25 Nifty Quotes From Pop-Culture To Make You Wiser

Posted by , Updated on January 8, 2024

Pop culture is short for popular culture, and it includes books, movies, TV shows, comic books, and music. Almost anything that can entertain us or tell us a story can be considered pop culture. Sometimes while telling us these stories, singing about love, or teaching us how to count, etc., some true wisdom pops us and sticks with us. Even Homer Simpson has said some things we should all take to heart. To entertain you and inspire you, here’s a list of 25 Nifty Quotes From Pop-Culture To Make You Wiser.




"Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called, life." - Prince

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"Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.” - Tyrion Lannister, A Game Of Thrones

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"There's a time for daring, and there's a time for caution, and a wise man understands which is called for." - John Keating, Dead Poets Society

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"Everything's got to end sometime. Otherwise nothing would ever get started." - Doctor Who (11th), A Christmas Carol

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"When in doubt, eat." - Dean Winchester, Supernatural

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"Doesn't matter if the whole country decides that something wrong is something right. This nation was founded on one principle above all else: the requirement that we stand up for what we believe, no matter the odds or the consequences. When the mob and the press and the whole world tell you to move, your job is to plant yourself like a tree beside the river of truth, and tell the whole world — 'No, you move.'" - Captain America, Amazing Spider Man #537

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"Friend something better than chocolate icecream. Maybe...Friend somebody you give up last cookie for." - Cookie Monster, Sesame Street

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"You never had control, that's the illusion!" - Dr. Ellie Sattler, Jurassic Park

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"Kids, you can't cling to the past. Because no matter how tightly you hold on, it's already gone." - Ted Mosby, How I Met Your Mother

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"Don't criticize what you can't understand." - Bob Dylan

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“Life is pain, highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.” - Westley, The Princess Bride (book) by William Goldman

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"Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason." - Jerry Seinfeld, comedian

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"A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. Live Long And Prosper." - Final Tweet of Leonard Nimoy

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"We all make choices, but in the end our choices make us." - Andrew Ryan, Bioshock (video game)

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"So often in times it happens, we all live our life in chains, and we never even know we have the key." - The Eagles, On The Border

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"I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you’re not in this world to live up to mine." - Bruce Lee

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“It takes two to lie: one to lie and one to listen.” - Homer, The Simpsons

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"You know what the issue is with this world? Everyone wants a magical solution to their problem, and everyone refuses to believe in magic." - Alice, Through The Looking Glass

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"There has never been a sadness that can't be cured by breakfast food." - Ron Swanson, Parks & Rec

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"The problem is not the problem, the problem is your attitude about the problem. Do you understand?" - Captain Jack Sparrow, Pirates of the Caribbean

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"In the end, life and business are about human connections." - Michael Scott, The Office

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"A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference." - Eeyore, Winnie-the-Pooh

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"A government is a body of people, usually, notably ungoverned. " - Shepard Book, Firefly

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What's commin is commin', Harry, an' we'll meet it when it does." - Hagrid, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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"You can't always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you just might find, you get what you need." - The Rolling Stones, Let It Bleed (album)

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