Line(s) of the Day #GoodWillHunting

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Some people can’t believe in themselves until someone else believes in them first

Sean Maguire (Robin Williams) in the moving drama Good Will Hunting (1997), which won an Academy Award for the screenplay, as well as for Best Supporting Actor for the much missed Williams.

Reviews and Other Features: “October Birthdayz” Blogathon

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I haven’t been part of a Blogathon for quite a while now. In the past I’ve really enjoyed being part of features like the Back to School, The Top 10 Most Iconic Female Character and Song and Screen series ones, but I have been too busy for any ones recently. However, when Nuwan Sen suggested some flexibility for his October Birthdayz Blogathon I just had to contribute. And I knew just who to choose when selecting someone with a film background and an October birthday. Born on 9 October 1940, Lennon was in films such as Help, A Hard Day’s Night and Yellow Submarine, as well as numerous documentaries released posthumously such as The US v John Lennon. Here are eight of the most memorable quotes from a man who spread peace his whole life.

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Line(s) of the Day #WorstwardHo

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Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

The famous quote by Irish playwright Samuel Beckett from his novella Worstward Ho (1983). Winner of the 1969 Nobel Prize for Literature, Beckett was one of the most celebrated creative and influential literary minds of the 20th Century.

Line(s) of the Day #WinstonChurchill

Winston ChurchillWhen you’re going through hell, keep going.

One of the all-time great politicians of any era, Sir Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965), whose legacy on the world for his role in World War II will always live on.