Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing - Teddy Roosevelt.

Bill Burke

She brought you something special when she came here, didn't she? That's what you hold onto. That's how you keep her alive.

Jack Aarons

Jesse Aarons: It's just that you're a good builder... for a girl.
Leslie Burke: Yeah, well, you're pretty good at art... for a boy!
Jesse Aarons: Okay, okay, truce.

[Jess tries to hand Leslie the fake letter to Janice Avery] You have to write it. No offense but boys' handwriting sucks!

Leslie Burke

May Belle Aarons: Hey, look! I got some Twinkies!
Jesse Aarons: I'd be quiet about those Twinkies, May Belle.
May Belle Aarons: You're just jealous cause I got some and you didn't.
Jesse Aarons: Whatever. Just don't come running to me when you lose them.
May Belle Aarons: I'm gonna eat em, not lose em.

[speaking about the Bible] You have to believe it, and you hate it. I don't have to believe it, and I think it's beautiful.

Leslie Burke

...I check my air. I don't have as much time as I need to see everything, but that is what makes it so special.

Leslie Burke

Just close your eyes and keep your mind wide open.

Leslie Burke

When my husband died, people kept telling me not to cry. People kept trying to help me to forget. But I didn't want to forget... So I realize, that if it's hard for me, how much harder it must be for you.

Mrs. Myers

Scott Hoager: So I guess you're the fastest kid in school now, huh?
[Jesse makes a fist at him]
Scott Hoager: It was a joke, dude!
[punches him hard into a wall]
Scott Hoager: Are you nuts?

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Bridge to Terabithia Quotes

[seeing Jesse smiling at Ms.Edmonds, bends down] Why don't you take a picture, it'll last longer.

Leslie Burke

Next time, we should invite Leslie. She'd like that.

Jesse Aarons