The best Quotes from Ghost in the Shell

The best Quotes from Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell is a Japanese cyberpunk media franchise based on the seinen manga series of the same name written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow.

Dreams are meaningful when you work toward them in the real world. If you merely live within the dreams of other people it's no different from being dead.
If a technological feat is possible, man will do it. Almost as if it's wired into the core of our being.
Any way you look at it, all the information that a person accumulates in a lifetime is just a drop in the bucket.
Batou - 1995
I guess once you start doubting, there's no end to it.
We weep for the blood of a bird, but not for the blood of a fish. Blessed are those with a voice. If the dolls could speak, no doubt they'd scream, "I didn't want to become human".
Motoko Kusanagi - 2: Innocence
Just as water runs downhill, the human heart also tends to revert to its basest instincts.
Kazundo Gouda - S.A.C. 2nd GIG
Man is an individual only because of his intangible memory. But memory cannot be defined, yet it defines mankind.
I'm human. I'm flawed. But I embrace change, and enhancement. Now there's nothing I can't do, nothing I can't know, nothing I can't be.
Dr. Osmond - 2017
It can also be argued that DNA is nothing more than a program designed to preserve itself.
Can you offer me proof of your existence? How can you, when neither modern science nor philosophy can explain what life is?
Motoko: "It feels like... there's always this thick fog over my memory and I can't see through it."
Batou: "You're lucky. Every single day I get screwed by my memories."
When we see our uniqueness as a virtue, only then will we find peace.
All things change in a dynamic environment. Your effort to remain what you are is what limits you.
Who can gaze into the mirror without becoming evil? The mirror does not reflect evil, but creates it.
Motoko Kusanagi - 2: Innocence
No matter how far an ass travels, it won't come back a horse.
Batou - 2: Innocence
It's not like I had aspirations to be a hero or anything. However, I'm positive we followed a code of justice that all of us believed in without condition or compromise.
Don't send a rabbit to kill a fox!
What if a cyber brain could possibly generate its own ghost, and create a soul all by itself? And if it did, just what would be the importance of being human then?
If we all reacted the same way, we'd be predictable, and there's always more than one way to view a situation... it's simple: overspecialize, and you breed in weakness. It's slow death.
I am sentient and I am able to recognize my own existence, but in my present state I am still incomplete. I lack the most basic processes inherent in all living organisms: reproducing and dying.
We have been subordinate to our limitations until now. The time has come to cast aside these bonds and to elevate our consciousness to a higher plane. It is time to become a part of all things.
I am not an AI. My code name is Project 2501. I am a living, thinking entity that was created in the sea of information.
I guess cyborgs like myself have a tendency to be paranoid about our origins.
There's nothing sadder than a puppet without a ghost, especially the kind with red blood running through them.
When I float weightless back to the surface, I'm imagining I'm becoming someone else.
My mind is human. My body is manufactured.
Because I see you in myself. As a body sees its reflection within a mirror.
I feel confined, only free to expand myself within boundaries.
There are countless ingredients that make up the human body and mind, like all the components that make up me as an individual with my own personality. Sure, I have a face and voice to distinguish myself from others, but my thoughts and memories are unique only to me, and I carry a sense of my own destiny. Each of those things are just a small part of it. I collect information to use in my own way. All of that blends to create a mixture that forms me and gives rise to my conscience.

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