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    May 5, 2017

    17 Inspiring Quotes From TV That Have Helped People Through Tough Shit

    "There is no aspect, no facet, no moment in life that can't be improved with pizza."

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community what quotes from television help them through a difficult spot.

    We received many responses (thank you). Here's a few of them:

    1. When The Doctor (Matt Smith) suddenly appeared and asked Kazran (Michael Gambon) this question.

    BBC Wales

    - Suggested by cchiefham04.

    2. When Syd said this during Masterchef Junior.

    FOX / Endemol Shine North America

    "Before she began cooking her first dish of the competition, she took a deep breath and whispered this sentence to herself.

    It made me start crying! Saying it to myself is a great way to momentarily wave off impostor syndrome and get a burst of inspiration."

    - Suggested by clairetmars

    3. When Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) gave this advice to Jon Snow (Kit Harington) in Game of Thrones.

    HBO / Television 360

    - Suggested by n48a45f676

    4. When Buffy (Sarah Michelle Gellar) said this to Angel (David Boreanaz) in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

    Mutant Enemy Productions / 20th Century Fox

    - Suggested by Allison Curtis, Facebook

    5. Daria's graduation speech in the show's series finale.

    MTV Production Development

    - Suggested by Angel Singer, Facebook.

    6. When Andy Dwyer (Chris Pratt) broke his arm on Parks and Recreation and he said this:

    NBC / Deedle-Dee Productions

    - Suggested by mollyc4dc773567.

    7. When John Locke (Terry O'Quinn) said this in Lost.

    Bad Robot / ABC

    - Suggested by erikac434ff2bf9

    8. When Rebecca (Rachel Bloom) meets her dream therapst Dr. Akopian (Michael Hyatt), who then offers her this advice in Crazy Ex-Girlfriend:

    CBS / LeanMachine

    "This reminds me sometimes that love and validation don't always have to come from other people, and you don't have to be partnered to be happy and have worth."

    - Suggested by Amy Laurel, Facebook

    9. This speech by Morty (Justin Roiland) in an emotional scene in Rick and Morty.

    Adult Swim / Netflix

    "This quote reminds me that right now one personal f*ck up isn't the end of the world and that I should just calm down and watch something on Netflix."

    - Suggested by LostInAnime

    10. Meredith Grey's (Ellen Pompeo) voiceover at the end of an episode of Grey's Anatomy.

    ShondaLand / ABC Studios

    - Suggested by brittanyj441b677dd.

    11. When Pennsatucky (Taryn Manning) opened up about pain in Orange Is The New Black.


    "It inspires me to keep my head up and not feel sorry for myself when things are tough."

    - Suggested by clairel439158919.

    12. When Scott McCall (Tyler Posey) was struggling and his anger was turning him into a werewolf in Teen Wolf.

    MTV / Adelstein Productions

    "I even have it tattooed on my wrist. In the show it means keeping himself grounded and stopping himself turning into a werewolf.

    For me it means... Ground yourself, you can't always rely on other people. Learn ways to stop yourself from spiralling down. And it just reminds me to always look after myself. To be my own anchor."

    - Suggested by maddiz

    13. When Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) met the citizens of Pawnee at a public forum:

    NBC / Deedle-Dee Productions

    - Suggested by laurenlittle910.

    14. When Dr Crane (Kelsey Grammar) in Frasier gave some advice about living your life to someone who was grieving.

    Grub Street Productions / CBS

    "Some of the advice Frasier gives to his callers is solidily good and uplifting."

    - Suggested by Heather Nichols, Facebook

    15. When Nadiya Hussain gave this passionate speech during The Great British Bake Off.

    Love Productions / BBC

    - Suggested by Scott Bryan, BuzzFeed.

    16. When The Doctor spoke to a sleeping Amy Pond in a moving Doctor Who moment.

    BBC Wales

    - Suggested by cchiefham04.

    17. And at the end of every Ru Paul's Drag Race.

    VH1 / Logo / Netflix

    - Suggested by teq.

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