[to Thomas King] I still see things that are not here. I just choose not to acknowledge them. Like a diet of the mind, I just choose not to indulge certain appetites; like my appetite for patterns; perhaps my appetite to imagine and to dream.

Nash

Hansen: You scared?
Nash: Terrified. Mortified. Petrified. Stupefied... by you.

Nash: [to Charles] The prodigal roommate revealed. "Saw my name on the lecture slate." YOU LYING SON OF A BITCH!
Dr. Rosen: Who are you talking to? Tell me who you see.
Nash: How do you say "Charles Herman" in Russian?

General: You ever... just know something, Dr. Nash?
Nash: Constantly.

Dr. Rosen: You can't reason your way out of this!
Nash: Why not? Why can't I?
Dr. Rosen: Because your mind is where the problem is in the first place!

[offering Nash a flask of whiskey] Listen. If we can't break the ice, how 'bout we drown it?

Charles

Mathematics... mathematics is never going to lead you to higher truth and you know why? Because it's boring!

Charles

Charles: So what's your story? You the poor kid that never got to go to Exeter or Andover?
Nash: Despite my privileged upbringing, I'm actually quite well balanced. I have a chip on both shoulders.

Charles: That Isaac Newton fellow was right.
Nash: He was on to something.
Charles: Clever boy.

Hansen: Cowards, all of you. Come on. Whoever wins, Sol does his laundry for the semester.
Sol: Does that seem unfair to anybody?
Bender: No, not at all.

I've made the most important discovery of my life. It's only in the mysterious equation of love that any logical reasons can be found. I'm only here tonight because of you. You are the only reason I am... you are all my reasons.

Nash

Nothing's ever for sure, John. That's the only sure thing I do know.

Charles

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A Beautiful Mind Quotes

God must be a painter. Why else would we have so many colors?

Alicia

Hansen: You scared?
Nash: Terrified. Mortified. Petrified. Stupefied... by you.