We both had done the math. Kelly added it all up and... knew she had to let me go. I added it up, and knew that I had... lost her. I was never gonna get off that island. I was gonna die there, totally alone. I was gonna get sick, or get injured or something. The only choice I had, the only thing I could control was when, and how, and where it was going to happen. So... I made a rope and I went up to the summit, to hang myself. I had to test it, you know? Of course. You know me. And the weight of the log, snapped the limb of the tree, so I... I couldn't even kill myself the way I wanted to. I had power over NOTHING. And that's when this feeling came over me like a warm blanket. I knew, somehow, that I had to stay alive. Somehow. I had to keep breathing. Even though there was no reason to hope. And all my logic said that I would never see this place again. So that's what I did. I stayed alive. I kept breathing. And one day my logic was proven all wrong because the tide came in, and gave me a sail. And now, here I am. I'm back. In Memphis, talking to you. I have ice in my glass... And I've lost her all over again. I'm so sad that I don't have Kelly. But I'm so grateful that she was with me on that island. And I know what I have to do now. I gotta keep breathing. Because tomorrow the sun will rise. Who knows what the tide could bring?

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You wouldn't have a match by any chance would you?

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[to Wilson] Hey, you want to hear something funny? My dentist's name is James Spalding.

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Aha! Look what I have created! I have made FIRE!

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That's a search area of 500,000 square miles. That's twice the size of Texas. They may never find us.

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Kelly Frears: I always knew you were alive, I knew it. Everybody said that I had to let you go. I love you. You're the love of my life.
Chuck Noland: I love you too, Kelly. More than you'll ever know.

Wilson. WILSON!

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First thing it's two minutes, then four, then six, then the next thing you know, we're the U.S. mail.

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We live and we die by time. And we must not commit the sin of losing our track on time.

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Mmm. Gotta love crab. In the nick of time, too. I couldn't take much more of those coconuts. Coconut milk is a natural laxative. That's something Gilligan never told us.

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[reading a birthday card] The most beautiful thing in the world is, of course, the world itself.

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We might just make it. Did that thought ever cross your brain? Well regardless I would rather take my chance out there on the ocean, that to stay here and die on this shithole island spending the rest of my life talking to a god damn VOLLEYBALL.

Chuck Noland

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Cast Away Quotes

Mmm. Gotta love crab. In the nick of time, too. I couldn't take much more of those coconuts. Coconut milk is a natural laxative. That's something Gilligan never told us.

Chuck Noland

We live and we die by time. And we must not commit the sin of losing our track on time.

Chuck Noland