“I wanted to be an active world changer and I've wound up a passive intellectual who can't fuck.”
“Irrational Man” quotes(2015)
Plot – Abe Lucas, professor of Philosophy, is emotionally drained and unable to give a meaning to his life. Shortly after his arrival as a new teacher at the college in a small town, Abe finds himself involved in the lives of two women: Rita Richards, a lonely professor who hopes that he will save her from her unhappy marriage, and Jill Pollard, her best pupil who is also her best friend. The case becomes more intriguing when Abe and Jill find themselves eavesdropping on the conversation of a stranger and getting entangled in it. At the same moment Abe decides to make a delicate choice, he immediately turns to embrace life. However, his decision triggers a chain of events that will influence forever his own life and the lives of Jill and Rita.
All actors – Joaquin Phoenix, Emma Stone, Joe Stapleton, Nancy Carroll, Allison Gallerani, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Katelyn Semer, Betsy Aidem, Ethan Phillips, Jamie Blackley, Leah Anderson, Paula Plum, Nancy Giles, Henry Stram, Geoff Schuppert, Parker Posey, Robert Petkoff, Alex Dunn, Ron Chez, Tamara Hickey, Sophie von Haselberg, Ben Rosenfield, Michael Goldsmith, Lindsey McWhorter, Meredith Hagner, Jamie Rosenstein, Susan Pourfar, Gary Wilmes, David Aaron Baker, Nancy Villone, Christine Mascott, Tom Kemp, Britt Faulkner, Marina Re, David Pittu, Mark Zeisler, Adrienne Taylor, Tina Benko, Kate McGonigle, , Finise Avery, Amanda Blattner, Ben Bocko, David Boston, Kaitlyn Bouchard, Jim Boyd, Mark Burzenski, Anthony Carbone, Terry Conforti, Hannah Coppolelli, Jonah Coppolelli, Julie Ann Dawson, Ariana DeFusco, Curtis Eames, Kenneth Edelson, Pamela Figueiredo, Kate Flanagan, Mathieu Florio, John Franchi, Gabriella Giammarco, Ed Goode, Jared M. Gordon, Elaine Victoria Grey, Jed Griswold, London Hall, Abby Rain Heiser, Anthony Houhoulis, Rosemary Howard, Steven Howitt, Jessica Kent, Jeffery Kincannon, Bryce Kipp, Lauren Laperriere, Christopher Lemieux, Phyllis Lynn, Allie Marshall, Brian Matthews, Margaret Maurer, Marely Mercedes, Randy Morris, Luke Nelson, Michaelah Noelle Nunes, Grady Oberton, Josette Oberton, Joseph Oliveira, Aaron Olson, Rosemary Pacheco, Chris Palermo, Gianni Paolo, Taylor Pilderian, Haley Pine, Robert Popa, Gary Roscoe, Halie Sabatasso, Eva Senerchia, Nancy Ellen Shore, Jhennah Sinclaire, David Struffolino, Michael Steven Swanson, Lino Tanaka, Carl 'CJ' Tempesta, Greg Terzis, J.P. Valenti, George J. Vezina, Dora Winifred, Lisa Wynnshow all
“Irrational Man” Quotes 9 quotes
“I'm Abe Lucas and I've murdered. I've had many experiences and now a unique one. I've taken a human life. Not in battle or self defense, but I made a choice I believed in and saw it through. I feel like an authentic human being.”
“It's very scary when you run out of distractions.”
“I couldn't remember the reason for living, and when I did it wasn't convincing.”
“So much of philosophy is just verbal masturbation.”
“Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.”
“- Abe: Um, I'm blocked, I can't write.
- Rita: Why?
- Abe: I can't write 'cause I can't breathe.
- Rita: What would get you breathing again?
- Abe: The will to breathe, inspiration.
- Rita: You need a muse.
- Abe: I've never needed a muse before.
- Rita: I hope you're not going to send me back out into the rain after sleeping with me.”
“In order to really see the world, we must break with our familiar acceptance of it.”
“Life's ironic isn't it? One day a person has a morass of complicated, unsolvable problems then in the batting of an eye, dark clouds part and she can enjoy a decent life again.”