9 Star Wars Life Lessons (and the Quotes That Inspired Them)

Life is a journey that always has something new to teach us. Sometimes, life’s lessons can come from places you might not expect. Well, who is to say that George Lucas’ beloved space opera can’t be one of those places?

Today, let’s look at a few famous bits of dialogue from Star Wars (and some more obscure ones) and explore some of the profound meaning and wisdom behind them.

“How do we blow it up? There’s always a way to do that.”

Sinking resources into a plan that doesn’t work will rarely get you very far.

“I have a bad feeling about this.”

The critical point here is that each of these characters feels fear. They acknowledge their fear and choose to proceed anyway.

“Always remember, your focus determines your reality.”

Focusing on positive outcomes and navigating adverse circumstances plays a vital role in your happiness and satisfaction with life.

If you’re a fan of the Clone Wars animated series, you know that one of its glowing strengths is its ability to tell the unique human stories of its titular clones.

“We’re clones, sir. We’re meant to be expendable.”  “Not to me.”

“Only a Sith deals in absolutes.”

Indeed, the binary good guys/bad guys dynamic is what causes most of the problems in the first place. 

“He’s no good to me dead.”

The reason that we all love Boba so much is that the man has swagger. He doesn’t need to speak because his presence in the room announces itself. He wears awesome armor, which tells stories of its own through impressive scarring.

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