Gattaca

Gattaca quotes

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Vincent Freeman


If at first you don't succeed... try, try again.


What's your number? No, no... What's your number, you ****ing flatfoot?! It gets to you, doesn't it? It gets to you that I can do what you can only dream of. I'm getting off this ball of dirt... What's your number?

I bet I could be an astronaut, if I wanted.

In a few short years, scientists will have completed the Human Genome Project, the mapping of all the genes that make up a human being. We have now evolved to the point where we can direct our own evolution. Had we acquired this knowledge sooner, the following people may never have been born: Abraham Lincoln — Marfan Syndrome
Emily Dickinson — Manic Depression
Vincent Van Gogh — Epilepsy
Albert Einstein — Dyslexia
John F. Kennedy — Addison's Disease
Rita Hayworth — Alzheimer's Disease
Ray Charles — Primary Glaucoma
Stephen Hawking — Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Jackie Joyner-Kersee — Asthma Of course, the other birth that may never have taken place is your own...

Don't eat that, that's Pluto!

What makes you think that you can be me at all?

Son... the only way you're going to see the inside of a spaceship is if you were cleaning it.

I'm proud of you, Vincent.

There's no gene for fate.

You sure you want to do this? You know you're gonna lose.

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.

I know he'll do something. You'll do something.

You still don't understand, do you? When they look at you, they don't see you any more, they only see me.

My real resum? was in my cells.

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.