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Imaginary Heroes Quotes

Imaginary Heroes is a TV program that debuted in 1970 . Imaginary Heroes ended its run in 1970.

It features Illana Diamant as producer, Deborah Lurie in charge of musical score, and Tim Orr as head of cinematography.

Imaginary Heroes is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Imaginary Heroes is 111 minutes long. Imaginary Heroes is distributed by Sony Pictures Classics.

The cast includes: Emile Hirsch as Tim Travis, Michelle Williams as Penny Travis, Sigourney Weaver as Sandy Travis, Ryan Donowho as Kyle Dwyer, and Jeff Daniels as Ben Travis.

Imaginary Heroes Quotes

Emile Hirsch as Tim Travis

  • (Emile Hirsch) "People are so stupid. I can't bear to live round them anymore."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "They only get worse. You just have to find the one quality that makes them bearable. Like me. I'm your mother, so, you have to like me."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "Okay. What about dad's?"
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "Well, he used to make me feel like I was the only person in a crowded room."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "Oh my god. Your hair is so fluffy, you're like the f***ing Easter Bunny."
  • (Ryan Donowho) "You should feel my tail."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "What am I going to do for the rest of my life? All of a sudden it matters."
  • (Michelle Williams) "Well, Tim, the secret to the success of life is to find something you love. Is there something that you love?"
  • (Emile Hirsch) "Yes."
  • (Michelle Williams) "Good. And you have to do that for the rest of your life. And you'd better hope to hell that you're good at it, because if you're not you'll probably fail."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "How do you know if you're good at it?"
  • (Michelle Williams) "How do you know if you're good at it --"
  • (Emile Hirsch) "Yes."
  • (Michelle Williams) "People tell you."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "Sometimes I feel like I don't fit into this family."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "People are so stupid. I can't bear to live around them any more."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "They only get worse."
  • (Unnamed) "Do you wanna talk about it?"
  • (Emile Hirsch) "Can we talk about something else?"
  • (Unnamed) "Sure."
  • (Unnamed) "What happened to your back?"
  • (Emile Hirsch) "I tripped. It's nothing."
  • (Unnamed) "OK."
  • (Unnamed) "So do you still wanna go to the party Friday?"
  • (Emile Hirsch) "Of course."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "Matt Travis was a great swimmer. But it wasn't just that he was a great swimmer, it was simply that he was greater at swimming than anyone I ever knew was good at whatever they were good at."
  • (Unnamed) "What happened to you?"
  • (Emile Hirsch) "What happened to you ?"
  • (Unnamed) "Well, I've been trying to relocate, to a higher plane of life, unsuccessfully."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "You have to cut up and down, not across."
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah, if you don't mind bleeding slowly for 5 hours."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "Why?"
  • (Unnamed) "Because there is nothing here that I even remotely care about. I've got nothing to fight for, and if I don't want to live here why should I have to, and I don't care how much better off I am than everyone else, that's not the point."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "I think you're my new hero."
  • (Unnamed) "You know, one of two things happens when you meet your heroes, either they're assholes, or they're just like you are. Either way you always lose."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "Hey, guns always hit their mark."
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah, only if you really wanna die."

Sigourney Weaver as Sandy Travis

  • (Sigourney Weaver) "You boys want to get some lunch?"
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "I bet we're the only mother and son in town who can say "masturbating" to each other and not laugh."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "Do you love her?"
  • (Emile Hirsch) "I don't know."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "Then you don't, Tim."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "The truth is you won't understand how good for you I am until I'm dead."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "I don't see why we should do this, Ben."
  • (Michelle Williams) "I agree. It's creepy, okay? This is really creeping me out."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "I won't be making all this extra food for every meal. It's wasteful."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "It doesn't bring him back."
  • (Jeff Daniels) "We do it because I say so. We'll do it because he will be alive at this table. And because he is my son. And because he was the only thing in this family. You'll make the food, and you'll shut the f*** up."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "Was he really that unhappy, Tim?"
  • (Emile Hirsch) "He broke a lot of dishes. He stopped washing his clothes about three weeks ago. He spent a lot of time in the shower."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "He was masturbating."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "He was crying."

Ryan Donowho as Kyle Dwyer

  • (Ryan Donowho) "Touch him again and I'm scalping you. I will f***ing cut your face off."
  • (Ryan Donowho) "I would have left first, but I live here."

Michelle Williams as Penny Travis

  • (Michelle Williams) "He's losing his mind."
  • (Sigourney Weaver) "Penny. Things fall apart. And we put them back together."
  • (Michelle Williams) "Is there such a thing as the human heart, now there's the better question."
  • (Emile Hirsch) "Well, if you listen closely, you can hear 'em breaking."

Jeff Daniels as Ben Travis

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