A Beautiful Mind
The Best Picture Oscar for 2001 went to this touching movie about a math genius who is both rewarded and tormented by his beautiful mind. The film also won best screenplay, best director (Ron Howard) and best actress in a supporting role (Jennifer Connolly). Russell Crowe is outstanding as the brilliant and tormented mathematician John Nash.
“There's no such thing as ‘for sure’. That's the only sure thing I do know.”
“Despite my privileged upbringing, I'm actually quite well-balanced. I have a chip on both shoulders.”
“Classes will dull your mind, destroy the potential for authentic creativity.”
“I need to believe that something extraordinary is possible.”
“Perhaps it is good to have a beautiful mind, but an even greater gift is to discover a beautiful heart.”
“It's called life, John. Activities available, just add meaning.”
"Find a truly original idea. It is the only way I will ever distinguish myself. It is the only way I will ever matter."