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Films aren't there just to exercise your eyes while you shovel popcorn into your mouth; they can change your life. Here's one reader's pick of movie bons mots – now send us yours

This week's Clip joint is by Guardian reader Matt Clough. If you've got an idea for a future Clip joint, drop an email to adam.boult@guardian.co.uk

Films hold a command over our emotions like few other mediums; they make us laugh, they make us cry, they even make us angry ("Why is Michael Bay making another film about sentient sports cars?") However, some films go further and leave us with food for thought, or even a whole new outlook on life. Here are my top five film quotes to live your life by.

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