“Before Sunset” quotes(2004)
Plot – Jesse visits Paris to promote his successful book. After nine years, he meets again Celine, who now she works for an environmental organization. The two spend few hours together, then Jesse comes back home.
All actors – Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torres, Rodolphe Pauly, Mariane Plasteig, Diabolo, Denis Evrard, Albert Delpy, Marie Pilletshow all
“Before Sunset” Quotes 20 quotes
“You can never replace anyone because everyone is made up of such beautiful specific details.”
“Memory is a wonderful thing if you don't have to deal with the past.”
“When you're young, you just believe there'll be many people with whom you'll connect with. Later in life, you realize it only happens a few times.”
“We're just living in a pretense of a marriage responsibility, and all these ideas of how people are supposed to live.”
“- 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.”
“- Celine: Do you think you would have finished your book if you were fucking someone every five minutes?
- Jesse: I might have welcomed the challenge.”
“- Celine: The past is the past. It was meant to be that way.
- Jesse: What, you really believe that? That everything's fated?
- Celine: Well, you know, the world might be less free than we think.
- Jesse: Yeah?
- Celine: Yeah, when given these exact circumstances, that's what will happen every time: two part hydrogen, one part oxygen, you get...” (continue)(continue reading)
“Even being alone it's better than sitting next to your lover and feeling lonely.”
“Maybe what I'm saying is, is the world might be evolving the way a person evolves. Right? Like, I mean, me for example. Am I getting worse? Am I improving? I don't know. When I was younger, I was healthier, but I was, uh, whacked with insecurity, you know? Now I'm older and my problems are deeper, but I'm more equipped to handle them.”
“Nobody is gonna be everything to you, and that ultimately it's just a simple action of committing yourself, meeting your responsibilities that matters.”
“At least now we don't have to pretend that each new sexual experience is a life-altering event.”
“They enjoy the goal but not the process. But the reality of it is that the true work of improving things is in the little achievements of the day.”
“The concept is absurd. The idea that we can only be complete with another person is evil! Right?”
“I feel like if someone were to touch me, I'd dissolve into molecules.”