Words of wisdom from films?

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

  1. Standoffish

    Standoffish Forum Resident 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

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    "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

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

    5th-beatle Forum Resident

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

    The Hermit Forum Resident

    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

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

    Strat-Mangler Forum Resident

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

    "Red " from Shawshank Redemption.
     
  8. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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

    Combination Forum Resident

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    "Never tell me the odds."

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

    daca Well-Known Member

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

    PaulKTF Forum Resident

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

    R. Totale The Voice of Reason

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

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    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

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

    Jeff Kent Forum Resident

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    "Be decent to each other!" - Bill & Ted
     
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  16. Holy Diver

    Holy Diver Forum Resident

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

    Dean Cameron in Ski School. I love that movie.

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  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

    Plastics.
     
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  19. sloaches

    sloaches Forum Resident

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

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

    Instant Dharma Forum Resident

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    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

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

     
  22. Rhett

    Rhett Forum Resident

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    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

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    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 Resident

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

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  25. arley

    arley Well-Known Member

    "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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