The Shawshank Redemption is an American movie which is written by Frank Darabont based on the story of Stephen King. This movie is about the story of a banker Andy Dufresne, who is sentenced to life for the murder of his wife and her love, despite his claims of innocence.
Here are 15 The Shawshank Redemption quotes on freedom and hope
I have to remind myself that some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright. And when they fly away, the part of you that knows it was a sin to lock them up does rejoice.
I tell you those voices soared higher and farther than anybody in a gray place dares to dream.
Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.
I find I’m so excited, I can barely sit still or hold a thought in my head. I think it’s the excitement only a free man can feel, a free man at the start of a long journey whose conclusion is uncertain.
I was in the path of the tornado. I just didn’t expect the storm would last as long as it has.
I don’t have to listen to rumors about a man when I can judge him for myself.
Geology is the study of pressure and time. That’s all it takes really, pressure and time.
The funny thing is, on the outside, I was an honest man. Straight as an arrow. I had to come to prison to be a crook.
These walls are funny. First, you hate ’em. Then you get used to ’em. Enough time passes, you get so you depend on them. That’s institutionalized.
I look back on the way I was then: a young, stupid kid who committed that terrible crime. I want to talk to him. I want to try and talk some sense to him, tell him the way things are. But I can’t.
I guess it comes down to a simple choice really. Get busy living or get busy dying.
Writing about yourself seems to be a lot like sticking a branch into clear river-water and rolling up the muddy bottom.
It goes back to what I said about Andy wearing his freedom like an invisibility coat, about how he never really developed a prison mentality. His eyes never got that dull look.
There are places in this world that aren’t made out of stone. That there’s something inside… that they can’t get to, that they can’t touch. That’s yours.
What was right with him he’d only give you a little at a time. What was wrong with him he kept bottled up inside