Quote of the Day – February 2017

Hello all! So often it is our culture which defines us. Books, movies, music, they all surround and inform our thoughts as we proceed through our daily lives. This month, I’ve collected some of my favorite quotes from books and movies which inspire, inform, or simply make me laugh.


2nd        “It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” – A League of Their Own

3rd        “Do or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda, The Empire Strikes Back

4th        “We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.” – Sirius Black, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

5th        “He’s only mostly dead.”  – Miracle Max, The Princess Bride


7th        “It is possible to commit no errors and still lose. That is not a weakness…that is life.” – Captain Picard, Star Trek: The Next Generation

8th        “A true hero is not measured by the size of his strength, but by the size of his heart.” – Zeus, Hercules

9th        “Some believe it is only great power that can hold evil in check. But that is not what I have found. I have found that it is the small every-day deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Small acts of kindness and love.” – Gandalf, The Lord of the Rings


11th      “The purpose of a storyteller is not to tell you how to think, but to give you questions to think upon.” – Wit/Hoid, The Way of Kings

12th      “It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.” – The Alchemist

13th        “My advice is, never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.” – David Copperfield

14th      “Well, nobody’s perfect!” – Oswald, Some Like it Hot

15th        “Shut up Anderson, you lower the IQ of the whole street.” – Sherlock Holmes, A Study in Pink

16th      “I am not solitary whilst I read and write, though nobody is with me” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature


18th      “My philosophy is that worrying means you suffer twice.” – Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

19th      “Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.” – Henry David Thoreau, Walden

20th        “Watch and pray, dear, never get tired of trying, and never think it is impossible to conquer your fault.” – Mrs. March, Little Women

21st      “There were a lot of explosions for two people blending in.” – K-2SO, Rogue One


23rd      “The foregoing generations beheld God and nature face to face; we, though their eyes. Why should not we also enjoy an original relation to the universe?” – Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature

24th      “Never put passion in front of principle, even if you win, you’ll lose” – Mr. Miyagi, Karate Kid

25th      “This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.” – Polonius, Hamlet

26th      “Guys I want a castle.” – Flynn/Eugene, Tangled

27th      “If you must mount the gallows, give a jest to the crowd, a coin to the hangman, and make the drop with a smile on your lips.” – Birgitte Silverbow, The Fires of Heaven


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