215+ Best Film Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational film quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

Powerful Collection of Most Famous Film Quotes

Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first. – Sean Maguire, Good Will Hunting

It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything. – Fight Club, Tyler Durden

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

Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out? – Movie What a girl wants

Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn. – Gone With the Wind, 1939

I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse. – The Godfather, 1972

You don’t understand! I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I could’ve been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am. – On the Waterfront, 1954

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

If we didn’t do what we loved, we wouldn’t exist. – Adonis, Creed II

At some point you’ve got to decide for yourself who you gonna be. Can’t let nobody make that decision for you. – Juan, Moonlight

The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. And that’s what you’ve given me. That’s what I’d hoped to give you forever. – Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

Toto, I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore. – The Wizard of Oz, 1939

Here’s looking at you, kid. – Casablanca, 1942

Go ahead, make my day. – Sudden Impact, 1983

All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my close-up. – Sunset Blvd., 1950

The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return. – From Moulin Rouge

Do, or do not. There is no ‘try’. – Yoda

I’m scared of everything. I’m scared of what I saw. I’m scared of what I did, of who I am…. and most of all, I’m scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I’m with you. – Baby in Dirty Dancing

Sometimes I wish I had never met you. Because then I could go to sleep at night not knowing there was someone like you out there. – Good Will Hunting (see more Good Will Hunting quotes)

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

Remember those posters that said, Today is the first day of the rest of your life? Well, that’s true of every day but one…the day you die. – American Beauty

You’re nothing to me until you’re everything. – American Hustle

Every man dies, not every man really lives. – Braveheart

May the Force be with you. – Star Wars, 1977

Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night. – All About Eve, 1950

You talking to me? – Taxi Driver, 1976

What we’ve got here is failure to communicate. – Cool Hand Luke, 1967

The truth is a matter of circumstances, it’s not all things to all people all the time. – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I believe whatever doesn’t kill you, simply makes you…stranger. – The Dark Knight, The Joker

When you decide to be something, you can be it. – Frank Costello, The Departed

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. But if you give him a mask, he will tell you the truth. – The Fifth Estate, Julian Assange

Ideals are peaceful. History is violent. – Don Collier, Fury

I love the smell of napalm in the morning. – Apocalypse Now, 1979

Love means never having to say you’re sorry. – Love Story, 1970

The stuff that dreams are made of. – The Maltese Falcon, 1941

When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love has always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it, always. – Gandhi, Gandhi (1982)

All those moments will be lost in time… like tears in rain. – Rutger Hauer, Blade Runner

A boy’s best friend is his mother. – Anthony Perkins, Psycho

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary. – Robin Williams, Dead Poets Society

Get busy living, or get busy dying. – Andy Dufresne, The Shawshank Redemption

E.T. phone home. – E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, 1982

They call me Mister Tibbs! – In the Heat of the Night, 1967

Rosebud. – Citizen Kane, 1941

Made it, Ma! Top of the world! – White Heat, 1949

Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear. A little hope is effective. A lot of hope is dangerous. A spark is fine, as long as it’s contained. – President Snow, The Hunger Games

If you figure a way to live without serving a master, any master, then let the rest of us know, will you? For you’d be the first person in the history of the world. – Philip Seymour Hoffman, The Master

Nobody’s perfect. – Some Like It Hot

Now you’re looking for the secret, but you won’t find it, because of course you’re not really looking. You don’t really want to know. You want to be fooled. – The Prestige

I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore! – Network, 1976

Louis, I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship. – Casablanca, 1942

A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti. – The Silence of the Lambs, 1991

To call you stupid would be an insult to stupid people! – A Fish Called Wanda

We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery. – Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator

There’s no place like home. – The Wizard of Oz

They may take our lives, but they will never take… our FREEDOM! – Braveheart

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

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

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

Bond. James Bond. – Dr. No, 1962

There’s no place like home. – The Wizard of Oz, 1939

I am big! It’s the pictures that got small. – Sunset Blvd., 1950

Show me the money! – Jerry Maguire, 1996

Why don’t you come up sometime and see me? – She Done Him Wrong, 1933

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

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

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, The Pursuit of Happyness

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. – The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

I’m walking here! I’m walking here! – Midnight Cowboy, 1969

Play it, Sam. Play ‘As Time Goes By.’ – Casablanca, 1942

You can’t handle the truth! – A Few Good Men, 1992

I want to be alone. – Grand Hotel, 1932

After all, tomorrow is another day! – Gone With the Wind, 1939

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

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

Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming. What do we do? We swim, swim. – Dory, Finding Nemo

What we do in life echoes in eternity. – Maximus, Gladiator

Every man dies, but not every man really lives. – William Wallace, Braveheart

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? – Cast Away

Nobody is gonna hit as hard as life, but it ain’t how hard you can hit. It’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. It’s how much you can take, and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done. – Rocky, Rocky Balboa

Round up the usual suspects. – Casablanca, 1942

I’ll have what she’s having. – When Harry Met Sally, 1989

You know how to whistle, don’t you, Steve? You just put your lips together and blow. – To Have and Have Not, 1944

You’re gonna need a bigger boat. – Jaws, 1975

You drilled a hole in the dentist?! – Denise, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

If you were not so stubborn you would make a great queen.

I would make a great queen because I am stubborn…if that is what I wanted. – from an exchange between T’Challa and Nakia, Black Panther

Being human is a condition which requires an anesthetic. – Freddie Mercury, Bohemian Rhapsody

Badges? We ain’t got no badges! We don’t need no badges! I don’t have to show you any stinking badges! – The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, 1948

I’ll be back. – The Terminator, 1984

Today, I consider myself the luckiest man on the face of the earth. – The Pride of the Yankees, 1942

If you build it, he will come. – Field of Dreams, 1989

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get. – Forrest Gump, 1994

Dying for the right cause. It’s the most human thing we can do. – Freysa, Blade Runner 2049

Fire. It is a reflection of our own mortality. – Dean Armitage, Get Out

When will the lesson be learned! You cannot reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth! – Winston Churchill, Darkest Hour

We Shall Never Surrender. – Soldier, Dunkirk

All the courage in the world cannot alter fact. – Niander Wallace, Blade Runner 2049

How many times do I have to teach you: just because something works doesn’t mean it can’t be improved. – Shuri, Black Panther

So if I’m not black enough and if I’m not white enough, then tell me, Tony, what am I!? – Don Shirley, Green Book

Favor is a breeze that shifts direction all the time. – Harley, The Favourite

That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. – Neil Armstrong, First Man

We rob banks. – Bonnie and Clyde, 1967

Plastics. – The Graduate, 1967

We’ll always have Paris. – Casablanca, 1942

I see dead people. – The Sixth Sense, 1999

Show me the money! – Jerry Maguire

The only failure is not to try – George Clooney

Don’t be afraid to fail. It’s not the end of the world and in many ways it’s the first step toward learning something better and getting better at it -Jon Hamm

After many years of self-flagellation, I’ve realized that beating myself up doesn’t get me anywhere – Chris Pine

Your regrets aren’t what you did, but what you didn’t do. So I take every opportunity – Cameron Diaz

I’ve come across many actors like me who didn’t have a backup. That drive & will made it work – Clive Owen

I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you’re prepared for it – Denzel Washington

Stella! Hey, Stella! – A Streetcar Named Desire, 1951

Oh, Jerry, don’t let’s ask for the moon. We have the stars. – Now, Voyager, 1942

Shane. Shane. Come back! – Shane, 1953

Well, nobody’s perfect. – Some Like It Hot, 1959

It’s alive! It’s alive! – Frankenstein, 1931

The best way to guarantee a loss is to quit – Morgan Freeman

I’m a big believer in ‘never say never’ – Jim Parsons

Be so good they can’t ignore you – Steve Martin

We’re going to be okay. You can rest now. – Pepper Potts, Avengers: Endgame

Look, talent comes everywhere, but having something to say and a way to say it to have people listen to it, that’s a whole other bag. And unless you get out and you try to do it, you’ll never know. That’s just the truth. – Jackson Maine, A Star Is Born

Houston, we have a problem. – Apollo 13, 1995

You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya, punk? – Dirty Harry, 1971

You had me at ‘hello.’ – Jerry Maguire, 1996

One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got in my pajamas, I don’t know. – Animal Crackers, 1930

There’s no crying in baseball! – A League of Their Own, 1992

La-dee-da, la-dee-da. – Annie Hall, 1977

Hope is not a strategy. – Walker, Mission: Impossible – Fallout

When you get a different vantage point it changes your perspective… It allows you to see things you should have seen a long time ago. – Neil Armstrong, First Man

Who are we if we can’t protect them? We have to protect them. – Evelyn Abbott, A Quiet Place

It’s not destroying. It’s making something new. – Lena, Annihilation

I keep telling everybody they should move on and grow. Some do. But not us. – Steve Rogers, Avengers: Endgame

You want to get out of the hole? First you’re going to have to put down the shovel. – Agent Rick Dicker, Incredibles 2

Put two ships in the open sea without wind or ride and they will come together. – Arthur, Aquaman

A boy’s best friend is his mother. – Psycho, 1960

Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. – Wall Street, 1987

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer. – The Godfather II, 1974

As God is my witness, I’ll never be hungry again. – Gone With the Wind, 1939

Well, here’s another nice mess you’ve gotten me into! – Sons of the Desert, 1933

Say hello – to my little friend! – Scarface, 1983

Good words. Good thoughts. Good deeds. – Bomi Bulsara, Bohemian Rhapsody

We need people to care about the one life as much as you care about the millions. That way I don’t have to. – Sloan, Mission: Impossible – Fallout

All you gotta do is trust me. – Jackson Maine, A Star Is Born

Love is blind, Wade. – Blind Al, Deadpool

When I drift off, I will dream about you. It’s always you. – Tony Stark, Avengers: Endgame (also read these Iron Man quotes)

Fortune favors the bold. – Jim Miami Beach, Bohemian Rhapsody

I hope it’s okay if I love you forever, Jack. – Ally Maine, A Star Is Born

What a dump. – Beyond the Forest, 1949

Mrs. Robinson, you’re trying to seduce me. Aren’t you? – The Graduate, 1967

Gentlemen, you can’t fight in here! This is the War Room!” Dr. Strangelove, 1964

Elementary, my dear Watson. – The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, 1929

Get your stinking paws off me, you damned dirty ape. – Planet of the Apes, 1968

Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine. – Casablanca, 1942

We need to fail. We need to fail down here so we don’t fail up there.- Neil Armstrong, First Man

Listen to me, it’s important that you learn these things. He just wants you to be able to take care of yourself, to take care of me, when I’m old, and grey, and I have no teeth. Don’t worry. – Evelyn Abbott, A Quiet Place

It’s nice to be wanted. – Elastigirl, Incredibles 2

Your mother always knew you were special. She believed… You would be the one to unite our two worlds. – Tom Curry, Aquaman

I love your style. I think we should take more risks. – Mary Austin, Bohemian Rhapsody

Terrorists are schoolboys hoping to spread propaganda through fear. Lane, Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Even if there’s a small chance. We owe this, to everyone who’s not in this room, to try. – Natasha, Avengers: Endgame

Here’s Johnny! – The Shining, 1980

They’re here! – Poltergeist, 1982

Is it safe? – Marathon Man, 1976

Wait a minute, wait a minute. You ain’t heard nothin’ yet! – The Jazz Singer, 1927

No wire hangers, ever! – Mommie Dearest, 1981

Mother of mercy, is this the end of Rico? – Little Caesar, 1930

I didn’t think of you paying the price for a choice you never made. – Mr. Incredible, Incredibles 2

Looks aren’t everything. – Blind Al, Deadpool

We go to the moon not because it’s easy but because it’s hard. – President John F. Kennedy, First Man

How do you balance the hard stuff with the life stuff? – Violet, Incredibles 2

If I told you what happens, it won’t happen. – Stephen Strange, Avengers: Endgame

I came because because I have no choice. I came to save my home and the people I love. – Tom Curry, Aquaman

Everything is possible, even the impossible. – Mary Poppins, Mary Poppins Returns (see all inspirational Mary Poppins quotes)

It’s not the years, honey. It’s the mileage. – Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark

Forget it, Jake, it’s Chinatown. – Chinatown, 1974

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. – A Streetcar Named Desire, 1951

Hasta la vista, baby. – Terminator 2: Judgment Day, 1991

Soylent Green is people! – Soylent Green, 1973

Open the pod bay doors, HAL. – 2001: A Space Odyssey, 1968

Yo, Adrian! – Rocky, 1976

I’m going to make him an offer he can’t refuse. – The Godfather, 1972

It’s not who I am underneath but what I do that defines me. – Christian Bale as Batman in Batman Begins

We’ll always have Paris. – Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine in Casablanca

Hello, gorgeous. – Funny Girl, 1968

Toga! Toga! – National Lampoon’s Animal House, 1978

Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make. – Dracula, 1931

Oh, no, it wasn’t the airplanes. It was Beauty killed the Beast. – King Kong, 1933.

Every time a bell rings, an angel gets his wings. – It’s a Wonderful Life, 1946

The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist. – Kevin Spacey as Roger Verbal Kint in The Usual Suspects

The Dude abides. – The Big Lebowski, 1998

There’s no crying in baseball! – Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan in A League of Their Own

Toto, I’ve a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore. – The Wizard of Oz, 1939

Only one thing counts in this life: Get them to sign on the line that is dotted. – Alec Baldwin as Blake in Glengarry Glen Ross

This is the beginning of a beautiful friendship. – Casablanca, 1942

Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer. – Al Pacino as Michael Corleone in The Godfather: Part II

My precious. – The Lord of the Rings: Two Towers, 2002

Attica! Attica! – Dog Day Afternoon, 1975

Sawyer, you’re going out a youngster, but you’ve got to come back a star! – 42nd Street, 1933

Listen to me, mister. You’re my knight in shining armor. Don’t you forget it. You’re going to get back on that horse, and I’m going to be right behind you, holding on tight, and away we’re gonna go, go, go! – On Golden Pond, 1981

Tell ’em to go out there with all they got and win just one for the Gipper. – Knute Rockne All American, 1940To infinity and beyond! – Toy Story, 1995

Our lives are defined by opportunities even the ones we miss. – Brad Pitt as Benjamin Button in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

I am big! It’s the pictures that got small. – Sunset Boulevard, 1950

A martini. Shaken, not stirred. – Goldfinger, 1964

Who’s on first. – The Naughty Nineties, 1945

Cinderella story. Outta nowhere. A former greenskeeper, now, about to become the Masters champion. It looks like a mirac…It’s in the hole! It’s in the hole! It’s in the hole! – Caddyshack, 1980

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving to death! – Auntie Mame, 1958

I feel the need – the need for speed! – Top Gun, 1986

Love means never having to say you’re sorry. – Ali MacGraw as Jennifer Cavilleri in Love Story

I mean, funny like I’m a clown? I amuse you? – Goodfellas, 1990

I’m not bad. I’m just drawn that way. – Kathleen Turner as Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary. – Dead Poets Society, 1989

Snap out of it! – Moonstruck, 1987

My mother thanks you. My father thanks you. My sister thanks you. And I thank you. – Yankee Doodle Dandy, 1942

Nobody puts Baby in a corner. – Dirty Dancing, 1987

I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog, too! – The Wizard of Oz, 1939

I’m king of the world! – Titanic, 1997