45 Things I’ve Learned: The Movie Quote Edition

1. “Sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage.” We Bought a Zoo

2. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” LOTR: The Fellowship of the Ring

3. “There’s some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for.” LOTR: The Two Towers

4. “Certainty of death. Small chance of success. What are we waiting for?” LOTR: Return of the King

5. “Just keep swimming.” Finding Nemo

6. “What we do in life echoes in eternity.” Gladiator

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

8. “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.” Dead Poets Society

9. “Wanna have a catch?” Field of Dreams

10. “It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices.” Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

11. “Adventure is out there.” Up

12. “There’s no place like home.” The Wizard of Oz

13. “You rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles.” The Princess Bride

14. “From failure you learn, from success not so much.” Meet the Robinsons

15. “You throw the ball, you catch the ball, you hit the ball. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains.” Bull Durham

16. “Going in one more round when you don’t think you can – that’s what makes all the difference in your life.” Rocky IV

17. “Smiling is my favorite.” Elf

18. “I don’t know, Margo.” National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

19. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

20. “My mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.” Forrest Gump

21. “Scary monsters do not have plaque!” Monsters Inc.

22. “No matter how many times you save the world, it always manages to get back in jeopardy again. Sometimes I just want it to stay saved! You know, for a little bit? I feel like the maid; I just cleaned up this mess! Can we keep it clean for… for ten minutes!” The Incredibles

23. “Family means nobody gets left behind.” Lilo and Stitch

24. “With great power comes great responsibility.” Spider-Man

25. “You are my greatest adventure.” The Incredibles

26. “We accept the reality of the world with which we’re presented. It’s as simple as that.” The Truman Show

27. “Man thinks they are each alone in this world. It is not true. You are all connected. One act can one day affect all.” Lady in the Water

28. “Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. But today is a gift, that is why it’s called the present.” Kung Fu Panda

29. “Love. You can learn all the math in the ‘Verse, but you take a boat in the air that you don’t love, she’ll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps her in the air when she oughta fall down, tells you she’s hurtin’ ‘fore she keens. Makes her a home.” Serenity

30. “I think we would all like this victory to go out to all the other guys, and I’m talking about the people in this city who are super good at their jobs but never get any credit. Like the lady in the DMV – that’s a rough job.” Mystery Men

31. “People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.” V for Vendetta

32. “Don’t forget to breathe, very important.” The Karate Kid

33. “Walk right side, safe. Walk left side, safe. Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.” The Karate Kid

34. “You can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.” Wonder

35. “Auggie can’t change how he looks. Maybe we should change how we see.” Wonder

36. “Your life is an occasion. Rise to it.” Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

37. “We must face tomorrow, whatever it may hold, with determination, joy and bravery.” Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

38. “Unlikely adventures require unlikely tools.” Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium

39. “Don’t you see the family resemblance? That’s my brother.” Remember the Titans

40. “Attitude reflects leadership, captain.” Remember the Titans

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

42.  “Extraordinary things happen to extraordinary people.” The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader

43. “One often meets his destiny on the road he takes to avoid it.” Kung Fu Panda

44. “That person who helps others simply because it should or must be done, and because it is the right thing to do, is indeed without a doubt, a real superhero.” Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

45. “Who said anything about safe? ‘Course he isn’t safe. But he’s good. He’s the King, I tell you.” The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe