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Cloud Atlas Quotes

  • Timothy Cavendish: It's people. Soylent Green is people.


  • Sonmi-451: Our lives are not our own. we are bound to others, past and present. And by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.


  • Haskell Moore: No matter what you do it will never amount to anything more than a single drop in a limitless ocean.
    Adam Ewing: What is an ocean but a multitude of drops?


  • Sonmi-451: If I had remained invisible, the truth would stay hidden.


  • Haskell Moore: There is a natural order to this world, and those who try to upend it do not fare well.


  • Sonmi-451: Truth is singular. Its "versions" are mistruths.


  • Robert Frobisher: A true suicide is a paced, disciplined certainty. People pontificate, "suicide is selfish," while career churchman like Pater call it a coward's act typically because they lack the necessary suffering to sympathize. Couldn't be further from the truth; suicide takes tremendous courage.


  • Old Georgie: The weak are meat and the strong do eat!


  • Adam Ewing: What is any ocean but a multitude of drops?


  • Robert Frobisher: This world spins from the same unseen forces that twist our hearts.


  • Timothy Cavendish: Soylent Green are people!


  • Timothy Cavendish: Freedom, the fatuous jingle of our civilization. But only those of us deprived of it have an inkling of what it really is.


  • Robert Frobisher: I understand now that boundaries between noise & sound are conventions.All boundaries are conventions, waiting to be transcended.One may transcend any convention, if only one can first conceive of doing so.
    Robert Frobisher: I understand now that boundaries between noise & sound are conventions. All boundaries are conventions, waiting to be transcended. One may transcend any convention, if only one can first conceive of doing so.


  • Robert Frobisher: All boundaries are conventions, waiting to be trancended.


  • Timothy Cavendish: While my extensive experience as an editor has led me to a disdain for flashbacks and flash forwards and all such tricksy gimmicks I believe that if you, dear Reader, can extend your patience for just a moment, you will find that there is a Method to this tale of Madness.


  • Sonmi-451: Our lives are not our own, we are bound to others, past and present. And by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.


  • Isaac Sachs: I've just met her and yet..I have fallen in love with Luisa Rey.
    Isaac Sachs: I just met her, and yet... I have fallen in love with Luisa Rey.


  • Mr. Meeks: I know, I know!


  • Old Rufus Sixsmith: I knew someone with a birthmark similar to that.
    Luisa Rey: Who was it?
    Old Rufus Sixsmith: Someone I cared for very much.


  • Sonmi-451: I believe death is only a door. One closes, and another opens. If I were to imagine heaven, I would imagine a door opening. And he would be waiting for me there.


  • Yoona-939: I will not be subjected to criminal abuse.


  • Abbess: Bridge broken, hide below. Hands bleeding, don't let go. Enemy's sleeping, don't slit that throat.


  • Archivist: What if no one believes your story?
    Sonmi-451: Someone already does.


  • Sonmi-451: Truth is singular. Its versions are mistruths.


  • Luisa Rey: You have to do whatever it is you can't not do.


  • Sonmi-451: "Our lives are not our own,from womb to tomb we are bound to others. With each crime, and every act of kindness we birth our future"
    Sonmi-451: Our lives are not our own,from womb to tomb we are bound to others. With each crime, and every act of kindness we birth our future.
    Sonmi-451: Our lives are not our own. From womb to tomb, we are bound to others, past and present... and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.


  • Dr. Henry Goose: The weak are meat and the strong do eat!


  • Robert Frobisher: My dear Sixsmith, I'm in desperate need of your help. I got hooked on a journal, written in 1849 by a dying lawyer during a voyage from a Pacific isle to San Francisco. Half the book is missing. It's completely killing me; a half-finished book is, after all, a half-finished love affair.


  • Abbess: We are bound together from womb to tomb.


  • Dr. Henry Goose: Fear. Belief. Love. Phenomena that determine the course of our lives. These forces begin long before we are born and continue after we perish.


  • Adam Ewing: â??What is an ocean but a multitude of drops?â??
    Adam Ewing: What is any ocean but a multitude of drops?


  • Robert Frobisher: I believe there is another world waiting for us, Sixsmith, a better world. And I'll be waiting for you there.


  • Timothy Cavendish: That's it, the music from my dream.
    Robert Frobisher: I call it the Cloud Atlas Sextet. There are whole movements imagining us meeting again and again in different lives, different ages.


  • Captain Molyneux: When life gives you lemons, you make applejuice
    Captain Molyneux: When life gives you lemons, you make apple juice.


  • Robert Frobisher: I believe there is another world waiting for us, Sixsmith. A better world. And I'll be waiting for you there.


  • Isaac Sachs: Yesterday, I believe I would never have done what I did today. I feel like something important has happened to me. Is this possible? I just met her, and yet... I have fallen in love with Luisa Rey.


  • Robert Frobisher: I believe there is a another world waiting for us, Sixsmith. A better world. And I'll be waiting for you there.


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