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30 Powerful Movie Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective

Everyone views things from their own perspective, but not always in the way that is appropriate. We all perceive things depending on our moods and the state of our mindsets. Hence, it shows an impact on our judgment. In other words, how do you express your opinion when you’re angry, according to you versus when you’re happy? Yes, The perception of judgment does change greatly as a result. Basically, it is not the way things are; it is something you decide & how you would like to perceive them. It’s the perspective that makes difference, & sometimes changes our lives.

Let’s see 30 powerful movie quotes that will change your perspective & might change the way you look at things. It’s worth a shot!


1. ” Get busy living, or get busy dying.” – The Shawshank Redemption

the shawshank redemption Powerful Movie Quotes

It’s up to us to decide which direction we want to go in life, whether we want to chase our dreams or just do nothing & die eventually achieving zero.


2. ” Power is when we have every justification to kill, and we don’t. ” – The Schilder’s List

schindler's list Powerful Movie Quotes

It does not matter whether you have authority over every jurisdiction, what matters is how cleverly you use it. Though you have the ability to kill anything, you don’t, because it questions your morals & virtues.


3. ” Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get. ” – Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump Powerful Movie Quotes

Life is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next min and the very next day. It’s pretty much unpredictable and erratic, so enjoy every min you got and utilize it.


4. ” A wise man can learn more from his enemies than a fool from his friends. ” – RUSH

Rush Powerful Movie Quotes

An enemy teaches you more than a friend. The more you know about your enemy’s tactics, the more you can defend yourself against them. When you find out who your real friends are and who your enemies are, you will be much happier! There is a contrast between friends and enemies.


5. ” Never let anyone know what you are thinking. ” – The Godfather

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People try to look from your perspective and predict your actions to leverage the situation. But, never let anyone anticipate your moments and do things that no one would expect. This is personally one of my favorite quotes from the films.


6. ” Great men are not born great, they grow great. ” -The Godfather

Godfather Powerful Movie Quotes

Greatness does not come from birth, but from the way you live and what you do with your life. (What is life? It’s the process of making your life precious.) You know, people say ” You’re lucky” when you win & achieve success, however, you are the only one who believes how hard you have worked in order to reach it. You don’t get lucky, it’s just the leap of faith. You chose to grow great.


7. ” Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer. “- The Godfather

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Be perceptive and watchful of your enemies. Predict their actions by keeping them closer more than your friends.


8. ” We walk away from our dreams afraid we may fail, or worse yet, afraid we may succeed. ” – Finding Forrester

Finding Forrester Powerful Movie Quotes

The moment you break through the clutter and take a leap, that’s when you could able to seek your dreams and accomplish them. Not if you lose nerves and get tizzy to get your feet wet.


9. ” Why do we fall, sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up. ” -The Dark Knight

Dark Knight Rises Powerful Movie Quotes

Everything happens for a reason. And so do failures! You always tend to do mistakes, so you wouldn’t repeat the same & become a victim of them. There was a saying, behind every successful man there are a lot of unsuccessful years.


10. ” If you’re good at something, never do it for free ” – The Dark Knight

Dark Knight Powerful Movie Quotes

Everyone has a gift or skill that they are capable of, but if you do not apply it properly, you are undervaluing yourself.


11. ” Our lives are defined by opportunities, even the ones we miss. ” – Benjamin Button

The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button Powerful Movie Quotes

Don’t let your optimism lose. Even sometimes a small opportunity can make a drastic change in your life. It’s like the butterfly effect, a small decision can change our life, either in a negative/ positive way.


12. ” You don’t get to choose if you get hurt in this world…but you do have some say in who hurts you. ” – Fault In Our Stars

The Fault In Our Stars Powerful Movie Quotes

There’s no way for you to avoid getting hurt or to be free from pain in the world. Common, We live in a world with many different views and philosophies, and we shouldn’t be dismissive of those views or ideologies. However, you can choose who hurts you. The choice is ours, either we let them hurt us or we ditch them from our lives.


13. ” Prejudice always obscures the truth. “- 12 Angry Men

12 Angry Men Powerful Movie Quotes

You won’t know the depth of a hole until you plunge completely through it. You cannot assume that all you gaze at is true just because you gaze at it. Analyze it deeply and determine it, but don’t stereotype yourself.


14. ” Sometimes it is the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine. ” – The Imitation Game

The Imitation Game Powerful Movie Quotes

We sometimes underestimate our value and prejudge ourselves, who knows? you may have the ability to do things that no one can ever imagine.


15. ” We buy things we don’t need, to impress people we don’t like.” – Fight Club

Fight Club Powerful Movie Quotes

We swank to impress people that “we don’t like.” Think deeply and you’ll say Why?


16. ” If you don’t know what you want, the doorman said ” you end up with a lot you don’t. ” – Fight Club

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Being indecisive every time makes your existence shallow. While being resolute is what makes your life bright and truthful.


17. ” Downward is the only way forward ” – Inception

Inception Powerful Movie Quotes

Success is relative to failure and vice versa.


18. ” Do, or do not. There is no “try” “- Star Wars

Star Wars Powerful Movie Quotes

You either do it or do not, there’s no such thing as ‘ TRY”


19. ” Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out? “– What a Girl Wants

From What A Girl Wants Powerful Movie Quotes

You can be quirky and special around ordinary people; it makes you unique and memorable.


20. ” We are who we choose to be ” – Spider-Man

Spider-man Powerful Movie Quotes

Whether you want to be wicked or virtuous. It’s your choice!


21. ” 97% of the people who quit too soon are employed by the 3% who didn’t. “– Wolf of the Wall Street

Wolf Of Wall Street Powerful Movie Quotes

With persistence and determination, you can achieve success and set yourself apart from the rest. In either case, you’re not that kind of person and live a mundane existence. It’s clear you’re a parasite. Doing what other people do is not something that you should do. It makes you bland.


22. ” You get a job, you become the job ” – Taxi Driver

Taxi Driver Powerful Movie Quotes

You get a job, you become the puppet and a tool. Basically, a server!


23. ” The hardest choices require the strongest wills. ” – Avengers Infinity War

Avengers Infinity War Powerful Movie Quotes

There are times when you may need to hold a strong urge to make difficult choices that might require deep perception.


24. ” Following’s not my style.” – The Avengers

The Avengers Powerful Movie Quotes

Don’t follow, Create your own style. I know this sounds cliche, but I personally stick to this philosophy. I like to shake things up.


25. ” We’re so bounded by time, by its order. ” – Arrival

Arrival Powerful Movie Quotes

We are all ruled by governments and systems. Do you know what government is under? It’s Time, Every person is dictated by time regardless of color, status, race, or class. There is no other force stronger than the time that we have created on earth.


26. ” Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first. ” – Good Will Hunting

Good Will Hunting Powerful Movie Quotes

Oftentimes, people find a spark in you before you do, while you’re busy trying to find the same spark somewhere else.


27. ” It is not our abilities that show what we truly are. It is our choices. ” – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter Powerful Movie Quotes

What defines us is the way we make choices despite the abilities we have.


28. ” All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us. “-  The Fellowship of The Ring

Lord Of The Rings Powerful Movie Quotes

In one hour, anything can happen. Want to say Yes or No?  All you have to do is to decide with the time that is given to you.


29. ” Love means never having to say you’re sorry.” – Love Story

Love Story Powerful Movie Quotes

When you’re both in an intimate relationship with no boundaries, do you still feel sorry?


30. ” You ask how to fight an idea. I’ll tell you how. With another idea.” – Ben-Hur

Ben-hur Powerful Movie Quotes

If an idea vs another idea was the same, which would you say was more powerful and groundbreaking? It’s more of ideaception, if you know what I mean.

An idea is like a virus. Resilient. Highly contagious. And even the smallest seed of an idea can grow. It can grow to define or destroy you. – Inception


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Rebecca Smith
8 months ago

Some brilliant quotes here – and a few are from some of my favourite films too! It is amazing how powerful movie quotes can be.