Athan: You speak about time as if it's the enemy.
Cassie: We can call ourselves healers all we want, but all we're really doing is just fighting the clock, and it always wins.

You're too late. What's done cannot be undone. I feel nothing for you. There is nothing in morality or causality that can stop me from killing you. Go live your lives, what little you have left of them.

Athan

Fortunately, I possess the means to stay sane. The ability travel anywhere, anywhen, at will. [Suit breaks, out loud] Well, that's unfortunate.

Athan [in his head]

If I had anything like that, even for a minute, I'd give up a lifetime of anything else.

Vagrant Cole

Athan, one day you'll have all the power in the world. Only a man who has learned to live with nothing can understand what wielding that really means.

Sebastian

Eliza: Did you have your way with me?
Athan: No, that's not part of the cure. And I find you far more useful conscious.

Jones: I have known in my life two great agonies: the pain of losing a child and the pain of being betrayed by one. Did it ever occur to you to tell me the truth?

To be primary is beautiful. It is to be a part of nature, a part of time itself.

Sebastian

He didn't want his future. He despised it. He wanted a future that was his own. You should know that your son wasn't just a primary. He was kind.

Sebastian

I've learned that love knows nothing of time. I've consumed my days with a woman who defies destiny. What better way to defy my own?

Athan

Whoever you are today is not who you have to be tomorrow.

Cassie

Athan: When are we, exactly?
Cole: December 26th, 1959, right after I undid our lives here.
Cassie: This would have been your home.
Athan: Chased through time by sentimentalists.
Cole: Sit down, you little shit.

12 Monkeys Quotes

You are walking through a red forest and the grass is tall.

Striking Woman

Athan, one day you'll have all the power in the world. Only a man who has learned to live with nothing can understand what wielding that really means.

Sebastian