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The 19 Best Movie Quotes for Your High School Reunion

romy and micheleIs there life after high school? Do people ever recover from that intense social experience? Some don’t, they spend the rest of their lives trying to justify what they were, or were not, in high school. This is why high school reunions are so emotional, especially the first one. Some won’t go because they’re no longer cool. Others can’t wait to show up because they have achieved. Many look forward to seeing old friends and foes and hearing their life stories. Whatever you feel about reunions, here are 19 great movie quotes to drop into conversations at your old alma mater.

“It's not the years honey, it's the mileage.”
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) – Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford)

“High school, those are your prime suffering years. You don't get better suffering than that.”
Little Miss Sunshine (2006) – Uncle Frank (Steve Carell)

“The old dreams were good dreams. They didn't work out, but I’m glad I had them.”
The Bridges of Madison County (1995) – Robert Kincaid (Clint Eastwood)

“Real nice party, Hapsburg. I see a lot of familiar face-lifts.”
Naked Gun 2 ½: The Smell of Fear (1991) – Lieutenant Frank Drebin (Leslie Nielsen)

“Somewhere around twenty-five, bizarre becomes immature.”
Singles (1992) – Janet Livermore (Bridget Fonda)

“You look so good with blond hair and black roots, its like not even funny.”
Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion (1997) – Michele (Lisa Kudrow)

“The worth of a life is not determined by a single failure or a solitary success.”
The Emperor’s Club (2002) – William Hundert (Kevin Kline)

“If I dressed like that, I'd have to kick my own ass.”
Happy Gilmore (1996) – Happy Gilmore (Adam Sandler)

“It's only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything.”
Fight Club (1999) – Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt)

“All I've ever wanted was an honest week's pay for an honest day's work.”
Sgt. Bilko (1996) – Sergeant Ernest Bilko (Steve Martin)

“Do you know that 'if' is the middle word in life?”
Apocalypse Now (1979) – Photojournalist (Dennis Hopper)

“I don't know if we each have a destiny, or if we're all just floating around accidental-like on a breeze. But I think maybe it's both. Maybe both are happening at the same time.”
Forrest Gump (1994) – Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks)

“Okay, well, I'll see you at the "I've peaked and I'm kidding myself" party.”
Grosse Pointe Blank (1997) – Paul Spericki (Jeremy Piven)

“Yesterday’s gone and we can’t get it back.”
Lonesome Dove (1989) – Gus McCrae (Robert Duvall)

“I've got a prostate the size of a honeydew and a head full of bad memories.”
Zoolander (2001) – Maury Ballstein (Jerry Stiller)

“High school - forget it. Jocks became jocks, cheerleaders became cheerleaders. We became us. I like us.”
Can’t Buy Me Love (1987) – Kenneth Wurman (Courtney Gains)

“If I'm back here at a reunion in twenty years talking about how wonderful high school was, just shoot me.”
Bringing Rain (2003) – Ori Swords (Larisa Oleynik)

“Life all comes down to a few moments. This is one of them.”
Wall Street (1987) – Bud Fox (Charlie Sheen)

“Whoever tells the best story wins.”
Amistad (1977) - John Quincy Adams (Anthony Hopkins)

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