Facts, not memories. That's how you investigate. I know, it's what I used to do.

Leonard Shelby

I don't even know how long she's been gone. It's like I've woken up in bed and she's not here... because she's gone to the bathroom or something. But somehow, I know she's never gonna come back to bed. If I could just... reach over and touch... her side of the bed, I would know that it was cold, but I can't. I know I can't have her back... but I don't want to wake up in the morning, thinking she's still here. I lie here not knowing... how long I've been alone. So how... how can I heal? How am I supposed to heal if I can't... feel time?

Leonard Shelby

I found you, you fuck.

Leonard Shelby

Natalie: But even if you get revenge you're not gonna remember it. You're not even going to know that it happened.
Leonard Shelby: My wife deserves vengance. Doesn't make a difference whether I know about it. Just becuase there are things I don't remember doesn't make my actions meaningless. The world doesn't just disappear when you close your eyes, does it? Anyway, maybe I'll take a photograph to remind myself, get another freaky tattoo.

Leonard Shelby: ...who did this to you?
Dodd: What?
Leonard Shelby: Who did this to you?
Dodd: You did?

I always thought the joy of reading a book is not knowing what happens next.

Leonard Shelby

It's beer o'clock, and I'm buying.

Teddy

You know, I've had more rewarding friendships than this one. Although I do get to keep telling the same jokes.

Teddy

Teddy: You don't know who you are anymore.
Leonard Shelby: Of course I do. I'm Leonard Shelby. I'm from San Francisco.
Teddy: No, that's who you were. Maybe it's time you started investigating yourself.

Leonard Shelby: I don't think they'd let someone like me carry a gun.
Teddy: I fucking hope not.

I don't feel drunk.

Leonard Shelby

Burt Hadley: Business is slow. I mean, I told my boss about the - your condition and stuff, and he said try and rent him another room.
Leonard Shelby: So how many rooms am I checked into in this shit-hole?
Burt Hadley: Just two, so far.
Leonard Shelby: Well, at least you're being honest about ripping me off.
Burt Hadley: Well, you're not gonna remember anyway.
Leonard Shelby: You don't have to be *that* honest, Burt.
Burt Hadley: Leonard, always get a receipt.
Leonard Shelby: That's good advice. I'll have to write that down.

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Memento Quotes

Now... where was I?

Leonard Shelby

You know, I can remember so much. The feel of the world... her.

Leonard Shelby