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Inception Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from Inception
  1. #1
    “The most dangerous enemy is not the one who lingers behind you in the shadows, but the one who walks beside you as a friend.”
  2. #2
    “That was my place. A sleepy little town tucked away in the rangy coast of British Columbia—worlds away from the sunshine state I used to call home.”
  3. #3
    “Everything about the house was rich, and dense, and rooted. It was everything I wasn’t. Even the air, with its distinct smell of oak wood and sage, spoke to its identify and its history. I couldn’t help but feel small here. Overwhelmed. Incompatible.”
  4. #4
    “Be careful who you trust, for even the Devil was once an Angel.”
  5. #5
    “One misstep was all it took, and it all came crashing down. And they were right there waiting for it—eager and ready to bury me in the wreckage.”
  6. #6
    “I hadn’t even left my room and already my day had taken a U-turn straight to hell.”
  1. #7
    “Sometimes it feels like the more I wish for peace and quiet in my life, the more chaotic my life becomes.”
  2. #8
    “Not that it mattered though. The truth seldom ever did in the face of a juicy lie.”
  3. #9
    “There was something strange about hearing that word, like it didn’t belong to me anymore or shouldn’t be coming out of his mouth. Maybe it was because it made me face reality; that these past six months weren’t just some perpetual nightmare I was stuck in; that I wasn’t simply waiting for someone to wake me up and tell me none of it was real and that everything was fine.”
  4. #10
    “It was hard to let go of that; to let go of the life I had before, but the truth was, it was harder for me to stay there inside the pain. I wasn’t strong enough to live there no matter how much I wanted to.”
  5. #11
    “The butterflies began waltzing in my belly again, this time to the sweet melody of his words. Words that were meant for me.”
  6. #12
    “This was what my seventeen years of life had been reduced to: one duffel bag and a hideous valise. How ironic since I used to be the kind of girl who shopped every week-end and worried about what so and so thought about my outfit or if what’s his face noticed me that day.”

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  1. #13
    “I walked hand in hand with my enemy, allowed their kiss of death to linger on my lips while the world disintegrated around me. I couldn’t see through the smoke and mirrors; too consumed with fighting a destiny I didn’t want; too afraid to let go of a life I wasn’t meant to have.”
  2. #14
    “At most, I could allow myself only a few minutes to cry for him—to grieve our lives, and then I had to push the memories away, burying them deep inside of me once again so that I could function. So that I could go on.”
  3. #15
    “There was something about him—about those eyes and that stare—something familiar. It was the kind of something that made everyone else in the room fade away into the dark recess of my mind until there was no one left but me and him. He was the picture. Everything else around him was just white noise.”
  4. #16
    “Your silence speaks volumes.”
  5. #17
    “I used to cringe when people said I looked like him—my father, because I was a girl and girls aren’t supposed to look like their fathers. Girls are supposed to look like their mothers, or fairy princesses, or Barbie dolls, or some crap like that.”
  6. #18
    “A calling implies I have a choice, doesn’t it? That I could answer the call, or not. That I have a choice in whether or not I accept this as my destiny? Well, I don’t. I don’t want anything to do with it. And I don’t accept the call. Matter of fact, this line is no longer in service. ”
  7. #19
    “The only thing more dangerous than moving forward was standing still.”
  8. #20
    “The life I knew and loved was gone, and so was my father. No matter how many words I chose to reject.”
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