Twenty years after Titanic was first released, we’re still living our life according to the inspirational quotes Jack and Rose gave us. And, by the way, we can’t believe it’s been a full two decades since we first saw this movie. On this day in December 1997, Titanic was sailing into theaters, and though the ship may not have been unsinkable after all, the movie proved unstoppable. It touched and inspired many – and Rose Dewitt Bukater and Jack Dawson are a couple who will never be forgotten.
Near, far, wherever we are, the love we have for this story will go on and on. We’ll never let go. We promise. Check out the gallery to see 10 of the movie’s most inspirational quotes. And be warned — they’ll probably make you burst into tears, want to rewatch the movie, like, stat, or both.
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"I figure life's a gift and I don't intend on wasting it."
We don't either, Jack.
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"When you got nothing. You got nothing to lose."
And everything to gain.
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"A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets."
This quote touches our hearts.
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"You jump, I jump remember? I can't turn away without knowing you'll be alright... That's all that I want."
That's what we want for our loved ones, too.
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Jack: "This is crazy."
Rose: "I know. It doesn't make any sense. That's why I trust it."
Sometimes you just have to listen to your heart.
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"I love waking up in the morning not knowing what's gonna happen or, who I'm gonna meet, where I'm gonna wind up."
Let every day be a new adventure.
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Rose: "You have a gift Jack, you do. You see people."
Jack: "I see you."
Jack: "You wouldn't have jumped."
Believe that there's good out there.
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Jack: "Where to, Miss?"
Rose: "To the stars.”
Dream big — always.
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"Promise me you will survive....that you will never give up...not matter what happens...no matter how hopeless...promise me now."
We'll never let go of that promise.
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"But now you know there was a man named Jack Dawson and that he saved me... in every way that a person can be saved."
There are real heroes out there.