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The Kali Krew Presents: Quotable Quotes

Quotes are an interesting subject. They can be funny lines that you just can’t get out of your head. Or they tell a truth that is so timeless that it just strikes a chord with you and you can’t forget it. Games haven’t always been known for their strength in dialogue but sometimes they hit it just right. Especially in more recent games.

This week the Kali Krew shares their favourite quotes from books, movies, and games. We tried to keep it to more recent books (the last ten or twenty years, at least, except for one of us who couldn’t think of anything more recent. I’m sure you can guess who. Check out our Quotable Quotes down below!

Cabin in the Woods

Chosen by Bill

“He’s got a husband bulge.”


“Am I on speakerphone?”

Gone, Baby, Gone by Dennis Lehane

Chosen by Eliza

“He lied to me. I can’t think of one reason big enough for him to lie that’s small enough not to matter.”

I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream by Harlan Ellison

Chosen by Gracie

“If the word hate was engraved on each nanoangstrom of those hundreds of millions of miles it would not equal one one-billionth of the hate that I feel for humans at this micro-instant for you. Hate.”

The Library of the Unwritten by A.J. Hackwirth

Chosen by Lilyn

“Nothing folded like a hero without a story. Even damsels were sturdier.”

The NeverEnding Story

Chosen by Gracie

“I’m allergic to humans.”

Repo Man

Chosen by Bill

Leila: “What about our relationship?”
Otto: “What?”
Leila: “Our relationship!”
Otto: “Fuck that!”
Leila: “You shithead! I’m glad I tortured you!”

Resident Evil 7: Biohazard

Chosen by Cory

“Why does everyone hate me?”

“From Eveline, the final boss and a literal child who didn’t ask to be born or made into a monster. It’s been on my mind a lot, ever since I replayed it.” – Cory

Be sure to check out Cat’s review this Thursday of Resident Evil: Village!

Sea of Rust by C. Robert Cargill

Chosen by Lilyn

“It’s an odd moment the first time you really understand someone. When all of their foibles, eccentricities, and tics cease to be chaos and coalesce into something wholly logical.”

Check out Lilyn’s review of Sea of Rust

Shutter Island (movie)

Chosen by Gracie

Teddy: “You know, this place makes me wonder.”
Chuck: “Yeah, what’s that, boss?”
Teddy: “Which would be worse – to live as a monster, or to die as a good man?”

Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera

Chosen by Brian

“She looked out at the country mushrooming on the other side of the glass. She knew what it contained, its colors, the penury and the opulence, hazy memories of a less cynical time, villages emptied of men. But on contemplating the tense stillness of the night, the darkness dotted here and there with sparks, on sensing that insidious silence, she wondered, vaguely, what the hell might be festering out there: what grows and rots when you’re looking the other way. ‘What’s going to appear?’ she whispered to herself, pretending that as soon as they passed that lamppost, or that one, or that one she’d see what it was that had been going on in the shadows. Maybe a whole slew of new things, maybe even some good things, or maybe not. Not even in make-believe did she get her hopes up too high.”

Silent Hill 2

Chosen by Gracie

“In my restless dreams, I see that town… Silent Hill.”

The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester

Chosen by Bill

“Gully Foyle is my name
and Terra is my nation
Deep space is my dwelling place,
the stars my destination.”

Twilight Zone: The Obsolete Man

Chosen by Gracie

“Any state, any entity, any ideology that fails to recognize the worth, the dignity, the rights of mankind, that state is obsolete.”

Check out Gracie’s Twilight Zone Tuesday: The Obsolete Man

What Goes Up by Katie Kennedy

Chosen by Lilyn

“That’s the cosmological constant – if you’re female, it doesn’t matter what you do, or how good you are at it – some jerk comes along and it all feels like nothing.”

Book cover for What Goes Up

Check out LIlyn’s review of What Goes Up

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Did you recognize any of our quotable quotes? What are some of your favourite quotes from books, movies, and games? Let us know down below!

You can also check out some of our other favourite movie quotes here!

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