Well, it doesn’t get bigger than Star Wars when it comes to the magic of movies, folks. When George Lucas made this move in 1977 (for a mere $11 million), even he had no idea the tsunami that he would set upon popular culture. Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Hans Solo, Darth Vader and, of course, Yoda have all become modern archetypes within the popular consciousness. See below for our favourite quotes from most epic of series.

You Do Have Your Moments

“You do have your moments. Not many, but you have them…”
– George Lucas

The Fool

“Who’s the more foolish; the fool, or the fool who follows him?”
– George Lucas

Shut Him Up

“Shut him up or shut him down.”
– George Lucas

Do Or Do Not

“Do. Or do not. There is no try.”
– George Lucas

Lack Of Faith

“I find your lack of faith disturbing.”
– George Lucas

Your Eyes Deceive

“Your eyes can deceive you. Don’t trust them.”
– George Lucas

A New Day

“This is a new day, a new beginning.”
– George Lucas

The Force

“May the Force be with you.”
– George Lucas

The Force Is Strong

“The Force is strong with this one.”
– George Lucas

Luminous Beings

“Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.”—Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.”
– George Lucas

The Dark Path

“Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny.”—Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.”
– George Lucas