13 Brilliant Things '80s Movies Taught Us About Life And Love

80s movie quotes

Ah simpler times ...

Back before texts, the way to really get your point across was to stand outside a girl's window a boom box over your head blasting Peter Gabriel

At least that's what we learned from Lloyd Dobler in the 80s classic Say Anything.

But that's not all we learned about love from 1980s movies. Here are 13 other important life and love quotes from some of the best movies of the decade ...

Sometimes you have to put yourself out there ...
Sixteen candles

"This may sound Incredibly dumb, but I love you, and I'll do anything to make you love me." — Sixteen Candles

Don't hold back your feelings ...
Can't buy me love

"All I ever wanted to do was get close to you." — Can't Buy Me Love

Let them know they're beautiful, inside and out ...
Pretty in Pink

"You want beauty, look in the mirror." — Pretty In Pink

There's more to love than just sex ...
Fast times at Ridgemont high

"I don't want sex. Anyone can have sex. I want a relationship. I want romance." — Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Men DO know how to commit ...
Some Kind of Wonderful

"You look good wearing my future." — Some Kind of Wonderful

It takes hard work to have a successful relationship ...
Say Anything

"-Nobody really thinks it will work, do they?

-You just described every great success story."

— Say Anything

It's OK to be afraid of losing love ...
Dirty Dancing

"Most of all I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling, the rest of my whole life, the way I feel when I'm with you." — Dirty Dancing

Heartbreak sucks ...
Breakfast Club

"When you grow up your heart dies." — The Breakfast Club

Hopeless romantics are trending ...
St. Elmos's Fire

"I am desperately, completely ... in love with you." — St. Elmo's Fire

Not all cheesy lines are bad ...
The Princess Bride

"Do I love you? My God if your love were a grain of sand, mine would be a universe of beaches." — The Princess Bride

It's never too late to tell someone you love them...
When Harry met Sally

"I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." — When Harry Met Sally

Love can be electrifying (pun intended) ...

"You better shape up, 'cause I need a man. And my heart is set on you." — Grease

Love can drive you crazy ...

"When you love them they can drive you crazy because they know they can." — Moonstruck

If you're searching for the best quotes and memes to share with the people you love (or just want to feel inspired yourself) ... look no further! From the sweetest love quotes, inspirational sayings, and hilarious relationship truths, we've got you covered.




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