46 Quotes That Will Make You Miss Your Favorite Movies and TV Shows

Ever think back to your childhood and you can remember, word-for-word, some of the lyrics to your favorite songs, even if you haven't heard them in a decade? The same goes for many of your old go-to TV shows and movies. In case you need a pick-me-up that's just as strong as coffee, go down memory lane with these infamous lines from the past. No matter if you're in your 30s, 40s, or 50s, you'll know at least a few of these dingers.

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1. The Princess Bride

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As you wish — Westley in The Princess Bride, movie

2. Friends

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Welcome to the real world. It sucks. You're gonna love it! — Monica in Friends, TV show (After you're binge-watching Friends, give these books a read.)

3. Titanic

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Draw me like one of your French girls. – Rose in Titanic, movie. (Find out 13 things you didn't know about Titanic.)

4. The Lion King

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"I laugh in the face of danger!" Simba in The Lion King, movie

5. Beauty and the Beast

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Cheer up, Child. It'll turn out alright in the end. You'll see...—Mrs. Potts in Beauty & the Beast, movie. (Don't miss the 10 best life lessons from Beauty and the Beast.)

6. Forrest Gump

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Mama always said 'Life was like a box of chocolates, you never know what you're gonna get.' — Forrest Gump in Forrest Gump, movie

7. Boy Meets World

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All I understood was that she was the girl I sat up every night thinking about and when I'm with her I feel happy to be alive, like I can do anything, even talk to you like this. So that's what I feel is love—when I'm better because she's here. — Cory Matthews in Boy Meets World, TV show

8. Full House

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Cut it out! — Joey Gladstone in Full House, TV show

9. Clueless

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Searching for a boy in high school is as useless as searching for meaning in a Pauly Shore movie. — Cher in Clueless, movie

10. Clarissa Explains it All

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Really? No way! Really? No way! Really? No way! Really? No way! — Clarissa in Clarissa Explains it All, TV show

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