These quotes are from the SELF: Define Your Character section of Reel Life Wisdom. The book features hundreds of inspiring self-related movie quotes, organized into the following seven categories.
Identity and Image
"Look inside yourself, Simba.
You are more than what you have become.”
The Lion King (1994) – Mufasa (James Earl Jones)
Vitality and Potential
"I feel as if my skin is the only thing
keeping me from going everywhere at once."
Ever After (1998) - Prince Henry (Dougray Scott)
Hope, Faith, and Belief
"Odds against them didn't stop those men. They were fools that way. All the good that ever came into this world came from fools with faith like that."
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) - Clarissa Saunders (Jean Arthur)
Vision, Dreams, and Purpose
"You know the Greeks didn't write obituaries, they only asked one question after a man died. 'Did he have passion?'"
Serendipity (2001) - Dean Kansky (Jeremy Piven)
Confidence and Courage
"Now is the time that we must choose between what is right and what is easy."
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) - Albus Dumbledore (Michael Gambon)
"I say make time to dance alone with one hand waving free."
Elizabethtown (2005) - Claire Colburn (Kirsten Dunst)
Happiness and Fulfillment
"Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect it,
but to delight in it when it comes.
" Nicholas Nickleby (2002) - Vincent Crummies (Nathan Lane)