“You are not your job, you’re not how much money you have in the bank. You are not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet. You are not your fucking khakis. You are all singing, all dancing crap of the world”
– Tyler Durden, Fight Club
Tyler Durden is one of the best character played by Brad Pitt. He is the coolest motivational guru ever.
“Why so serious ?”
– Joker, The Dark Knight
Undoubtedly this is the most famous single liner of our generation. Thanks to Heath Ledger for making this villain more attractive than the hero, may his soul rest in peace.
“It’s never too late”
– Lester Burnham, American Beauty
Words can’t be anymore powerful. American Beauty is the story of a typical unhappy middle class family. Lester Burnham (Kevin Spacey) is a middle aged man who have lost the enthusiasm to life. He is drained of energy because of the boring job and nagging wife. Lester undergoes a miraculous transformation as the story progresses.
“Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place and I don’t care how tough you are it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life. But it ain’t about how hard ya hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. How much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done!”
– Rocky, Rocky Balboa
Rocky Balboa : 1976 – Today, entertaining the whole world. Rocky have outlived the generations. Rocky series is the journey of a dumb, unsuccessful young man to a wise, super successful world champion. This particular quote from the last edition Rocky series can be called the ‘Spirit of Rocky’. More than the character Rocky, these words are the ‘lesson of a life time’ from the great Sylvester Stallone, whose journey to Hollywood is as thrilling as the movie
“Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get”
– Forrest Gump, Forrest Gump
Forrest Gump is an innocent man who traveled through world history, without realizing it. He protested with Martin Luther King, talked with John Lennon, dined with Presidents, fought Vietnam war, triggered Watergate scandal and many more. But none of these touched his heart. His mind was occupied with only one thing, Jenny; his sweet heart.
“Do or do not. There is no try.”
– Yodha, Star Wars
George Lukas’ Star Wars redefined the imaginative limits of a generation. No movie quote list will be complete without this quote from Master Yoda.
“I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really. Get busy living or get busy dying.”
-Andy Dufrense,The Shawshank Redemtion
Shawshank Redemption is the story of Andy Dufrense (Tim Robbins), who spent 19 years in the prison for a crime which he didn’t commit. The movie had a poor box office opening, but after its TV premiere the movie received a cult following. This is one of the best ‘prison break’ movie ever.
“Hey. Don’t ever let somebody tell you ‘You can’t do something’. Not even me. All right?”
– Chris Gardner, The Pursuit of Happyness
Chris Gardner (Will smith) and his son Christopher Gardner Jr. (Jaden Smith) have captivated the minds of movie goers around the world. Chris is an unsuccessful salesman trying to get into the posh world of stock market. He is homeless and a single parent. But what stands apart is his will to fight.
“Not everyone can become a great artist, but a great artist can come from anywhere.”
– Anton Ego, Ratatouille
Ratatouille is the story of a rat (Remy), who dreamed of becoming a master chef. Story takes place in Paris. Remy was awestruck by he ability of humans to mix food and create great dishes. Nobody from his clan shared his passion, so he got expelled from his group. Despite that he realize his dream with the help of a young man Alfredo Linguini.
“If I, King Julien, that’s my name, only have two days left to live, I would do all the things I’ve ever dreamed of doing. I would love to become a professional whistler. I’m pretty amazing at it now, but I want to get like even better, and make my living out of it.”
– King Julien, Madagascar
King Julien : The coolest guy in animated world. This sounds silly in the movie, but the message is wonderful when read.
“When you have to shoot, shoot; don’t talk.”
– Tuco, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Tuco is the Ugly in the movie. Tuco, is a guy who minds his own business. I mean, he minds only his own business. Tuco say this, after shooting the person who almost killed him. The message is clear, ‘just do your job.’
“Who ever saves one life, saves the world entire.”
– Schindler, Schindler’s List
Schindler’s List is a biographical movie by Spielberg. It tells the story of Mr. Schindler, who risked his life to save many Jews during WW2. It won Spielberg the Oscar for Best Director.
“Life is not the amount of breaths you take, its the moments that take your breath away.”
This is his life principle of Hitch, the dating guru.
“There is no secret ingredient. For something to be special, you just have to believe it is special.”
– Mr.Ping, Kung Fu panda
Mr.Ping, father of Po the Panda, makes the best noodles in the place. People say he have got a secret recipe. At last Mr. Ping reveal his secret recipe to his son Po.