"To be is to be perceived. And so to know thyself is only possible through the eyes of the other."
K.A. Applegate's Chronicle stories
Sun Also Rises
The Phantom Tollbooth
Code of the Samurai.
Boy Meets World
Law and Order SVU.
Cloud Atlas (super bonus points if you've seen it)
House of Flying Daggers
Mad Max: Fury Road
Stranger than Fiction
The Last Samurai
The Princess Bride
everything Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, and Studio Ghibli.
Lists (completely serious)
"Our integrity sells for so little, but it is all we really have. It is the very last inch of us. But within that inch, we are free."
You know where any of those quotes are from.
You're looking for something real.
"She had blue skin and so did he. He kept it hid and so did she. They searched for blue their whole life through. Then passed right by and never knew."