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The Notebook Quotes

These Notebook Movie Quotes are quotes from the great movie, The Notebook. This is an excellent love story told in a Fried Green Tomatoes sort of fashion about a boy and then a man who never gives up on his first love. We urge you to read the book and/or see the movie The Notebook if you like love stories. The movie quotes below are some of the more memorable ones from this great drama. These quotes will make you recall the movie as if you had watched it minutes ago. Enjoy the dialogs below and enjoy the quotes.

Duke: I am no one special. Just a common man with common thoughts. There are no monuments dedicated to me and my name will soon be forgotten. But in one respect I have succeeded as gloriously as anyone who ever lived. I've loved another with all my heart and soul and for me that has always been enough.

Harry: I keep trying to die but they won't let me.
Duke: Well, you can't have everything.

Allie: What happens if a car comes?
Noah: You die.
Allie: What!?
Noah: Just relax. Just trust. You need to learn how to trust.

Duke [reading]: Southern summers are indifferent to the trials of young love. Armed with warnings and doubts Noah and Allie gave a remarkably convincing portrayal of a boy and a girl travelling down a very long road with no regard for the consequences.

Duke [reading]: It was an improbable romance. He was a country boy. She was from the city. She had the world at her feet while he didn't have two dimes to rub together.

Mrs. Hamilton: That child's got too much spirit for a girl of that circumstance.
Mr. Hamilton: Nah, it's just summer love.
Mrs. Hamilton: "Trouble" is what it is!

Noah: All it needs is a new floor and walls and roof.
Allie: Is that all?
Noah: And plumbing and electrical.
Allie: And some furniture.
Noah: Yeah, and some furniture. But it's right on the water and there's also a barn up there. I could turn that into my work shop.
Allie: Well what about me? Now don't I get any say in this?
Noah: You want a say in this?
Allie: Yes I would.
Noah: What do you want?
Allie: I want a white house with blue shutters and a room overlooking the river so I can paint.
Noah: Anything else?
Allie: Yes! I want a big ole porch wrapped around the whole house. We can drink tea and watch the sun go down.
Noah: Ok.
Allie: You promise?
Noah: Uh huh. Promise.
Allie: Good!

Mrs. Hamilton: I didn't spend 17 years of my life raising a daughter and giving her EVERYTHING so she can throw it away on a summer romance.
Allie: Daddy!
Mrs. Hamilton: She'll wind up either heart broken or pregnant. Now he's a nice boy. He's a nice boy but he's -
Allie: What!? He's what!?
Mrs. Hamilton: Trashy! Trash! Trash! He's not for you!

Duke [reading]: Summer romances end for all kinds of reason. But, when all is said and done, they ahve one thing in common - they are shooting stars, a spectacular moment of light in the heavens, a fleeting glimpse of eternity and in a flash they are gone.

Duke [reading]: She agreed with all her heart but couldn't understand why, at the moment she said yes, Noah's face came to mind. [In response to Lon asking her to marry him]

Duke [reading]: In time Noah finished the house. He took a good look at what he had accomplished, got rip roaring dunk for 10 days, thought seriously about setting it on fire, then finally decided to put the house up for sale.

Dr. Barnwell: So I understand that you read to Mrs. Hamilton.
Duke: Yep, to help her remember.
Dr. Barnwell: Hmmmmm
Duke: You don't think it'll help?
Dr. Barnwell: No I don't.
Duke: She remembers doc. I read to her and she remembers. Not always, but she remembers.
Dr. Barnwell: Dimentia is irreversible. It's degenerative. After a certain point it's victims don't come back.
Duke: That's what they keep telling me.
Dr. Barnwell: Well I just don't want you to get your hopes up.
Duke: Well thanks doc, but you know what they say, science goes only so far and then comes God.
Dr. Barnwell: Then comes God.

Allie: Why are you looking at me like that?
Noah: Just a memory. [drinks beer] This room.
Allie: It was real wasn't it? You and me. Such a long time ago we were just a couple of kids. We really loved each other didn't we? I should go.

Maggie: She seems good today.
Duke: She is good. I don't know - there's something about today. Maybe it's a day for a miracle.
Mary Ellen: Daddy, come home. Momma doesn't know us. She doesn't recognize you. She'll never understand.
Maggie: We miss you. This is crazy. You living here.
Edmund: Yeah, yeah - we'll all help with mom. We, we can take shifts visiting.
Duke: Look guys, that's my sweetheart in there. I'm not leaving her. This is my home now. Your mother is my home.

Allie: And you really did it.
Noah: What?
Allie: Everything. The house. It's beautiful what you did.
Noah: Well I promised you that I would.

Allie: Why didn't you write me? Why!? It wasn't over for me. I waited for you for seven years. And now it's too late!
Noah: I wrote you 365 letters. I wrote you every day for a year.
Allie: You wrote me?
Noah: Yes! It wasn't over. Still isn't over. [kisses her]

Letter on headboard from Noah to Allie: You looked so peaceful I couldn't wake you. Gone to get breakfast. Be back soon.
P.S.: Follow the arrows for a surprise.

Noah: You're bored! You're bored and you know it! You wouldn't be here if there weren't something missing.
Allie: You arrogant son of a bitch!
Noah: Would you just stay with me?
Allie: Stay with you? What for? Look at us, we are already fighting.
Noah: Well that's what we do. We fight. You tell me when I'm being an arrogant son of a bitch and I tell you when you are being a pain in the ass. Which you are 99% of the time. I'm not afraid to hurt your feelings. You have like a two second rebound rate and yoru back do doing the next pain in the ass thing.
Allie: So what.
Noah: So it's not going to be easy. It's going to be really hard. And we're going to have to work at this every day. But I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, every day.

Noah: What do you want? What do you want?
Allie: It's not that simple.
Noah: What do you want? Goddamit, what do you want?
Allie: It's not that simple.

Noah: The best love is the kind that awakens the soul; that makes us reach for more, that plants the fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds. That's what I hope to give you forever.

Allie: Wow, so many pills - how sick are you?
Noah: Sickness has become a relative term for me. I think of it now as more of a wearing out process.

Allie: I need to ask you something.
Noah: What is it sweetheart?
Allie: Do you think that our love can create miracles?
Noah: Yes I do. That's what brings you back to me each time.
Allie: Do you think our love can take us away together?
Noah: I think our love can do anything we want it to.
Allie: I love you.
Noah: I love you Allie.
Allie: Good night.
Noah: Good night. I'll be seeing you.