The best Quotes from Big Fish

The best Quotes from Big Fish

Big Fish is a 2003 American fantasy drama film directed by Tim Burton, and based on the 1998 novel Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions by Daniel Wallace. The film stars Ewan McGregor, Albert Finney, Billy Crudup, Jessica Lange, Helena Bonham Carter, Alison Lohman, Robert Guillaume, Marion Cotillard, Steve Buscemi, and Danny DeVito.

They say when you meet the love of your life, time stops. And that's true. What they don't tell you, is that once time starts again, it moves extra fast to catch up.
Edward Bloom
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Sometimes, the only way to catch an uncatchable woman is to offer her a wedding ring.
Edward Bloom
Kept in a small bowl, they will remain small. With more space, the fish can double, triple or quadruple its size.
Edward Bloom
In telling the story of my father's life, it's impossible to separate the fact from the fiction, the man from the myth. The best I can do is to tell it the way he told me. It doesn't always make sense, and most of it never happened. But that's what kind of story this is.
Will Bloom
You see, most men, they'll tell a story straight through— it won't be complicated, but it won't be interesting either.
Edward Bloom
It was that night I discovered that most things you consider evil or wicked are simply lonely, and lacking in social niceties.
Edward Bloom
Fate has a way of circling back on a man, and taking him by surprise. A man sees things differently at different times in his life. This town didn't seem the same now that he was older.
Jenny
Now, there comes a point where a reasonable man will swallow his pride and admit that he's made a terrible mistake. The truth is, I was never a reasonable man.
Edward Bloom
The biggest fish in the river gets that way by never being caught.
Edward Bloom
That was my father's final joke, I guess. The man tells his stories so many times that he becomes the stories. They live on after him. And in that way, he becomes immortal.
Will Bloom

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Conservative's the last thing I am.
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There is no good and evil, there is only power and those too weak to seek it.
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