Donnie Darko

Donnie Darko quotes

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


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


[Donnie tries to kiss Gretchen and she pulls away]
Donnie: Well I-I, sorry I...
Gretchen: Donnie wait...
Donnie: I like you a lot...
Gretchen: I just want it to be... at a time when... it...
Donnie: When what?
Gretchen: When it reminds me just...
Donnie: When it reminds you of how beautiful the world can be?
Gretchen: Yeah... [turns her head] and right now there's some fat guy over there staring at us.

Dr. Lilian Thurman: If this world were to end, there would only be you... and him... and no one else.

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.

Rose Darko: Our son just called me a bitch.
Edward Darko: You're not a bitch. You're bitchin', but you're not a bitch.

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

"No duh" is a product of fear.

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

[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.

[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...

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.

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

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.

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.