “You are who you choose to be.” – Hogarth Hughes, The Iron Giant

6. “It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard… is what makes it great.” – Jimmy Dugan, A League of Their Own

7. “Love is putting someone else’s need before yours.” – Olaf, Frozen

8. “You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die.” – Will, Shakespeare in Love

9. “I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” – Harry, When Harry Met Sally

10. “But the heart’s not like a box that gets filled up. It expands in size the more you love.” – Samantha, Her

11. “Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind…. or forgotten.” Stitch, Lilo & Stitch

12. “I’ve led thousands of warriors into battle, but I fear being a father. Does that make me a leader, or a coward?” Durotan, Warcraft

13. “I have a very large family. 42 million!” – Nelson Mandela, Invictus

14. “A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.” Don Corleone, The Godfather

15. “There’s no place like home” – Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz

16. “From where I’m standing, the sun is shining all over the place” – Don Lockwood, Singing in the Rain

17. “Why do we fall, sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up.” – Alfred, Batman Begins

18. “It’s not until you lose everything that you truly appreciate everything” – Belle, Beauty and the Beast 

19. “Don’t ever let somebody tell you you can’t do something.” Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happiness

20. “Just because someone stumbles and loses their path, doesn’t mean they’re lost forever.” – Charles Xavier, X-Men: Days of Future Past

21. “I have to believe that when things are bad, I can change them.” – Jim Braddock, The Cinderella Man

22. “While there’s life, there is hope.” – Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything

23. “We all know the truth: more connects us than separates us. But in times of crisis the wise build bridges, while the foolish build barriers. We must find a way to look after one another, as if we were one single tribe.” – T’Challa, Black Panther

24. “Remember George, no man is a failure who has friends.” – Clarence Odbody, It’s A Wonderful Life

25. “Only a true friend would be that truly honest.” – Donkey, Shrek

26. “It’s an insane world, but in it, there is one sanity, the loyalty of old friends.” – Judah Ben-Hur, Ben Hur

27. “I have a dream too, but it’s about singing and dancing and making people happy. It’s the kind of dream that gets better the more people you share it with. And I found a whole group of friends who have the same dream, and that makes us sort of like a family.” Kermit the Frog, The Muppet Movie

28. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends.” – Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

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