Happy Birthday Robin Williams.
Here are some of my favorite quotes by the legend he was.
Rest in Peace.
“Some are born great. Some achieve greatness. Some get it as a graduation gift.”
“When you have a great audience, you can just keep going and finding new things.”
“Comedy is acting out optimism.”
“But only in their dreams can men be truly free. It was always thus and always thus will be.”
“For a while you get mad, then you get over it.”
“I’m a very tolerant man, except when it comes to holding a grudge.
“Good people end up in Hell because they can’t forgive themselves.”
“What’s right is what’s left if you do everything else wrong.”
“The only weapon we have is comedy.”
“No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.” (Film: Dead Poets Society)
“You will have bad times, but they will always wake you up to the stuff you weren’t paying attention to.” (Film: Good Will Hunting)
“You know what music is? God’s little reminder that there’s something else besides us in this universe; harmonic connection between all living beings, every where, even the stars.” (Film: August Rush)
“There’s three things in this world that you need: Respect for all kinds of life, a nice bowel movement on a regular basis, and a navy blazer.” (Film: The Fisher King)
“A human life is just a heartbeat in heaven.” (Film: What Dreams May Come)
“You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome.” (Film:Patch Adams)
“Imagining something is better than remembering something.” (Film: The World According to Garp)
“All you have to do is think one happy thought, and you’ll fly like me.” (Film: Hook)
“Please don’t worry so much. Because in the end, none of us have very long on this Earth. Life is fleeting.” (Film: Jack)
“Crying never helped anybody do anything, okay? You have a problem you face it like a man.” (Film: Jumanji)
“But if there’s love, dear… those are the ties that bind, and you’ll have a family in your heart, forever.” (Film: Mrs. Doubtfire)
“The human spirit is more powerful than any drug and THAT is what needs to be nourished: with work, play, friendship, family. THESE are the things that matter.” (Film: Awakenings)
“Real loss is only possible when you love something more than you love yourself.” (Film: Good Will Hunting)
“I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel all alone.” (Film: World’s Greatest Dad)
“Our job is improving the quality of life, not just delaying death.” (Film: Patch Adams)
“Gentlemen, haven’t we learned anything from the music of John Lennon? All we need is love.” (Film: Father’s Day)