"You know," said Arthur, "it's at times like this, when I'm trapped in a Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of asphyxiation in deep space that I really wish I'd listened to what my mother told me when I was young."
"Why, what did she tell you?"
"I don't know, I didn't listen."
Arthur & Ford from The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
"It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals, because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out. Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart."
"Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."
"People can tell you to keep your mouth shut, but it doesn't stop you having your own opinions. Even if people are still very young, they shouldn't be prevented from saying what they think."
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl
'I wish it need not have happened in my time,' said Frodo.
'So do I,' said Gandalf, 'and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.'
Frodo & Gandalf from LotR: The Fellowship of the Ring
All children grow up, except one.
In ancient times, the land lay covered in forests, where, from ages long past, dwelt the spirits of the gods. Back then, man and beast lived in harmony, but as time went by, most of the great forests were destroyed. Those that remained were guarded by gigantic beasts who owed their allegiances to the Great Forest Spirit. For those were the days of gods and of demons...
Kiki: You know that painter that found the stuffed cat? She wants to do a picture of me.
Kiki & Jiji from Kiki's Delivery Service
So many quotes from the Joker in The Dark Knight!
"Dr Grant, my dear Dr Sattler. Welcome...to Jurassic Park!"
John Hammond from Jurassic Park
"It's all right, Andy! It's just bolognaise!"
Andy Wainwright from Hot Fuzz
Elwood: It's a hundred and six miles to Chicago, we've got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark, and we're wearing sunglasses.
Jake: Hit it.
The Blues Brothers
"Apart from the sanitation, the medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh-water system, and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us?"
Reg from Life of Brian
"You got the message that the time had been changed?"
"I must have missed it. But by a happy mistake, I arrived at the Ministry three hours early."
Cornelius Fudge & Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
"I was elected to lead, not to read."
President Schwarznegger from The Simpsons Movie