“Stranger Than Fiction” quotes(2006)
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“Stranger Than Fiction” Quotes 15 quotes
“It's a book about a man who doesn't know he's about to die and then dies. But if the man does know he's going to die and dies anyway, dies willingly, knowing he could stop it, then isn't that the type of man you want to keep alive?”
“- Karen Eiffel: What's this?
- Penny Escher: It's literature on the nicotine patch.”
“- Karen Eiffel: Excuse me, where are the dying people? Most of these people are sick or injured. Is there any way to see the people who aren't going to get better? I'd like to see the dead-for-sure ones.
- Head ER Nurse: I'm sorry, are you suffering from anything?
- Karen Eiffel: Just writer's block.”
“- Penny Escher: I suppose you smoked all these cigarettes?
- Karen Eiffel: No, they came pre-smoked.”
“- Harold Crick: You have to understand that this isn't a philosophy or a literary theory or a story to me. It's my life.
- Professor Jules Hilbert: Absolutely. So just go make it the one you've always wanted.”
“No one wants to die but unfortunately we do. You will die someday, sometime. Heart failure at the bank. Choke on a mint. Some long, drawn-out disease you contracted on vacation. Even if you avoid this death, another will find you and I guarantee that it won't be poetic or meaningful.”
“First thing on the list of what Americans say they hate: work; second, traffic; third, missing socks.”
“I may already be dead, just not typed.”
“- Ana Pascal: It's my weekly evil-conspiracy and needlepoint group. You wanna come?
- Harold Crick: I left my thimbles and socialist reading material at home.”
“Some plots are moved forward by external events and crises. Others are moved forward by the characters themselves. If I go through that door, the plot continues. The story of me through the door. If I stay here the plot can't move forward, the story ends.”
“Little did he know that this simple, seemingly innocuous act would result in his imminent death.”
“You don't control your fate.”
“The last thing to determine conclusively is whether you're in a comedy or a tragedy. Tragedy, you die. Comedy, you get hitched.”