The Brothers Bloom
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Bloom: Eat your waffles, fat man.

The Curator: The Curator: Madam, your smile is the sun and fallen men like me, we need the sun.

Stephen: That's my new favorite camel.

Penelope Stamp: This was a story about a girl who could find infinite beauty in anything, any little thing, and even love the person she was trapped with. And I told myself this story until it became true. Now, did doing this help me escape a wasted life? Or did it blind me so I didn't want to escape it? I don't know, but either way I was the one telling my own story.

Bloom: Trying to get something real by telling yourself stories is a trap.

Stephen: I'm not thrilled they set this in Mexico. There could be legitimate reasons, but Mexico's - and I don't like to simplistically vilify an entire country - but Mexico's a horrible place.

Stephen: Have at thee, you ham-headed bastards.

Bloom: Do you feel cheated?
Penelope Stamp: The trick to not feeling cheated is to learn how to cheat.

Penelope Stamp: A thunderstorm! I love thunderstorms.

Penelope Stamp: There is no such thing as an unwritten life, only a badly written one.

Stephen: Can I get a 'wow'?

Bloom: What was your childhood like?
Penelope Stamp: I make cameras out of watermelons.

Stephen: We're a genius, Bloom.

Penelope Stamp: I collect hobbies. I see someone doing something I like, and I get books and learn how to do it.

Stephen: The perfect con is one where everyone involved gets just what they wanted.

Penelope Stamp: I think a little real danger might suit me, so, uh, if you three want to join my smugglers gang, I'll uh, y'know, uh... consider it.

Narrator: Another home, another main street. Stephen looked around, then summed the burgh up thusly...
Young Stephen: Bloom, we've hit a one hat town. One theater. One car wash. One café. One park. One cat. Which, through some mishap, had one leg.

Bloom: You don't understand what my brother does. He writes his cons the way dead Russians write novels, with thematic arcs and embedded symbolism and shit. And he wrote me as the vulnerable anti-hero. And that's why you think you want to kiss me. It's a con.

Stephen: I have at different times in my life, sold sand to an Arab and ice to an Eskimo.

Penelope Stamp: I don't know about "truths." A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells, the less you know.

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