If we had to pick just one endlessly quotable Robin Williams movie, it would have to be "Dead Poets Society." The 1989 classic -- centered on a group of all-male, buttoned-up prep school students and their radical new English teacher (Williams) -- is filled to the brim with life-affirming gems and inspirational quotes, and features Williams at his irreverent best.
So, in celebration of a man who did, indeed, seize the day and make his life extraordinary, let's take a look back at some of the late Oscar-winning actor's most stirring and enlightening "Dead Poets Society" moments.
A new English teacher, John Keating (Robin Williams), is introduced to an all-boys preparatory school that is known for its ancient traditions and high standards. He uses unorthodox methods to reach out to his students, who face enormous pressures from their parents and the school. With Keating's help, students Neil Perry (Robert Sean Leonard), Todd Anderson (Ethan Hawke) and others learn to break out of their shells, pursue their dreams and seize the day. Read More