14 Motivational Movie Quotes For Work To Inspire Your Colleagues

14 Motivational Movie Quotes For Work To Inspire Your Colleagues

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At times working may not be enjoyable, especially if you are overwhelmed with the workload. It could be a situation where you lost your motivation, feeling bored or just slacking off. Regardless of the reasoning behind it, the workplace can become stale. Watching movies can be a place to draw out inspiration even they are not exactly relevant to a working environment.

The movie quotes in this article may just be what you need to inspire your colleagues with potential insights, humorous moments and it could even be a simple daily inspiration. Here are some of the best quotes that you can share with everyone in your workplace.



“Sooner or later, you are going to realise just as I did that there is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.”

Morpheus (Lawrence Fishburne), The Matrix(1999)


“We’ve always defined ourselves by the ability to overcome the impossible and we count these moments. These moments when we dare to aim higher, to break barriers, to reach for the stars, to make the unknown known. We count these moments as our proudest achievements. But we lost all that or perhaps we’ve forgotten that we are still pioneers and we’ve barely begun. And that our greatest accomplishments cannot be behind us, because our destiny lies above us.”

Joseph “Coop” Cooper (Matthew McConaughey), Interstellar(2014)


“Nobody is gonna hit as hard as life, but it ain’t how hard you can hit. It’s how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. It’s how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.” 

Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) – Rocky Balboa(2006)



“The greatest teacher, failure is.” 

Yoda (Frank Oz), Star Wars: The Last Jedi(2017)


“Listen to the pain. It’s both history teacher and fortune teller. Pain teaches us who we are, Wade. Sometimes, it’s so bad, we feel like we’re dying. But we can’t really live till we’ve died a little, can we?”

Blind Al (Leslie Uggams) – Deadpool 2(2018)


“Miles: When will I know I’m ready?”
“Peter: You won’t. It’s a leap of faith That’s all it is, Miles. A leap of faith.”

Peter B Parker (Jake Johnson) – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse(2018)



“Why do we fall, sir? So that we can learn to pick ourselves up.”
Alfred (Michael Caine), Batman Begins(2005)


“Even a good decision, if made for the wrong reasons, can be a wrong decision.”
Governor Swann (Jonathan Pryce), Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl(2003)



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

Rafiki (Robert Guillaume), The Lion King(1994)



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

Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore(Richard Harris), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets(2002)


“No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else.”

P.T. Barnum (Hugh Jackman) – The Greatest Showman(2017)


“If you only do what you can do, you’ll never be better than what you are.” 

Master Shifu (Dustin Hoffman) – Kung Fu Panda 3(2016)


“You know how everyone’s always saying seize the moment? I don’t know, I’m kind of thinking it’s the other way around. You know, like you know how everyone’s always saying seize the moment? I don’t know, I’m kind of thinking it’s the other way around. You know, like the moment seizes us.”

Nicole (Jessi Mechler) – Boyhood(2014)



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

Gandalf (Ian McKellen), The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring(2001)


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You Jing is a content writer who writes career and lifestyle contents to inspire job seekers and employers alike on their journey to work-life balance, empowerment and transformation in their career path.

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