Norman: It's hard to be lonely. But it's also hard to love people. I think that that's the trap. Marion: Trap? Norman: Yes. The little private trap that everyone lives in. You need people, but that need can destroy us. Once you care about someone it rules you. And who even knows at the end of the day if that person is who you really think they are? Or if they're even real at all?
Norman: The only secret between us is that you don't exist. I made you up. My mother is not here. Now get out of my way. Mother: If I'm not here, then why am I here? Norman: Because of the girl who checked in. Because she's attractive. You see? Now I'm starting to understand it all now.