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"Waking Life" quotes

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Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our relationships with others, and the meaning of life.

Director: Richard Linklater
Writer: Richard Linklater
Production: N/A
Year: 2001
MetaScore: 83/100
ImdbRating: 7.8
BoxOffice: $2,901,447
Released: 07 Mar 2002
Awards: 5 wins & 21 nominations
And everyone knows fun rules Yeah - Waking Life 00:06 And everyone knows fun rules Yeah Life is a matter of a miracle - Waking Life 00:10 Life is a matter of a miracle A friend once told me the worst mistake you can make - Waking Life 00:16 A friend once told me the worst mistake you can make We must realize we're being conditioned on a mass scale - Waking Life 00:36 We must realize we're being conditioned on a mass scale So I can't adjust lights - Waking Life 00:36 So I can't adjust lights Resistance is not futile We will win this - Waking Life 00:20 Resistance is not futile We will win this We must realize we're being conditioned on a mass scale - Waking Life 00:09 We must realize we're being conditioned on a mass scale But didn't I mention The ongoing wow is happening right now - Waking Life 00:08 But didn't I mention The ongoing wow is happening right... Dream is destiny - Waking Life 00:05 Dream is destiny Later Super perfundo on the early eve of your day - Waking Life 00:05 Later Super perfundo on the early eve of your day If the world is false and nothing is true then everything is possible - Waking Life 00:08 If the world is false and nothing is true then everything is... What a bunch of garbage Liberal Democrat conservative Republican - Waking Life 00:23 What a bunch of garbage Liberal Democrat conservative... The quest is to be liberated from the negative - Waking Life 00:29 The quest is to be liberated from the negative A single ego is an absurdly narrow vantage - Waking Life 00:17 A single ego is an absurdly narrow vantage And his environmental interaction - Waking Life 00:35 And his environmental interaction When it was over all I could think about was how - Waking Life 00:32 When it was over all I could think about was how I do not await the future - Waking Life 00:19 I do not await the future And I think That's not just the smell of vomit - Waking Life 00:34 And I think That's not just the smell of vomit What's the story - Waking Life 00:32 What's the story I've been thinking about something you said - Waking Life 00:23 I've been thinking about something you said I'm not saying you don't know what you're talking about - Waking Life 00:09 I'm not saying you don't know what you're... A thousand years is an instant There's nothing new - Waking Life 00:33 A thousand years is an instant There's nothing new You have - Waking Life 00:37 You have Actually there's only one instant right now And it's eternity - Waking Life 00:07 Actually there's only one instant right now And... What are the barriers that keep people - Waking Life 00:22 What are the barriers that keep people My transport should be an extension of my personality Voila - Waking Life 00:35 My transport should be an extension of my personality Voila The message is we should never write ourselves off - Waking Life 00:14 The message is we should never write ourselves off The idea is to remain in a state of departure while always arriving - Waking Life 00:07 The idea is to remain in a state of departure while always... I refuse to take existentialism as just another fashion - Waking Life 00:34 I refuse to take existentialism as just another fashion They say dreams are real only as long as they last - Waking Life 00:08 They say dreams are real only as long as they last Ever have a job you hated and worked real hard at - Waking Life 00:33 Ever have a job you hated and worked real hard at Could we do that again I know we haven't met - Waking Life 00:34 Could we do that again I know we haven't met The trick is to combine your waking rational abilities - Waking Life 00:16 The trick is to combine your waking rational abilities Things have been tough for dreamers - Waking Life 00:36 Things have been tough for dreamers It seems to come out of a striving and a frustration - Waking Life 00:37 It seems to come out of a striving and a frustration And on romantic evenings of self - Waking Life 00:08 And on romantic evenings of self Man wants chaos - Waking Life 02:58 Man wants chaos

Cast

Young Boy Playing Paper Game - Trevor Jack Brooks
Young Girl Playing Paper Game - Lorelei Linklater
Main Character - Wiley Wiggins
Accordion Player - Glover Gill
Violin Player - Lara Hicks