Words of wisdom from films?

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by Standoffish, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. Standoffish

    Standoffish Don't you dare call me an ostrich! Thread Starter

    So, what advice have you gotten from movies? A few picks...

    Godfather Part II - "Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer."

    The Dark Knight - "If you're good at something, never do it for free."

    Up In The Air - "Life's better with company. Everybody needs a co-pilot."
  2. JozefK

    JozefK Forum Resident

    "Live fast, die young, and leave a good looking corpse" -- John Derek in Knock On Any Door
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  3. JozefK

    JozefK Forum Resident

    "I never shake hands with a left-handed gun" -- Sterling Hayden in Johnny Guitar
  4. 5th-beatle

    5th-beatle Forum Resident

    Words of wisdom: let it be.
  5. The Hermit

    The Hermit Wavin' that magick glowstick since 1976

    The always-awesome Mitchell Ryan in Grosse Point Blank;

    "What a piece of work is man, how noble in... oh, f*** it, let's have a drink"

    Never truer words were spoken.
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  6. Monosterio

    Monosterio Forum Resident

    South Florida
    "A boy's best friend is his mother." (Psycho)
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  7. Strat-Mangler

    Strat-Mangler Forum Resident

    "Get busy livin' or get busy dyin'."

    "Red " from Shawshank Redemption.
  8. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Forum Resident

    Bakersfield, CA
    "When you have to shoot, shoot. Don't talk"- The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.
  9. Combination

    Combination Forum Resident

    New Orleans
    "Never tell me the odds."

    (Han Solo, "The Empire Strikes Back")
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  10. daca

    daca Forum Resident

    Pittsburgh, PA
    "A man's got to know his limitations." - Inspector Harry Callahan, Magnum Force
  11. PaulKTF

    PaulKTF Forum Resident

    "There's no place like home" -Dorothy, The Wizard Of Oz. :)
  12. R. Totale

    R. Totale The Voice of Reason

    "It's OK with me" - Elliot Gould as Philip Marlowe in "The Big Sleep".
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  13. Gaslight

    Gaslight Cave dwelller

    Northeast USA
    There's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path. [Matrix]

    Sometimes dead is better. [Pet Semetary]
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  14. sloaches

    sloaches Forum Resident

    "Watch out for your corn hole, bud"-Office Space
  15. Jeff Kent

    Jeff Kent Forum Resident

    Mt. Kisco, NY
    "Be decent to each other!" - Bill & Ted
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  16. Holy Diver

    Holy Diver Member Of The Midnight Society

    Greater St. Louis
    "It's not how far you go, it's how go you far."

    Dean Cameron in Ski School. I love that movie.

  17. FredV

    FredV Forum Resident

    "Tragedy of your times, my young friends, is that you may get exactly what you want".

    "Let me tell you one thing Son, never lend money to a man with a sense of humor".

    - from The Monkees 1968 movie 'Head'.
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  18. Shawn

    Shawn Forum Resident

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  19. sloaches

    sloaches Forum Resident

    "Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son".

    -Vernon Wormer, Dean of Students, Faber College (Animal House)
  20. Instant Dharma

    Instant Dharma Forum Resident

    East Bay, Ca
    There are two types of people in this world. Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig.
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  21. Rhett

    Rhett Forum Denizen

    Cool City
    "Never rub another man's rhubarb."
    - The Joker in Batman

  22. Rhett

    Rhett Forum Denizen

    Cool City
    β€œIt’s such a fine line between stupid and clever.”
    - David St. Hubbins in This Is Spinal Tap

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  23. Instant Dharma

    Instant Dharma Forum Resident

    East Bay, Ca
    Do or do not. There is no try. - Yoda

    Have a good time all the time - Viv Savage

    Leave the Gun. Take the Canoli - Clemenza
  24. Rhett

    Rhett Forum Denizen

    Cool City
    "If once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny."
    - Yoda in The Empire Strikes Back

  25. arley

    arley Forum Resident

    "Socrates said the unexamined life is not worth living. But the examined one is no bargain.” --Cafe Society

    "Never, ever, **** with another man's livelihood." --Guido, the Killer Pimp in Risky Business.

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