Some of my favorite movie quotes

In a completely random order:

“I love the smell of napalm in the morning.”

Apocalypse Now, 1979

“Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys.”

Dead Poets Society, 1989

“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.”

The Usual Suspects, 1995

“Roads? Where we’re going we don’t need roads.”

Back to the Future, 1985

“I need you to be clever, Bean. I need you to think of solutions to problems we haven’t seen yet. I want you to try things that no one has ever tried because they’re absolutely stupid.”
— Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

“You had me at hello.”

Jerry Maguire, 1996

“You can’t handle the truth!”

A Few Good Men, 1992

“Houston, we have a problem.”

Apollo 13, 1995

“To infinity and beyond!”

Toy Story, 1995

“Bud: Hippy, you think everything’s a conspiracy.
Hippy: Everything is.”

The Abyss

“I see dead people.”

The Sixth Sense, 1999

“Yippie-ki-yay, motherf—er!”
Die Hard, 1988

“Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.”

All About Eve, 1950

“We’ll always have Paris.”

Casablanca, 1942

“The key to a woman’s heart is an unexpected gift at an unexpected time.”

Finding Forrester 2000

“Play it, Sam. Play ‘As Time Goes By.'”

Casablanca, 1942

“We walk away from our dreams afraid that we may fail, or worse yet, afeaid we may succeed.”

Finding Forrester 2000

“Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain!”

The Wizard of Oz, 1939

“You must write your first draft with your heart. You rewrite with your head. The first key to writing is… to write, not to think.”

Finding Forrester 2000

“I’m just one stomach flu away from my goal weight.”

The Devil Wears Prada, 2006

“Nobody’s perfect.”

Some Like It Hot, 1959

“I’m having an old friend for dinner.”

The Silence of the Lambs, 1991

“Wax on, wax off.”

The Karate Kid, 1984

“Mama says, ‘Stupid is as stupid does.'”

Forrest Gump, 1994

“Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.”

Casablanca, 1942

“May the Force be with you.”

Star Wars, 1977

“Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn.”

Gone With the Wind, 1939

“Shaken, not stirred.”

Goldfinger, 1964

“There’s no place like home.”

The Wizard of Oz, 1939

“Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.”

The Godfather, Part II, 1974

“The first rule of Fight Club is: You do not talk about Fight Club.”

Fight Club, 1999

“I don’t want to survive. I want to live.”

12 Years a Slave, 2013

“Elementary, my dear Watson.”

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1939

“I wish I knew how to quit you.”

Brokeback Mountain, 2005

“Good morning, Vietnam!”

Good Morning, Vietnam, 1987

“Why so serious?”

The Dark Knight, 2008

“I am your father.”

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, 1980

“Go ahead, make my day.”

Sudden Impact, 1983

“After all, tomorrow is another day!”

Gone With the Wind, 1939

“They may take our lives, but they’ll never take our freedom!”

Braveheart, 1995

“Perhaps it’s impossible to wear an identity without becoming what you pretend to be.”

Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game

“If you let my daughter go now, that’ll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don’t, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you.”

Taken, 2008

“My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius, commander of the Armies of the North, General of the Felix Legions and loyal servant to the true emperor, Marcus Aurelius. Father to a murdered son, husband to a murdered wife. And I will have my vengeance, in this life or the next.”

Gladiator, 2000

“To build a better world sometimes means having to tears the old one down. And that makes enemies”

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

“In the moment when I truly understand my enemy, understand him well enough to defeat him, then in that very moment I also love him. I think it’s impossible to really understand somebody, what they want, what they believe, and not love them the way they love themselves. And then, in that very moment when I love them…. I destroy them.”

Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game (perhaps from the book)

“These go to eleven.”

This Is Spinal Tap, 1984

Many of these quotes have been found here.

I always finish my blog entries with a quote but not this time, I hope you can understand it 😉


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