Gavin: I thought we made a mistake.
Maggie: We did, but I want to be your friend.
Gavin: I can't do this.

Maggie: He loved you so much. It was so obvious. Every time you two were in a room together, he just lit up.
Alex: I think I lit up. He was my best friend. That's what I think about. From the moment I met him, he's the only person I wanted to hang out with.
Maggie: That's rare.

Charlie: It's no coincidence you're here, is it Mack?
Mack: That's what I've been saying.

Charlie: I'm not ready.
Mack: Nobody's ready. That's the point.

Mack: I've done this before and I have an impeccable bedside manner.
Charlie: Done what?
Mack: Help people cross over. Charlie, I'm here to help you die.

Charlie, I don't know how to do this. And I don't know what to do. Because it feels like I'm giving up on you. And I am not giving up on you.


We always hope for a miracle. The right treatment, a cure, or just an end to the suffering. And sometimes, most times, all we're left with is the medicine.


Maggie: Give it to me straight, Doc.
Gavin: There's always a boy that likes you, and there's always a boy that you like. And they're never the same guy. You wouldn't know what to do with somebody who actually liked you back.

Joel: I was just about to buy the lady a drink.
Man in the bar: The lady's my girlfriend.
Joel: Well, I was just about to buy your girlfriend a drink.

Joel: Well, this is completely out of line, and I know this...Alex, I still...
Alex: Don't. Please. Just don't.

[to patient] Things'll...they'll get better. And you have to believe me when I tell you this, things will get better. You know, without that belief, you've got nothing.


Dawn: If this were any other patient, you'd see this my way.
Alex: No, I wouldn't.

Saving Hope Quotes

Joel: It's gonna be weird, isn't it? I mean you and me. You didn't invite me to the wedding so presumably you're still in love with me.
Alex: Right. I totally forgot. I like to remember the poems you wrote me, the breakfast in bed, the nurses you were banging.
Joel: Okay, we can stop right there.

This is how it happens. You leave it all behind. Everything you love. Everything you know. You belong to the hospital now. And all you can do is hope.