Robin McLaurin Williams was a prolific American actor and comedian, known for his improvisational performance style, intensely playful energy and for his performances in films like Good Will Hunting and Dead Poets Society.
He played in numerous memorable films, both comedic and dramatic, and brought plenty iconic lines that made us laugh, cry and question our very existence.
In honor of his life and his unforgettable movie moments, take a look at some of the best Robin Williams lines that will forever remain in our memories.
Gradual school is where you go and gradually find out that you don’t want to go to school anymore.T.S. Garp
Sometimes you can have a whole lifetime in a day and never even notice that this is as beautiful as life gets.T.S. Garp
We don’t read and write poetry because it’s cute. We read and write poetry because we are members of the human race. And the human race is filled with passion. And medicine, law, business, engineering, these are noble pursuits and necessary to sustain life. But poetry, beauty, romance, love, these are what we stay alive for.John Keating
There’s a time for daring and there’s a time for caution, and a wise man understands which is called for.John Keating
But only in their dreams can men be truly free. ‘Twas always thus and always thus will be.John Keating
The human spirit is more powerful than any drug. And that is what needs to be nourished. With work, play, friendship, family. These are the things that matter. This is what we’d forgotten. The simplest things.Dr. Malcolm Sayer
You don’t know about real loss, ’cause that only occurs when you love something more than you love yourself.Sean Maguire
You’re not perfect, sport. And let me save you the suspense. This girl you’ve met, she isn’t perfect either. But the question is whether or not you’re perfect for each other.Sean Maguire
You’ll have bad times, but it’ll always wake you up to the good stuff you weren’t paying attention to.Sean Maguire
Our job is to increase health. You know what that means? That means improving the quality of life, not just delaying death.Patch Adams
You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome.Patch Adams
All of life is a coming home. Salesmen, secretaries, coal miners, beekeepers, sword swallowers, all of us. All the restless hearts of the world, all trying to find a way home.Patch Adams
Politicians are a lot like diapers. They should be changed frequently, and for the same reasons.Tom Dobbs
Self-reliance is the key to a vigorous life. A man must look inward to find his own answers.Teddy Roosevelt
Do you know what music is? It’s God’s little reminder there’s something else besides us in this universe. Harmonic connection between all living beings, everywhere, even the stars.Maxwell 'Wizard' Wallace
I used to think the worst thing in life was to end up all alone. It’s not. The worst thing in life is ending up with people who make you feel all alone.Lance Clayton