Teddy: To set yourself a puzzle you won't ever solve. You know how many towns, how many guys called James G? Or John G? Shit, Leonard, I'm a John G.
Leonard Shelby: Your name's Teddy.
Teddy: My mother calls me Teddy. I'm John Edward Gammell.

If we can't make memories, we can't heal.

Leonard Shelby

[voiceover] So where are you? You're in some motel room. You just - you just wake up and you're in - in a motel room. There's the key. It feels like maybe it's just the first time you've been there, but perhaps you've been there for a week, three months. It's - it's kind of hard to say. I don't - I don't know. It's just an anonymous room.

Leonard Shelby

Teddy: You can't take his car!
Leonard Shelby: [takes a picture of the vehicle] Why not?
Teddy: Because the guy you killed owns it; somebody will recognize it!
Leonard Shelby: Well, I rather be mistaken for a dead guy than a killer.

Leonard Shelby: Strip! Take off your pants too.
Jimmy Grantz: Why?
Leonard Shelby: I don't want to get blood on them.

Finished playing with yourself there, Lenny?

Teddy

Nice shot, Liebowitz.

Teddy

Awake. Where am I?

Leonard Shelby

She's gone. And the present is trivia, which I scribble down as fucking notes.

Leonard Shelby

[flashback]
Leonard Shelby: How can you read that again?
Leonard's Wife: I love it.
Leonard Shelby: But you've read it so many times before...
Leonard's Wife: Don't be a prick. I don't read it to annoy you, I enjoy it.

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

Leonard Shelby

Natalie: What's the last thing that you do remember?
Leonard Shelby: My wife...
Natalie: That's sweet.
Leonard Shelby: ...dying.

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Now... where was I?

Leonard Shelby

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

Leonard Shelby