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The 20 Greatest Pieces Of Wisdom From The Matrix Trilogy

When you settle in to watch an action-packed blockbuster, you're not expecting to leave with some contemplative quotes stuck in your head. It might be one of the reasons that The Matrix trilogy was such a resounding success with both critics and audiences.

To save you from rewatching all three films with a trusty notepad to record your favourite nuggets of wisdom, we've put together a gallery of the 20 greatest examples. Let us know if we haven't included that one you like so much.

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  • The 20 Greatest Pieces Of Wisdom From The Matrix Trilogy

    1.

    "To deny our own impulses is to deny the very thing that makes us human."

    Mouse (The Matrix)

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    2.

    "It is remarkable how similar the pattern of love is to the pattern of insanity."

    Merovingian (The Matrix Revolutions)

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    3,

    "The body cannot live without the mind"

    Morpheus (The Matrix)

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    4.

    "There is no escaping reason; no denying purpose. Because as we both know, without purpose, we would not exist."

    Agent Smith (The Matrix Reloaded)

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    5.

    "I remember that I am here not because of the path that lies before me but because of the path that lies behind me."

    Morpheus (The Matrix Reloaded)

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    6.

    “We can never see past the choices we don't understand.”

    The Oracle (The Matrix Reloaded)

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    7.

    "The purpose of life is to end."

    Agent Smith (The Matrix Revolutions)

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    7.

    "There's a difference between knowing the path and walking the path"

    Morpheus (The Matrix)

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    9.

    "Denial is the most predictable of all human responses."

    The Architect (The Matrix Reloaded)

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    10.

    “Beneath our poised appearance we are completely out of control.”

    Merovingian (The Matrix Reloaded)

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    11.

    "Don't think you are, know you are."

    Morpheus (The Matrix

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    12.

    "If it's our time to die, it's our time."

    Mifune (The Matrix Revolutions)

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    13.

    "Some people go their entire lives without hearing news that good."

    Neo (The Matrix Reloaded)

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    14.

    "Human beings define their reality through suffering and misery"

    Agent Smith (The Matrix)

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    15.

    "Hope, it is the quintessential human delusion, simultaneously the source of your greatest strength, and your greatest weakness."

    The Architect (The Matrix Reloaded)

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    16.

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

    Morpheus (The Matrix)

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    17.

    "Ignorance is bliss."

    Cypher (The Matrix)

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    18.

    "Choice. The problem is choice."

    Neo (The Matrix Reloaded)

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    19.

    "Karma's a word. Like "love." A way of saying "what I am here to do.""

    Rama-Kandra (The Matrix Revolutions)

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    20.

    "There is no escaping the nature of the universe."

    Merovingian (The Matrix Revolutions)

     

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