These movie quotes are from the LIFE: Build Your Story section of Reel Life Wisdom. The book features hundreds of inspiring life-related quotes, organized into the following eight categories.
"Do you know that 'if' is the middle word in 'life'?"
Apocalypse Now (1979) - Photojournalist (Dennis Hopper)
Choice and Destiny
"Destiny is something we've invented because we can't stand the fact that everything that happens is accidental."
Sleepless in Seattle (1993) - Annie Reed (Meg Ryan)
Freedom and Proactive Living
"It's only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything."
Fight Club (1999) - Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt)
Education, Work, and Play
"They say the number one killer of old people is retirement. People got 'em a job to do, they tend to live a little longer so they can do it."
Kill Bill Vol. II (2004) - Budd (Michael Madsen)
Venture and Success
"Man, you told me if I think pennies, I get pennies.
I'm thinking dollars, man."
Ray (2004) - Ray Charles (Jamie Foxx)
Youth, Maturity, and Aging
"Time marches on and sooner or later you realize
it is marching across your face."
Steel Magnolias (1989) - Truvy (Dolly Parton)
Death and Dying
"Amazing tradition. They throw a great party for you
on the one day they know you can't come."
The Big Chill (1983) - Michael Gold (Jeff Goldblum)
Living a Life of Meaning
"Life is not the amount of breaths you take.
It is the moments that take your breath away."
Hitch (2005) - Alex Hitchens (Will Smith)