25+ Best 'The Greatest Showman' Quotes To Live By

The best quotes from 'The Greatest Showman' are mostly from the songs.

'The Greatest Showman' is considered to be one of the best musicals directed by Michael Gracey which is packed with drama, madness, love, and laughter.

It is based on the life story of an American showman, P.T Barnum. One of the most famous P.T Barnum quotes is "Fortune always favors the brave and never helps a man who does not help himself".

Amongst the many morals that the story of the movie teaches us, the most important message that the movie portrays is that one should always work hard to follow their dreams and keep people happy and everything in life will turn out fine. The movie starred many famous stars like Zac Efron, Keala Seattle, Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Williams, and with Hugh Jackman playing the main role. Most songs in the movie were pre-recorded by the actors themselves as well as other singers like Loren Allred to which they lip-synced. There are many inspiring quotes like "no one made a difference by being like everyone else."

Here is a list of some of the most famous quotes from the movie. If you like our content, you can check out other articles like ['La La Land' quotes] and ['Sound Of Music' quotes].

'The Greatest Showman' Movie Quotes

'The Greatest Showman' has over the years become a cornerstone of pop-culture. Here's a list of curated 'The Greatest Showman' quotes that are bound to inspire you.

'The Greatest Showman' is one of the best musicals in Hugh Jackman's career.

Here is a wholesome list of some of 'The Greatest Showman' movie quotes including Charity Barnum quotes, Lettie Lutz quotes, and other quotes by people like Philip Carlyle, Jenny Lind, Anne Wheeler.

1. "Watch my girls grow up. The show must go on."

-P.T. Barnum.

2. "It is hard to understand wealth and privilege when you're born to it."

-Jenny Lind.

3. "Do these smiles seem fake? It doesn't matter where they come from. The joy is real."

-P.T. Barnum.

4. "You don't need everyone to love you, just a few good people."

-Charity Barnum.

5. "Don't start acting sensible now."

-Lettie Lutz.

6. "A man's station is only limited by his imagination."

-P.T. Barnum.

7. "Trust me, they don't know it yet, but they're going to love you."

-P.T. Barnum.

8. "The world is changing, and I refuse to be a part of yours."

-Philip Carlyle.

9. "No one ever made a difference by being like everyone else."

-P.T. Barnum.

10. "When you’re careless with other people, you bring ruin upon yourself."

-Jenny Lind.

11. "Comfort, the enemy of progress."

-P.T. Barnum.

12. "The noblest art is that of making others happy."

-P.T. Barnum.

13. "I wish for happiness like this forever."

-Charity Barnum.

'The Greatest Showman' Song Quotes

Lines from songs from 'The Greatest Showman' are truly inspirational and full of life.

'The Greatest Showman' is one of the best musicals ever made. Here is a list of some song quotes from the movie that you need to see.

14. "This is me!"

-'This Is Me', Keala Seattle.

15. "So why don't we rewrite the stars?"

-'Rewrite The Stars', Zac Efron and Zendaya.

16. "We light it up, we won't come down, and the sun can't stop us now."

-'The Greatest Show', Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Zendaya, Keala Seattle and others.

17. "Cause you're just a dead man walking, thinking that's your only option, but you can flip the switch and brighten up your darkest day."

-'Come Alive', Hugh Jackman.

18. "Forget the cage 'cause we know how to make the key."

-'The Other Side', Hugh Jackman and Zac Efron.

19. "Every night I lie in bed, the brightest colors fill my head; a million dreams are keeping me awake."

-'A Million Dreams', Ziv Zaifman, Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams.

20. "All the shine of a thousand spotlights, all the stars we steal from the night sky will never be enough."

-'Never Enough', Loren Allred.

21. "Another round of bullets hits my skin. Well, fire away 'cause today I won't let the shame sink in."

-'This Is Me', Keala Seattle.

22. "Never know how far we could fall, but it's all an adventure that comes with a breathtaking view."

-'Tightrope', Michelle Williams.

23. "From now on, these eyes will not be blinded by the lights."

-'From Now On', Hugh Jackman.

24. "I'm not scared to be seen, I make no apologies."

-'This Is Me', Keala Seattle.

25. "It's up to you, and it's up to me; no one can say what we get to be."

-'Rewrite The Stars', Zac Efron and Zendaya.

26. "No matter big. No matter small. I wanna be part of it all. Share your dreams with me.'

-'A Million Dreams', Ziv Zaifman, Hugh Jackman and Michelle Williams.

27. "All I want is to fly with you. All I want is to fall with you. So just give me all of you."

-'Rewrite The Stars', Zac Efron and Zendaya.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'The Greatest Showman' Quotes then why not take a look at ['Les Miserables' quotes], or ['High School Musical' quotes].



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