Sometimes all that is needed to switch your mood from bad to good, or to give you that well needed push is a good inspirational quote. Kids movies are often full of wisdom, so it’s no wonder you can find a bunch of great quotes in them. We are sharing Top 20 Inspirational Quotes for Kids Movies with you today. So now you don’t need to use any of those movie quote search engine sites to get the best ideas for your kid’s bedroom walls!
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We are sure many of these will make your day – we have focused on motivational movie quotes for you, as we love these the best:
Top 20 inspirational quotes courtesy of kids’ films are:
1. “It’s not until you lose everything that you truly appreciate everything” from Belle, Beauty and The Beast (1991)
2. “It’s up to you how far you’ll go. If you don’t try, you’ll never know” from Merlin, The Sword and The Stone (1963)
3. “It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to your enemies, but a great deal more to stand up to your friends” from Professor Dumbledore, Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone (2001)
4. “Always let conscience be your guide” from Blue Fairy, Pinocchio (1940)
5. “Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one” from Grandmother Willow, Pocahontas (1995)
6. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But, you can either run from it or learn from it” from Rafiki, The Lion King (1994) It may not be from Mufasha, voiced by the uber talented James Earl Jones, but a classic, nonetheless.
7. “Love is putting someone else’s need before yours” from Olaf, Frozen (2013)
8. “To infinity and beyond” from Buzz Lightyear, Toy Story (1995)
9. “Nobody but me is gonna change my story” from Matilda, Matilda (1996)
10. “A man who never made mistakes never made anything” from Frank Heffley, Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2012)
11. “I can’t go back to yesterday – because I was a different person then” from Alice, Alice in Wonderland (1951)
12. “You must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from” from Gusteau, Ratatouille (2007)
13. “There’s no place like home” from Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz (1939)
14. “To live. To live would be an awfully big adventure” from Peter Pan, Hook (1991)
15. “Greater love hath no one than he who lays down for his friend” from Bagheera, The Jungle Book (1967)
16. “Have courage and be kind” from Ella’s Mother, Cinderella (2015)
17. “Never look back, darling. It distracts from the now” from Edna Mode, The Incredibles (2004)
18. “The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of them all” from Emperor of China, Mulan (1998)
19. “Ohana means family, family means nobody gets left behind. Or forgotten” from Stitch, Lilo and Stich (2002)
20. “You are who you choose to be” from Hogarth Hughes, The Iron Giant (1999)
Do you have any other inspirational quotes that might work from kids’ films? Do let us know some more. We’d love to be able to redo this list in a few months with some new additions!
Happy hunting, and we hope you liked all these inspirational quotes too. If you are looking for specific film quotes, do check out Screen Rant for ideas. Some of the step brothers quotes on there are hilarious, for example. If you are looking for other classic searches for quotes, tray Major Payne quotes, or Pinky from Friday quotes too – some classic here as well! You could make your own images, much as we have, for anything you find.
Alternatively, if you are fans of specific films, like Dirty Dancing or Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, why not re-watch them (great excuse), and then create from the quotes that you loved the best in your re-runs. Perhaps the most memorable line will jump out at you after watching?
How about the classic:
“I carried a watermelon”Dirty Dancing,1987
Now that’s a wrap for the kids, what about the adults?
As you can see, movies have the power to make our kids laugh, cry, and even change our perspective on life. They are a form of escapism that allows us to forget about our own problems and immerse ourselves in someone else’s story. And sometimes, those stories come with unforgettable quotes that stick with us long after the credits roll.
One genre that often delivers funny senior quotes is comedy movies. From classic comedies like “Caddyshack” to more recent hits like “Bridesmaids,” there is no shortage of hilarious lines from lovable older characters. One quote that always gets a laugh is from the movie “The Bucket List,” when Morgan Freeman’s character says,
“You know, the ancient Egyptians had a beautiful belief about death. When their souls got to the entrance to heaven, the guards asked two questions. Their answers determined whether they were able to enter or not: ‘Have you found joy in your life?’ ‘Has your life brought joy to others?'”Morgan Freeman, The Bucket List
This quote reminds us that it’s not just about living a long life, but also making it a meaningful one.
Believe in yourself
On the other end of the spectrum, there are also movies that can be truly life-changing. These are the ones that leave a lasting impact on us and make us see things in a different light. One such movie is “Good Will Hunting,” which tackles themes of mental illness and overcoming one’s past traumas.
From the movie,
“Some people can never believe in themselves until someone believes in them”Good Will Hunting
This line shows how having someone who believes in us and supports us can make all the difference in our lives.
Speaking of mental illness, it is an important topic that has been explored in many films over the years. From Academy Award-winning dramas like “A Beautiful Mind” to indie gems like “Silver Linings Playbook,” these movies shed light on this often misunderstood issue and provide insight into what it’s like living with a mental health condition. As many a behavioral health medical director has seen, it can be amazing what the impact these movies can have on people’s understanding and perception of mental illness. For example, my brother has schizophrenia, and the awareness raised by A Beautiful Mind, was astounding.
Movies also have the power to show the complexities of relationships, such as in “Blue Valentine.” This film depicts a loving but tempestuous relationship between a married couple, played by Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams. One quote that captures the rollercoaster of emotions in this movie is when Williams’ character says,
“You said for better or for worse. You said that. You said it. It was a promise. Now, this is my worst, okay?”Blue Valentine
This quote reminds us that love isn’t always easy, and relationships require effort and commitment to make them work.
Let Woody and Clarence have the last word
And finally, let’s not forget about kids’ movies with their heartwarming messages and memorable quotes. From Disney classics like “The Lion King” to modern favorites like “Inside Out,” these films teach valuable lessons about life while still entertaining us with their witty dialogue. In fact, one of my personal favorite 90s movie quotes is from “Toy Story,” when Woody tells Buzz Lightyear,
“You are a sad, strange little man and you have my pity.”Toy Story
It’s a line that perfectly encapsulates the unlikely friendship between two toys who learn to accept each other despite their differences.
In other words, in conclusion, movies are more than just entertainment – they can be powerful teachers and sources of inspiration. Whether it’s through funny senior quotes from movies or thought-provoking lines about mental health or love, films have the ability to shape our perspectives and leave a lasting impact on our lives.
Next time you sit down to watch a movie, pay attention to those memorable quotes – you never know what wisdom they may impart. After all, as Clarence from “It’s a Wonderful Life” says,
“No man is a failure who has friends.”It’s a Wonderful Life
And in many cases, those friends may just be characters on a screen.
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