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20 pieces of wisdom from The Back To The Future Trilogy

20 pieces of wisdom from The Back To The Future Trilogy

20 pieces of wisdom from The Back To The Future Trilogy

If we're honest about this, all of us would still buy the Sports Almanac, travel back in time and make the required bets to bankroll a life of luxury, given the chance. That's the sad truth. Even knowing the disastrous consequences that wretched book can have on the space time continuum.

Still, given the slow advances mankind's making in the field of time travel, chances of any of us getting that sort of opportunity are nightmarishly slim. So, in the meantime, let's scour the Back To The Future trilogy for pieces of advice we can apply to our daily lives, even without a flux capacitor, a Mr Fusion and a DeLorean DMC-12...

And here are 20 things you (probably) didn't know about Back to the Future

1.

"One rejection isn't the end of the world"

Jennifer, Back To The Future


2.

"If you put your mind to it, you can accomplish anything"

Repeated line, Back To The Future


3.

"Get a safe"

2015 Biff, Back To The Future Part II


4.

"Stand tall, boy. Have some respect for yourself. Don't you know, if you let people walk over you now, they'll be walking over you for the rest of your life."

Goldie Wilson, Back To The Future


5.

"We all make mistakes in life"

Lorraine, Back To The Future


6.

"Don't be so gullible"

Biff Tannen, Back To The Future


7.

"History is gonna change"

Marty, Back To The Future


8.

"Everybody who's anybody drinks"

Lorraine, Back To The Future


9.

"Having information about the future can be extremely dangerous. Even if your intentions are good, it can backfire drastically!"

Doc, Back To The Future


10.

"You can't go losing your judgment every time someone calls you a name"

Doc, Back To The Future Part III


11.

"The future isn't written. It can be changed. You know that. Anyone can make their future whatever they want it to be."

Doc, Back To The Future Part III


12.

"Be careful, you don't want to get struck by lightning-"

Marty, Back To The Future Part II


13.

"Never give 'em an inch"

Marshall Strickland, Back To The Future Part III


14.

"All the best stuff is made in Japan"

Marty, Back To The Future Part III


15.

"We all have to make decisions that affect the course of our lives. You've gotta do what you've gotta do. And I've gotta do what I've gotta do."

Doc, Back To The Future Part III


16.

"Third times a charm"

Biff Tannen, Back To The Future Part II


17.

"No-one should know too much about their own destiny"

Doc, Back To The Future Part II


18.

"Give it more gas"

Doc, Back To The Future Part III


19.

"Try and keep up, OK?

Marty, Back To The Future and Back To The Future Part II


20.

"Whatever he says, whatever happens, say no, you're not interested"

Doc, Back To The Future Part II