Ethan Hawke movie quotes

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Ethan Hawke quotes
  • “I was never more certain of how far away I was from my goal than when I was standing right beside it.”
    Ethan Hawke - Vincent Freeman
  • “- Anton: You've gone as far as you can go. You come with me now!
    - Vincent: There is still a few million miles left to go.”

    Loren Dean - Anton Freeman
    Ethan Hawke - Vincent Freeman
  • “All right, well, here's what you do, all right, first off you gotta ask a girl a lot of questions, then you have to listen to the answers, actually be interested in her, all right, If you can do those things, you'll be light years ahead of all the other guys.”
    Ethan Hawke - Dad
  • I was driving around with this buddy of mine, he was a big atheist, and we came to a stop, next to this homeless guy. And my buddy takes out a 100 dollar bill, and leans out the window, and he says, "Do you believe in God?". And the guy looks at my friend, and he looks at the money, he says, "Uh, yes, I do". My friend says, "wrong answer", and... (continue)(continue reading)
    Ethan Hawke - Jesse
    [Tag:atheism, charity, god]
  • “- Celine: Men go out with me, we break up and then they get married. And later they call me to thank me for teaching them what love is. That I tought them to care and respect women.
    - Jesse: I think I'm one of those guys.
    - Celine: I wanna kill them! Why didn't they ask me to marry them? I would've said no, but at least they could have asked.”

    Julie Delpy - Celine
    Ethan Hawke - Jesse
  • “I belonged to a new underclass, no longer determined by social status or the color of your skin. No, we now have discrimination down to a science.”
    Ethan Hawke - Vincent Freeman
  • “It's funny, you work so hard, you do everything you can to get away from a place, and when you finally get your chance to leave, you find a reason to stay.”
    Ethan Hawke - Vincent Freeman
  • “There's no gene for fate.”
    Ethan Hawke - Vincent Freeman
    [Tag:destiny, fate, rules]
  • “- Anton Freeman: Vincent! How are you doing this Vincent? How have you done any of this? We have to go back.
    - Vincent: It's too late for that. We're closer to the other side.
    - Anton Freeman: What other side? You wanna drown us both?
    - Vincent: You wanna know how I did it? This is how I did it Anton. I never saved anything for the swim back.”

    Loren Dean - Anton Freeman
    Ethan Hawke - Vincent Freeman
  • “They used to say that a child conceived in love has a greater chance of happiness. They don't say that anymore.”
    Ethan Hawke - Vincent Freeman
  • “- Alonzo: All right, when's the last time you did a felony stop?
    - Jake: Uh, couple weeks ago?
    - Alonzo: Good, you needpractice.
    - Jake: They look like collegekids.
    - Alonzo: They're gonna get their education today.”

    Denzel Washington - Alonzo
    Ethan Hawke - Jake
  • Dad-Hey, grab that McCain sign, would you?
    Mason-Dad, isn't that illegal?
    Dad-Just put it in the car. I'm being patriotic.”

    Ethan Hawke - Dad
    Ellar Coltrane - Mason
  • “what makes you think that elves are any more magical than something like a whale? Yoy know what I mean? What if I told you a story about how underneath the ocean, there was this giant sea mammal that used sonar and sang songs and it was so big that its heart was the size of a car and you could crawl through the arteries? I mean, you'd think that...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Ethan Hawke - Dad
    [Tag:animal, magic, ocean]
  • “- Anchor: So, ultimately, what feels better? Seeing justice done or seeing your book, Kentucky Blood number one on the New York Times bestseller list?
    - Ellison Oswalt: The justice, without question... I'd rather cut my hands off than write a book for fame or money.”

    Tavis Smiley - Anchor
    Ethan Hawke - Ellison Oswalt
  • “When bad things happen to good people they still need to have their stories told, they deserve that much!”
    Ethan Hawke - Ellison Oswalt
  • “- Tracy: There are plenty of other ways you can provide for this family.
    - Ellison Oswalt: Doing what? Teaching? Editing journalism textbooks? Don't you understand that writing is what gives my life meaning? These books are my legacy!
    - Tracy: I have always supported you doing what you love, Ellison. But writing isn't the meaning of your life....” (continue)
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    Juliet Rylance - Tracy
    Ethan Hawke - Ellison Oswalt
  • “- Goodnight Robicheaux: It's like my daddy said...
    - Billy Rocks: What did your daddy say?
    - Goodnight Robicheaux: My daddy said a lot of things!”

    Ethan Hawke - Goodnight Robicheaux
    Byung-Hun Lee - Billy Rocks
  • “- Jake: Why did you do this to me?
    - Alonzo: Nobody told you to smoke that thing. You made the decision. Live with your decision. Ain't like I put a gun to your head.”

    Ethan Hawke - Jake
    Denzel Washington - Alonzo
  • “- Les: So you got any New Yearresolutions, Princess Di?
    - Diane: Yes.
    - Les: What are they?
    - Diane: To stop dating my dealer.
    - Les: Now why would you do that? With me you get the whole package: sex and drugs.”

    Ethan Hawke - Les
    Emily Mortimer - Diane
  • “I know you'll think this is crazy, but all I want to do is hold you, and I think that if you'll let me do that just for a few seconds, I can walk away, and never speak to you again.”
    Ethan Hawke - Ishmael Chambers
    [Tag:hugs, need]
  • You know what's the worst thing about somebody breaking up with you? It's when you remember how little you thought about the people you broke up with and you realize that is how little they're thinking of you. You know, you'd like to think you're both in all this pain but they're just like "Hey, I'm glad you're gone".
    Ethan Hawke - Jesse
  • - Vasquez: I'm Mexican, cabrón. No such thing as a "Texican".
    - Goodnight Robicheaux: Try telling that to my granddaddy. He died at the Alamo. New Orleans Greys, long barracks, bayonets. Blood, teeth. Mauled by a horde of teeming brown devils.
    - Vasquez: My grandfather was one of those devils, you know. Toluca Battalion. Hey, maybe my... (continue)
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    Manuel Garcia-Rulfo - Vasquez
    Ethan Hawke - Goodnight Robicheaux
  • - Lelaina Pierce: I just don't understand why things just can't go back to normal at the end of the half hour like on the "Brady Bunch" or something.
    - Troy Dyer: Well, 'cause Mr. Brady died of AIDS. Things don't turn out like that.

    Winona Ryder - Lelaina Pierce
    Ethan Hawke - Troy Dyer
  • Don't call the alligator "big mouth" till you cross the river.
    Ethan Hawke - Goodnight Robicheaux
    [Tag:critics]
  • “That guy was nothing, alright? I didn't take his life, I lived it. I was the best thing that ever happened to that guy. You looked at him, and you saw me, and I looked at you, and I saw you, and we are the same.”
    Ethan Hawke - Costa
    [Tag:life, living, seeing]
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