Sammy had no drive, no reason to make it work. Me? Yeah, I got a reason.

Leonard Shelby

You know what? I think I'm gonna use you. I'm telling you now because I'll enjoy it so much more if I know that you could stop me if you weren't such a fucking freak!

Natalie

You sad, sad freak. I can say whatever the fuck I want, and you won't remember. We'll still be best friends. Or maybe even lovers.

Natalie

Burt Hadley: What's it like?
Leonard Shelby: It's like waking. Like you just woke up.
Burt Hadley: That must suck.

Is that what your little note says? It must be hard living your life off a couple of scraps of paper. You mix your laundry list with your grocery list you'll end up eating your underwear for breakfast.

Natalie

Teddy: Was he scared?
Leonard Shelby: Yeah, I think it was your sinister moustache.

You're not a killer. That's why you're so good at it.

Teddy

Leonard Shelby: I take it I've told you about my condition.
Teddy: Only every time I see ya.

Someone has to pay, Lenny. Somebody always pays.

Teddy

Teddy: You're living.
Leonard Shelby: Only for revenge.

Leonard Shelby: There are things you know for sure.
Natalie: Such as?
Leonard Shelby: I know what that's going to sound like when I knock on it. I know that's what going to feel like when I pick it up. See? Certainties. It's the kind of memory that you take for granted.

Remember Sammy Jankis.

Leonard Shelby

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Memento Quotes

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

Leonard Shelby

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

Leonard Shelby