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Sybok: Fear is an illusion.
– Star Trek V
Harry: What I'm saying is - and this is not a come-on in any way, shape or form - is that men and women can't be friends because the sex part always gets in the way.
– When Harry Met Sally
Kreuzworträtsel sind wie die Frauen: Je länger sie widerstehen, desto schöner ist es, wenn sie sich hingeben.
– Der Mann der Friseuse
Seth: I would rather have had one breath of her hair, one kiss from her mouth, one touch of her hand, than eternity without it.
– City of Angels
Harry: When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
– When Harry Met Sally
Spock: Die Logik ist der Anfang aller Weisheit, nicht das Ende.
– Star Trek VI: Das unbekannte Land
Kurgan: It's better to burn out than to fade away.
– Highlander (auch: Neil Young, My My Hey Hey (Into the Blue))
Khan: Revenge is a dish that is best served cold.
– Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Albert Einstein: Don't let your brain interfere with your heart.
Obi-wan Kenobi: Who's the more foolish, the fool, or the fool who follows him?
– Star Wars
Luke Skywalker: Alright, I'll give it a try.
Yoda: No! Try not. Do... or do not. There is no try.
– Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back
James Bond: Don't think, just let it happen.
– Living Daylights
Spock: I have never understood the female capacity to avoid a direct answer to any question.
(Spock: Die Kunst der Frauen, auf Fragen keine direkte Antwort zu geben, habe ich nie verstanden.)
– Star Trek, Epsisode "This Side of Paradise" ("Falsche Paradise"), Stardate 3417.3
Kurt Gödel: I would rather be an optimist and a fool than a pessimist and right.
(Kurt Gödel: Ich bin lieber ein Optimist und ein Trottel als ein Pessimist, der recht hat.)
Frauen - wer kann mit ihnen leben? Und wer ohne sie?
– Ein Zweimillionen-Dollar-Trinkgeld
Agent Smith: I'd like to share a revelation that I've had, during my time here. It came to me when I tried to classify your species. I realized that you're not actually mammals. Every mammal on this planet instinctively develops a natural equilibrium with the surrounding environment, but you humans do not. You move to an area, and you multiply, and multiply, until every natural resource is consumed. The only way you can survive is to spread to another area. There is another organism on this planet that follows the same pattern. A virus. Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet, you are a plague, and we are the cure.
– The Matrix
Morpheus: There is a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.
– The Matrix
Finn: There are no rules you can follow. You have to go by instinct and you have to be brave.
– How to make an American Quilt
Picard: Someone once told me that time was a predator that stalked us all our lives. I rather believe that time is a companion who goes with us on the journey and reminds us to cherish every moment, because it will never come again. What we leave behind is not as important as how we've lived. After all, Number One, we're only mortal.
Riker: Speak for yourself sir, I plan to live forever.
– Star Trek VII: Generations
Kathryn Janeway: Manchmal muß man zurückblicken, um vorwärts zu kommen.
– Voyager, Folge "In Furcht und Hoffnung"
Julie Vignon: Man muß sich immer irgendetwas bewahren.
– Drei Farben - Blau
Commander Peter Quincy Taggert: Never give up, never surrender!
– Galaxy Quest
Don Juan de Marco: There are only four questions of value in life: what is sacred, of what is the spirit made, what is worth living for, and what is worth dying for. The answer to each is the same: only love.
– Don Juan de Marco
Lieutenant Commander Data: Believing oneself to be perfect is often the sign of a delusional mind.
– Star Trek VIII: First Contact
Yoda: Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.
– Star Wars - The Phantom Menace
The Conscience: You didn't see what was, Jeanne. You saw what you wanted to see.
(Das Gewissen: Du hast nicht gesehen, was wirklich war, Jeanne. Du hast gesehen, was du sehen wolltest.)
– Joan of Arc (1999)
Angst: Wenn Ihre einzige Realität die Illusion ist, dann ist die Illusion die Realität.
– Voyager, Folge "Das Ultimatum"
Elizabeth: Sometimes we depend on other people as a mirror - to define us and tell us who we are. And each reflection makes me like myself a little more.
– Blueberry Nights
Elizabeth: When you're gone, all that is left behind are the memories you created in other people's lives [...].
– Blueberry Nights
Bob: It gets a whole lot more complicated when you have kids.
Charlotte: It's scary.
Bob: The most terrifying day of your life is the day the first one is born.
Charlotte: Nobody ever tells you that.
Bob: Your life, as you know it... is gone. Never to return. But they learn how to walk, and they learn how to talk... and you want to be with them. And they turn out to be the most delightful people you will ever meet in your life.
Charlotte: That's nice.
– Lost in Translation
Mrs. Maple: Benjamin, we're meant to lose the people we love. How else would we know how important they are to us?
– The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Chow Mo Wan: When you don't take "no" for an answer, there is still a chance you'll get what you want.
V: People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.
– V for Vendetta
Samantha: The past is just a story we tell ourselves.
Amy: I think anybody who falls in love is a freak. It's a crazy thing to do. It's kind of like a form of socially acceptable insanity.
Amy: I've just come to realize that we're only here briefly. And while I'm here, I wanna allow myself joy.
Theodore: It was exciting to see her grow and both of us grow and change together. But that's also the hard part: growing without growing apart or changing without it scaring the other person.
TARS: Absolute honesty isn't always the most diplomatic nor the safest form of communication with emotional beings.
Joe: It's actually the souls of the trees we're seeing in the winter. In summer everything is green and idyllic but in the winter, the branches and the trunks all stand out. Just look at how crooked they all are. The branches have to carry all the leaves to the sunlight. That's one long struggle for survival.
– Nymphomaniac Vol. I
Louise Banks: If you could see your whole life from start to finish, would you change things?
Louise Banks: Despite knowing the journey... and where it leads... I embrace it... and I welcome every moment of it.
Christopher Morcom/Alan Turing/Joan Clarke: Sometimes it's the very people who no one imagines anything of who do the things no one can imagine.
– The Imitation Game
Tony Lip: The world's full of lonely people afraid to make the first move.
– Green Book
Dr. Don Shirley: You never win with violence. You only win when you maintain your dignity.
– Green Book
Harry Mitchell: Being early is just as bad as being late.
– The Adjustment Bureau