The Matrix Quotes
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Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski
Written by: Lilly Wachowski , Lana Wachowski
Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss
Released on: March 31, 1999
Taglines: Welcome to the Real World
The Matrix Quotes
You have to let it all go, Neo. Fear, doubt, and disbelief. Free your mind.
Welcome to the real world.
Unfortunately, no one can be told what the Matrix is. You have to see it for yourself.
Neo, sooner or later you're going to realize just as I did that there's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path.
Mr. Wizard, get me the hell out of here!
Oracle : I'd ask you to sit down, but, you're not going to anyway. And don't worry about the vase.
Neo : What vase?
Oracle : That vase.
Neo : I'm sorry...
Oracle : I said don't worry about it. I'll get one of my kids to fix it.
Neo : How did you know?
Oracle : Ohh, what's really going to bake your noodle later on is, would you still have broken it if I hadn't said anything?
Find them and destroy them
I used to eat there. Really good noodles.
Tank : So what do you need? Besides a miracle.
Neo : Guns. Lots of guns.
Throughout human history, we have been dependent on machines to survive. Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony.
Never send a human to do a machine's job.
Welcome to the desert of the real.
Oracle : You're cuter than I thought. I can see why she likes you.
Neo : Who?
Oracle : Not too bright, though.
I'm going to enjoy watching you die, Mr. Anderson.
I'd like to share a revelation that I've had during my time here. It came to me when I tried to classify your species and I realized that you're not actually mammals. Every mammal on this planet instinctively develops a natural equilibrium with the surrounding environment but you humans do not. You move to an area and you multiply and multiply until every natural resource is consumed and the only way you can survive is to spread to another area. There is another organism on this planet that follows the same pattern. Do you know what it is? A virus. Human beings are a disease, a cancer of this planet. You're a plague and we are the cure.
Did you know that the first Matrix was designed to be a perfect human world? Where none suffered, where everyone would be happy. It was a disaster. No one would accept the program. Entire crops were lost. Some believed we lacked the programming language to describe your perfect world. But I believe that, as a species, human beings define their reality through suffering and misery. The perfect world was a dream that your primitive cerebrum kept trying to wake up from. Which is why the Matrix was redesigned to this: the peak of your civilization.
It seems that you've been living two lives. One life, you're Thomas A. Anderson, program writer for a respectable software company. You have a social security number, pay your taxes, and you... help your landlady carry out her garbage. The other life is lived in computers, where you go by the hacker alias "Neo" and are guilty of virtually every computer crime we have a law for. One of these lives has a future, and one of them does not.
I hate this place. This zoo. This prison. This reality, whatever you want to call it, I can't stand it any longer. It's the smell, if there is such a thing. I feel saturated by it. I can taste your stink and every time I do, I fear that I've somehow been infected by it.
Agent Smith : Lieutenant, you were given specific orders.
Lieutenant : I'm just doing my job. You give me that "juris-my-dick-tion" crap... you can cram it up your ass.
Remember... all I'm offering is the truth. Nothing more.
Lieutenant : I think we can handle one little girl. I sent two units, they're bringing her down now.
Agent Smith : No lieutenant, your men are already dead.
As you can see, we've had our eye on you for some time now, Mr. Anderson.
Agent Smith : Check him.
Agent Brown : He's gone.
Agent Smith : Good bye, Mr Anderson.
What if I told you...
Don't think you are. Know you are!
You've been living in a dream world, Neo.
What is "real"? How do you define "real"?
Spoon boy : Do not try and bend the spoon. That's impossible. Instead... only try to realize the truth.
Neo : What truth?
Spoon boy : There is no spoon.
Neo : There is no spoon?
Spoon boy : Then you'll see, that it is not the spoon that bends, it is only yourself.
What are you waiting for? You're faster than this. Don't think you are, know you are. Come on. Stop trying to hit me and hit me.
I'm trying to free your mind, Neo. But I can only show you the door. You're the one that has to walk through it.
Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?
What is real? How do you define 'real'? If you're talking about what you can feel, what you can smell, what you can taste and see, then 'real' is simply electrical signals interpreted by your brain.
This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill - the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill - you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes.
Okey dokey... free my mind. Right, no problem, free my mind, free my mind, no problem, right...
Neo : You ever have that feeling where you're not sure if you're awake or still dreaming?
Choi : All the time. It's called mescaline, it's the only way to fly.
I know you're out there. I can feel you now. I know that you're afraid... you're afraid of us. You're afraid of change. I don't know the future. I didn't come here to tell you how this is going to end. I came here to tell you how it's going to begin. I'm going to hang up this phone, and then I'm going to show these people what you don't want them to see. I'm going to show them a world without you. A world without rules and controls, without borders or boundaries. A world where anything is possible. Where we go from there is a choice I leave to you.
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