“Life’s funny. To a kid, Time always drags. Suddenly you’re fifty. All that’s left of your childhood is a little girl in a photograph. She’s smiling at you. You never forget your age and your past, but you forget about having any future.”

“I like to look for things no one else catches. I hate the way drivers never look at the road in old movies.”

“I don’t like Paris very much. The truth is I’d rather be dreaming, reading or imagining things than living them.”

“We are all fools in love.”

“You mean she doesn’t have any parents? She grew out of the ground?”

“After all, I’d never even seen half these places in real life. I was only familiar with them through movies.”

“So, my little Amélie, you don’t have bones of glass. You can take life’s knocks. If you let this chance pass, eventually, your heart will become as dry and brittle as my skeleton. So, go get him, for Pete’s sake.”

“At least you’ll never be a vegetable – even artichokes have hearts.”

“The world is your oyster. It’s up to you to find the pearls.” “On September 3, 1973, at 6:28 p.m., and 32 seconds, a bluebottle fly capable of 14,670 wing beats a minute landed on Rue St. Vincent, Montmartre. At the same moment, on a restaurant terrace nearby, the wind magically made two glasses dance unseen on a tablecloth.”

“I had two heart attacks, an abortion, did crack… while I was pregnant. Other than that, I’m fine.”

“We pass the time of day to forget how time passes.”

“It’s better to help people than garden gnomes.” QUOTES ON THE AFTERLIFE

“You’re not like all the other grown-ups. You don’t pay attention to how you’re dressed.”

“One woman lives in fear of spiders. And the other one lives with hope.”

“A regular without a reason who’d ended up finding fifteen days’ work as a substitute greengrocer. Of course, education’s important, but happiness is more important.”

“I like to look for ordinary things that are out of the ordinary.”

“The gnomes are back at the bar. By the looks of it, they’re happy again.”

“It’s not that I’m not sociable. It just takes me a while to warm up.”

“You mean to tell me that when you’re an adult, you don’t forget things?”

“I like to meet people with a few freckles. Freckles are a solar reserve.”

“On our first date, I’ll ask you to name all your favorite dinosaurs. I’ll ask you if you believe in the soul, and if you do, I think we can become one.

“I’m sorry if I’m being rude, but it’s not often I get to say “bonjour” to a miracle.”

“Without you, today’s emotions would be the scurf of yesterday’s.”

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