Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind quotes

32 total quotes (ID: 194)

Clementine Kruczynski
Joel Barish
Mary Svevo


Drink up young man. It'll make the whole seduction part less repugnant.


I'm always anxious thinking I'm not living my life to the fullest, y'know? Taking advantage of every possibility? Just making sure that I'm not wasting one second of the little time I have.

...you stop listening to what is true, and what is true is constantly changing.

Meet me in Montauk.

You can't be ugly - be pretty.

I apply my personality in a paste.

I'm a vindictive little bitch, truth be told.

(quoting Alexander Pope) "How happy is the blameless vestal's lot!
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind!
Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd."

(quoting Friedrich Nietzsche) "Blessed are the forgetful: for they get the better even of their blunders."

"He could wake up all half-baked and, gooey and, and half-baked... mmm, that sounds sooo good. I'm hungry."

"Adults are, like, this mess of sadness and phobias."

Clementine: Hi!
Joel: I'm sorry?
Clementine: Why?
Joel: Why what?
Clementine: Why are you sorry? I just said 'hi.'
Joel: No, I didn't know if you were talking to me, so...
Clementine: (looking around the empty car) Really?
Joel: (embarrassed) Well, I didn't want to assume.
Clementine: Aw, c'mon, live dangerously. Take the leap and assume someone is talking to you in an otherwise empty car.
Joel: Anyway. Sorry. Hi.

Clementine: You're not a stalker or anything, right?
Joel: I'm not a stalker. *You're* the one that talked to me, remember?
Clementine: That is the oldest trick in the stalker book.
Joel: Really? There's a stalker book? Great, I gotta read that one.

Clementine: This is it, Joel. It's going to be gone soon.
Joel: I know.
Clementine: What do we do?
Joel: Enjoy it.

(During Joel's exploration of a memory)
Joel: Is this how it looks?
Howard: This- this is...yeah, this is about what it should look like.