38 Best (500) Days Of Summer Quotes

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'500 Days Of Summer' is a romantic comedy film depicting the highs and lows of the relationship between Tom Hansen and Summer Finn.

In the movie '500 Days Of Summer', Tom is searching for true love when he meets finally meets Summer. However, Summer doesn’t feel the same way, she is certain that there is no such thing as true love.

'500 Days Of Summer' is an endearing story of boy-meets-girl starring Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. '500 Days Of Summer' certainly takes the viewer through a whirlwind of emotions as what starts as a promising relationship filled with love and hope, quickly evolves into an agonizing heartbreak for the protagonist, Tom. In the film, Summer tells Tom that she is not looking for a relationship, but Tom hopes that she will feel differently about their relationship eventually. Tom’s role as a hopeless romantic and Summer’s persona as a relationship cynic is relatable to many, making '500 Days Of Summer' ever so popular, even a decade after its release.

'500 Days Of Summer' was an instant hit when it was released in 2009. Late teens and young adults were especially drawn to the friendly and relatable theme of the movie. '500 Days Of Summer' has garnered a cult following among fans, who love quoting its romantic dialogues. That’s why we have created a list of the best quotes from '500 Days Of Summer' that you need to know. There is a quote here for everyone. Boy or girl. Lover or friend. Hopeless romantic or love cynic.      

If you like these '500 Days Of Summer' relationship quotes, you may also check out these ['10 Things I Hate About You' quotes] and 'The Notebook' quotes for more movie quotes.

The Best '500 Days Of Summer' Quotes By Tom Hansen

Tom Hansen from '500 Days Of Summer' is played by the brilliant Joseph Gordon-Levitt. In '500 Days Of Summer', Tom is a writer for a greeting card company in Los Angeles. One day, when Summer Finn shows up at his office, he is immediately convinced that she is the love of his life. Tom had grown up thinking that he’d never truly be happy until he finds his soulmate. In Tom, we see a naïve young boy who showers Summer with love and affection. The pain and disappointment of his unreciprocated love can be felt in some of these '500 Days Of Summer' movie quotes. Some of these Tom Hansen quotes from the movie '500 Days Of Summer' are so relatable that we’ve seen them frequently shared on social media. If you’ve ever been in love, or even had your love unanswered by someone, you will be able to relate to these '500 Days Of Summer' movie quotes.

1. “People don't realize this, but loneliness is underrated.”

-Tom Hansen.

2. “Do you ever do this, you think back on all the times you've had with someone and you just replay it in your head over and over again and you look for those first signs of trouble?”

-Tom Hansen.

3. “Some people are meant to fall in love with each other. But, not meant to be together.”

-Tom Hansen.

4. “I love how she makes me feel. Like anything’s possible. Like, I don’t know... like life is worth it.”

-Tom Hansen.

5. “I know that she is the only person in the entire universe that will make me happy.”

-Tom Hansen.

6. “But I've accepted the fact that she and I were just two very different people who wanted very different things.”

-Tom Hansen.

7. “It's these greeting cards, these cards, these movies, these pop songs. They're responsible for all the lies, the heartache, everything!”

-Tom Hansen.

8. “I got news for you Rach. That true love stuff... it's make-believe.”

-Tom Hansen.

9. “People should be able to say how they feel, how they really feel, without some strangers putting words in their mouths. The truth.”

-Tom Hansen.

10. “She's not like I thought at all. She's... amazing.”

-Tom Hansen.

11. “I can't get her out of my head, you know? I see her everywhere. She's all I think about.”

-Tom Hansen.

'500 Days Of Summer' is a classic, romantic movie.

The Best '500 Days Of Summer' Quotes By Rachel Hansen

It is his 13-year-old sister who Tom turns to for advice in '500 Days Of Summer'. Rachel, who is played by Chloe Grace Moretz, is wise beyond her years.Rachel’s dialogues are always precise and to the point, and, typical of sibling talk, her words cut through the niceties and get right to the point. Rachel’s wise quotes are all you need to know next time you are consoling a friend or sibling over a heartbreak. Rachel is one of our favorite characters from the '500 Days Of Summer' cast and we are sure that you will agree after reading her words of wisdom.

12. “You know... just cause some cute girl likes the same bizarro music you do doesn't make her the one.”

-Rachel Hansen.

13. “I know you think she was the perfect girl for you… I don't. I think you're just remembering the good stuff.”

-Rachel Hansen.

14. “You're just afraid you'll get an answer you don't want and that will shatter your illusions of how good everything's been these past few months. Is that about right?”

-Rachel Hansen.

Some of these '500 Days Of Summer' quotes are heartbreaking.

The Best '500 Days Of Summer' Quotes By Summer Finn

Summer Finn from '500 Days Of Summer' is a free-spirited girl from Michigan played by the charming Zooey Deschanel. She meets Tom Hansen when she takes up a job as an assistant to his boss, Vance. Summer strongly believes that there is no such thing as love, her view of love and relationships is completely opposite to Tom’s and she tells him outright that she isn’t looking for a relationship. However, as they spend more time with each other their relationship turns into something more than friendship. In Summer Finn, we see an honest yet confused girl who is never sure about her feelings for Tom. She knew how Tom felt about her right from the start, but she refused to be vulnerable to love. In doing this she ends up hurting Tom in a way that she wanted to avoid in the first place. Some of these Summer Finn quotes are the most popular movie quotes there are. Here are some of the best quotes in '500 Days Of Summer' from Summer Finn herself.

15. “I dream sometimes about flying. It starts out like I’m running really, really fast and I’m like a superhuman... And then I’m running so fast that my feet aren’t even touching the ground and I’m floating. And it’s like this amazing, amazing realness. I’m free... Then I realize, I am completely alone. And then I wake up.”

-Summer Finn.

16. "I just like being on my own. Relationships are messy and feelings are always getting hurt. Who needs all that? We’re young. We’re live in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, I say, let’s have as much as we can afford and leave the serious stuff for later."

-Summer Finn.

17. “I’m just not comfortable being somebody’s girlfriend. I don’t want to be anybody’s anything, you know?”

-Summer Finn.

18. “I don’t even know what that word [love] means. I know I’ve never felt it, whatever it is in all those songs.”

-Summer Finn.

19. “I think you are interesting. I'd like for us to be friends. Is that alright?”

-Summer Finn.

20. “You weren't wrong, Tom. You were just wrong about me.”

-Summer Finn.

The Best '500 Days Of Summer' Narrator Quotes

The movie '500 Days Of Summer' switches back and forth within the 500 day long timeline of Tom’s and Summer’s relationship. It is the narrator who guides the viewer throughout the movie. Some of the dialogues of the narrator are among the best movie quotes ever. Whether it is the character descriptions of Tom and Summer or descriptions about their feelings, the narrator does a stellar job to aptly put these feelings into words. If you ever wake up one day feeling like the characters from '500 Days Of Summer', it is the narrator’s quotes you will want to read first. You might find your favorite '500 Days Of Summer' quote right here!

21. “Since the disintegration of her parents’ marriage, she’d only loved two things. The first was her long blonde hair. The second was how easily she could cut it off... And feel nothing.”

- Narrator.

22. “When one strongly believes in something, it takes overwhelming contradictory evidence to change their minds.”


23. “If Tom had learned anything. It was that you can't ascribe great cosmic significance to a simple earthly event. Coincidence. That's all anything ever is.”


24. "It took a long time but Tom had finally learned. There are no miracles. There's no such thing as fate. Nothing is meant to be."


25. "Most days of the year are entirely unremarkable. They begin and they end without creating a single lasting memory. Most days have no real impact on the course of a life."


The Best '500 Days Of Summer' Dialogues Between Characters

'500 Days Of Summer' is the sort of movie that you can keep coming back to. The storyline is uncomplicated and relatable. In '500 Days Of Summer', dialogues between characters might even sound familiar. You could easily mistake a dialogue from the movie to be something that your friends might have said to you once, that's what makes the film so great! Whether it is Tom’s agonizing love life, Summer’s carefree attitude or Rachel’s voice of reason, these dialogues from '500 Days Of Summer' are sure to intrigue you because they are so relatable and relevant. These could be some of the most adorable movie quotes ever.

26. “Rachel Hansen: You’ve broken up with girls before.

Tom Hansen: Yes.

Rachel Hansen: And girls have broken up with you before.

Tom Hansen: This is different.

Rachel Hansen: Why?

Tom Hansen: Cause it’s Summer.”

- '500 Days Of Summer'.

27. “Tom Hansen: I just… I need some consistency.

Summer Finn: I know.

Tom Hansen: I need to know you won't wake up tomorrow and feel differently.

Summer Finn: I can't promise you that. Nobody can. Anyone who does is a liar. I can only tell you how I feel right now.”

- '500 Days Of Summer'.

28. “Summer Finn: I’ve never told anybody that before.

Tom Hansen: I guess I’m not just anybody.”

- '500 Days Of Summer'.

29. “Summer Finn: I just… I just woke up one day and I knew.

Tom Hansen: Knew what?

Summer Finn: What I was never sure of with you.”

- '500 Days Of Summer'.

30. “Tom Hansen: It hurts me that we live in a world where no one's ever heard of Spearmint.

Summer Finn: I've never heard of them.

Tom Hansen: I put in on the mixtape I made you... It’s on track one.”

- '500 Days Of Summer'.

31. “Summer Finn: So, are you ok?

Tom Hansen: I will be.”

- '500 Days Of Summer'.

32. “Summer Finn: This thing. This whatever it is. You and me. Do you think this is normal?

Tom Hansen: I don't know. Who cares about normal? I'm happy. Aren't you happy?”

- '500 Days Of Summer'.

33. “Tom Hansen: What happens if you fall in love?

Summer Finn: Well, you don't believe that, do you?

Tom Hansen: It's love. It's not Santa Clause.”

- '500 Days Of Summer'.

The Best '500 Days Of Summer' Quote By Paul

And then, there is Paul from '500 Days Of Summer'. Like McKenzie, Paul is a good friend who is always there when Tom needs him. McKenzie and Paul are seen consoling Tom throughout the movie. We learn that Paul met the love of his life, Robyn, in elementary school. Even though the focus of the movie '500 Days Of Summer' is on Tom and his journey through hope, longing, heartache and realization, in Paul, we have something different. His love is real, and he also gives us one of the best '500 Days Of Summer' movie quotes.

34. The truth is... Robyn's better than the girl of my dreams. You know why? Cause she's real.

- Paul.

Funny '500 Days Of Summer' Quotes And Dialogues

Here are a few funny quotes from one of the best movies from 2009, '500 Days Of Summer'. After all, this movie is a rom-com and alongside the heartbreaks, there are light moments, too.  

35. “You are ridiculous. Your favorite Beatle is Ringo.”

-Tom Hansen.

36. “Paul: You know what they say. There's plenty of other fish in the sea.

Tom: No. Well, they're wrong. It's not true. I've fished in that sea. I've jumped in and swam in that sea! I'm Aquaman!”

- '500 Days Of Summer'.

37. “Love? I don't know. As long as she's cute and she's willing, right?”


38. “McKenzie:  So maybe it's best we don't ever bring her up again.

Paul: Just let sleeping dogs lie.

McKenzie: Leave those dogs alone Tom!”

- '500 Days Of Summer'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for '500 Days Of Summer' quotes, then why not take a look at 'You've Got Mail' quotes or [Emma Watson quotes] for more?


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