Top 39 'Interstellar' Quotes About The Beauty And Power Of The Universe

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'Interstellar' is a 2014 sci-fi film directed by Christopher Nolan.

The film is not only a treat to the eyes of the audience. It also a story that will make you invest in it and think of human actions and their consequences.

True to the Nolan spirit, 'Interstellar' embodies in itself grave storytelling, playing with time, wit, and a star cast of Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, MacKenzie Foy, Jessica Chastain, and many more. The story of the film revolves around the future possibility of the earth being inhabitable. In a last attempt to save the last traces of humankind, NASA, decides to send a crew headed by McConaughey's to look for a planet that might sustain human life. Here is a collection of quotes from the popular movie for you to enjoy. You could check out 'Interstellar' quotes about love, 'Interstellar' quotes about parents, 'Interstellar' quotes about nature, 'Interstellar' quotes about time, great 'Interstellar' quotes, funny 'Interstellar' quotes, movie 'Interstellar' quotes, Interstellar quotes Murphy's law, and 'Interstellar' quotes about environment. You may already remember some of these quotes from Murph or Professor Brand.

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Inspirational 'Interstellar' Quotes

Professor Brand quotes are inspiring.

'Interstellar' is more than just a space movie. It also manifests as a movie that takes certain human tenets of love, companionship, guilt, survival and beautifully molds them into a masterpiece. In the process, it has given us some very inspirational quotes.

1. "Do not go gentle into that good night; Old age should burn and rave at close of day. Rage, rage against the dying of the light."

- Professor Brand, 'Interstellar'.

2. "Love is the one thing that transcends time and space. Maybe we should trust that, even if we cannot understand it."

- Amelia, 'Interstellar'.

3. "Doyle: You can't just think about your family now. You have to think bigger than that.

Cooper: I am thinking about my family and millions of other families."

- 'Interstellar'.

4. "We've always defined ourselves by the ability to overcome the impossible. And we count these moments. These moments when we dare to aim higher, to break barriers, to reach for the stars, to make the unknown known. We count these moments as our proudest achievements... And that our greatest accomplishments cannot be behind us, because our destiny lies above us."

- Cooper, 'Interstellar'.

5. "Accident is the first building block of evolution."

- Amelia Brandt, 'Interstellar'.

6.  "Then get out there and save them. We must reach far beyond our own lifespans. we must think not as individuals but as species. we must confront the reality of interstellar travel."

- Professor Brandt, 'Interstellar'.

7. “Amelia: I’m not going to make it.

Cooper: Yes, you are. Yes, you are."

- 'Interstellar'.

8. "When I was a kid, it seemed like they made something new everyday. Some, gadget or idea, like every day, was Christmas."

- Donald, 'Interstellar'.

9. "A machine doesn't improvise well because you cannot program a fear of death. Our survival instinct is our greatest source of inspiration."

- Dr. Mann, 'Interstellar'.

10. “I’m not afraid of death. I’m an old physicist.  I’m afraid of time.”

- Prof. Brand, 'Interstellar'.

11. "Mankind’s next step will be our greatest.”


12. "Romilly: What was that?

Amelia Brandt: First handshake.”

- 'Interstellar'.

13. "Newton’s third law. You gotta leave something behind.”

- Cooper, 'Interstellar'.

14. "Maybe we’ve spent too long trying to figure this out with theory.”

- Amelia Brand, 'Interstellar'.

15. “We have attachments. But even without a family, I can promise you that, that yearning to be with other people is powerful. That emotion is the foundation, of what makes us human.”

- Dr. Mann, 'Interstellar'.

16. “Brand. She’s out there. Setting up camp. Alone, in a strange galaxy. Maybe right now, she’s settling in for the long nap. By the light of our new sun. In our new home.”

- Murphy, 'Interstellar'.

17. "Prof. Brand: We need the bravest humans to find us a new home.

Cooper: But the nearest star is over a thousand years away.

Doyle: Hence the bravery."

- 'Interstellar'.

18. "CASE: It's not possible.

Cooper: No. It's necessary."

- 'Interstellar'.

'Interstellar' Quotes About Leaving Earth

Matthew McConaughey 'Interstellar' quotes are extremely inspiring.

One of the main points of contention for the whole film is the question of whether or not human beings can survive on earth any longer. The crew is sent to space for this very reason- to find a way for human beings to survive. Here are some of the best 'Interstellar' quotes that talk about leaving the earth.

19. "We used to look up at the sky and wonder at our place in the stars, now we just look down and worry about our place in the dirt."

- Cooper, 'Interstellar'.

20. "Cooper: Everybody ready to say goodbye to our Solar System?

Romilly: To our galaxy."

- 'Interstellar'.

21. "Dr. Brand: We must confront the reality that nothing in our solar system can help us...We are not meant to save the world. We are meant to leave it, and this is the mission you were trained for."

- 'Interstellar'.

22. "Maybe by the time I get back, you and I, we might be the same age. You and me. Imagine that."

- Cooper, 'Interstellar.'

23. “The end of the Earth will not be the end of us.”

- 'Interstellar'.

24. "Mankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here."

- 'Interstellar'.

25. "This world’s a treasure, but it’s been telling us to leave for a while now."

- Cooper, 'Interstellar'.

TARS 'Interstellar' Quotes

TARS is one of the four tactical robots from the US Marine Corps featured in the film. It was also one of the crew members of Endurance along with Amelia, Cooper, Doyle, Romilly and Case. Here are some stupendous quotes from TARS to make you love him more.

26. "Cooper: Let me ask you something. Dr. Brand and Edmunds, they close?

TARS: I wouldn’t know.

Cooper: Is that ‘90% wouldn’t know’ or ‘10% wouldn’t know’?

TARS: I also have a discretion setting Cooper.

Cooper: Ah. But not a poker-face slick."

- 'Interstellar'.

27. "Cooper: Hey TARS, what's your honesty parameter?

TARS: 90%.

Cooper: 90%?

TARS: Absolute honesty is not always the most diplomatic nor the safest form of communication with emotional beings."

- 'Interstellar'.

28. "TARS: I have a cue light I can use to show you when I am joking if you like."

Cooper: That might help.

- TARS: Yeah, you can use it to find your way back to the ship after I blow you out the airlock. [cue light flashes]”.

- 'Interstellar'.

29. "Cooper: Humour, 75%.

TARS: Confirmed. Self destruct in T minus 10,9...

Cooper: Let's make that 60%.

TARS: 60%, confirmed. Knock Knock.

Cooper: You want 55%?"

- 'Interstellar'.

30. "Cooper: What's your trust setting, TARS?

TARS: Lower than yours, apparently"

- 'Interstellar'.

Emotional 'Interstellar' Quotes

We bring to you some of the most heart-wrenching quotes from the movie.

31. "Parents are the ghosts of their children's future. I can't be your ghost anymore Murph."

- Cooper, 'Interstellar'.

32. "Murph: Why did you and mom name me after something that's bad?

Cooper: Well, we didn't.

Murph: Murphy's Law?

Cooper: Murphy’s Law doesn’t mean that something bad will happen. It means that whatever can happen will happen."

- 'Interstellar'.

33. "You might have to decide between seeing your children again and the future of the human race."

- Amelia Brand, 'Interstellar'.

34. "Six billion people, just imagine that. and every last one of them trying to have it all. This world is not so bad. you are the one who does not belong. Born forty years too daughter knew it, God bless her. And your kids know it."

- Donald, 'Interstellar'.

35. "I am sorry. I can't watch you go through this. I am sorry. I thought I could, but I can't. I am here. I am here for you. Just listen to my voice, Cooper. I am right here. You are not alone."

- Dr. Mann, 'Interstellar'.

36.  “I love you forever and I’m coming back.”

- Cooper, 'Interstellar'.

37. “The Earth looks amazing from here.”

- Cooper, 'Interstellar'.

38. “Today is my birthday. And it’s a special one because you once told me that when you came back, we might be the same age. Well, now I’m the same age that you were when you left…and it’d be really great if you come back soon.”

- Murph, 'Interstellar.

39. “Cooper: So how do you plan on saving the world?

Prof. Brand: We’re not meant to save the world, we’re meant to leave it.

- 'Interstellar', 2014.

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