In this post, you’ll find quotes and gifs from the month of January 2022.


Movies

A Wild Patience Has Taken Me Here

A Wild Patience Has Taken Me Here – Poster
Poster image of A Wild Patience Has Taken Me Here by Érica Sarmet, an official selection of the Shorts Program at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute.
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We’re brave enough to pretend we’re free.
A Wild Patience Has Taken Me Here

After Yang

Jake (Colin Farrell) looking at his reflection
Colin Farrell appears in After Yang by Kogonada, an official selection of the Spotlight section at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival. Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Benjamin Loeb / A24.
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What the caterpillar calls the end, the rest of the world calls a butterfly.
Yang (Quoting Lao Tzu)


There’s no something without nothing.
Yang

Drive My Car

Title Card - Drive My Car (2021)

“What can we do? We must live our lives.”
Oto Kafuku and Lee Yoon-a

God’s Country

Asking and wanting to know aren’t the same thing.
— Sandra

Honk For Jesus. Save Your Soul

[…] these men, they’ll do it to you won’t they? Chew you up, spit you out and then curse you for not giving them enough nutrients.
— Vera

Leonor Will Never Die

We’ll all be leaving, one way or another.
— Ronwaldo

Stop-Zemlia

They say when you get goosebumps, that’s the soul-touching the body.
— Gryum74


“I am not there anymore. And I’m not there yet. I am here, and I should use that.”
— Masha


“I can’t do it anymore, or I can’t do it yet.”
— Masha

The Tiger Rising

Let the sadness rise.
— Willie May

Television

Abbot Elementary

Pride and stubbornness share a fence.
— Janine (1.3)


We talk about what they do have, not about what they don’t.
— Mrs. Howard (1.3)


We care so much, we refuse to burn out.
— Melissa (1.2)

Euphoria

Did you feel loved by me?
— Maddy (2.4)


You are a part of me I will never understand.
— Cal (2.4)


“Who am I” is a very different question than “tell me about yourself,” right?
— Kat (2.3)


I feel like everyone’s looking for a cause and effect. Sometimes shit’s just is what it is.
— Elliot (2.2)


I can’t tell if that’s a statement or a question.
— Ali (2.2)


Don’t ever fall in love. It’s the one instinct you can’t trust.
— Grandma Mary (2.1)

How I Met Your Father

Repeat after me. “Today is the first chapter of my next great love story.”
— Sophie (1.3)


This story is about the journey, not the destination. I’m gonna get with a whole bunch of dudes before I wind up with Dad.
— Future Sophie (1.2)


I know this might sound crazy, but I think I’ve found the man that I’m gonna spend the rest of my life with. Only thing is he’s from Tinder and we haven’t actually met in real life yet.
— Sophie (1.1)


I remember the moment I fell in love with you. It was the first year of med school, and we were dissecting dead bodies. And you leaned over, and you said to me, you said, “Hey, you know how to get to the stomach? You take the spleen-ic route.”
— Sid (1.1)


Charlie, this city is magic! And so am I. Do you want to be a part of that magic or not?
— Valentina (1.1)

JANET

Discipline without love is tyranny.
— Janet Jackson (1.1)

The Kings of Napa

The setback is nothing like the comeback.
— August (1.3)


She’s like a jigsaw puzzle, could break into pieces or be framed at any time.
— Rose(1.3)


That is what Black Girl Magic is for. Pretend you’re happy even when you’re not.
— Vanessa (1.2)


Being at the rock bottom [teaches] you lessons that mountain tops never will.
— Yvette (1.2)


Decisions aren’t made when things are black and white, they’re made when they’re gray.
— Vanessa (1.2)

Our Kind of People

Sometimes you find yourself living in a prison cell, one you didn’t even know you were in. But it is only when you see how small your life has become that you realize the bars around you, you put up yourself. And sometimes, the only way to get free is to be honest about how you got there in the first place.
— Aunt Piggy (1.10)

Ready To Love

I don’t like to be confused in my feelings.
— Sabrina (5.12)


Any healthy relationship, you do want someone that’s going to push you a little bit. But there’s a difference between being challenged in a motivational way and being challenged in, “Why are you this way?”
— Ace (6.1)

Single Drunk Female

An apology is words. An amends is action. “I’m sorry” is like jumping over a puddle. An amends is rebuilding a bridge you blew up.
— Olivia (1.3)


Show up for the people that matter and they will start showing up for you.
— Olivia (1.3)


Life moves forward even if you don’t.
— Brit (1.1)

Station Eleven

The past is safe. Everything else, changed.
— Tyler aka David aka The Prophet (1.8)


I love goodbyes. Death’s worse.
— Terry (1.9)


Raising kids is hard. You go in and out of sync. It’s like a yo-yo. You love them, but you get angry. You scare them, they run away.
— Jeevan (1.10)

The Book Of Boba Fett

Persistence without insight will lead to the same outcome.
— The Armorer (1.5)

The Equalizer

What’s the point of gaining the world if it means losing your place in it?
— Henry (2.9)

The Girl Before

Traumatic emotions are like water. They have a knack of locating the cracks and finding a way out.
— Carol (1.3)

Tokyo’s 24th Ward

The fastest way to make money is to use money in a smart way.
— Ran (1.1)


Graffiti is art destined to be erased from the moment of creation.
— Ran (1.1)

You

The way a society treats its books is the most accurate harbinger of its fate.
— Joe (Quoting Mr. Moody) (3.1)


People are happier when they aren’t lying to themselves and everyone else.
— Natalie (3.1)

Other

The Breakfast Club

Why are you giving someone that kind of power? If somebody can make you happy, they can make you sad. If they can make you happy they can make you depressed. Somebody should be adding to your life, to the happiness that you already have.
— The Breakfast Club | Judge Faith Jenkins in “Judge Faith Jenkins Talks Divorce Court, Rejection, Relationship Triggers, and Embracing Her Journey”


Weddings may break the bank, but they don’t break bad habits.
— The Breakfast Club | Judge Faith Jenkins in “Judge Faith Jenkins Talks Divorce Court, Rejection, Relationship Triggers, and Embracing Her Journey”


They’re dating their reality but they want to marry their potential.
— The Breakfast Club | Judge Faith Jenkins in “Judge Faith Jenkins Talks Divorce Court, Rejection, Relationship Triggers, and Embracing Her Journey


If you don’t like what’s there, nothing about getting married is going to change that. It’s only going to exacerbate any problems that you already see on the surface.
— The Breakfast Club | Judge Faith Jenkins in “Judge Faith Jenkins Talks Divorce Court, Rejection, Relationship Triggers, and Embracing Her Journey


Somebody else’s opinion doesn’t have to become your reality.
— The Breakfast Club | Judge Faith Jenkins in “Judge Faith Jenkins Talks Divorce Court, Rejection, Relationship Triggers, and Embracing Her Journey


You cannot be a cynic about love and expect to attract it in your life at the same time.
— The Breakfast Club | Judge Faith Jenkins in “Judge Faith Jenkins Talks Divorce Court, Rejection, Relationship Triggers, and Embracing Her Journey


Pain in life is inevitable, but suffering is optional.
— The Breakfast Club | Judge Faith Jenkins in “Judge Faith Jenkins Talks Divorce Court, Rejection, Relationship Triggers, and Embracing Her Journey


People will not change for you, they change for themselves.
— The Breakfast Club | Judge Faith Jenkins in “Judge Faith Jenkins Talks Divorce Court, Rejection, Relationship Triggers, and Embracing Her Journey



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