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Last Updated on March 15, 2018

25 Inspirational Movie Quotes That Will Teach You The Most Valuable Life Lessons

25 Inspirational Movie Quotes That Will Teach You The Most Valuable Life Lessons

Movies’ one of the most influential sources of inspiration for me. When my life goes rough, motivational movies remind me to be stronger.

Here I’ve collected 25 inspirational movie quotes which will teach you the most valuable life lessons.

1. Be determined. Instead of intending to just try, do it.

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

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    2. Learn to let go and be clear of where you really want to head for.

    Love cannot be found where it doesn’t exist, nor can it be hidden where it truly does. – David Schwimmer, from Kissing a Fool

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      3. Your past experiences are valuable lessons to you now, learn from them.

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

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        4. Just be yourself because you’re unique and you’ll shine.

        Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out? – from What a Girl Wants

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          5. Life’s too short to miss out anything, try to take it slowly.

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

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            6. You should love and take care of yourself because after all, it’s your own life.

            You can’t live your life for other people. You’ve got to do what’s right for you, even if it hurts some people you love. – from The Notebook

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              7. Everyone has a choice. You can choose your own path in life.

              We are who we choose to be. – Green Goblin, from Spider-Man

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                8. You deserve what you want when you’re trying your best to fight for it, no one can take that right from you.

                Don’t let anyone ever make you feel like you don’t deserve what you want. – Heath Ledger, from 10 Things I Hate About You

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                  9. There’s no perfect time for anything, do it now or you’ll regret later.

                  I don’t regret the things I’ve done, but those I did not do. – from Empire Records

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                    10. You don’t need to hide yourself because you’re afraid of what others think of you. You have the choice to live your own life.

                    It is not our abilities that show what we truly are… it is our choices. – Dumbledore, from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

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                      11. Just keep going, you’ll make it one day.

                      “Run, Forrest, run!” – from Forrest Gump

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                        12. The least expected things happen at your least expected time in life.

                        My momma always said, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.” – from Forrest Gump

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                          13. Never give up on your dream, fight your hardest for it.

                          Don’t ever let somebody tell you you can’t do something, not even me. Alright? You dream, you gotta protect it. People can’t do something themselves, they wanna tell you you can’t do it. If you want something, go get it. Period. – Chris Gardner, from The Pursuit of Happyness

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                            14. Don’t stuck in your own little world because the purpose of life is to explore and experience.

                            “To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, to draw closer, to find each other and to feel. That is the purpose of life.” – from The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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                              15. Stop trying to please everyone because it’s impossible. Do what makes you comfortable.

                              You cannot live your life to please others. The choice must be yours. – White Queen, from Alice in Wonderland

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                                16. Believe in yourself. Your confidence will lead you to success and happiness.

                                After a while, you learn to ignore the names people call you and just trust who you are. – from Shrek

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                                  17. In order to achieve your dreams and goals, you’ll go through tough times for sure but hold on!

                                  If you’re going to try, go all the way. Otherwise don’t even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives, jobs. And maybe your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days. It could mean freezing on a park bench. It could mean jail. It could mean derision. It could mean mockery, isolation. Isolation is the gift. All the others are a test of your endurance. Of how much you really want to do it. And you’ll do it, despite rejection in the worst odds. And it will be better than anything else you can imagine. – from Factotum

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                                    18. Make every moment count, enjoy your life time and don’t waste it.

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

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                                      19. The little things you do today could make a great difference in future.

                                      It’s what you do right now that makes a difference. – from Black Hawk Down

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                                        20. Don’t take missing any opportunities as a bad thing, you never know what life is trying to teach you.

                                        Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss. – from The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

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                                          21. Achieving greatness is all about how much effort you make throughout the time.

                                          Great men are not born great, they grow great. – Mario Puzo, from The Godfather

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                                            22. Instead of seeking for happiness, live the moment and that’s where happiness exists.

                                            Me, I still believe in paradise. But now at least I know it’s not some place you can look for because it’s not where you go. It’s how you feel for a moment in your life when you’re a part of something and if you find that moment, it lasts forever. – from The Beach

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                                              23. If you wait for others to complete you, you’ll never be able to have peace in your mind whenever you’re alone.

                                              Only if you find peace within yourself will you find true connection with others. – from Before Sunrise

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                                                24. Always have hope. Be optimistic for your future.

                                                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? – from Cast Away

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                                                  25. Before you do anything, be clear of why you want to do it. The purpose is an important reason to support what you’ll do.

                                                  To find something, anything, a great truth or a lost pair of glasses, you must first believe there will be some advantage in finding it. – from All the King’s Men

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                                                    Are there any movie quotes that have greatly inspired you? Share with us!

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                                                    50+ Best Motivational Quotes To Prepare You For Any Challenges In Life

                                                    50+ Best Motivational Quotes To Prepare You For Any Challenges In Life

                                                    Life is filled with highs and lows —happiness and struggles that will test your resilience and integrity, push you to overcome challenges and leave you with lessons that will make you even stronger on your way up.

                                                    It’s the way you feel and think about yourself, including your expectations and beliefs about what is possible to you, greatly determines everything that happens to you.

                                                    It all starts with your thoughts. When you change your thoughts, you transform the quality of your life. (Right, Nancy’s story is a typical example!)

                                                    Below is a list of the best motivational quotes to inspire you to start your day with a blast:

                                                    Quotes for self-assurance

                                                    1. Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality, upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.

                                                      2. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.

                                                        3. You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.

                                                          4. The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others

                                                            5. You attract what you are, not what you want. If you want great, then be great.

                                                              6. It’s not who you are that holds you behind, it’s who you think your are not.

                                                                Quotes about positivity

                                                                7. Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.

                                                                  8. You should never regret anything in life. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it is experience.

                                                                    9. Falling down is an accident, staying down is a choice.

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                                                                      10. If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.

                                                                        11. Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.

                                                                          12. Don’t be afraid to give up the good and go for great.

                                                                            13. Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned from worst times and from the worst mistakes.

                                                                              Quotes for work and success

                                                                              14. Don’t talk, just act. Don’t say, just show. Don’t promise, just prove.

                                                                                15. Never stop doing great just because someone doesn’t give you credit.

                                                                                  16. Discipline is doing what needs to be done, even if you don’t want to.

                                                                                    17. Work while they sleep. Learn while they party. Save while they spend. Live like they dream.

                                                                                      18. The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire, not things we fear.

                                                                                        19. Never apologize for having high standards, people who really want to be in your life will rise to meet them.

                                                                                          20. If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.

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                                                                                            21. Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it, time will pass anyway.

                                                                                              22. Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today.

                                                                                                23. A hill is just another opportunity to leave your competition behind.

                                                                                                  24. Don’t quit. You’re already in pain. You’re already hurt. Get a reward from it.

                                                                                                    25. Hustle until you no longer need to introduce yourself.

                                                                                                      26. You didn’t come this far only to come this far.

                                                                                                        27. Be selective in your battles for sometimes peace is better than being right.

                                                                                                          28 If we keep doing what we are doing, we’re going to keep getting what we’re getting.

                                                                                                            29. You will never know your limits until you push yourself to them.

                                                                                                              30. Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.

                                                                                                                31. The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.

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                                                                                                                  32. If your dreams don’t scare you, they are not big enough.

                                                                                                                    33. If you can’t handle stress, you won’t manage success.

                                                                                                                      34. Don’t be pushed by your problems, be led by your dreams.

                                                                                                                        35. Don’t mistake silence for weakness. Smart people don’t plan big moves out loud.

                                                                                                                          36. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

                                                                                                                            37. Obsessed is the word the lazy use to describe dedicated.

                                                                                                                              38. You become who you spend your time with.

                                                                                                                                39. Be stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods.

                                                                                                                                  40. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

                                                                                                                                    41. If you don’t build your dreams, someone else will hire you to build theirs.

                                                                                                                                      42. Between stimulus and response is our greatest power –the freedom to choose.

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                                                                                                                                        43. What comes easy won’t last, what lasts won’t come easy.

                                                                                                                                          44. Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits.

                                                                                                                                            45. Work until your idols become your rivals.

                                                                                                                                              Quotes about money

                                                                                                                                              46. Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.

                                                                                                                                                47. I create new enemies every day, it’s called business.

                                                                                                                                                  48. When you have a Million Dollar vision, don’t surround yourself with 1 cent minds.

                                                                                                                                                    49. You can’t get rich thinking poor.

                                                                                                                                                      50. Doing what is comfortable is rarely profitable.

                                                                                                                                                        51. If you can count your money, work harder.

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