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Coach Carter (6/9) Movie CLIP – Our Deepest Fear (2005) HD


Sir, they can cut the chain of the door, but they can’t make us play. We’ve decided we’re gonna finish what you’re started, sir. Yeah. So leave us be, coach. We’ve got shit to do, sir. Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate, Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frighten us. You playing small does not serve the world. There was nothing enlightened about shrinking, so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We were all meant to shine as children do. It’s not just in some of us, it’s in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others. Sir, I just wanna say thank you. You saved my life. Thank you sir. All of you.

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  1. Johannes Eggeling Author

    If anyone wants the original qoute:

    Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
    Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
    It is our light, not our darkness
    That most frightens us.

    We ask ourselves
    Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
    Actually, who are you not to be?
    You are a child of God.

    Your playing small
    Does not serve the world.
    There’s nothing enlightened about shrinking
    So that other people won’t feel insecure around you.

    We are all meant to shine,
    As children do.
    We were born to make manifest
    The glory of God that is within us.

    It’s not just in some of us;
    It’s in everyone.

    And as we let our own light shine,
    We unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
    As we’re liberated from our own fear,
    Our presence automatically liberates others.

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  2. TheCasualGambler Author

    This quote was in the waiting room of my therapist. While i had harder times with my depressions, each week when i went to therapy i saw the paper with this quote on the door. Now a couple years later i saw this movie. I'm not into crying really much but that made me really cry hard.

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  3. someone crazy Author

    does anyone know the instrumental music playing 0:13 seconds?? If anyone does please reply to my comment.Have a nice day

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  4. Waris Shah Baba Author

    I think this quote is bullshit. Why would someone be afraid of their own light? It’s possible that a person doubts themselves but fearing your own greatness is stupid

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  5. SUDHIR PATEL Author

    Liberate an ape from his darkest dreams and we have a world of hell unleashed on the skin of the earth that has lain dead of the cruel beast in man that seeks a thunder bolt of light.

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  6. MARKY MARC Author

    I love this movie. Especially for the fact of knowing that this was filmed at my high school during my junior year. That gym was originally green and yellow with a jackrabbit painted on the wall. In 2004, they painted it red for the entire school year. I think Samuel L. Jackson is awesome being able to meet him in person. When I did, I thought to myself, “OMG! I got to meet Mace Windu!😁”

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  7. Meshaun James Author

    I can tell it was Sam Jacksons honest reaction.. it makes regret slacking in practice but also grateful i had a basketball tram i also called brothers bonded very closely with.

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  8. Kangol Kid Author

    That was the most profound dialog in movie history that I have seen with coming in close second Micheal Clark Duncan in Green Mile scene with Tom Hanks "Do You Want me to set you free

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  9. Miss Connie! Author

    It's rare to see someone like Samuel L. Jackson, the baddest motherfucker on the planet, get that legitimately emotional. You can see the tears welling in his eyes. I've been meaning to see this movie too. Maybe I should get on it.

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  10. Angela Grogan Author

    The greatest speech ever included in a movie. I saw this movie in church (the pastor was doing a sermon on your greatest fear) and I had to go out and find the movie. That is a really great lesson for today's generation.

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  11. harristotle23 Author

    The soul searching and articulation in this scene is both unbelievable and relatable. This scene and the movie as a whole has been a source of inspiration and motivation for almost 15 years now. Great writing and I hope many see this and are inspired by its wisdom.

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  12. JM_Gangster Author

    Man i just found out about thus movie bu watching some clips on YouTube. So i watched it last night. I gotta say this movie touched my heart. I’m a coach myself and this movie gave me so much inspiration to succeed with my team but also in life. God bless.

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  13. CheapSkateSimmer Author

    This is a highly secularized version of the quote, still a good scene but this is the original:

    "Our greatest fear is not that we are inadequate, but that we are powerful beyond measure.

    It is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented and fabulous?

    Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.

    Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you.

    We were born to make manifest the glory of God within us. It is not just in some; it is in everyone.

    And, as we let our own light shine, we consciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our fear, our presence automatically liberates others."

    -Marianne Williamson

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  14. #JulioJones 11 Author

    At least the kids know the importance of a good education. And Carter is right, what you see is a set of parents and system that is pinned for them to fail. Its been the same way for myself as well, whereas people want me to fail, but I worked hard enough to rise above it, as well as those kids did.

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  15. Geert Matthys Author

    "Allright kids, Ty Crane is going to the NBA and you guys to McDonald's. So we're gonna learn how to make the greatest burgers on Earth!" 😆

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  16. Tony Platero Author

    They left out very significant parts of this poem:
    "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people will not feel insecure around you. We are allmeant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone and as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give others permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presenceautomatically liberates others."

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  17. Steve Boose Author

    It's an amazing scene, but I was a little frustrated to learn that certain elements of the original poem had been excised. It's a poem about being what God created you to be, and to make it a less-faith-filled / more humanist statement actually kills the intent of the author and, to me at least, lessens the impact of the words. It will still make me cry, though. 😉

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  18. Daniel Brown Author

    I just love this scene. Brings me to the realization that everyone has fears. No matter how tough you think you are, everyone is afraid of something or someone.

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  19. Nate Author

    Why did they take out the parts about God? I mean, i'm not a religious person but why change the quote? It was beautifully written in 1992. Does the mainstream world not like it if somebody's creative work involves God?

    Our deepest fear by Marianne Williamson.

    “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It's not just in some of us; it's in everyone. And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.”

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