27+ Best Dead Poets Society Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational dead poets society quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Famous Dead Poets Society Quotes

Sucking the marrow out of life doesn’t mean choking on the bone. — Robin Williams

The meek may inherit the earth, but they don’t get in to Harvard. — Robin Williams

So, good night unto you all. Give me your hands, if we be friends, and Robin shall restore amends. — William Shakespeare

I always thought the idea of education was to learn to think for yourself. — Robin Williams

The first movie that made me cry was Dead Poets Society. That one gets me. O Captain! My Captain! That moment kills me. — David Walton

Seize the day. Because, believe it or not, each and every one of us in this room is one day going to stop breathing, turn cold, and die. — Robin Williams

I am that merry wanderer of the night. — William Shakespeare

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately… — Henry David Thoreau

I sound my barbaric yawp over the rooftops of the world. — Walt Whitman

We’re not laughing at you – we’re laughing near you — Robin Williams

We dont read and write poetry because its cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for. — Robin Williams

But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for. — Robin Williams

O Captain, my Captain. Who knows where that comes from? Anybody? Not a clue? Its from a poem by Walt Whitman about Mr. Abraham Lincoln. Now in this class you can either call me Mr. Keating, or if youre slightly more daring, O Captain, my Captain. — Robin Williams

But only in their dreams can man be truly free. Twas always thus, and always thus will be. — Robin Williams

Boys, you must strive to find your own voice. Because the longer you wait to begin, the less likely you are to find it at all. Thoreau said, Most men lead lives of quiet desperation. Dont be resigned to that. Break out! — Robin Williams

What I might do is watch Mrs Doubtfire. Or Dead Poets Society or Good Will Hunting and I might be nice to people, mindful today how fragile we all are, how delicate we are, even when fizzing with divine madness that seems like it will never expire. — Russell Brand

No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world. — Robin Williams

I stand upon my desk to remind myself that we must constantly look at things in a different way. — Robin Williams

Carpe, carpe. Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary. — Robin Williams

Theres a time for daring and theres a time for caution, and a wise man understands which is called for. — Robin Williams

Just when you think you know something, you have to look at in another way. Even though it may seem silly or wrong, you must try. — Robin Williams

When you read, dont just consider what the author thinks, consider what you think. — Robin Williams

To quote from Whitman, O me! O life!… of the questions of these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless… of cities filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life? Answer. That you are here — that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. That the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. What will your verse be? — Robin Williams

The powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. — Walt Whitman

I wanted to live deep and suck out the all the marrow of life (…). — Henry David Thoreau

The question, O me! so sad, recurring – What good amid these, O me, O life? That you are here – that life exists and identity, that the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse. — Walt Whitman

O me! O life!… of the questions of these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless… of cities filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life? — Walt Whitman

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