Closer

Closer quotes

41 total quotes (ID: 131)

Alice
Anna
Dan
Larry


Dan: I want Anna back.
Larry: She's made her choice.
Dan: I owe you an apology. I fell in love with her. My intention was not to make you suffer.
Larry: So where's the apology, ya ****.
Dan: I apologize. If you love her you'll let her go so she can be happy.
Larry: She doesn't want to be happy.
Dan: Everybody wants to be happy.
Larry: Depressives don't. They want to be unhappy to confirm they're depressed. If they were happy they couldn't be depressed anymore. They'd have to go out into the world and live. Which can be depressing.


Dan: I fell in love with her, Alice.
Alice: Oh, as if you had no choice? There's a moment, there's always a moment, I can do this, I can give in to this, or I can resist it, and I don't know when your moment was, but I bet there was one.

Dan: At six, we stand round the computer and read the next day's page, make final changes, put in a few euphemisms to amuse ourselves...
Alice: Such as?
Dan: He was a convivial fellow-meaning he was an alcoholic. He valued his privacy-gay. He enjoyed his privacy-raging queen.
Alice: What would my euphemism be?
Dan: She was... disarming.
Alice: That's not a euphemism.
Dan: Yes, it is.

Alice: Why do you love her? Is it because she is successful?
Dan: No, it´s because she doesn't need me!

Alice: **** me.
Dan: Again? We have to get up at 6.
'Alice: How can one man be so endlessly disappointing?
Dan: That's my charm.

Alice: I hate you.
Dan: I'm sorry.
Alice: Irrelevant!

Anna: I haven't even seen you for a year.
Dan: Yes you have...
Anna: Only because you've stalk me outside my studio.
Dan: I never stalk, I lurk. and when I'm not there, you look for me.
Anna: How do you know if you are not there?
Dan: Because I am there, lurking from a distance.

Dan: When I get back, please tell me the truth.
Alice: Why?
Dan: Because I'm addicted to it. Because without it, we're animals. Trust me.

Anna: Why is the sex so important?
Larry: Because I'm a ****ing caveman!

Dan: Didn't fancy my sandwiches?
Alice: Don't eat fish.
Dan: Why not?
Alice: Fish piss in the sea.
Dan: So do children.
Alice: I don't eat children either.

Larry: Anna? I got the coat. The white coat.
Anna: So I see.
Larry: I´m Larry, the doctor.
Anna: Hello, Dr. Larry.
Larry: Feel free to call me "The Sultan".

Alice: I'm not a whore.
Larry: I wouldn't pay.

Dan: What were you doing in New York?

Alice: You know...
Dan: Well no, I don't. What, were you studying?
Alice: Stripping. Look at your little eyes...
Dan: I can't see my little eyes.

Dan: I don't wanna hurt you.
Alice: So why are you?

It's a lie. It's a bunch of sad strangers photographed beautifully, and... all the glittering assholes who appreciate art say it's beautiful 'cause that's what they wanna see. But the people in the photos are sad, and alone... But the pictures make the world seem beautiful, so... the exhibition is reassuring which makes it a lie, and everyone loves a big fat lie.