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November 13, 2019

30 Quotes From My Eclectic Movie Favs As I Roll Into 30

Today is my birthday and while many mourn the day they shift out of their 20s, I revel in it. I am excited for a new stage of life! I also realized today that I get to spend the entirety of my 30s in the 20s! Do I hear Great Gatsby themed parties for the decade?! I have a wide range of taste in both music and television, so I figured I’d compile list of quotes from some of my favorite movies that accurately describe my life currently and the journey up to 30. Some are funny, some are serious. Hope you enjoy! Here’s a little tidbit: you’re going to get older no matter what. Make every age a blast.

  1. “A heart is a heavy burden.” -Howl’s Moving Castle 
  2. “You are like a baby. Making noise, don’t know what to do.” -Avatar
  3. “I’d cry if only I had the time to do it.” -The Help
  4. “All I’m saying is, kindness don’t have no boundaries.” -The Help
  5. “Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.” -Shawshank Redemption
  6. “The world went and got itself in a big damn hurry.” -Shawshank Redemption
  7. “Jurry duty, jury duty, jury duty, black mail, pink slip, chain letter, eviction notice, jury duty.” -How the Grinch Stole Christmas
  8. “I’ve had a vision so great, as it came to me I wept.” -Waterworld
  9. “Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.” -Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  10. “It may be normal, darling; but I’d rather be natural.” -Breakfast at Tiffany’s
  11. “I can’t go out tonight. *cough cough* I’m sick.” -Mean Girls
  12. “Eat my shorts.” – The Breakfast Club
  13. “Screws fall out all the time, the world’s an imperfect place.” -The Breakfast Club
  14. “Do. Or do not. There is no try.: -The Empire Strikes Back
  15. “You gotta hear this one song. It’ll change your life, I swear.” -Garden State
  16. “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.” -A New Hope
  17. “Just keep swimming.” -Finding Nemo
  18. “Hope. It is the only thing stronger than fear. A little hope is effective. A lot of hope is dangerous.” -The Hunger Games
  19. “Never tell me the odds.” -The Empire Strikes Back
  20. “You shall not pass!” -Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring
  21. “Humans act so strange.” -Fifth Element
  22. “Somebody help me, I’m being spontaneous!” -The Truman Show
  23. “Will I see you tonight? ….’I never make plans that far ahead.’” -Casablanca
  24. “It’s beat up. But it will do the job.” -Book of Eli
  25. “We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What maters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.” -Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  26. “Just because you have the emotional range of a teaspoon doesn’t mean we all have.” Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  27. “For every shadow, no matter how deep, is threatened by morning light.” -The Fountain
  28. “Unless you make peace with your past, you won’t have a future.” -Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
  29. “Nothing is lost. Everything is transformed.” -The Neverending Story
  30. “To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life.” – Secret Life of Walter Mitty
30 Movie Quotes As I Move Into My 30s
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