Vincent Freeman quotes

No, there's truly nothing remarkable about the progress of Jerome Morrow... except that I am not Jerome Morrow.

They used to say that a child conceived in love has a greater chance of happiness. They don't say that anymore.

I belonged to a new underclass, no longer determined by social status or the color of your skin. We now have discrimination down to a science.

There's no gene for fate.

My real resum? was in my cells.

...the impossible happened. It was the moment that made everything else possible.

It's not too late to back out. This is the last day you're gonna be you and I'm gonna be me.

[About cleanliness] It's next to godliness; isn't that what they say?

Don't eat that, that's Pluto!

You are the authority on what is not possible, aren't you Irene? They've got you looking so hard for any flaw, that after a while that's all you see. For what it's worth, I'm here to tell you that it is possible. It is possible.

It's funny: you work so hard, you do everything you can to get away from a place, and when you finally get your chance to leave, you find a reason to stay.

Are we brothers?

There is more vodka in this piss than there is piss!

[On how he was finally able to beat Anton in their swimming contests] You want to know how I did it? This is how I did it, Anton -- I never saved anything for the swim back.

I was never more certain of how far away I was from my goal than when I was standing right beside it.

Mine's already ten thousand beats overdue.

Just remember that I was as good as any, and better than most. I could have gone up and back, and nobody woulda been the wiser.

For someone who was never meant for this world, I must confess I'm suddenly having a hard time leaving it. Of course, they say every atom in our bodies was once part of a star. Maybe I'm not leaving... maybe I'm going home. [A reference to the opening monologue of the play The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds]

I took my mind off the pain by reminding myself that when I eventually did stand up, I'd be exactly two inches closer to the stars.

There is still a few million miles left to go.

Is it the only way you can succeed is to see me fail?

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