Favorite Movie Quotes


“Do, or do not.  There is no try.”
(Yoda in "The Empire Strikes Back")

“Put your faith in the known and the tangible.”
(Edward Hardwicke as Dr. Watson in “The Devil’s Foot”)

“Find and fulfill your destiny.”
(Lawrence Olivier in “Clash of the Titans”)

“If a man does not embrace his past, he has no future.”
(Medjai cheiftain in “The Mummy Returns”)

“Anything at all can and does happen.”
(Jeff Goldblum in “Jurassic Park”)

“There is nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man.”
(Sean Connery in “Highlander II”)

“There is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.”
(Morpheus in “The Matrix”)

“Creation is an act of sheer will.”
(Richard Attenborough in “Jurassic Park”)

“All men with honor are kings—but not all kings have honor.”
(Liam Neeson in “Rob Roy”)

“Being a leader isn’t about ability, it’s about responsibility.”
(Bruce Greenwood to Hillary Swank in “The Core”)

“It’s amazing what one honest man can do.”
(General Longstreet in “Gettysburg”)

“Steel isn’t strong, boy.  Flesh is stronger.  What is steel compared to the hand that wields it?”
(James Earl Jones in “Conan the Barbarian” (1982))

“Most people have a full measure of life, and most people just watch it slowly drip away.  But if you can summon it all up at one time, in one place, you can accomplish something glorious.”
(Sean Connery in “Highlander II”)

“Why be an umpire when you can play ball?”
(Richard Gere in “Primal Fear”)

“Any man who judges by the group is a pea-wit.  You take men one at a time.”
(Kevin Conway in “Gettysburg”)

“We are here for something new.  This has not happened much, in the history of the world.  We are an army out to set other men free.”
(Jeff Daniels as Col. Chamberlain in “Gettysburg”)

“One free man defending his home is more powerful than ten hired soldiers.”
(Kevin Costner in “Robin Hood” (1991))

“Nobility is not a birthright.  It’s defined by one’s actions.”
(Kevin Costner in “Robin Hood” (1991))

“Free your mind.”
(Morpheus to Neo in “The Matrix”)

“Don’t try to bend the spoon, that’s impossible. Instead, only try to realize the truth: there is no spoon.  Then you’ll see that it is not the spoon that bent, it is only yourself.”
(Little girl in “The Matrix”)

“There is no normal life, Wyatt.  There’s just life.”
(Doc Holliday in “Tombstone”)

“There is a fine line between coincidence and fate.”
(Medjai cheiftain in “The Mummy Returns”)

“Logic is the beginning of wisdom... not the end.”
(Spock in “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country”)


“That’s no moon: it’s a space station!”
(Obiwan Kenobi in “Star Wars”)

“I believe you may get your headlines, Mr. Ismay.”
(Captain Smith after hitting the iceburg in “Titanic”)

(Sonar operator detecting depth charges in “U-571”)

“Buckle your seat, Dorothy, ’cause Kanses is going bye-bye!”
(Cypher to Neo in “The Matrix”)

“You must go faster.”
(Jeff Goldblum while being chased by a T-Rex in “Jurassic Park”)

“We better get back, ’cause it’ll be dark soon, and they mostly come at night.  Mostly.”
(Little girl in “Aliens”)

Tis a worthy setting if the devil did decide to dabble in the affairs of men.”
(Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes in “The Hound of the Baskervilles”)

“Don’t be too proud of this technological terror you’ve constructed.  The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force.”
(Darth Vader in “Star Wars”)


“X never, ever, marks the spot.”
(Indiana Jones in “The Last Crusade”)

“A little revolution every now and then is a healthy thing.”
(Sean Connery in “The Hunt for Red October”)

“God help us—we’re in the hands of engineers.”
(Jeff Goldblum in “Jurassic Park”)

“In law school, Rudy, they don’t teach you what you need to know.  It’s all theories and lofty notions, and big fat ethics books.”
(Danny DeVito in “The Rainmaker”)

“But, again, how do you know they’re all female—does somebody go out in the park and pull up the dinosaurs’ skirts?”
(Jeff Goldblum in “Jurassic Park”)

“If there’s one thing the history of evolution has taught is it’s that life will not be contained, life breaks free, it expands to new territories and crashes through barriers, painfully, maybe even dangerously.”
(Jeff Goldblum in “Jurassic Park”)

“The world has just changed so radically and we’re all running to catch up.”
(Sam Neill in “Jurassic Park”)

“Zis place is cursed!”
(Mercenary in “The Mummy Returns”)

“I’ll speak slowly, so those of you with a PhD in the room can understand.”
(Denzel Washington in “Deja Vu”)

“First rule in government spending: Why build one when you can have two at twice the price?”
(John Hurt in “Contact”)

“Governments change, the lies stay the same.”
(Pierce Brosnan in “Goldeneye”)

“The Matrix... it is the world that has been pulled over your eyes, to blind you from the truth.”
(Morpheus to Neo in “The Matrix”)

Neo: “Why do my eyes hurt?”
Morpheus: “You’ve never used them before.”

(In “The Matrix”)

“When the rights of any defendant are violated, we are all at risk until injustice is redressed.”
(Ashley Judd in “High Crimes”)

“Hokie religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.”
(Han Solo in “Star Wars”)

“No harm ever came from reading a book.”
(Rachel Weisz in “The Mummy”)

“Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny.”
(Yoda in “The Empire Strikes Back”)

“To deny our own impulses is to deny the very thing that makes us human.”
(In “The Matrix”)

“Just because you can’t see something doesn’t mean it can’t kill you.”
(Christian Slater in “Alone in the Dark”)

“There is prodigious danger in seeking loose spirits.  I fear it.”
(Rebecca Nurse in “The Crucible”)

“How much of human life is lost in waiting.”
(John Hurt in “Indiana Jones and the Kingdome of the Crystal Skull”)

“You can always tell someone’s character by the way they treat those they don’t need to treat well.”
(Philip Seymour Hoffman in “Mission:Impossible III”)

“So many corpses roll away unrevenged.”
(Morgan Freeman in “Seven”)

“I’m aware what tremendous feats human beings are capable of once they abandon dignity.”
(Nazi in “Inglorious Bastards”)

“I’ve never seen anything as brutally clear as this.”
(Sam Elliott as Gen. Buford prior to the battle in “Gettysburg”)


“R2D2, you know better than to trust a strange computer!”
(C3P0 in “The Empire Strikes Back”)

“Frah-jee-lay.  I think that’s French.”
(Old man in “A Christmas Story”)

“I TRIPLE dog dare you!”
(Little boy in “A Christmas Story”)

“You’ll shoot your eye out, kid.”
(Santa Claus in “A Christmas Story”)

“Oh, I ain’t worried, miss.  Gave myself up for dead back when we started.”
(Humphrey Bogart to Katherine Hepburn in “The African Queen”)

“You’re a choirboy compared to me!”
(Arnold Schwarzenegger to Satan in “The End of Days”)

“I think it’s really neat.  Nobody on our block has ever discovered the world is going to end before.”
(Girl in “Deep Impact”)

“I picked a helluva day to quit drinking.”
(Randy Quaid In “Independence Day”)

“You watch your language!”
(C3P0 to R2D2 in “Star Wars”)

“If he turns me into a mummy, you’re the first one I’m coming after.”
(Rachael Weisz to Brendan Frazer in “The Mummy”)

“Lady, I don’t behave for my parents.  What makes you think I’m going to do it for you?”
(Alex in “The Mummy Returns”)

“In order to find his equal, an Irishman is forced to speak to God.”
(Irish warrior in “Braveheart”)

“Watch your head.”
(Lady Van Tassel in “Sleepy Hollow” (1999))

“His favorite author is the guy who wrote ’Pull tab to open’.”
(Kathleen Turner in “Jewel of the Nile”)

“You’ve not experienced Shakespeare until you’ve read it in the original Klingon.”
(Klingon chancellor in “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country”)