The best Quotes from Dead Poets Society

The best Quotes from Dead Poets Society

Dead Poets Society is a 1989 American drama film directed by Peter Weir and written by Tom Schulman. The film, starring Robin Williams, is set in 1959 at the fictional elite boarding school Welton Academy, and tells the story of an English teacher who inspires his students through his teaching of poetry.

No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.
John Keating
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Now we all have a great need for acceptance, but you must trust that your beliefs are unique, your own, even though others may think them odd or unpopular, even though the herd may go, "that's baaaaad." Robert Frost said, "Two roads diverged in the wood and I, I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."
John Keating
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There's a time for daring and there's a time for caution, and a wise man understands which is called for.
John Keating
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This is a battle, a war, and the casualties could be your hearts and souls.
John Keating
1
Carpe Diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.
John Keating
9
But only in their dreams can men be truly free. 'Twas always thus, and always thus will be.
John Keating
5

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Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.
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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on.
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Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.
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The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
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Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic, capable of both inflicting injury and remedying it.
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Where words are scarse, they are seldome spent in vaine.
9
What is the most resilient parasite? Bacteria? A virus? An intestinal worm? An idea! Resilient, highly contagious. Once an idea has taken hold of the brain it's almost impossible to eradicate.
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19
An idea is like a virus, resilient, highly contagious. The smallest seed of an idea can grow. It can grow to define or destroy you.
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It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.
38
Being different isn't a bad thing. It means you're brave enough to be yourself.
5
It is the quality of one's convictions that determines success, not the number of followers.
42
It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
36
Well you can't never let anything happen to him. Then nothing would ever happen to him!
Dory in Finding Nemo
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You have to die a few times before you can really live.
14
It does not do to dwell on dreams, Harry, and forget to live.
41
When dreaming we enter a world, that's entirely our own.
55
This is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!
8
People learn to love their chains.
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12
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