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Quotes by Jonathan Nolan - (11 quotes)

Jonathan Nolan - From the Books category:

Books are a time machine. (Jonathan Nolan)

Jonathan Nolan - From the Change category:

The secret to all drama, film, TV, or books - the thing that people respond to most, and the thing I find myself as a viewer feeling most interested in, is the idea of change. (Jonathan Nolan)

Jonathan Nolan - From the Collaboration category:

- on his brother, Christopher Nolan...
I've always suspected that it has something to do with the fact that he's left-handed and I'm right-handed, because he is somehow able to look at my ideas and flip them around in a way that's just a bit more twisted and interesting. It's great to be able to work with him that way. (Jonathan Nolan)

Jonathan Nolan - From the Genius category:

- Memento mori...
For a few minutes of every day, every man becomes a genius. This is the tragedy of life. (Jonathan Nolan)

Jonathan Nolan - From the Importance category:

We live in a moment in history in which our privacy may not be important. (Jonathan Nolan)

Jonathan Nolan - From the Mirrors category:

- Memento mori...
Everybody else needs mirrors to remind themselves who they are. You're no different. (Jonathan Nolan)

Jonathan Nolan - From the Money category:

If you're good at something, never do it for free. (Jonathan Nolan)

Jonathan Nolan - From the Temperament category:

- Memento mori...
Here's the truth: People, even regular people, are never just any one person with one set of attributes. It's not that simple. We're all at the mercy of the limbic system, clouds of electricity drifting through the brain. (Jonathan Nolan)

Jonathan Nolan - From the Time category:

Believing the lie that time will heal all wounds is just a nice way of saying that time deadens us. (Jonathan Nolan)

Jonathan Nolan - From the Time category:

Time is an absurdity. An abstraction. The only thing that matters is this moment. (Jonathan Nolan)

Jonathan Nolan - From the Writing category:

I was definitely looking for a reason to impose rules in the story during the writing process... a set of reasons that you could graph for why it's not chaos and anarchy - for why it has to be order, and why you need architects and an architectural brain to create the world of the dream for the subject to enter. (Jonathan Nolan)