Life is full of possibilities, while people are full of potential.

Each of us has the potential for amazing things, things that we have only dreamed so far. Realizing your potential is about doing things you never knew you could do and breaking the boundaries that hold you back.

But that is not always easy because your struggles can have other plans. In those situations, you will need additional motivation to unleash your full potential.

Let these movie quotes inspire you to maximize your potential and become a better person.

Sometimes people need to step outside of who they are to realize who they could really be. Suge Knight, All Eyez On Me (2017) Click To Tweet It’s never too late to become what you might have been. Kristy, Away From Her (2006) Click To Tweet The only person standing in your way is you. Thomas Leroy, Black Swan (2010) Click To Tweet Most people never have to face the fact that, at the right time and the right place, they’re capable of anything. Noah Cross, Chinatown (1974) Click To Tweet It’s what you have never done, what you never conquered that waits for you. Cleopatra, Cleopatra (1963) Click To Tweet Remember, everything you need to make it great is in you. Anna, The Good Night (2007) Click To Tweet Sometimes it’s the people who no one imagines anything of who do the things that no one can imagine. Joan Clarke, The Imitation Game (2014) Click To Tweet Your real strength comes from being the best “you” you can be. Po, Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) Click To Tweet You won’t know what you can’t achieve before you don’t achieve it. Mr. Gordon, 21 Jump Street (2012) Click To Tweet There is greatness in everyone. Calvero, Limelight (1952) Click To Tweet You take one step, and then you take another. After a while, you find out you’re walking all by yourself. David Hewitt, The Little Foxes (1941) Click To Tweet Even the smallest person can change the course of the future. Galadriel, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) Click To Tweet Deep in most of us is the potential for greatness or the potential to inspire greatness. Jean Brodie, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (1969) Click To Tweet You can shine no matter what you’re made of. Bigweld, Robots (2005) Click To Tweet As long as there are those that remember what was, there will always be those that are unable to accept what can be. Thanos, Avengers: Endgame (2019) Click To Tweet We can be anyone, we can do anything. It’s only a matter of going. Ilsa Faust, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation (2015) Click To Tweet None of us are the same as we were a moment ago and we shouldn’t try to be. Samantha, Her (2013) Click To Tweet Failure is the fog through which we glimpse triumph. Aldrich Killian, Iron Man 3 (2013) Click To Tweet All the bright precious things fade so fast, and they don’t come back. Daisy Buchanan, The Great Gatsby (2013) Click To Tweet The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few. Spock, Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Click To Tweet If history has proven anything, it is that evolution always wins. Faora-Ul, Man of Steel (2013) Click To Tweet A wise man gets more from his enemies than a fool from his friends. Niki Lauda, Rush (2013) Click To Tweet If you let yourself be overcome by sorrow, you will drown in it. Solomon Northup, 12 Years a Slave (2013) Click To Tweet Our lives are not just measured in years. They are measured in the lives we touch around us. Peeta Mellark, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) Click To Tweet Some people are worth melting for. Olaf, Frozen (2013) Click To Tweet Words are life, Liesel. All those blank pages, they’re for you to fill. Max Vandenburg, The Book Thief (2013) Click To Tweet Your potential is infinite. You might do anything, really. Chuck Barris, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002) Click To Tweet Be the very best version of yourself that you can be. Marion McPherson, Lady Bird (2017) Click To Tweet We’re placed here with certain talents and capabilities and it’s up to each one of us to use those talents and capabilities as best you can. John Glenn, The Right Stuff (1983) Click To Tweet If you only do what you can do, you will never be more than you are now. Shifu, Kung Fu Panda 3 (2016) Click To Tweet The only way to achieve the impossible, is to believe it’s possible. Charles Kingsleigh, Alice in Wonderland (2010) Click To Tweet An idea is like a virus. Resilient. Highly contagious. And even the smallest seed of an idea can grow. It can grow to define or destroy you. Cobb, Inception (2010) Click To Tweet A guy who builds a nice chair doesn’t owe money to everyone who ever has built a chair. Mark Zuckerberg, The Social Network (2010) Click To Tweet You have nothing to fear, if you have nothing to hide. Pius Thicknesse, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) Click To Tweet Perfection is not just about control. It’s also about letting go. Surprise yourself so you can surprise the audience. Transcendence! Very few have it in them. Thomas Leroy, Black Swan (2010) Click To Tweet My true disability is not having to be in a wheelchair. It’s having to be without her. Philippe, The Intouchables (2011) Click To Tweet A gentleman allows a lady to maintain her fictions. Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides (2011) Click To Tweet It is the quality of one’s convictions that determine success, not the number of followers. Remus Lupin, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011) Click To Tweet You can’t change who your parents are. The only thing you can change is how you choose to deal with that. Katherine McKay, 50/50 (2011) Click To Tweet If you’ve ever wondered where your dreams come from, you look around… this is where they’re made. Georges Méliès, Hugo (2011) Click To Tweet The fear of offending can be stronger than the fear of pain. Martin Vanger, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) Click To Tweet You owe the world your gifts. You just have to figure out how to use them. Ben Parker, The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) Click To Tweet A hero can be anyone. Even a man doing something as simple and reassuring as putting a coat around a young boy’s shoulders to let him know that the world hadn’t ended. Batman, The Dark Knight Rises (2012) Click To Tweet We can’t choose where we come from but we can choose where we go from there. Charlie Kelmeckis, The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) Click To Tweet Youth is not a guarantee of innovation. James Bond, Skyfall (2012) Click To Tweet I suppose, in the end, the whole of life becomes an act of letting go. But what always hurts the most is not taking a moment to say goodbye. Adult Pi Patel, Life of Pi (2012) Click To Tweet It is the small things everyday deeds of ordinary folk that keep the darkness at bay. Simple acts of kindness and love. Gandalf, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) Click To Tweet To love another person is to see the face of God. Jean Valjean, Les Miserables (2012) Click To Tweet Gentlemen, you had my curiosity, but now you have my attention. Calvin Candie, Django Unchained (2012) Click To Tweet The only way you could meet my crazy was by doing something crazy yourself. Thank you. I love you. I knew it the minute I met you. I’m sorry it took so long for me to catch up. I just got stuck. Patrizio 'Pat' Solitano Jr., (to Tiffany), Silver… Click To Tweet Crazy thing about people, the more you say no, the more they want in. Irving Rosenfeld, American Hustle (2013) Click To Tweet Let me tell you something. There is no nobility in poverty. I’ve been a rich man, and I’ve been a poor man. And I choose rich every f***ing time. Jordan Belfort, The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) Click To Tweet The only thing anyone needs to be special is to believe that you can be. Vitruvius, The Lego Movie (2014) Click To Tweet Rudeness is merely the expression of fear. People fear they won’t get what they want. The most dreadful and unattractive person only needs to be loved, and they will open up like a flower. Gustave, The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) Click To Tweet The world is not a wish-granting factory. Gus, The Fault in Our Stars (2014) Click To Tweet The sole purpose of life has been to pass on what was learned. Professor Norman, Lucy (2014) Click To Tweet When you pray for rain, you gotta deal with the mud too. Robert McCall, The Equalizer (2014) Click To Tweet Marriage is hard work. And compromise and more work. Amy Dunne, Gone Girl (2014) Click To Tweet There are no two words in the English language more harmful than a good job. Terence Fletcher, Whiplash (2014) Click To Tweet Ideals are peaceful. History is violent. Don Collier, Fury (2014) Click To Tweet A friend is a gift you give yourself. Louis Bloom, Nightcrawler (2014) Click To Tweet Once you’re a parent, you’re the ghost of your children’s future. Cooper, Interstellar (2014) Click To Tweet Popularity is the slutty little cousin of prestige. Mike Shiner, Birdman (2014) Click To Tweet There should be no boundary to human endeavor. We are all different. However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. While there is life, there is hope. Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything (2014) Click To Tweet Life is an endless series of train wrecks with only brief commercial-like breaks of happiness. Wade Wilson, Deadpool (2016) Click To Tweet Look inside yourself and recognize that change starts with you. Judy Hopps, Zootopia (2016) Click To Tweet Criminals are like weeds, Alfred. Pull one up, another grows in its place. Bruce Wayne, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Click To Tweet Our very strength invites challenges. Challenge incites conflict. And conflict breeds catastrophe. Vision, Captain America: Civil War (2016) Click To Tweet Normal’s a setting on the dryer. People like us, we don’t get normal! Harley Quinn, Suicide Squad (2016) Click To Tweet With the world so set on tearing itself apart, it doesn't seem like such a bad thing to me to wanna put a little bit of it back together. Desmond T. Doss, Hacksaw Ridge (2016) Click To Tweet If more people valued home above gold this world would be a merrier place. Thorin Oakenshield, The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies (2014) Click To Tweet

Turing, The Imitation Game (2014) Click To Tweet As long as you can still grab a breath, you fight. You breathe… keep breathing. Hugh Glass, The Revenant (2015)” username=””]

Keep your friends rich, and your enemies rich, and wait to find out which is which. Ultron, Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Click To Tweet Hope is a mistake. If you can’t fix what’s broken, you’ll go insane. Max Rockatansky, Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Click To Tweet The key to a happy life is to accept you are never actually in control. Simon Masrani, Jurassic World (2015) Click To Tweet They say that once you grow crops somewhere, you officially colonized it. So, technically, I colonized Mars. In your face, Neil Armstrong. Mark Watney, The Martian (2015) Click To Tweet The coward must abandon his dignity before he abandons the field of battle. James B. Donovan, Bridge of Spies (2015) Click To Tweet Visionaries… Psychiatric wards are full of them. James Bond, Spectre (2015) Click To Tweet If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to abuse one. Mitchell Garabedian, Spotlight (2015) Click To Tweet Time, you know, takes everybody out, it’s undefeated. Rocky Balboa, Creed (2015) Click To Tweet If you live long enough, you see the same eyes in different people. Maz Kanata, Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015) Click To Tweet Tell me the difference between stupid and illegal, and I’ll have my wife’s brother arrested. Jared Vennett, The Big Short (2015) Click To Tweet You really only need to hang mean bastards. But mean bastards, you need to hang. John Ruth, The Hateful Eight (2015) Click To Tweet Separate and equal are two different things. Just ’cause it’s the way, doesn’t make it right. Dorothy Vaughan, Hidden Figures (2016) Click To Tweet You cannot beat a river into submission. You have to surrender to its current and use its power as your own. The Ancient One, Doctor Strange (2016) Click To Tweet Language is the foundation of civilization, it is the glue that holds the people together, it is the first weapon drawn in a conflict. Ian Donnelly (quoting Louise), Arrival (2016) Click To Tweet Assume everyone will betray you and you will never be disappointed. Tobias Beckett, Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) Click To Tweet Eyes, lungs, pancreas… so many snacks, so little time. Venom, Venom (2018) Click To Tweet They say money can’t buy happiness, darlings! But it does allow you to give it away! Freddie Mercury, Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) Click To Tweet The world is full of lonely people afraid to make the first move. Tony Lip, Green Book (2018) Click To Tweet No amount of money ever bought a second of time. Tony Stark, Avengers: Endgame (2019) Click To Tweet Men and women grow apart, but the journey they share together will always be a part of them. Ned Leeds, Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019) Click To Tweet Anybody accidentally kills anybody in a fight, they go to jail. It’s called manslaughter. Cliff Booth, Once Upon a Time ... in Hollywood (2019) Click To Tweet The worst part about having a mental illness is people expect you to behave as if you don’t. Arthur Fleck (written in his notebook), Joker (2019) Click To Tweet Always charge a guy with a gun. With a knife, you run away. Jimmy Hoffa, The Irishman (2019) Click To Tweet Worrying means you suffer twice. Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) Click To Tweet When you love someone, you work it out. You don’t just throw it away. You have to be careful with it, you might never get it again. Edward Sheffield, Nocturnal Animals (2016) Click To Tweet Be careful not to choke on your aspirations, Director. Darth Vader, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Click To Tweet We all have dreams. We plan our futures like we’re the captains of our fates. But we’re passengers. We go where fate takes us. Aurora Lane, Passengers (2016) Click To Tweet People love what other people are passionate about. Mia Dolan, La La Land (2016) Click To Tweet We rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster, that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty. And have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to make yourself feel nothing so as not to feel anything – what a waste! Mr.… Click To Tweet You know, Logan, this is what life looks like. A home, people who love each other. Safe place. You should take a moment and feel it. Charles Xavier, Logan (2017) Click To Tweet When you’re ugly, and someone loves you, you know they love you for who you are. Beautiful people never know who to trust. Drax the Destroyer, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017) Click To Tweet

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Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you can see it, you’ll never make it through the night. Leia Organa, Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) Click To Tweet Sometimes to love someone, you gotta be a stranger. Rick Deckard, Blade Runner 2049 (2017) Click To Tweet Hope is like your car keys. Easy to lose, but if you dig around, it’s usually close by. Superman, Justice League (2017) Click To Tweet Be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle. And if you really wanna see what people are, all you have to do is look. August 'Auggie' Pullman, Wonder (2017) Click To Tweet You don’t need everyone to love you. Just a few good people. Charity Barnum, (to Phin), The Greatest Showman (2017) Click To Tweet The wise build bridges, while the foolish build barriers. T'Challa, Black Panther (2018) Click To Tweet The hardest choices require the strongest wills. Thanos, Avengers: Infinity War (2018) Click To Tweet

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Kelli C. Rivera
8 months ago

Fantastic list !!