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10 Inspirational Quotes From 2015 Oscar Movies

10 Inspirational Quotes From 2015 Oscar Movies

From journeys of self-reflection in the wilderness to trying to break a seemly unbreakable Nazi code, this past awards season was filled with Oscar movies that were not only cinematic masterpieces, but had many quotable moments of inspiration. One of the things that all these films have in common is that they each have highly-relatable characters in familiar situations. Although we may not be individuals that were present in the time period of Selma, we do know what its like to fight for what you believe in. Even if we did not go on a solo journey after experiencing a death in the family, we have certainly experienced the crushing feeling of loss. Although we may not live in the same time or place as the characters in these movies, we can learn a great deal from them.

These inspirational quotes from Oscar movies can give you a boost in your daily life and propel you forward in tough times. Read on to gain your own inspiration from these award-winning films.

1. Whatever obstacles are present in your life, there is always the possibility to overcome them and excel

“There should be no boundaries to human endeavor. 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.”-The Theory of Everything

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    2. We must always fight for our loved ones and the things that we believe in

    “Our lives are not fully lived if we’re not willing to die for those we love, for what we believe.”-Selma

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      3. Those who rise to greatness are often those who people never imagined would be in such a position

      “Sometimes it’s the very people who no one imagines anything of who do the things no one can imagine.” -The Imitation Game

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        4. Sometimes you just have to let go of fear and trust that your life is playing out as it should be

        “I know only that I didn’t need to reach with my bare hands anymore. That seeing the fish beneath the surface was enough. That it was everything. My life -like all lives- mysterious, irrevocable and sacred, so very close, so very present, so very belonging to me. How wild it was, to let it be.” -Wild

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          5. Despite any adversity you are facing in life, it’s important to stay in the moment and be grateful for what you do have

          “So, ‘live in the moment’ I tell myself. It’s really all I can do, live in the moment. And not beat myself up too much… and not beat myself up too much for mastering the art of losing.” -Still Alice

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            6. It is always important to continuously stand-up for what you believe in and make your voice heard despite hardship

            “We negotiate, we demonstrate, we resist.” -Selma

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              7. It is important to surround yourself with people who truly care about you

              [W]e’ll have each other’s company. We’ll have each other’s minds. Because I care for you. And you care for me. And we understand one another more than anyone else ever has.” -The Imitation Game

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                8. It’s important to believe that life is going to work out the way it should

                “You know how everyone’s always saying seize the moment? I don’t know, I’m kind of thinking it’s the other way around, you know, like the moment seizes us.”-Boyhood

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                  9. Everyone needs to have people who cheer them on and tell them that they are worth it

                  “You’re here for a reason. You believe that, right?”-Whiplash

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                    10. Sometimes you get to play the role of a superhero unexpectedly

                    ” We didn’t set out to be superheroes. But sometimes life doesn’t go the way you planned. The good thing is, my brother wanted to help a lot of people and that’s what we’re gonna do.”-Big Hero 6

                    Featured photo credit: Flickr via flickr.com

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                    41 Beautiful Pictures That Show What True Love Is All About

                    41 Beautiful Pictures That Show What True Love Is All About

                    Some things in life are hard to describe, yet we can recognize them when we see them.

                    Love is one of those things.

                    True love comes in many different forms, but here are some that many of us know well.

                    True love means supporting those who can’t support themselves

                    supportive couple

                      A young man comforts his date in Times Square, New York City. Image by mbtrama

                      strong hug

                        A young man holds his significant other close to him. Image by Brad Fults

                        running help

                          A young track competitor helps one of her injured opponents over the finish line. Image from ViralNova.com

                          feeding kitten

                            A soldier in the Korean War takes time to feed a baby kitten. Image from US Naval Insititute

                            It’s having the perfect selfie partner

                            mom and daughter selfie

                              A mother and her daughter take a selfie together. Image by Andrew Fysh

                              girlfriends

                                Two young girls pose for the camera. Image by Rolands Lakis

                                selfies

                                  A happy couple takes a picture together. Image by Kayla Heineman

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                                  selfie

                                    Two best friends take a selfie together. Image by Jason Wahido

                                    dude selfie

                                      Friends take a selfie together. Image by Glenn Scofield Williams

                                      It’s all the warm fuzzies

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                                        A young man spends time with his dog on a beach. Image by Magdalena Roeseler

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                                          A pet owner hugs his dog while on a day trip in San Francisco. Image by Taro the Shiba Inu

                                          It means having a friend to photobomb you

                                          photobomb

                                            A boy makes a funny face as he poses for a picture with his brother. Image by Michael Bentley

                                            old man photobomb

                                              A man photobombs his wife while their grandson snaps a picture. Image by Frank

                                              family photobomb

                                                Family members photobomb their relatives’ Thanksgiving day family photo. Image by Beth Scupham

                                                boyfriend photobomb

                                                  A friend photobombs the photographer and their friend, the woman in the foreground of this photo. Image by Lachlan Hardy

                                                  True love means being there even when life gets unbearably hard

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                                                  shoulder to cry on

                                                    A family watches the Vermont National Guard depart for Afghanistan. Image by The U.S. Army

                                                    flood dog

                                                      During a monsoon in the Philippines, a boy carries his dog to safety. Image by Romeo Ranoco

                                                      A woman is rescued from flood waters by a resident standing on top of her car during heavy rain in Chalandri suburb north of Athens

                                                        A man helps a woman out of her vehicle during a flood in Chalandri, Greece. Image by John Kolesidis

                                                        lunch

                                                          A woman has lunch with her husband every day, even after he’s passed away. Image from ViralNova.com

                                                          hug

                                                            A woman hugs the mother of 6-year-old Noah Ponzer, who was one of the victims of the Sandy Hook shootings. Image by Spencer Platt

                                                            rubble

                                                              An Oklahoma couple pauses while trying to salvage belongings from a family member’s home after a tornado. Image by Adrees Latif

                                                              sister and brother

                                                                A girl puts her arm around her little brother as they wait outside of Sandy Hook Elementary after gunshots are fired. Image by Reuters.

                                                                headstone

                                                                  A woman sits at her husband’s grave the day before their wedding anniversary. Image from NBC news

                                                                  It means taking the time for long goodbyes

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                                                                    A man says goodbye to his son before deploying. Image by Official U.S. Navy Page

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                                                                    national guard goodbye

                                                                      A South Carolina man says goodbye to his son before deploying for Afghanistan. Image by The National Guard

                                                                      saying goodbye

                                                                        A Sergeant hugs both of his sons before being deployed to Afghanistan. Image by The National Guard

                                                                        And cherishing reunions

                                                                        husband home

                                                                          A woman hugs her husband as she sees him for the first time since his deployment to Iraq. Image by The U.S. Army

                                                                          boyfriend home

                                                                            A young  woman hugs her significant other as he returns home for Kuwait. Image by The National Guard

                                                                            mother hug

                                                                              A mother drops to her knees as she hugs her son on her return home from the Persian Gulf. Image by The National Guard

                                                                              True love is letting yourself feel young when they’re around

                                                                              elderly women

                                                                                Two friends on their smartphones. Image by Robert Neff

                                                                                feeling young

                                                                                  A young couple getting their picture taken. Image by db Photograph

                                                                                  sprinkler dad

                                                                                    A father plays in a sprinkler with his daughter at Millennium Park in Chicago. Image by Ben Forsberg

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                                                                                    subway couple

                                                                                      A young couple on a subway enjoys sharing time together, while the girlfriend’s father sneaks a photo of them. Image by Gareth Williams

                                                                                      wheelchairs

                                                                                        A couple holds hands on a fall day. Image by David Amsler

                                                                                        It’s letting yourself be silly… just because they’ll enjoy it

                                                                                        silly faces

                                                                                          A grandfather makes faces at the camera with his granddaughters. Image by Tim Pierce

                                                                                          vote for pedro

                                                                                            A woman’s father wears a Napoleon Dynamite t-shirt to make his daughter laugh. Image by emdot

                                                                                            True love is allowing yourself to show how you really feel

                                                                                            date night

                                                                                              A young couple kisses in the back of a restaurant in Washington, D.C. Image by Derek Key

                                                                                              playing violin

                                                                                                Violinist Nancy Dinovo plays at a memorial service for the victims of 9/11. Image by Christopher Morris

                                                                                                True love is timeless

                                                                                                old friends

                                                                                                  Friends spending some time together. Image by Cristian Bortes

                                                                                                  sitting around a fire

                                                                                                    A group of friends sits around a campfire eating. Image by New Old Stock

                                                                                                    elderly couple

                                                                                                      An elderly couple walks down a street together. Image by Matteo Paciotti

                                                                                                      Featured photo credit: Matteo Paciotti via flickr.com

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