25 of the Most Memorable Movie Quotes of All Time

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Compiled by Damon Beres
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    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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