40 Most Intriguing Inception Quotes for Nolan Fans

January 8, 2022

Inception is a science fiction film composed and directed by Christopher Nolan, who also co-produced the film with Emma Thomas, his wife. The film features Leonardo DiCaprio as a professional thief who can steal information by entering his target’s mind through dreams.

Now lets check out some of the best Inception quotes from various characters…

Inception Quotes by Cobb

1. “She’ll be back. I never seen anyone picked it up that quickly before. Reality is not gonna be enough for her now and when she comes back, you gonna have her building mazes.

We all yearn for reconciliation, for catharsis quote from Cobb

2. I think positive emotion trumps negative emotion every time. We all yearn for reconciliation, for catharsis.

use a fraction of our brain’s true potential quote by Cobb

3. “They say we only use a fraction of our brain’s true potential. Now, that’s when we’re awake. When we’re asleep, we can do almost anything.

fraction of our brain's true potential quote to us by Cobb

4. “No idea is simple when you have to plant it in someone else’s mind.

idea is simple when you have to plant it in someone else’s mind quote to us by Cobb

5. “Dreams feel real while we’re in them. It’s only when we wake up that we realize something was actually strange.

Dreams feel real while we're in them quote by Cobb

6. “You don’t seem to understand Mr. Saito, the corporation that hired us, we won’t accept failure, we won’t last two days.

the corporation that hired us, we won’t accept failure quote by Cobb

7. Miles: Come back to reality, Dom. Please
Cobb: Now you listen to me if you jump you’re not going to wake up, remember?

Inception quote from Cobb

8. “She had locked something away, something deep inside her. The truth that she had once known, but… she chose to forget. Limbo became her reality.

Cobb quote is The truth that she had once known, but… she chose to forget

9. “Look at you. You’re just a shade, a shade of my real wife. How could I capture all your beauty, your complexity, your perfection, your imperfection, in a dream? Yes, you’re the best that I can do. But, I’m sorry, you’re just not good enough.

I capture all your beauty, your complexity, your perfection, your imperfection, in a dream quote from Cobb

10. “An idea is like a virus. Resilient. Highly contagious. And even the smallest seed of an idea can grow. It can grow to define or destroy you.

Resilient. Highly contagious. And even the smallest seed of an idea can grow. It can grow to define or destroy you quote by  Cobb

11. “Once an idea has taken hold of the brain, it’s almost impossible to eradicate. An idea that is fully formed—fully understood—that sticks; right in there somewhere.

Once an idea has taken hold of the brain, it’s almost impossible to eradicate quote is  Cobb

12. “You create the world of the dream. We bring the subject into that dream, and they fill it with their subconscious.

You create the world of the dream. We bring the subject into that dream, and they fill it with their subconscious quote by  Cobb

13. “I specialize in a very specific type of security. Subconscious security.

I specialize in a very specific type of security. Subconscious security quote from Cobb

14. “Building a dream from your memory is the easiest way of losing your grasp on what’s real and what is a dream.

Cobb says Building a dream from your memory is the easiest way of losing your grasp on what’s real and what is a dream

15. “The seed that we planted in this man’s mind may change everything.

The seed that we planted in this man’s mind may change everything quote by Cobb

16. “You’re asking me for Inception. I hope you do understand the gravity of that request.

You’re asking me for Inception. I hope you do understand the gravity of that request  from Cobb

17. Arthur: There’s plenty of good thieves.
Cobb: We don’t need just a thief, we need a forger!

Inception quote from Cobb

18. “When we wound up on the beach of our own subconscious, we lost sight of what was real.

When we wound up on the beach of our own subconscious, we lost sight of what was real quote by Cobb

19. Miles: You’re here to corrupt one of my brightest and best.
Cobb: You know what I’m offering. You have to let them decide for themselves.

Inception quote from Cobb

20. “Downward is the only way forward.

Downward is the only way forward quote by Cobb

Inception Quotes by Arthur

21. Saito: If you can steal an idea, why can’t you plant one there instead?
Arthur: Okay, this is me, planting an idea in your mind. I say: don’t think about elephants. What are you thinking about?

Inception quote by Arthur

22. “In the dream state, your conscious defenses are lowered, and it makes your thoughts vulnerable to theft.

In the dream state makes your thoughts vulnerable to theft quote from  Arthur

23. “True inspiration is impossible to fake.

True inspiration is impossible to fake quote by  Arthur

24. Ariadne: What’s happening?
Arthur: Your subconscious is looking for the dreamer; me. Quick, give me a kiss.

Inception quote by Arthur

25. Cobb: I have it under control.
Arthur: I’d hate to see it out of control.

Inception quote by Arthur

26. “The dreamer can always remember the genesis of the idea.

The dreamer can always remember the genesis of the idea quote by  Arthur

27. “Now, how can I drop you without gravity?

Arthur  quote is Now, how can I drop you without gravity

Inception Quotes by Others

28. “Couldn’t somebody have dreamt up a goddamned beach?

Couldn’t somebody have dreamt up a goddamned beach from Robert Fischer Jr

29. “Brain function in the dream will be about twenty times to normal. When you enter a dream within that dream, the effect is compounded: it’s three dreams, that’s ten hours times ten.

Brain function in the dream will be about twenty times to normal quote by Yusuf

30. “It’ll take more than the occasional stuffed animal to convince those children they still have a father.

Miles  quote to us is the occasional stuffed animal to convince those children they still have a father

31. “Do you want to take a leap of faith or become an old man filled with regret waiting to die alone?

Do you want to take a leap of faith or become an old man filled with regret waiting to die alone quote from  Saito

32. “Do you think you can just build a prison of memories to lock her in? Do you really think that that’s gonna contain her?

Do you really think that that’s gonna contain her quote by  Ariadne

33. “I’ll tell you a riddle. You’re waiting for a train, a train that will take you far away. You know where you hope this train will take you, but you don’t know for sure. But it doesn’t matter. How can it not matter to you where that train will take you?

Mal quote is How can it not matter to you where that train will take you

34. Robert Fischer Jr: I know you were disappointed I couldn’t be you.
Maurice Fischer: No, no, no. I was disappointed that you tried.

Inception quotes from Fischer

35. Mal: You infected my mind!
Cobb: I was trying to save you.
Mal: You betrayed me, but you can make amends. You can still keep your promise. We can still be together, right here, in the world we built together.

Mal quotes in Inception

36. “If we are gonna perform Inception then we need imagination.” — Eames

If we are gonna perform Inception then we need imagination from Eames

37. “You mind telling your subconscious to take it easy?” — Ariadne

You mind telling your subconscious to take it easy quote by Ariadne

38. “That many dreams within dreams is too unstable.” — Yusuf

Yusuf quote is That many dreams within dreams is too unstable

39. “You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.” — Eames

You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling quote to us by Eames

Reasons Inception is One of Nolan’s Best Movie

Characters Feel Relevant To The Story: Inception has a big number of characters, and each of the characters is meaningful. They all were integral to the story, even when the story was so intriguing.

Action Sequences Seems Unique: The real-world approach to everything from the beginning, which includes the city’s folding into itself and the battle in the hallway, is incredibly original because it’s dreamlike but still seems that it’s happening in real life.

Plot Is Easy To Follow: Dream thieves who typically take ideas from someone’s mind are on a mission to plant one instead inside someone else’s mind. If you’ve read that sentence, then you can understand the plot of Inception, and you’ll be able to comprehend. This is the kind of movie where you can feel confident to understand it all, and anyone who is a part of the audience can get some pleasure from it.

An Ending that Everyone Talks About:  Is Cobb still in a dream? Is he awake? There are still people who argue about the end credit of Inception; this has given the film a longer life. Everybody loves endings that leave something to think about.

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