15 Film And Television Quotes Every Girl Should Live By

So, because film and television are basically the love of my life at the current moment (mainly because it’s summer and mainly because why not?), I have compiled some quotes from some pretty rad movies and TV shows that are nothing short of inspirational (yes, even the Modern Family quote about pie and the Easy A quote about random musical numbers, because who doesn’t love a good food related quote and who doesn’t want to randomly break out into song and dance?) Anyway, ladies (and gents who actually read this), I hope you all enjoy the sheer awesomeness of these kick-butt film and television quotes. May they bring you insight and a longer list of things to watch!
The Mindy Project
The Mindy Project


“If you’re tired of style, you are tired of life.”

~ Jim Carter, Downton Abbey


“Action is character…if we never did anything, we wouldn’t be anybody.”

~ Carrie Mulligan, An Education


“I understand feeling as small and as insignificant as humanly possible. And how it can actually ache in places you didn’t know you had inside you. And it doesn’t matter how many new haircuts you get, or gyms you join, or how many glasses of chardonnay you drink with your girlfriends… you still go to bed every night going over every detail and wonder what you did wrong or how you could have misunderstood. And how in the hell for that brief moment you could think that you were that happy. And sometimes you can even convince yourself that he’ll see the light and show up at your door. And after all that, however long all that may be, you’ll go somewhere new. And you’ll meet people who make you feel worthwhile again. And little pieces of your soul will finally come back. And all that fuzzy stuff, those years of your life that you wasted, that will eventually begin to fade.”

~ Kate Winslet, The Holiday


“Yes to love, yes to life, yes to staying in more!”

~ Tina Fey, 30 Rock


“All I know is, if you don’t figure out this something, you’ll just stay ordinary, and it doesn’t matter if it’s a work of art, or a taco, or a pair of socks! Just create something… new, and there it is, and it’s you, out in the world, outside of you, and you can look at it, or hear it, or read it, or feel it… and you know a little more about… you. A little bit more than anyone else does…”

~ Hilary Swank, P.S. I Love You


“I would rather have thirty minutes of wonderful than a lifetime of nothing special.”

~ Julia Roberts, Steel Magnolias


“Don’t let what he wants eclipse what you need. He’s very dreamy, but he’s not the sun. You are.”

~ Sandra Oh, Grey’s Anatomy


“There is magic in fighting battles beyond endurance.”

Morgan Freeman, Million Dollar Baby


“I just figured, if I’m going to be a mess, I might as well be a hot mess, right?”

~ Mindy Kaling, The Mindy Project


“Our life is a series of moments. Let them all go. Moments. All gathering towards this one.”

~ Dakota Fanning, Now is Good


“Look, in my opinion, the best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you, the right person is still going to think the sun shine’s out your ass. That’s the kind of person that’s worth sticking with.”

~ J.K. Simmons, Juno


“I have work, and then I have a dinner thing. And then I am busy, trying to become who I am.”

~ Lena Dunham, Girls


“These feelings would go good with pie.”

~ Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family


“If I hadn’t trusted my instincts, I would have missed out on some amazing, and incredibly painful experiences. Experiences that made me who I am. Who paved the way for who I’d be. Good, bad, or ugly, I was going to go with my gut. If a do-over wasn’t an option, maybe a start over was.”

~ Ashley Rickards, Awkward


“…Just once I want my life to be like an 80’s movie, preferably one with a really awesome musical number for no apparent reason. But no, John Hughes did not direct my life.”

~ Emma Stone, Easy A Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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