The 10 Best Pieces of Advice from Fictional Characters
Fiction can produce some real wisdom.
There are words that we read in a book or hear in a movie that stay with us forever, whether from a childhood classic like The Lion King or a hilarious comedy like The Office. Recently, someone on Reddit asked, “What did a fictional character say that stuck with you?” The responses are sure to stoke your nostalgia and inspire you all the same.
Sirius Black, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” —Redditor @PokerJoker13
Winnie-the-Pooh, The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh
“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” —Redditor @jeffala
Andy Bernard, The Office
“I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.” —Redditor @BloodyLeftNostril
Meera Reed, Game of Thrones
“Some people will always need help. That doesn’t mean they’re not worth helping.” —Redditor @Nacodoo
Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
“It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” —Redditor @hwytohellaven
Bill Anderson, The Perks of Being a Wallflower
“We accept the love we think we deserve.” —Redditor @javier1zq
Rafiki, The Lion King
“The past can hurt, but the way I see it, you can either run from it or learn from it.” —Redditor @MustLoveDisneyMovies
Dr. Robert Ford, Westworld
“Mozart, Beethoven, and Chopin never died. They simply became music.” —Redditor @emp_raf_III
Batman, The Lego Batman Movie
“Sometimes losing people is a part of life, but that doesn’t mean you stop letting them in.” —Redditor @ImBigThan0s
Stitch, Lilo and Stitch
“This is my family. I found it all on my own. It’s little, and broken, but still good.” —Redditor @JunkoAdoresMonsters
And for more words to live by, check out 99 Life-Changing Quotes to Inspire Your Days.
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