Memento Quotes

A man juggles searching for his wife's murderer and keeping his short-term memory loss from being an obstacle.

"You don't want the truth. You make up your own truth.""Memory can change the shape of a room; it can change the color of a car. And memories can be distorted. They're just an interpretation, they're not a record, and they're irrelevant if you have the facts.""Now... where was I?""Remember Sammy Jankis.""I have this condition.""So you lie to yourself to be happy. There's nothing wrong with that. We all do it.""Is that what your little note says? It must be hard living your life off a couple of scraps of paper. You mix your laundry list with your grocery list you'll end up eating your underwear for breakfast.""You know how many towns, how many guys called James G? Or John G? Shit, Leonard, I'm a fuckin' John G. Your name's Teddy. My *mother* calls me Teddy.""Beg my wife's forgiveness, before I blow your brains out.""I found you, you fuck.""My car. This is your car. Oh, you're in a playful mood. It's not good for you to make fun of somebody's handicap. Just trying to have a little fun.""You know what? I think I'm gonna use you. I'm telling you now because I'll enjoy it so much more if I know that you could stop me if you weren't such a fucking freak!""But when you killed him I, I was so convinced that you'd remember. But it didn't stick... like nothin' ever sticks, like this won't stick.""You know what one of the reasons for short term memory loss is? Venereal disease. Maybe your cunt of fucking a wife sucked one too many diseased cocks and turned you into a fucking retard.""Lenny! That shit kills!""You really want to get this guy, don't you? He killed my wife. He took away my fucking memory. He destroyed my ability to live.""You're not a killer. That's why you're so good at it.""Sammy had no drive, no reason to make it work. Me? Yeah, I got a reason.""We found him, you killed him!... But you didn't remember.""I was the only guy who disagreed with the cops - and I had brain damage.""Memories can be distorted. They're just an interpretation, they're not a record, and they're irrelevant if you have the facts.""I met Sammy through work, insurance. I was an investigator. I'd investigate the claims to see which ones were phony. I had to see through peoples' bullshit. It was a useful experience, 'cause now it's my life.""You're not a killer, that's why you're so good at it.""I found you, you fuck.""Leonard you don't know what's going on you don't even know my name Teddy Teddy. that's because you read it of a fucking picture That's because you read it off a fucking picture.""So You Lie To Yourself To Be Happy, There's Nothing Wrong With That, We All Do It.""Now, where was I?""can't remember to forget you""Memory Can Change The Shape Of A Room; It Can Change The Color Of A Car, And Memories Can Be Distorted.""Now, where was I?""Don't believe his lies.""How can I heal if I can't feel time?""What's the last thing that you remember? My wife... That's sweet. ...dying. I remember my wife dying.""Can't Remember to forget you""I don't feel drunk...""The world doesn't just disappear when you close your eyes, does it?""You're not a killer. That's why you're so good at it."