Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko quotes

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Donnie Darko
Extended & Deleted Scenes
Gretchen Ross
Karen Pomeroy
Kitty Farmer
Multiple Characters

Donnie: I made a new friend today.
Dr. Lilian Thurman: Real or imaginary?
Donnie: Imaginary.

Donnie: Well look, um... uh... you wanna go with me?
Gretchen: Where do you wanna go?
Donnie: No, I mean like go with me, like you know... like, that's what we call it here... going together...
Gretchen: Sure
[pauses for a moment, turns and walks away]
Donnie: Ok-hey where're you going?
Gretchen: I'm going home.

Roberta Sparrow/Grandma Death: Every living creature on this earth dies alone. [Note: Is said at a nearly inaudible level, later repeated by Donnie ]

Donnie: How's it feel to have a wacko for a son?
Rose Darko: It feels wonderful.

[Seth is holding a knife to Donnie's throat as a car approaches along the road]
Seth Devlin: Did you call the ****ing cops?
Donnie: Deus ex machina.
Seth Devlin: What did you say? What the **** did you just say?
Donnie: Our saviour.

This famous linguist once said that of all the phrases in the English language, of all the endless combinations of words in all of history, that "cellar door" is the most beautiful.

I don't think that you have a clue what it's like to communicate with these kids. We are losing them to apathy... to this prescribed nonsense. They are slipping away.

"No duh" is a product of fear.

[to Cunningham] And I'm afraid, really afraid... really afraid but I... I think you're the ****ing Antichrist.

Sometimes the search is all we have to keep us going.

[Donnie is under hypnosis by his therapist]
Dr. Lilian Thurman: What else makes you feel regret, Donnie?
Donnie: [suddenly breaking into a wide grin] That I did it again...

Gretchen: My mom had to get a restraining order against my step dad. He has emotional problems.
Donnie: Oh, I have those too. What kind of emotional problems does your dad have?
Gretchen: He stabbed my mom four times in the chest ...
Donnie: Oh.

Kitty Farmer: I want to know why pornography is being taught in our school!
Rose Darko: Excuse me, do you even know who Grahame Greene is?
Kitty Farmer: I think that we have all seen Bonanza

Not only am I a teacher, but I am also the mother of a Middlesex child. Therefore, I am the only person here who transcends the parent-teacher bridge.

Okay, now girls... I want you to concentrate. Failure is not an option. And Bethany, if you feel the need to vomit up there... just swallow it.