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20 Inspirational Movie Quotes That Motivates US To Live Our Best

Motivational Quotes

Looking for great inspirational movie quotes? Here’s the list of some of the inspiring movie quotes. I have pulled together my favourite famous film quotes to motivate, inspire and elevate you. These quotes are some of the most influential sources of inspiration for me.

1. Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back

“Do, or do not. There is no “try”. – Yoda

2. Black Hawk Down

“It’s what you do right now that makes a difference.” – Struecker

3. Mulan

“The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and beautiful of all” – The Emperor

4. The Lion King

“Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it, or learn from it.” Rafiki, from The Lion King

5. Rocky Balboa

“It ain’t how hard you can hit. It’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. It’s how much you can take, and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.” Rocky, Rocky Balboa

6. Castaway

“I know what I have to do now. I’ve got to keep breathing because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring?” Chuck, Castaway

7. Batman Begins

“Why do we fall, Bruce? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up.” Thomas Wayne, Batman Begins

8. Winnie the Pooh

“If everybody were like everybody else, how boring it would be. The things that make me different are the things that make me, me!” Piglet and Eeyore, Winnie the Pooh

9. The Theory of Everything

“There should be no boundaries to human endeavour. We are all different. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there’s life, there is hope.” Stephen Hawking

10. Law Abiding Citizen

“We can’t retract the decisions we’ve made. We can only affect the decisions we’re going to make from here.” – Nick Rice

11. Tin Cup

“When a defining moment comes along, you can do one of two things. Define the moment, or let the moment define you.” –Roy McAvoy

12.  Eat, Pray, Love

“You need to learn how to select your thoughts just the same way you select your clothes every day. This is a power you can cultivate. If you want to control things in your life so bad, work on the mind. That’s the only thing you should be trying to control.” –Richard

13. Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.” – Gandalf, from Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

14. Friday Night Lights

“Being perfect is not about that scoreboard out there. It’s not about winning. It’s about you and your relationship with yourself, your family and your friends. Being perfect is about being able to look your friends in the eye and know that you didn’t let them down because you told them the truth. And that truth is you did everything you could. There wasn’t one more thing you could’ve done. Can you live in that moment as best you can, with clear eyes, love in your heart, with joy in your heart? If you can do that gentleman – you’re perfect!” – Coach Gary Gaines, from Friday Night Lights

15. Finding Forrester

“Someone I once knew wrote that we walk away from our dreams afraid that we may fail or worse yet, afraid we may succeed.” – Forrester, from Finding Forrester

16. Freedom Writer

“I don’t want excuses. I know what you’re up against. We’re all of us up against something. So you better make up your mind, because until you have the balls to look me straight in the eye and tell me this is all you deserve, I am not letting you fail. Even if that means coming to your house every night until you finish the work. I see who you are. Do you understand me? I can see you. And you are not failing.” – Erin Gruwell, from Freedom Writer

17. Rudy

“In this lifetime, you don’t have to prove nothing to nobody, except yourself. And after what you’ve gone through, if you haven’t done that by now, it ain’t gonna never happen.” – Fortune, from Rudy

18. The Theory of Everything

There should be no boundaries to human endeavour. We are all different. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do, and succeed at. While there’s life, there is hope. — Stephen Hawking

19. Pay It Forward

I think some people are too scared, or something. I guess it’s hard for people who are so used to things the way they are – even if they’re bad – to change. ‘Cause they kind of give up. And when they do, everybody kind of loses. — Trevor McKinney

20. Life of Pi

Doubt is useful, it keeps faith a living thing. After all, you cannot know the strength of your faith until it is tested. — Pi Patel