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"you have to understand that this is not a philosophy or a literary theory or a story to me...its my life."
"absolutely. so just go make it the one you've always wanted."
- Conversation between Harold Crick & Professor Jules Hilbert (stranger than fiction)
“Breathtaking, isn’t it? Come. Come come.”
(Sheltering the rain)
“Like sparks falling from a giant furnace. Some countries they hold parties when it starts to rain, but here we just scurry around and run for cover. The most important currency in the world and yet in our green and pleasant land where we take so much...for granted we see it only as a means of ruining expensive...hairdos and making taxi drivers rich.”
- conversation between Bella and Alfie (This Beautiful Fantastic)
"i'm really sorry about your daughter."
"did you know her?"
"no...but i know what it's like to lose people you love. i lost my ma when i was little and my pa...he did the best he could considering...and that's really all henry was doing...is helping me...and i'm gonna help him. see, i'm leaving tomorrow on my journey and i was thinking i would take penny with me. i think she might like that.
(introspective pause) "...yea...yea she would."
"look, we ain't lost our minds, m'am. just lost our way a little bit. ain't ya ever felt that way?"
- conversation between Millie and Julia (The Book of Love)
"jumping is all that matters. if i didn't jump, i would drink and have sex all the time."
(awkward pause) "hey! congratulations on your medal."
"i win gold but i didn't do my best. see if i'd done my best, i could come last and be happier."
(proudly) "like me."
"you do not do good."
(pondering, disappointment) "no, i suppose not."
(matter-of-factly) "you've done better."
(reassuring) "you think i'm being patronizing? no no no. you and i, you and i are like one o' clock and eleven o' clock you see we are closer to each other than to others. winning and losing, all that stuff is for the little people. men like us, we jump to free our souls. we are the only two jumpers with a chance to make history today. if we do less than our best with the whole world watching...it would kill us inside...for all time.
- conversation between Eddie and Matti (Eddie the Eagle)