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#1. Maybe to have a memory you need time for reflection, however brief, just to let the memory find a place to settle. - Author: Alex Garland
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#2. It slightly depends on your perspective, sort of how you look at these things, but when I sit down to write a script, I'm not planning to write a script; I'm planning to make a film, and so I only see the script as being just a step there. - Author: Alex Garland
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#3. I did keep a travel diary once and it was a big mistake. All I remember of that trip is what I bothered to write down. - Author: Alex Garland
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#4. He spoke in english. Not flawlessly by any means. Not like a Nazi POW camp commandant who appreciates english poetry and says things like 'you know, we are much alike, you and I I'. But good enough - Author: Alex Garland
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#5. There was nothing strange about it. Jed and i were on a covert mission. We had dinoculars, jungle, a quarry, a threat, the hidden presence of AK-47s and slanted eyes. The only missing element was a Doors soundtrack. - Author: Alex Garland
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#6. That was longer than a heartbeat. - Author: Alex Garland
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#7. An hour later we were walking past rows of busy beach huts and weaving between sunbathers and Frisbee games. I was surprised that people weren't taking more notice of us. Everyone looked so strange to me that I couldn't believe I didn't look equally strange to them. - Author: Alex Garland
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#8. I carry a lot of scars. I like the way that sounds. I carry a lot of scars. - Author: Alex Garland
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#9. There are one hundred glow-stars on my bedroom ceiling. ( ... ) Glow-stars are strange. They make the ceiling disappear. - Author: Alex Garland
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#10. Escape through travel works. Almost from the moment I boarded my flight, life in England became meaningless. Seat-belt signs lit up, problems switched off. Broken armrests took precedence over broken hearts. By the time the plane was airborne I'd forgotten England even existed. - Author: Alex Garland
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#11. Moshe was an Israeli with an ear-slitting laugh. He used it in the same way as a madman uses a gun, spraying it around with bewildering randomness. - Author: Alex Garland
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#12. You wake, you die. - Author: Alex Garland
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#13. You fish, swim, eat, laze around, and everyone's so friendly. It's such simple stuff, but ... If i could stop the world and restart life, put the clock back, i think I'd restart it like this. For everyone. - Author: Alex Garland
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#14. When I see 'Sunshine,' I see a film that part of me is kind of very proud of and another part of me is very sad about, so it's a really complicated film for me. And I've never been really able to resolve all that in myself. - Author: Alex Garland
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#15. Though I walk through the valley of death I will fear no evil, for I am the evilest motherfucker in the valley - Author: Alex Garland
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#16. Waking was the most reliable part of a dream, as built into dreams as death is to life. You dream, you wake: you live, you die. - Author: Alex Garland
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#17. Of course witnessing poverty was the first to be ticked off the list. Then I had to graduate to the more obscure stuff. Being in a riot was something I pursued with a truly obsessive zeal, along with being tear-gassed and hearing gunshots fired in anger. - Author: Alex Garland
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#18. The dilapidation was not a memory but a representation of a poorly remembered past. - Author: Alex Garland
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#19. Jed! I got stuck in some air pocket with more exits than ... " I couldn't think of anything famous with a large number of exits "I nearly drowned! - Author: Alex Garland
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#20. I don't like dealing with money transactions in poor countries. I get confused between the feeling that I shouldn't haggle with poverty and getting ripped off - Author: Alex Garland
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#21. I wrote a whole novel before The Beach. Unpublishable. Junk. But, for some reason I stuck at novels and wrote a second. Still not sure why I didn't give up. Stubborn, maybe. - Author: Alex Garland
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#22. I knew my affection for the Philippines was equally as telling: a democracy on paper, apparently well ordered, regularly subverted by irrational chaos. A place where I'd felt instantly at home. - Author: Alex Garland
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#23. If I'd learnt one thing from travelling, it was that the way to get things done was to go ahead and do them. Don't talk about going to Borneo. Book a ticket, get a visa, pack a bag, and it just happens. - Author: Alex Garland
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#24. I think everything I write is from an atheist perspective. I mean, it's partly from an atheist perspective because I'm an atheist, and I'm just not really interested in religious-based questions. - Author: Alex Garland
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#25. I've written original material before, where I've come up with the idea and the characters myself, and that's definitely very different to working with someone else's characters and stories. - Author: Alex Garland
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#26. As for me ... I'm fine. I have bad dreams, but I never saw Mister Duck again. I play video games. I smoke a little dope. I got my thousand-yard stare. I carry a lot of scares. I like the way that sounds. I carry a lot of scares. - Author: Alex Garland
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#27. I do all this alone, everything I achieve, I achieve alone, because it's my head I'm locked into, and I share this space with nobody but myself. - Author: Alex Garland
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#28. transparent evasion exercises. - Author: Alex Garland
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#29. Impulse. Response. Fluid. Imperfect. Patterned. Chaotic. - Author: Alex Garland
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#30. The first I heard of the beach was in Bangkok, on the Ko Sanh Road. - Author: Alex Garland
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#31. I remembered a few things about waking. I remembered the sense of surprise as dream life and waking life swapped primacy, and the way in which the most tangible and deeply involving dreams could bleach entirely away. - Author: Alex Garland
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#32. Well, if there's an infinite amount of chances for something to happen, then eventually it will happen - no matter how small the likelihood. - Author: Alex Garland
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#33. The challenge is not to act automatically. It's to find an action that is not automatic. From painting, to breathing, to talking, to fucking. To falling in love ... - Author: Alex Garland
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#34. Every dream that anyone ever has is theirs alone and they never manage to share it. And they never manage to remember it either. Not truly or accurately. Not as it was. Our memories and our vocabularies aren't up to the job. - Author: Alex Garland
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#35. Normally, small talk is enough for me to form an opinion of someone. I make quick judgments, often completely wrong, and then stick by them rigidly. - Author: Alex Garland
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#36. You learn about me, and I learn nothing about you. That's not a foundation on which friendships are based. - Author: Alex Garland
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#37. There's this saying: in an all-blue world, colour doesn't exist ... If something seems strange, you question it; but if the outside world is too distant to use as a comparison then nothing seems strange. - Author: Alex Garland
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#38. Tourists went on holidays while travellers did something else. They travelled. - Author: Alex Garland
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#39. I've never been to Comic-Con, but I'm certainly aware from this side of the Atlantic that it's a very important part of film marketing now, even when the films are not directly linked to a comic. - Author: Alex Garland
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#40. Ava's living area is made up of three primary spaces. - Author: Alex Garland
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#41. I didn't get the impression that the policeman cared much about the whole thing either. After another thirty minutes of ruthless interrogation ('Can you ve'fy you eat banan' pancake?') he let me go asking me not to leave Khao San within 24 hours - Author: Alex Garland
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#42. Uh ... what can I say? Made money. Given a launch pad for a working life. Set a precedent I had no interest in following. Created expectations that I was not cut-out to match. Disappointed virtually all of my readers subsequently. But I like what I've done, and I stand by it all. - Author: Alex Garland
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#43. If you look at the whole life of the planet, we - you know, Man - has only been around for a few blinks of an eye. So if the infection wipes us all out, that is a return to normality. - Author: Alex Garland
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