Garden State

Garden State quotes

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Andrew Largeman (Large)
Mark
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Sam


Come on, please. If I was going to get you coke we would've gone to the ****ing high school football practice. We would've been rolling five hours ago.


OK, so, sometimes I lie. I mean I'm weird, man, about random stuff too. I don't even know why I do it. It's like... it's like a tick. I mean sometimes I hear myself say something and think, "Wow, that wasn't even remotely true".

You know, this necklace makes me think of this totally random memory of my mother. I was a little kid, and I was crying for whatever reason, and she was cradling me, rocking me back and forth, and I can just remember the silver balls floating around. And there was, like, snot running down my nose, right?. And she offered me her sleeve - and told me to blow my nose into it. And I can remember, even as a little kid, thinking to myself: This is love...this is love.

It's amazing how much of my life has been determined by a quarter inch piece of plastic.

This is my life, Dad. This is it. I've spent 26 years waiting for something else to start. So, no, I don't think it's too much to take on, because it's everything there is. I see now it's all of it. You and I are gonna be okay. You know that, right? We may not be as happy as you always dreamed we would be, but for the first time let's just allow ourselves to be whatever it is we are, and that will be better, okay? I think that will be better.

What's the word that's burning in your heart?

Sidecars are for bitches.

My mom always says that, when she can see I'm, like, working something out in my head. She's like, "You're in it right now" and I'm looking at you telling this story, and you're definitely in it.

[To Sam] I don't want to waste another moment of my life without you in it.

I was nine, and someone made a shitty latch.

You know that point in your life when you realize that the house you grew up in isn't really your home anymore...all of the sudden even though you have some place to put your shit, that idea of home is gone...or maybe it's like this rite of passage...you will never have that feeling again until you create a new idea of home for yourself, for your kids, for the family you start. It's like a cycle or something. Maybe that's all family really is: a group of people that miss the same imaginary place.

You changed my life. You changed my life, and I've known you four days. This is the beginning of something really big, but right now, I gotta go.

If you can't laugh at yourself, life is going to seem a whole lot longer than you'd like.

This is your one opportunity to do something that no one has ever done before, and that no one will copy throughout human existence. And if nothing else, you will be remembered as the one guy who ever did this. This one thing.

We're not playing "Spin the Bottle." How old are we? More importantly, how old are they?