We’ve all had those moments where it just feels like failure greets us around every corner. Sometimes, chasing our dreams (or our goals) just seems like it’s pure insanity. If you ever feel like you’re getting kicked around by life, behold my emergency stash. These movie clips are inspirational moments that will make you realize that, one day, it will all be worth it.
As they say: everything will be OK in the end. If it’s not OK, it’s not the end.
Al Pacino in Any Given Sunday
Shout out to my sister for discovering this one. I have it saved as an MP3 because I use this one in the middle of my long runs. This message is beautiful. Every inch in life counts. Plus, Al Pacino…come on.
The Gipper Speech from Rudy
Sorry, guys. I’m a Domer through and through. If you don’t know the story of George Gipp, he was an All-American football player who died during his college career at Notre Dame. According to his coach, the Gipper gave this speech right before he died. Afterwards, his team pushed forward and upset the then-undefeated Army team.
Rudy was also a bit of a dreamer as well.
The Ending Scene from The Pursuit of Happyness
Because sometimes when you chase your dreams, you question your sanity. Chris feels that this entire movie. Then, there’s that brief shining moment when he realizes that it was all worth it.
Do you have any movie clips that inspire you? Let me know – I’m always looking for more.