45 Gone Girl Quotes by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl is a 2012 popular crime thriller novel by Gillian Flynn (American writer).

Gone Girl tells the story of a guy Nick Dunne, who becomes the prime suspect in the sudden disappearance of his wife, Amy.


Let’s go through some of best quotes from Gone Girl novel.

Gone Girl Quotes by Gillian Flynn

“I am a great husband because I am very afraid she may kill me.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“Unconditional love is an undisciplined love and, as we all have seen, undisciplined love is disastrous.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“Most beautiful, good things were done by women people scorn.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“Like walking through a door. Our relationship immediately attained a sepia tone: the past.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“I was the girl who battles oblivion and won. The chances were about 1 percent, but I did it.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“I don’t understand the point of being together if you’re not the happiest.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“I still believed he’d love me again somehow, love me that intense, thick way he did, the way that made everything good.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“Because isn’t that the point of every relationship: to be known by someone else, to be understood?” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

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Best Gone Girl Quotes by Gillian Flynn

“People want to believe they know other people. Parents want to believe they know their kids. Wives want to believe they know their husbands.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“It had gotten to the point where it seemed like nothing matters, because I’m not a real person and neither is anyone else.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“The worst feeling: when you just have to wait and prepare yourself for the lie.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“You drink a little too much and try a little too hard. And you go home to a cold bed and think, That was fine. And your life is a long line of fine.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“Sleep is like a cat: It only comes to you if you ignore it.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“She released her grievances like handfuls of birdseed: They are there, and they are gone.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“My dad had limitations. That’s what my good-hearted mom always told us. He had limitations, but he meant no harm. It was kind of her to say, but he did do harm.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“There’s something disturbing about recalling a warm memory and feeling utterly cold.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

Quotes from Gone Girl

“What are you thinking? How are you feeling? Who are you? What have we done to each other? What will we do?” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“It’s humbling, to become the very thing you once mocked.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“She’s easy to like. I’ve never understood why that’s considered a compliment – that just anyone could like you.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“People have to do awful things for money.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“My mother had always told her kids: if you’re about to do something, and you want to know if it’s a bad idea, imagine seeing it printed in the paper for all the world to see.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“There’s a difference between really loving someone and loving the idea of her.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“To be kissed on the lips by your husband is the most decadent thing.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“There is an unfair responsibility that comes with being an only child – you grow up knowing you aren’t allowed to disappoint, you’re not even allowed to die.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

Famous Gone Girl Quotes by Gillian Flynn

“People say children from broken homes have it hard, but the children of charmed marriages have their own particular challenges.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“How predictable, how perfectly average, how amusing.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“I am, after all, an adult, a grown man, a useful human being, even though I lost the career that made me all these things. I won’t make that mistake again.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“I felt a queasy mixture of relief and horror: when you finally stop an itch and realize it’s because you’ve ripped a hole in your skin.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“Tampon commercial, detergent commercial, maxi pad commercial, windex commercial – you’d think all women do is clean and bleed.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“People love talking, and I have never been a huge talker. I carry on an inner monologue, but the words often don’t reach my lips.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“One should never marry a man who doesn’t own a decent set of scissors. That would be my advice. It leads to bad things.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“I just want to live until I can’t anymore,” she said.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“All this time I’d thought we were strangers, and it turned out we knew each other intuitively, in our bones, in our blood. It was kind of romantic. Catastrophically romantic.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“Blame the economy, blame bad luck, blame my parents, blame your parents, blame the Internet, blame people who use the Internet.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“There’s no app for a bourbon buzz on a warm day in a cool, dark bar. The world will always want a drink.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“We weren’t ourselves when we fell in love, and when we became ourselves – surprise! – we were poison. We complete each other in the nastiest, ugliest possible way.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“I often don’t say things out loud, even when I should. I contain and compartmentalize to a disturbing degree: In my belly-basement are hundreds of bottles of rage, despair, fear, but you’d never guess from looking at me.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“It’s a very difficult era in which to be a person, just a real, actual person, instead of a collection of personality traits selected from an endless Automat of characters.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“Friends see most of each other’s flaws. Spouses see every awful last bit.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

Powerful Gone Girl Quotes by Gillian Flynn

“Love makes you want to be a better man—right, right. But maybe love, real love, also gives you permission to just be the man you are.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“I am a thornbush, bristling from the overattention of my parents, and he is a man of a million little fatherly stab wounds, and my thorns fit perfectly into them.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“It’s humbling to become the very thing you once mocked.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“Because you can’t be as in love as we were and not have it invade your bone marrow. Our kind of love can go into remission, but it’s always waiting to return. Like the world’s sweetest cancer.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“Should I remove my soul before I come inside?” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).

“If you can’t take care of me while I’m alive, you have made me dead anyway.” ~ Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl).



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