Favorite Quotes

Quotes from books are attributed to the characters, not authors, and all books mentioned are totally recommended. Song lyrics are attributed to the singer who actually sung them.

“I think you should worry less about who you might offend and care more about who you might inspire.”
Mike Baxter, The Last Man Standing

“Comfortable chair.”
Lt Worf, Star Trek: The Next Generation 

“Impossible is not a word
It’s just a reason for someone not to try”
Kutless, “What Faith Can Do”

“Healing doesn’t come from the explained”
Mercyme, “The Hurt and the Healer”

“You’re a giant fish; I’m a time lord. Just think of the children.”
Eleventh Doctor, Doctor Who 

“Happiness can be found, even in the darkest times, if one only remembers to turn on the light”
Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

“So tell me what a picture’s worth
If we can’t say a single word?”
Britt Nicole, “No Filter”

“If we don’t tell strange stories, when something strange happens we won’t believe it”
Ani, The Goose Girl

“The only arrow that matters is the one on your string now”
My archery coach

“And the call isn’t out there at all
It’s inside me”
Moana, Moana

“Someday, I’ll be
Big enough so you can’t hit me”
Taylor Swift, “Mean”

“E-Harmony is a music notation software, right?”
Classy Whale

“You are more than the sum of your past mistakes”
Tenth Avenue North, “You Are More”

“Who are you to tell me that I’m less than what I should be?”
BarlowGirl, “Mirror”

“Who cares if you disagree?
You are not me”
Sara Barielles, “King of Anything”

“You know, that would be… terribly frightening if we were in medieval Ireland, and I was a simple sod farmer. But we’re not, and I’m not, so it’s not.”
Jenkins, The Librarians

“Don’t act just because you can; act because it is the right thing to do.”
Prof, Steelheart

“You said that you’d trust Ping, why is Mulan any different?”
Mulan, Mulan

“Who you are is not where you’ve been”
Taylor Swift, “Innocent”

“Find yourself on the very edge
Laying awake in an empty bed
Now you’re breathing just to make it through the night
All you need is a sunrise”
Brandon Heath, “Sunrise”

“I’m so glad that worked; those would have been horrible last words.”
Ninth Doctor, Doctor Who

“Cause my heart
It was made to fly”
Britt Nicole, “Breakthrough”

“You are treasured
You are sacred
You are His
You’re Beautiful”
Mercyme, “Beautiful”

“Cause when push comes to shove
You taste what you’re made of”
Rascal Flatts, “Stand”

“Even if we can’t find heaven
I’ll walk through hell with you”
Rachel Platten, “Stand By You”

“From on my knees
Make me a Hercules”
Sara Bareilles, “Hercules”

“I’m not crazy; the bird will explain everything.”
Abe, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

“Why don’t you rise up now?
Don’t be afraid to stand out”
Britt Nicole, “The Lost Get Found”

“See a pearl form, a diamond in the rough
See a bird soar high above the flood
It’s in your blood”
Coldplay, Up&Up

“I wasn’t sure if I should be  more insulted at being called a minion, or at the low price to rent me.”
David Charleston, Steelheart

“You hit the Lord of the Titans in the eye with a blue plastic hairbrush”
Percy Jackson, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Battle of the Labyrinth

“Don’t listen to them when they say
‘You’re just a fool, just a fool to believe you can change the world”
Carrie Underwood, “Change”

“You possess a very fine leg”
Geric, The Goose Girl

“The walls that they put up to hold us back will fall down”
Taylor Swift, “Change”

“Let your words be anything but empty”
Sara Bareilles, “Brave”

“We love to blame society, but in all my years I’ve never seen someone with the name tag ‘Society'”
Major Dana Moss, Civil Air Patrol

“Love is on your side, and it’s stronger than you’ll ever know”
Britt Nicole, “Feel the Light”

“But the voice inside sings a different song”
Moana, Moana

“You know just how far the East is to the West
From one scarred hand to the other”
Casting Crowns, “East to West”

“Tremble before the horror of Diet Coke!”
Percy Jackson, Heroes of Olympus: The Mark of Athena

“Lights will guide you home”
Coldplay, “Fix You”

“All things speak, in a way, don’t they?”
The Goose Girl

“There’s a place where the broken go
There’s a room full of second chances”
Disciple, “Invisible”

“Hello, remember me?
I’m everything you can’t control”
Evanescence, “What You Want”

“Dishonor on you; dishonor on your cow”
Mushu, Mulan

“Help me forgive them”
Tenth Avenue North, “Losing”

“You can learn to fly on the way down”
Maddie and Tae, “Fly”

“We were made to thrive”
Casting Crowns, “Thrive”

“They say that the armor makes you strong
I might be safe, but I’m all alone”
Britt Nicole, “Heart of Stone”

“If I give
To a needy soul but don’t have love then who is poor
It seems
All the poverty is found in me”
for King of Country, “The Proof of Your Love”

“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals”
Sirius Black, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

“Perfect by nature
Icons of self indulgence
Just what we all need
More lies about a world
That never was and never will be”
Evanescence, “Everybody’s Fool”

“Love can heal what hurt divides”
Francesca Battistelli, “If We’re Honest”

“Oh what I would do
To have the type of faith it takes
To climb out of this boat I’m in
Into the crashing waves”
Casting Crowns, “Voice of Truth”

“So keep on climbing though the ground may shake
So keep on reaching though the limb might break”
Maddie and Tae, “Fly”

“Where feet may fail and fear surrounds me
You’ve never failed
And You won’t stop now”
Hillsong UNITED, “Oceans”

“All I have to say is you don’t deserve me”
Kelly Clarkson, “The War is Over”

“I’m so tired of turning and running away
When life just isn’t safe”
Britt Nicole, “Safe”

“I’m sorry, I must go take care of my desperately not wanting to be here.”
Jenkins, The Librarians

“The only reason to pursue music as a career is because you can’t picture yourself doing anything else”
My composition teacher (paraphrased)

“Here is the place where I love you”
The Hunger Games 

“There’s something about the way
The street looks when it’s just rained”
Taylor Swift, “Fearless”

“This battle will be won”
Britt Nicole, “Stand”

“I can take on more than I had ever dreamed”
Kelly Clarkson, “Invincible”

“If you’re lost out where all the lights are blinding
Caught in all, the stars are hiding
That’s when something wild calls you home”
Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, “Something Wild”

“If I break the glass then I’ll have to fly
There’s no one to catch me if I take a dive
I’m scared of changing the days stay the same
The world is spinning but only in gray”
Lzzy Hale, “Shatter Me”

“And I
I will remember remember how to fly
Unlock the heavens with my mind”
Evanescence, “Secret Door”

“You can say what is
Or fight for it”
Coldplay, Up&Up

“I’ll spread my wings and I’ll learn how to fly”
Kelly Clarkson, “Breakaway”

“Don’t be afraid to risk it all
Cause… we are giants”
Dia Frampton, “We Are Giants”

“May your past be the sound
Of your feet upon the ground”
Fun., “Carry On”

“I watched it begin again”
Taylor Swift, “Begin Again”

“I just couldn’t stand the thought of
People living in poverty
Children sold into slavery
The thought disgusted me
So I shook my fist at heaven
Said ‘God why don’t you do something?’
He said ‘I did
I created you'”
Matthew West, “Do Something”

“Somebody make me feel alive and shatter me”
Lzzy Hale, “Shatter Me”

“When you come to where you’re broken within
The light meets the dark”
Tenth Avenue North, “The Healing Begins”

“Like a hero who takes a stage
When you’re on your seat thinking ‘it’s too late’
Well let me introduce you to amazing grace”
Mercyme, “Flawless”

“My philosophy is that worrying only means that you’ll have to suffer twice”
Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

“I recognize the fact that the counsel as made a decision, but given that it’s a stupid-* decision, I’ve elected to ignore it”
Nick Fury, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

“All of time cannot erase
What our hearts remember stays
Forever on the song we play”
Two Steps From Hell, “Star Sky”

“Feel the rain on your skin
No one else can feel it for you”
Natasha Bedingfield, “Unwritten”

“With every broken bone
I swear I lived”
OneRepublic, “I Lived”

“I cannot control their fear; only my own”
Scarlet Witch, “Captain America: Civil War”

“You can say it’s mine and clench your fist
Or see each sunrise as a gift”
Coldplay, “Up&Up”

“You’re not getting away from me. Never again.”
Percy  Jackson, Heroes of Olympus: The Mark of Athena

“It’s important to know stories”
The Goose Girl 

“It’s the moment when humanity
Is overcome by majesty
When grace is ushered in for good
And all our scars are understood
When mercy takes its rightful place
And all our questions fade away
And out of weakness we must bow
And here You say ‘It’s over now'”
Mercyme, “The Hurt and the Healer”

“Hello. My name is Inigo Montaya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.”
Inigo Montaya, The Princess Bride

“I am everything I’ve learned and more”
Moana, Moana

“You don’t define me”
BarlowGirl, “Mirror”

“Cause here we are
We are shining stars
We are invincible
We are who we are”
Fun., “Carry On”

“The only time you don’t find a four leaf clover is when you stop looking for one.”
Joe Rantz, The Boys in the Boat

“For your information, I make great sacrificial material”
Alya, The Miraculous Ladybug

“Crazy? So, on a scale from ‘running from minotaurs’ to ‘Santa Claus is now a best mate of ours’, where does a time loop fall?”
Ezekiel Jones, The Librarians

“Rom’s an idiot. He couldn’t fix a straw if it was bent.”
Constable Odo, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine