"When I'm lost in my own world of dreams; bent on justice; finding familiar comfort in self-pity; building my life around others' happiness; finding joy in the simple things; preferring to imagine myself relating to an absent person than building relationships with those around me"
“Amelie has no boyfriend. She’s tried once or twice, but the results were a let down. Instead, she cultivates a taste for small pleasures: dipping her hand into sacks of grain, cracking creme brulee with a teaspoon, and skipping stones at St. Martin’s canal.” —Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Le Fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain
"Je n'aime pas dans les vieux films américains quand les conducteurs ne regardent pas la route." - Amelie Poulain ('Amelie') ( [whispering in theater] I like to look for things no one else catches. I hate the way drivers never watch the road in old American movies.)