The Notebook

The Notebook quotes

34 total quotes (ID: 426)

Allie Hamilton
Duke
Noah Calhoun


Remember that time in the park! Everything felt so real.. but now I know that life is just an imagination, a pure imagination, and childhood dream shot to tears, due to the anxiety of tomorrow.


You're a terrible singer... but I like this song....

Look guys, that's my sweetheart in there. I'm not leaving her, this is my home now. Your mother is my home."

Summer romances begin for all kinds of reasons, but when all is said and done, they have one thing in common. They're shooting stars, a spectacular moment of light in the heavens, fleeting glimpse of eternity, and in a flash they're gone.

Southern Summers are indifferent to the trials of young love, armed with warnings and doubts. Noah and Allie gave a remarkably convincing portrayal of a boy and a girl traveling down a very long road with no regard for the consequences.

It was an improbable romance. He was a country boy, she was from the city. She had the world at her feet while he didn't have two dimes to rub together.

Science only goes so far and then comes God.

Young Allie: Now, say you're a bird, too.
Young Noah: If you're a bird, I'm a bird.

Allie: Did you write that?
Duke: No, that was Walt Whitman.
Allie: I think I knew him.
Duke: I think you did too.

Lon: Okay, the way I see it, I got three choices. One, I can shoot him. Two, I can kick the crap out of him. Or three...I leave you. Well, all that's no good. You see, 'cause none of those options get me you. And in spite of everything, I love you.
Allie: I love you too. It's just that when I'm with Noah I feel like one person and when I'm with you I feel like someone totally different.
Lon: Look, it's normal not to forget your first love. I love you, Allie, but I want you for myself. I don't want to have to convince my fianc? that she should be with me.
Allie: You don't have to. I already know I should be with you.

Young Noah: [Hanging from the ferris wheel] Will you go out with me?
Young Allie: What? No.
Young Noah: No?
Young Allie: No.
Young Noah: Why not?
Young Allie: I don't know, because I don't want to.
Young Noah: OK, then you leave me no other choice.
[Let's his left hand fall to his side]
Young Allie: [Screaming] AHHHH!
Young Noah: I'm gonna ask you one more time. Will you or will you not go out with me? Goddammit my hand's slipping.
Young Allie: OK, OK. Fine, I'll go out with you.
Young Noah: No, don't do me any favors.
Young Allie: No, no I want to.
Young Noah: You do?
Young Allie: Yes!
Young Noah: Say it.
Young Allie: I wanna go out with you!
Young Noah: Say it again.
Young Allie: I WANNA GO OUT WITH YOU!
Young Noah: [Lifting his left hand from his side and grabbing onto the bar] Alright, fine, we'll go out.

Young Allie: [lying in the middle of the street] What happens if a car comes?
Young Noah: We die.

Young Noah: What am I gonna do in New York?
Young Allie: Be with me.

Allie: They fell in love, didn't they?
Duke: Yes, they did.

Young Noah: We can just finish out the summer and see what happens then.
Young Allie: Please don't do this. You don't mean it. Well, if you're going to do it, why wait until the summer ends? Why don't you do it right now?
[pushes Noah against the car]
Young Allie: Huh? C'mon. Do it! Do it!
[repeatedly pushes Noah, starts hitting Noah]
Young Allie: You know what? I'm gonna do it! It's over. Okay? It's over.
Young Noah: [opens his arms for a hug] Come here.
Young Allie: Don't touch me! I hate you! I hate you!
Young Noah: OK, I'm going.
Young Allie: Why don't you just go then?
[pushes Noah in the car]
Young Allie: Get out! Leave!
[kicks Noah's car]
Young Allie: Go! No, no, just wait a minute. We're not really breaking up, are we? Come on. This is just a fight we're having and tomorrow it will be like it never happened, right?
[Noah drives away]