Se7en

Se7en quotes

45 total quotes (ID: 528)

David Mills
John Doe
Multiple Characters
William Somerset


It seems that envy is my sin.


This isn't going to have a happy ending.

Wanting people to listen, you can't just tap them on the shoulder anymore. You have to hit them with a sledgehammer, and then you'll notice you've got their strict attention.

What's in the box?

[At the library] Gentlemen, gentlemen. I'll never understand. All these books. A world of knowledge at your fingertips. And what do you do? Play poker all night.

[From one of John Doe's journals] On the subway today, a man came up to me to start a conversation. He made small talk, a lonely man talking about the weather and other things. I tried to be pleasant and accommodating, but my head hurt from his banality. I almost didn't notice it had happened, but I suddenly threw up all over him. He was not pleased, and I couldn't stop laughing.

[From one of John Doe's journals] What sick ridiculous puppets we are / and what gross little stage we dance on / What fun we have dancing and ****ing / Not a care in the world / Not knowing that we are nothing / We are not what was intended.

[In mock appreciation] It's impressive to see a man feeding off his emotions.

[Last lines] Ernest Hemingway once wrote, "The world is a fine place and worth fighting for." I agree with the second part.

[On killing] I've gone ... and done it again.

[Pretending to be a photographer] I got your picture, man! I got your picture!

[Realizing what's inside the package] California, tell your people to stay away. Stay away now, don't ... don't come in here. Whatever you hear, stay away! John Doe has the upper hand! John Doe has the upper hand!

[To John Doe] I've been trying to figure something in my head, and maybe you can help me out, yeah? When a person is insane, as you clearly are, do you know that you're insane? Maybe you're just sitting around, reading Guns and Ammo, masturbating in your own feces. Do you just stop and go, "Wow! It is amazing how ****ing crazy I really am!"? Yeah, do you guys do that?

[To John Doe] You're no messiah. You're a movie of the week. You're a ****ing T-shirt, at best.

[To Mills] Detective ... detective ... detective! You're looking for me.