Movie (and TV) Quotes
     That Have Inspired
               and/or Amused Me
From The Empire Strikes Back...
(Luke, about to climb into a hole, representing, unbeknownst to him,  his deepest fears.)
Luke: "I won't fail you. I'm not afraid."
Yoda: "You will be. You will be."
(Many words of wisdom in the original trilogy.
This is one of the best.)
From It's a Wonderful Life...
Harry Bailey: A toast. To my big brother George. The richest man in town.
(I watch it every Christmas. This line always makes me cry.)
From Good Will Hunting... (Warning: Language!)

(One of my all time favorites. I love the relationship between the 4 friends, and especially between Will and Chuckie)
From Napoleon Dynamite...
"Just follow your heart.
That's what I do."
(Such a quotable movie.
From Return of the Jedi...
Yoda: Luminous beings are we.
Not this crude matter.
(if it means that I am geek because I love Yoda...
then so be it.)
From Return of the Jedi...
"Your thoughts betray you, father.
I feel the good in you... the conflict."
(The ultimate defining or "turn-around" moment.)
From Moonstruck...
Rose: Do you love him, Loretta?
Loretta Castorini: Ma, I love him awful.
Rose: Oh, God, that's too bad.
(The dialogue between the characters in this movie is so true. It's one of my favorites.)

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Ferris Bueller's
Day Off...
"Life moves
pretty fast.
If you don't stop
to look around
once in a while,
you could miss it."
Courage. What makes a King out of a slave? Courage.
What makes the flag on the mast to wave? Courage.
What makes the elephant charge his tusk
in the misty mist or the dusky dusk?
What makes the muskrat guard his musk? Courage.
What makes the Sphinx the 7th Wonder? Courage.
What makes the dawn come up like THUNDER?! Courage.
What makes the Hottentot so hot?
What puts the "ape" in ape-ricot?
Whatta they got that I ain't got?
Dorothy & Friends: Courage!
Cowardly Lion: You can say that again.
From Dead Poet's Society...
Seize the day.
(Love this movie. Very inspiring!)
(I'm sure I will be adding to this from time to time!)

from on Vimeo.

From Monty Python's Flying Circus...
Penguin on the Television Set
From Beyond The Pale...
"Hot Pockets"