7. “It is not our abilities which show who we truly are. It is our choices.”
Embedded in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets”, this quotes inspires us to define ourselves not so much on the abilities which we came into the world with – but on what we are able to make of ourselves.
8. “Do, or do not. There is no try.”
Yoda in the “Empire Strikes Back” encourages us to be confident in our commitment to action.
9. “Oh yes, the past can hurt. But you can either run from it or learn from it.”
Rafiki from the Disney film “The Lion King” teaches his young charge a valuable lesson when he instructs him about the wisdom of learning from rather than refusing to look at our woundedness.
10. “Great men are not born, the grow great.”
Spoken in the Hollywood classic “The Godfather”, this quote emphasizes the fact that greatness results from a life well-lived, and is not a gift any one of us is born with.