42 Very Real Quotes From Very Fictional People That'll Inspire You at Work
Have you ever heard something in a Meredith Grey voiceover that stayed with you? Or maybe you’ve responded to a friend's promotion by saying “With great power comes great responsibility”—and then, later, realized you were quoting Spider-Man?
You’re not alone. I quote fictional scholars all the time. And while my colleagues would probably appreciate it if I didn’t quote entire scenes from Friends as frequently as I do in important meetings, sometimes a quote from Dumbledore is all you need to get through the rest of a long work week. Thankfully, our friends at Visual.ly pulled together the infographic below.
Believers: It’s time to enjoy some classic Ferris Bueller and Star Wars wisdom (among a few other notables). Skeptics: Just try to read through this list and not feel inspired.
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Infographic courtesy of Visual.ly. Photo of Dumbledore courtesy of Comic Vine.
Sara McCord most often writes about making a better professional impression. She also covers topics specifically for working moms who want to excel in their careers. She's been published on Mashable (where she was a regular career contributor), as well as Forbes, Newsweek, TIME, Inc., and Business Insider. A Staff Writer/Editor for The Muse, Sara has experience managing programs; recruiting, interviewing, and referring job applicants; building strategic partnerships; advising executive directors; and supporting a national network of volunteers. See more of her writing on her website or follow her on Twitter @sarajmccord.More from this Author