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“I was used to being by myself, but I have never felt more alone.”
“I'm not sick. I just need space.”
“- Kathy Sheppard: You set your life up like one of your chessboards. You're impassable. You've become trapped behind your defenses. You're cut off from everybody around you.
- Peter Sanderson: What are you talking about? You don't know me.
- Kathy Sheppard: Does anyone?”
“Except that's the one thing movies don't tell you, how shitty it feels to be an outcast.”
“My name is Robert Neville. I am a survivor living in New York City. I will be at the SouthStreet Seaport everyday at mid-day, when the sun is highest in the sky. If you are out there... if anyone is out there... I can provide food, I can provide shelter, I can provide security. If there's anybody out there... anybody... please. You are not alone.”
“- Natalie Keener: The isolation, the traveling is that supposed to be charming?
- Ryan Bingham: No, it's simply a life choice.
- Natalie Keener: It's a cocoon of self-banishment.”
“- Enid: Aren't you going to get that?
- Seymour: Let the machine get it. I have no desire to talk to anyone who might be calling me.”
- Jay: Let's have a butt.
- Max: No thanks, I don't smoke.
- Ernie "Ice": They're very health conscious in Los Angeles.
- Jay: You got any cash? Hollywood?
- Max: No.
- Ernie "Ice": Gee, we don't get any smokes from you. We don't get any cash. What am I supposed to do with my afternoon?
- Max: Maybe you could learn to breathe through your nose.
“- Dr. Norman Goodman: I would be happy if Jerry had no emotions whatsoever. Because the thing of it is once you go down that road... here's Jerry, an emotional being cooped up for 300 years with no one to talk to... none of the socialization, the emotional growth that comes from contact with other emotional beings...
- Dr. Harry Adams: So...?
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“They live in the vastness of the Kalahari in small family groups. One family of Bushmen might meet up with another once in a few years, but for the most part they live in complete isolation, unaware there are other people in the world. In the deep Kalahari, there are Bushmen who have never seen or heard of civilized man.”
“Seven are now dead and nobody knows how many more are dying, or how fast. These are the men who returned home to be interrogated as if a crime had been committed, questioned, even while undergoing treatment for radiation poisoning, locked up and denied access to wives and families but they and their comrades saved K-19 and maybe, just maybe,...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Doralee Rhodes: You know... I just don't get it, Dwayne.
- Dwayne Rhodes: What's that, honey?
- Doralee Rhodes: I'm as nice as I know how to be to every single person in that office. Everyone treats me like a... bastard at a family reunion.”
“I am acutely conscious sometimes of my own isolation, even in the midst of people. And I often give up hope of ever being able to really communicate with them. It is not only the sort of isolation that every writer or artist must experience in the creativemood if he is to create anything at all. It is like a black cloud sweeping down on me...” (continue)(continue reading)
“To keep from going crazy, you have to cut yourself off from the outside world, just not think about it.”
“- Garry: You reach anybody, yet?
- Windows: Reach anybody? We're a thousand miles from nowhere, man, and it's gonna get a hell of a lot worse before it gets any better!”