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Morpheus: Does the Commander have a plan for stopping 250,000 sentinels?
Niobe: A strategy is still being formulated.
Morpheus: I'm sure it is.

Lock: I'm going to recommend to the Council that you be removed from duty.
Morpheus: That is, of course, your prerogative, Commander.
Lock: If it were up to me, Captain, you wouldn't set foot on a ship for the rest of your life.
Morpheus: Then I am grateful that it is not up to you.

Morpheus: Everything begins with choice.
Merovingian: No. Wrong. Choice is an illusion, created between those with power, and those without.

Morpheus: What happened, happened and couldn't have happened any other way.
Neo: How do you know?
Morpheus: We are still alive.

Trinity: You always told me to stay off the freeway.
Morpheus: Yes, that's true.
Trinity: You said it was suicide.
Morpheus: Then let us hope...that I was wrong.

Morpheus: I have dreamed a dream, but now that dream is gone from me.

Niobe: Morpheus, I can't help thinking... What if all this - the prophecy, everything - is bullshit?
Morpheus: Then tomorrow we may all be dead, but how would that be different from any other day? This is a war, and we are soldiers. Death can come for us at any time, in any place. Now consider the alternative. What if I am right? What if the prophecy is true? What if tomorrow the war could be over. Isn't that worth fighting for? Isn't that worth dying for?

Ballard: You're asking for one of us to disobey a direct order.
Morpheus: That's right, I am. But we well know that the reason most of us are here is because of our affinity for disobedience.

Niobe: I remember. I remember you used to dance. I remember you were pretty good.
Morpheus: There are some things in this world, captain Niobe, that will never change.
Lock: Niobe!
Morpheus: Some things do change.

Morpheus: You take the blue pill - the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill - you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes.

Morpheus: Stop trying to hit me and hit me!

Neo: I thought it wasn't real.
Morpheus: Your mind makes it real.
Neo: If you're killed in the matrix, do you die here?
Morpheus: The body cannot live without the mind.

Morpheus: Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony.

Neo: What are you telling me, that I can dodge bullets?
Morpheus: No, what I'm telling you is that, when you're ready, you won't have to.

Whitey Powers: The moment I laid eyes on him, I could tell he'd done time. They never lose it, you know. That tension, it settles up around their shoulders.
Sean Devine: He just lost his daughter, maybe that's what's settled in his shoulders.
Whitey Powers: No, that's in his stomach. The tension in his shoulders, that's prison.

Jimmy: How long?
Whitey Powers: How long what?
Jimmy: How long till you catch my daughter's killer? I need to know.

Noland: They can hear you. Smell you. They see you.

Royce: How do we kill them?
Noland: However you can.

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