10 Timeless Lessons From Classic Movies

The gloomy weather getting in your head and heart? Here are a few lines from well-loved movies to keep you inspired on this long weekend.
by Ayessa De La Peña   |  Aug 23, 2014
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This gloomy weather makes keeping your spirits up extra difficult, doesn't it? No worries, girls, because these lines from a few classic movies will make the blues go away. Why not watch or rewatch them this long weekend, too?

1. She's the Man. Whether it's about your looks or physical intimacy, relationships are not based on those things. 

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2. Before Sunrise. In case you lose sight of what's important in this world that we're living in.

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3. Sleepless In Seattle. Moving on from someone? The first steps are going to be difficult. But someday, one day, you're going to be fine.

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4. The Breakfast Club. If you're feeling alone because you think you're weird, you aren't. You're just showing who you really are. 

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5. The Royal Tenenbaums. There are some kinds of love that are better kept in secret, tell it to the world and it loses its beauty.

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6. Ever After. This is probably the best piece of advice you can get for dealing with most of your struggles in life. Remember to breathe.

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7. Breakfast At Tiffany's. Just because you're with someone doesn't mean you own them. Know when to let go and hold on.

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8. Forrest Gump. It's not about competition. It's about being your best self and not living by anyone else's standards.

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9. To Kill a Mockingbird. No matter how much you protect yourself from all the bad things in life, you can't. You have to live with a few of them. Just keep in mind that you should not absorb them.

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10. Dead Poets Society. You have one life, so you better live it and you better live it well.

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Ayessa De La Peña
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I am Candymag.com's resident fangirl and ~*feelings*~ girl. When I'm not busy researching about what to write next on the website, I sleep, read books, and re-watch episodes of Friends.
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