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Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence quotes

20 total quotes

Chief Aramaki
Major Motoko Kusanagi
Opening Quote

View Quote "Who can gaze into the mirror without becoming evil? The mirror does not reflect evil, but creates it." (Based on the Friedrich Nietzsche quote: "He who fights with monsters should be careful lest he thereby become a monster. And if thou gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will also gaze into thee.") Actually based on (based on the Saito Ryokuu quote: " There is something evil about several people holding mirrors, it is not that is exposes evil; rather, it helps create evil.")
View Quote Batou: What's up?
Togusa: Narrow, dark stairs. What's the plan?
Batou: We'll take turns, I'll lead.
Togusa: No, I'll lead. You're so damned big, I can't cover you! [walks up the stairs, hereby forcing the lead]
View Quote Batou: You sure have gotten informal, Lin. Since when do you skip the "Sir"?
Lin: I haven't forgotten the debt I owe you.
Batou: The less one forgets, the less one can remember?
View Quote Lin: We got loyalty even in my line.
Batou: There's loyalty that protects secrets and loyalty that protects the truth. You cannot serve both masters, so which loyalty is yours?
Lin: They say there's no truth without secrets.
View Quote Togusa: His legions, angel forms, who lay entranced. Thick as autumnal leaves that strow the brooks.
Batou: Now you're quoting Milton, but we are not Satan.
View Quote Togusa: How great is the sum of thy thoughts? If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand.
Batou: Psalms 139, Old Testament. The way you spout these spontaneous exotic references, I'd say your own external memory's pretty twisted.
View Quote [Quoting the writings on the wall] Life and death come and go like marionettes dancing on a table. Once their strings are cut, they easily crumble.
View Quote [With his head between his hands, looking to the floor after a grenade explodes near him] All I could see... were my wife and daughter's faces.
View Quote A half-assed approach just won't cut it.
View Quote But no matter how far a jackass may travel, it will never return as a horse.
View Quote His downfall came when his reach exceeded his grasp.
View Quote If our Gods and our hopes are nothing but scientific phenomena, then let us admit it must be said that our love is scientific as well. - Tomorrow's Eve
View Quote If the essence of life is information carried in DNA, then society and civilization are just colossal memory systems, and a metropolis like this one, simply a sprawling external memory.
View Quote Just as luck appears in three, so does misfortune. Because you don't want to see it, you don't see it coming. Even if you notice it, you don't say anything. Even if you're told, you don't listen. Then boom, the end comes!
View Quote Let one walk alone, committing no sin, with few wishes, like elephants in the forest. (Based on a Buddhist Poem)