Live Poll: Mentor's Quotes

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There are many mentors in movies, with some of them having their special quotes about life. This list includes three great quotes from each mentor.

With whom of these mentors do you agree the most with?

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Really hard to decide. Mr.Miyagi, John Keating,Tyler Durden and Vito Corleone seem the most wise for different reasons but the rest are very wise as well.
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Paok, don't forget to put the suggestion designation before your titles - you have a bunch where you didn't put it.

I recommend bolding the middle quote on each option so the three stand out separately from each other better.

I assume Obi-Wan Kenobi would definitely qualify to be on this list.

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Trent from Swingers
#1 - Everybody steals from everybody, that's Hollywood.
#2 - You take yourself out of the game, you start talking about puppy dogs and ice cream and of course it's going to end up on the friendship tip.
#3 - There's nothing wrong with letting the girls know that you're money and that you want to party.
Alternate - Ha ha ha Mike, laugh all you want but if you call too soon you might scare off a nice baby who's ready to party.

Bohdi from Point Break (1991)
#1 - Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true.
#2 - If you want the ultimate, you've got to be willing to pay the ultimate price. It's not tragic to die doing what you love.
#3 - It's basic dog psychology, if you scare them and get them peeing down their leg, they submit. But if you project weakness, that promotes violence, and that's how people get hurt.
Alternate - What's the matter with you guys? This was never about the money, this was about us against the system. That system that kills the human spirit. We stand for something. We are here to show those guys that are inching their way on the freeways in their metal coffins that the human spirit is still alive. Don't worry about this guy, okay? I know exactly what to do with him.

Mufasa from The Lion King
#1 - Everything you see exists together in a delicate balance. As king, you need to understand that balance and respect all the creatures, from the crawling ant to the leaping antelope. When we die, our bodies become the grass, and the antelope eat the grass. And so we are all connected in the great Circle of Life.
#2 - Remember who you are. You are my son and the one true king. Remember who you are.
#3 - Simba, let me tell you something my father told me. Look at the stars. The great kings of the past look down on us from those stars. So whenever you feel alone, just remember that those kings will always be there to guide you. And so will I.
Alternate - There's more to being a king than getting your way all the time.
Alternate - Being brave doesn't mean you go looking for trouble.

Sister Mary Benedict from The Bells of St. Mary's
#1 - If we don't fail sometimes, our successes won't mean anything. You must have courage. Don't give up.
#2 - You don't become a nun to run away from life, Patsy. It's not because you've lost something. It's because you've found something.
#3 - It isn’t what we acquire in life, is it?  It’s what we give.

Pai Mei from Kill Bill: Vol. 2
#1 - It's the wood that should fear your hand, not the other way around. No wonder you can't do it, you acquiesce to defeat before you even begin.
#2 - Your Mandarin is lousy. It causes my ears great discomfort. You bray like an ass! You are not to speak unless spoken to!
#3 - If you want to eat like a dog, you can live and sleep outside like a dog. If you want to live and sleep like a human, pick up those sticks!

Ra's al Ghul from Batman Begins
#1 - When a forest grows too wild, a purging fire is inevitable and natural.
#2 - You cannot lead these men unless you are prepared to do what is necessary to defeat evil.
#3 - If someone stands in the way of true justice, you simply walk up behind them and stab them in the heart.

William Somerset from Se7en
#1 - Hemingway once wrote, "The world's a fine place and worth fighting for." I agree with the second part.
#2 - You want to be a champion. Well, let me tell you. People don't want a champion. They want to eat cheeseburgers, play the lotto and watch television.
#3 - Even the most promising clues usually only lead to others.
Alternate - It's easier to lose yourself in drugs than it is to cope with life. It's easier to steal what you want than it is to earn it. It's easier to beat a child than it is to raise it. Hell, love costs: it takes effort and work.

Mary Poppins from Mary Poppins
#1 - In every job that must be done, there is an element of fun. You find the fun, and - SNAP - the job's a game!
#2 - Practically perfect people never permit sentiment to muddle their thinking.
#3 - People who get their feet wet must learn to take their medicine.
Alternate - Sometimes a person we love, through no fault of their own, can't see past the end of his nose.
Alternate - Open different doors, you may find a you there that you never knew was yours. Anything can happen.

Terence Fletcher from Whiplash
#1 - There are no two words in the English language more harmful than "good job".
#2 - If you want the fucking part, earn it!
#3 - Listen, the key is to just relax. Don't worry about the numbers. Don't worry about what the other guys are thinking. You're here for a reason. You believe that, right?

Cher from Clueless
#1 - Sometimes you have to show a little skin. This reminds boys of being naked, and then they think of sex.
#2 - Until mankind is peaceful enough not to have violence on the news, there's no point in taking it out of shows that need it for entertainment value.
#3 - Anything you can do to draw attention to your mouth is good.
Alternate - Searching for a boy in high school is as useless as searching for meaning in a Pauly Shore movie.

Just an idea - you could make the title "Mentor's Messages" or "Messages from Mentors" or just "Movie Mentors"
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It took long but all the suggestions added. Thanks
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i forgot '' poll suggestion'' can someone add it?
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FYC:
Furious Styles from Boyz n the Hood
#1 - Any fool with a dick can make a baby, but only a real man can raise his children.
#2 - I know every time you turn on the TV that's what you see, Black People, sellin' the rock, pushin' the rock, pushin' the rock, yeah I know. But that wasn't a problem as long as it was here. It wasn't a problem until it was in Iowa on Wall Street where there are hardly any black people.
#3 - How many times do I have I told you, if a girl says she's on the pill, you use somethin anyway. Pill ain't goin' to keep your dick from falling off. I don't know why you insist on learning things the hard way, but you gon' learn.

Mickey from the Rocky movies
#1 - Left handed fighters, they're the worst. They lead with their face mostly, trying to throw that big left. Right's no damn good. They ought to outlaw southpaws.
#2 - What's 'can't'? There ain't no 'can'ts'! There's no 'can'ts'!
#3 - Women weaken legs!
Alternate - I seen wrestlers as big as dinosaurs. You ever fought a dinosaur, kid? They can inflict a variety of damage!

Gusteau from Ratatouille
#1 - If you focus on what you left behind you will never see what lies ahead!
#2 - You must be imaginative, strong-hearted. You must try things that may not work, and you must not let anyone define your limits because of where you come from. Your only limit is your soul. What I say is true - anyone can cook... but only the fearless can be great.
#3 - How can I describe it? Good food is like music you can taste, color you can smell. There is excellence all around you. You need only to be aware to stop and savor it.

Lester Bangs from Almost Famous
#1 - Great art is about conflict and pain and guilt and longing and love disguised as sex, and sex disguised as love.
#2 - The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you're uncool.
#3 - Music, you now, true music - not just rock n roll - it chooses you. It live in your car, or alone listening to your headphones, you know, with the cast scenic bridges and angelic choirs in your brain. It's a place apart from the vast, benign lap of America.

Gordon Gekko from Wall Street
#1 - The point is ladies and gentlemen that greed, for lack of a better word, is good.
#2 - If you need a friend, get a dog.
#3 - The most valuable commodity I know of is information.
Alternate - Greed captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit.
Alternate - Ever wonder why fund managers can't beat the S&P 500? 'Cause they're sheep, and sheep get slaughtered.
Alternate - It's not a question of enough, pal. It's a zero sum game, somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn't lost or made, it's simply transferred from one perception to another.

Jim Malone from The Untouchables
#1 - You wanna know how to get Capone? They pull a knife, you pull a gun. He sends one of yours to the hospital, you send one of his to the morgue. *That's* the *Chicago* way! And that's how you get Capone. Now do you want to do that? Are you ready to do that? I'm offering you a deal. Do you want this deal?
#2 - You just fulfilled the first rule of law enforcement: make sure when your shift is over you go home alive. Here endeth the lesson.
#3 - If you're afraid of getting a rotten apple, don't go to the barrel. Get it off the tree.
Alternate - Welcome to Chicago.This town stinks like a whorehouse at low tide.

Patches O'Houlihan from Dodgeball
#1 - If you can dodge a wrench, you can dodge a ball.
#2 - If you're going to become true dodgeballers, then you've got to learn the five d's of dodgeball: dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge!
#3 - If you want to have dodgeball victory, you have to grab it by its haunches and you gotta hump it into submission!

Crash Davis from Bull Durham
#1 - I believe in the soul, the cock, the pussy, the small of a woman's back, the hanging curve ball, high fiber, good scotch, that the novels of Susan Sontag are self-indulgent, overrated crap. I believe Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. I believe there ought to be a constitutional amendment outlawing Astroturf and the designated hitter. I believe in the sweet spot, soft-core pornography, opening your presents Christmas morning rather than Christmas Eve and I believe in long, slow, deep, soft, wet kisses that last three days.
#2 - You're gonna have to learn your clichés. You're gonna have to study them, you're gonna have to know them. They're your friends. Write this down: "We gotta play it one day at a time."
#3 - Relax, all right? Don't try to strike everybody out. Strikeouts are boring! Besides that, they're fascist. Throw some ground balls - it's more democratic.
Alternate - Your shower shoes have fungus on them. You'll never make it to the bigs with fungus on your shower shoes. Think classy, you'll be classy. If you win 20 in the show, you can let the fungus grow back and the press'll think you're colorful. Until you win 20 in the show, however, it means you are a slob.
Alternate - You be cocky and arrogant, even when you're getting beat. That's the secret. You gotta play this game with fear and arrogance.

Haymitch Abernathy from The Hunger Games movies
#1 - Gimme a chance to wake up, sweetheart. This mentoring is very... taxing stuff.
#2 - Embrace the probability of your imminent death, and know in your heart that there's nothing I can do to save you.
#3 - Nobody ever wins the games. Period. There are survivors. There's no winners.
Alternate - When you're in the arena, remember who the real enemy is.
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Its been 9 months for Poll Suggestion: Professor X Words of Wisdom

  I had other replies from other poll makers from the old forum with IMDB.

Archive: 
Page 1: https://archive.is/hYj0D
Page 2: https://archive.is/ICxXA


And Paok-Kilkis,has the first quote I put on my list. Poll Suggestion: Mentor's Quotes, he/she made his/her list 2 weeks ago.

1. "Just because someone stumbles and loses their way, it doesn't mean they're lost forever. Sometimes, we all need a little help." – X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) 


Just pointing this out.  Thanks.
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With whom of these mentors do you agree the most with?
The last 'with' is not needed.

Also, your list is rather long considering there is a lot to read. Perhaps you could remove a few, for instance #28 and #30, since they also contain some inappropriate language.
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Congrats on this finally going live!
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http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0083987/ ?
Without trying to be cocky I think Gandhi has better teachings than Dumbledore or Haymitch.
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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0145487/"With great power, comes great responsibility." (Uncle) Ben Parker