Jonathan Nolan Quotes.

11. "Of course, weakness is strong. It’s the primary impulse. You’d probably prefer to sit in your little room and cry. Live in your finite collection of memories, carefully polishing each one. Half a life set behind glass and pinned to cardboard like a collection of exotic insects. You’d like to live behind that glass, wouldn’t you?"
- Jonathan Nolan, Memento mori

12. "Here's the truth: people, even regular people, are never just any one person with one set of attributes. It's not that simple. We're all at the mercy of the limbic system, clouds of electricity drifting through the brain."
- Jonathan Nolan, Memento mori

13. "Lists are the only way out of this mess."
- Jonathan Nolan, Memento mori

14. "You will be late for your own funeral."
- Jonathan Nolan, Memento mori

15. "The only way out of this mess, of course, is to take steps to ensure that you control the idiots that you become. To take your chain gang, hand in hand, and lead them. The best way to do this is with a list."
- Jonathan Nolan, Memento mori

16. "Every man is a mob, a chain gang of idiots."
- Jonathan Nolan, Memento mori

17. "For a few moments, the secrets of the universe are opened to us. Life is a cheap parlor trick. That's the miserable truth."
- Jonathan Nolan, Memento mori

18. "Why bother reading something that you won’t remember?"
- Jonathan Nolan, Memento mori

19. "The secret, of course, to any list is to keep it in a place where you’re bound to see it."
- Jonathan Nolan, Memento mori

20. "If time and fear aren’t enough to dissuade people from their revenge, then there’s always authority, softly shaking its head and saying, 'We understand, but you’re the better man for letting it go. For rising above it. For not sinking to their level. And besides,' says authority, 'if you try anything stupid, we’ll lock you up in a little room.'"
- Jonathan Nolan, Memento mori

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