20 Great Quotes and Moments from the Movie Cloud Atlas

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  1. Robert Frobisher: I believe there is a another world waiting for us, Sixsmith. A better world. And I’ll be waiting for you there.
  2. Sonmi-451: Our lives are not our own. From womb to tomb, we are bound to others. Past and present. And by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future.
  3. Timothy Cavendish: I will not be subjected to criminal abuse.
  4. Timothy Cavendish: We cross and re-cross our old paths like figure-skaters.
  5. Adam Ewing: What is an ocean but a multitude of drops?
  6. Isaac Sachs: Fear, belief, love phenomena that determined the course of our lives. These forces begin long before we are born and continue after we perish.
  7. Sonmi-451: Truth is singular. Its “versions” are mistruths.
  8. [Frobisher is misplaying Ayrs' composition]
    Vyvyan Ayrs: [pained] Stop. Please. You’re hurting me. You must have misheard me. I said a “melody”, not a “malady”.
  9. Archivist: How did you justify this transgression?
    Sonmi-451: She was my friend.
  10. Archivist: What if no one believes you?
    Sonmi-451: Someone already does.
  11. Robert Frobisher: I understand now, that boundaries between noise and sound are conventions. All boundaries are conventions, waiting to be transcended.
  12. Robert Frobisher: Moments like this, I can feel your heart beating as clearly as I feel my own, and I know that separation is an illusion.
  13. Robert Frobisher: At this point in my life all I know, Sixsmith, is that this world spins from the same unseen forces that twist our hearts.
  14. Timothy Cavendish: What is a critic but one who reads quickly, arrogantly, but never wisely.
  15. Nurse Noakes: You are going to be sorry in ways you cannot even imagine.
  16. Robert Frobisher: A true suicide is a paced, disciplined certainty. People pontificate suicide is a coward’s act. Couldn’t be further from the truth. Suicide takes tremendous courage.
  17. Robert Frobisher: Don’t let them say I killed myself for love. Had my infatuations, but we both know in our hearts who is the sole love of my short, bright life.
  18. Sonmi-451: We must all fight and, if necessary, die to teach people the truth.
  19. Robert Frobisher: A half-finished book is, after all, a half finished love affair.
  20. Robert Frobisher: My life extends far beyond the limitations of me.