Mental Health Awareness

22 Feel Good Movies and TV Quotes to Brighten Your Day!

Our comfort shows and movies have the power to uplift us and provide a newer perspective on mundane concerns. During overwhelming times, we sometimes turn to these pieces of art, looking for an iota of inspiration to keep moving ahead. Some quotes often stick by us and become defining words that we live by. Let’s take a look at a few of these gems!

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22 Movie Quotes to Inspire A Happier Living

1. “Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?”

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

3. “If you focus on what you left behind, you will never be able to see what lies ahead.”


4. “You’ll have bad times, but it’ll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren’t paying attention to.”

Will Hunting

5. “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.”

Dead Poets Society

6. “The night is always darkest just before the dawn, but I assure you, the dawn is coming.”

The Dark Knight

7. “A laugh can be a very powerful thing. Why, sometimes in life, it’s the only weapon we have.”

 Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

8. “Today is a good day to try.”

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

9. “It is not our abilities that show what we truly are … it is our choices.”

 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

10. “You have to get lost before you find yourself.”

Paper Towns

11. “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.”

Forrest Gump

12. “Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming. Just keep swimming, swimming, swimming. What do we do? We swim, swim.”

Finding Nemo

13. “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

14. “Worrying means you suffer twice.”

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

15.  “I don’t want to survive, I want to live!”


16. “Me, I still believe in paradise. But now at least I know it’s not someplace you can look for because it’s not where you go. It’s how you feel for a moment in your life when you’re a part of something and if you find that moment, it lasts forever.” 

The Beach

17. “After all, tomorrow is another day.”

Gone With the Wind

18. “All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.”

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

19. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it or learn from it.”

The Lion King

20. “I don’t regret the things I’ve done, but those I did not do.” 

Empire Records

21. “Only if you find peace within yourself will you find true connection with others.”

Before Sunrise

22. “Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.”

Dead Poets Society

Art provides the means to cope, resonate and gain the strength required to be resilient. As we move ahead with this Mental Health Awareness Month, we acknowledge and reiterate the role art plays in making people feel heard and seen. We hope these quotes help you shed some newer light on your concerns and provide you with the inspiration you are looking for. May the force be with you!