Shutter Island Quotes

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  • Warden:
    If I was to sink my teeth into your eye right now, would you be able to stop me before I blinded you?
    Teddy Daniels:
    Give it a try.
    Warden:
    That's the spirit.
    ‐ Submitted by Lucas M (9 months ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    Which would be worse - to live as a monster? Or to die as a good man?
    ‐ Submitted by Lucas M (9 months ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    I'm sorry, Honey. I love this thing because you gave it to me. But the truth is... it is one fuckin' ugly tie!
    ‐ Submitted by Lorenzo V (13 months ago)

  • Dolores:
    You have to let me go.
    Teddy Daniels:
    I can't!
    ‐ Submitted by Jenna L (22 months ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    I'm not gonna leave. I love you so much.
    Dolores:
    I'm just bones in a box, Teddy.
    ‐ Submitted by Jenna L (22 months ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    Which is worse, to live as a monster or to die as a good man?
    ‐ Submitted by Kagisho K (22 months ago)

  • Dr. Cawley:
    Sanity is not a choice Marshall, you can't just choose to get over it.
    ‐ Submitted by Bryan O (22 months ago)

  • Rachel Solando:
    You're smarter than you look, Marshal. That's probably not a good thing.
    ‐ Submitted by Mati M (2 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    You know, this place makes me wonder, which would be worse... to live as a monster? Or to die as a good man?
    ‐ Submitted by Feras A (2 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    Which would be worse- to live as a monster, or to die as a good man?
    ‐ Submitted by Sidharthan A (2 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    Why are you so wet honey?
    ‐ Submitted by Tomer H (2 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    Which would be worse- to live as a monster, or to die as a good man?
    ‐ Submitted by Brad H (2 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    You act like insanity is catching.
    ‐ Submitted by Mohamed A (2 years ago)

  • Chuck Aule:
    What if while you were looking into them, they were looking into you?
    ‐ Submitted by Michelle R (2 years ago)

  • Chuck Aule:
    It's an island, boss. They're always gonna find us.
    ‐ Submitted by Michelle R (2 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    Dolores told me she... she had an insect living inside her brain. She could feel it clicking across her skull, just... pulling the wires, just for fun.
    ‐ Submitted by Michelle R (2 years ago)

  • Dr. Naehring:
    Did you know that the word 'trauma' comes from the Greek for 'wound'?
    ‐ Submitted by Michelle R (2 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    Would you rather live a monster... Or die a good man?
    ‐ Submitted by Field C (2 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    You think they're on too us?
    Chuck Aule:
    Nah. We're too smart for that.
    Teddy Daniels:
    Yeah. We are, aren't we?
    ‐ Submitted by Jean-Philippe G (2 years ago)

  • Dr. Cawley:
    You don't have a partner, Marshall. You came here alone.
    ‐ Submitted by Jean-Philippe G (2 years ago)

  • Dr. Cawley:
    Why're you all wet, baby?
    ‐ Submitted by Emma B (2 years ago)

  • Dr. Naehring:
    Wounds can create monsters and you are wounded, martial. And wouldn't you agree, when you see a monster, you must stop it?
    ‐ Submitted by girly g (3 years ago)

  • Dr. Cawley:
    I've built something valuable here and valuable things have a way of being misunderstood in their own time. Everyone wants a quick fix. I'm trying to do something that people, yourself included, don't understand, and I'm not going to give up without a fight.
    ‐ Submitted by girly g (3 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    I had a friend. I was with him yesterday, but we got separated. Have you seen him?
    ‐ Submitted by John S (3 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    Is it better to live as a monster or die as a hero?
    ‐ Submitted by John K (3 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    No one'll talk, its like they're scared of something.
    ‐ Submitted by Steven P (3 years ago)

  • Teddy Daniels:
    Is it better to live as a monster or die as a good man?
    ‐ Submitted by Isabelle N (3 years ago)

  • George Noyce:
    You'll never leave this island.
    ‐ Submitted by rob g (3 years ago)

  • George Noyce:
    Don't you get it? You're a rat in a maze.
    ‐ Submitted by rob g (3 years ago)

  • Dolores:
    You want to uncover the truth? You have to let her go! (If not) then you'll never leave this island.
    Ethel Barton:
    The psych-obvious genius of it. Once you're declared insane, then anything you do is considered part of that insanity.
    ‐ Submitted by Greg S (3 years ago)

  • George Noyce:
    Your match is about to go out!
    George Noyce:
    This is a game. All of it is for you. You're a fucking rat in a maze. Been alone much since you got here? You can't dig out the truth and kill Laetis at the same time. You gotta make a choice. This has always been about you.
    ‐ Submitted by Greg S (3 years ago)