"Every living creature on this Earth dies alone."
- Roberta Sparrow
"Dear Roberta Sparrow, I have reached the end of your book and... there
are so many things that I need to ask you. Sometimes I'm afraid of what you might tell me. Sometimes I'm afraid that you'll
tell me that this is not a work of fiction. I can only hope that the answers will come to me in my sleep. I hope that when
the world comes to an end, I can breathe a sigh of relief, because there will be so much to look forward to." - Donnie
Dr. Thurman: "The search for God is absurd?"
Donnie: "It is if everyone dies alone."
"If the sky were to suddenly open up, there would be no law, there would
be no rule. There would only be you and your memories." - Dr. Thurman
"Some people are just born with tragedy in their blood." - Gretchen
"I don't think that you have a clue what it's like to communicate with
these kids. We are losing them to apathy... to this prescribed nonsense. They are slipping away." - Karen Pommeroy
"I promise that one day, everything will be better for you." - Donnie
Gretchen: Donnie Darko? What the hell kind of name
is that? It's like some sort of superhero or something."
"What makes you think I'm not?"