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Maybe it's other people's reactions to us that makes us who we are. - The X-Files

You're why cavemen chiseled on walls.
- As Good As It Gets

As a matter of cosmic history, it has always been easier to destroy, than to create.
- Star Trek, The Wrath of Khan

I have had people walk out on me before, but not when I was being so charming.
- Blade Runner

'About the past' - the way I see it, you can either run from it, or learn from it.
- Rafikki to Simba

Children play with the dreams of tomorrow. Old men play with the dreams of yesterday.
- The Ziegfeld Follies

Some people exist just to annoy me!
- Garfield

Hope is a good thing, maybe the best thing. And good things never die.
- The Shawshank Redemption

Sleazy entertainment and dirty jokes will never be as popular as sobriety and self-denial.
- Marge Simpson

There's no pleasure on earth that's worth sacrificing for the sake of an extra five years in the geriatric ward of the Sunset Old People's Home.
- Horace Rumpole

The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return.
- Moulin Rouge

Nothing has turned out as we expected! It never does. Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful it's no worse than it is.
- Gone With the Wind

What if we chose the wrong religion? We're just making God madder and madder every Sunday.
- Homer Simpson

Seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary.
- The Dead Poets Society

Sometimes laughter is the only weapon we have.
- Roger Rabbit

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee His hands can't hit what his eyes can't see.
- Ali

To be enraged with a dumb brute that acted out of blind instinct is blasphemous.
- Moby Dick

A good plan today is better than a perfect plan tomorrow.
- Wag The Dog

Let your heart guide you. It whispers, so listen closely.
- The Land Before Time

This is my 'depressed stance'. When you're depressed, it makes a lot of difference how you stand. The worst thing you can do is straighten up and hold your head high because then you'll start to feel better. If you're going to get any joy out of being depressed, you've got to stand like this.
- Charlie Brown

I have two ex-wives, a mother and several bartenders depending on me.
- North By Northwest

I know a lot of people without brains who do an awful lot of talking.
- The Wizard of Oz

Death, the one appointment we all must keep, and for which no time is set.
- Charlie Chan

It was a million tiny things like that, when you add them all up, that meant we were suppose to be together, and I knew it.
- Sleepless in Seattle

Batgirl: Chicks like you give women a bad name.
- Batman & Robin

A life without cause is a life without effect.
- Barbarella

Listen to my heart, can you hear it sing: Come back to me and forgive everything.
- Moulin Rouge

I always thought it'd be better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody.
- The Talented Mr. Ripley

Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
- Star Wars

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
- Braveheart

If something's worth doing it's worth doing for money.
- Wall Street

For me the Internet is just yet another way of being rejected by women.
- You've Got Mail

I'm saying I'm an insect who dreamt he was a man and loved it. But now the dream is over and the insect is awake.
- The Fly

A dream is an answer to a question that we haven't yet learned how to ask.
- The X-Files

I've developed a new philosophy - I only dread one day at a time.
- Charlie Brown

Don't take life too seriously. You'll never get out alive.
- Bugs Bunny

With enough courage, you can do without a reputation.
- Gone With the Wind

Always two there are, a master and an apprentice.
- Star Wars

Things don't happen for a reason. They just happen.
- Proof of Life

'How do you write women so well?' (Secretary). 'I think of a man, and then I take away reason and accountability.'
- As Good As It Gets

In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.
- Charlie Brown

Do, or do not. There is no 'try'.
- Star Wars

What scares me isn't how short life is, no, it's the pain, all the pain. I don't understand why there has to be any pain.
- The Witches of Eastwick

The measure of love is what one is willing to give up for it.
- Pandora and the Flying Dutchman

How could I forget about you? You're the only person I know.
- The Bourne Identity

When a defining moment comes along, you can do one of two things. Define the moment, or let the moment define you.
- Tin Cup

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