[after Neo’s taken the red pill]
Morpheus: Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?
Neo: This can’t be…
Morpheus: Be what? Be real?"
Mathilda: Is life always this hard, or is it just when you’re a kid?
Leon: Always like this."
"Into the Wild (2007)
[writing into his book]
Christopher McCandless: Happiness only real when shared."
Dark Knight (2008)
The Joker: Introduce a little anarchy. Upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos. I’m an agent of chaos. Oh, and you know the thing about chaos? It’s fair!"
Lester Burnham: Remember those posters that said, “Today is the first day of the rest of your life”? Well, that’s true of every day but one…the day you die."
"Matt Garetty: Have
you ever read any Arthur Schopenhauer?
Andrew Detmer: No. What is Arthur Schopenhauer?
Matt Garetty: He’s um…he’s a philosopher that I’m reading at the moment.
Andrew Detmer: For school?
Matt Garetty: No. No. Uh…basically human beings have to recognize themselves as beings of pure will, right?
Andrew Detmer: Okay.
Matt Garetty: So, all emotional and physical desires can never be fulfilled.
Andrew Detmer: So, basically you’re telling me that I should give up on life.
Matt Garetty: Yes.
[they both laugh]"