25 of the Most Memorable Movie Quotes of All Time

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Compiled by Damon Beres

Where we’re going,

we don’t need roads.—Christopher Lloyd as Dr. Emmett Brown in Back to the Future

Well, it's not the men in your life that counts,

it's the life in your men.—Mae West as Tira in I'm No Angel

Oh, no, it wasn't the airplanes.

It was Beauty killed the Beast.—Robert Armstrong as Carl Denham in King Kong

My Mama always said,

'Life was like a box of chocolates; you never know what you're gonna get.'—Tom Hanks as Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump

Go ahead,

make my day.—Clint Eastwood as Harry Callahan in Sudden Impact

It's not the years, honey.

It's the mileage.—Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark

There's no place like home.

—Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz

Life moves pretty fast.

If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.—Matthew Broderick as Ferris Bueller in Ferris Bueller's Day Off

We'll always have Paris.

—Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine in Casablanca

It’s not who I am underneath,

but what I do that defines me.—Christian Bale as Batman in Batman Begins

Get busy living,

or get busy dying.—Tim Robbins as Andy Dufresne in The Shawshank Redemption

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

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

They may take our lives,

but they'll never take our freedom!—Mel Gibson as William Wallace in Braveheart

There’s no crying in baseball!

—Tom Hanks as Jimmy Dugan in A League of Their Own

Keep your friends close,

but your enemies closer.—Al Pacino as Michael Corleone in The Godfather: Part II

Our lives are defined by opportunities,

even the ones we miss.—Brad Pitt as Benjamin Button in The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Love means never having to say you’re sorry.

—Ali MacGraw as Jennifer Cavilleri in Love Story

I’m not bad.

I’m just drawn that way.—Kathleen Turner as Jessica Rabbit in Who Framed Roger Rabbit

You had me at "hello."

—Renee Zellweger as Dorothy Boyd in Jerry Maguire

Try not.

Do—or do not. There is no try.—Frank Oz as Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

The seaweed is always greener

in somebody else’s lake.—Samuel E. Wright as Sebastian in The Little Mermaid

By protecting others,

you save yourselves.—Takashi Shimura as Kambei Shimada in Seven Samurai

Calling it your job

don't make it right, boss.—Paul Newman as Luke in Cool Hand Luke

As my plastic surgeon always said,

if you gotta go, go with a smile.—Jack Nicholson as The Joker in Batman

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