[translating for Nell to the court] You have big things. You know big things. But you don't look into each other's eyes. And you're hungry for quietness.

Jerry

Nothing and everything, it just hits her sometimes.

Jerry

Chicka, chicka, chickabee. / T'ee an me an t'ee an me. / Ressa, ressa, ressa me, / Chicka, chicka, chickabee.

Nell

It's called doing whatever the hell you want whenever the hell you want to, and I grew out of it 'round about the age of six!

Paula

Even caring has an ulterior motive.

Dr. Paley

Trouble go away at nigh', an' Nell caw Mi'i - an' Nell an' Mi'i - ye', Nell an' Mi'i - like t'ee in the way!

Nell

One down, couple of billion to go.

Ellie Arroway

I'm going to need a bigger antenna.

Young Ellie

Hydrogen times pi!

Ellie Arroway

[to Arroway in the tone of Hannibal Lecter] Clever girl.

S.R. Hadden

[to a group of children] I'll tell you one thing about the universe, though. The universe is a pretty big place. It's bigger than anything anyone has ever dreamed of before. So if it's just us... seems like an awful waste of space. Right?

Ellie Arroway

CQ, this is W9GFO. CQ, this is W9GFO here. Come back?

Young Ellie

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