We all remember that one teacher in school who actually inspired us. Robin Williams may not have been a school teacher in real life, but his role as John Keating will never leave our hearts.
Even as an android, Williams could find deep emotion in his dialogue.
Fear is a powerful emotion and probably one Williams knew well given he battled addiction. We hope he is resting in peace.
Parry was another weighty role, played with incredible lightness by Williams. In fact, we can't imagine anyone else in the part.
We'll never get the croon of his long, drawn-out morning greeting, "Goooooood moooorning, Vietnaaaaaaam" out of our heads.
Directions from an alien. What's not to love?
Williams was cast over and over as a character who acted on behalf of others, rather than himself. In real life, he must have been a selfless person in order to understand them.
Williams was always the dreamer.
Many of us can relate to dealing with our ex's new spouse — somehow, they're never good enough for the husband or wife we once loved. Here, Daniel as Mrs. Doubtfire insults Stu (Pierce Brosnan) where it hurts. The joke is a bit of a cliché now, but back in 1993, it was hilarious. Sadly, it doesn't look like we'll ever see Mrs. Doubtfire 2, which is currently in development.
Here are some other Robin Williams quotes we like. Though not from movies, they are sidesplittingly funny and so ironic.
Robin Williams was 63 at the time of his death.
If you suspect someone might be considering suicide, or you have struggled with those thoughts yourself, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
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