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English teacher John Keating inspires his students to a love of poetry and to seize the day.
Director: Peter Weir
Writer: Tom Schulman
Stars: Robin Williams, Robert Sean Leonard, Ethan Hawke |
Welton Academy. Hello. Mr Nolan it's for you. It's God! He says we should have girls at Welton.
Poetry. Beauty. Romance. Love. These are what we stay alive for.
John Keating: Now we all have a great need for acceptance, but you must trust that your beliefs are unique, your own, even though others may think them odd or unpopular, even though the herd may go,
[imitating a goat]
John Keating: "that's baaaaad." Robert Frost said, "Two roads diverged in the wood and I, I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference."
When you read, don't just consider what the author thinks. Corsider what you think.
John Keating: 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. To quote from Whitman, "O me! O life!… of the questions of these recurring; of the endless trains of the faithless… of cities filled with the foolish; what good amid these, O me, O life?" Answer. That you are here – that life exists, and identity; that the powerful play goes on and you may contribute a verse. That the powerful play *goes on* and you may contribute a verse. What will your verse be?
Todd Anderson: [standing on his desk] Oh captain, my captain.
John Keating: No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.
O captain, My captain?
You can go anywhere,do anything. How can you stand being here?
'Cause I love teaching. I don't want to be anywhere else.
Seize the day. Because,believe it or not, each and every one of us in this room is one day going to stop breathing, turn cold and die.