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22 Of The Most Powerful Movie Quotes of Our Time

by Nick Steele

Every once in a while you're watching a movie and someone says something profound and it changes your life! (or at least gets you thinking) 

The people over at Buzzfeed.com felt that these were among the most powerful quotes, and I have to agree with all of them! If you need a little motivation today, try reading some of these. Especially the last one. 

1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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2. Defiance (2013)

Catch Syfy's Defiance on Mondays starting April 15th at 9/8c.

3. 300 (2006)

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4. Hitch (2005)

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5. Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986)

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6. Avatar (2009)

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7. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)

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8. Into the Wild (2007)

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9. Prometheus (2012)

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10. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)

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11. Moulin Rouge! (2001)

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12. Spider-Man (2002)

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13. Dead Poets Society (1989)

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14. Forrest Gump (1994)

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15. The Gladiator (2000)

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16. Thelma & Louise (1991)

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17. Meet Joe Black (1998)

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18. The Lion King (1994)

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19. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

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20. Mulan (1998)

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21. Defiance (2013)

Catch Syfy's Defiance on Mondays starting April 15th at 9/8c.

22. The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

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