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Everything, Everything Movie Quotes

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The best Everything, Everything movie quotes below feature some of the best dialogue from this film about one teen who yearns to go outside but can't, due to an illness. The romantic drama was directed by Stella Meghie using a screenplay J. Mills Goodloe adapted from the book of the same name by Nicola Yoon and opened theatrically in the United states on May 19, 2017.

In Everything, Everything, Maddy (Amandla Stenberg) is an 18-year-old girl who spends 100% of her time inside her home due to an illness. Her whole life is limited to time within that home where she's taken care of by physician mother Pauline (Anika Noni Rose) and nurse Carla (Ana de la Reguera). But when Olly (Nick Robinson) and his family move in next door, Maddy's life changes. 

Maddy and Olly form a friendship through email and text messages. Carla allows Olly to visit one day, which leads to her firing and Pauline's anger. This move only pushes Maddy to fight harder to see Olly, including going outside to find out for herself what exactly would happen if she leaves home. What Maddy finds in the process surprises her, and not just about her health.

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    Willing to Sacrifice Everything

    Maddy: I'm willing to sacrifice everything just to live one perfect day.

    Understanding that she may suffer health issues if she goes outside, Maddy decides that living one day perfectly is better than being locked in her home. She plans to do just that.

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      This is My Whole World

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      Maddy: This is my whole world, my nurse, my mom, my sickness. I'm 18 and I've never been outside. If I did, I would probably die. 

      Narrating, Maddy explains a bit about her life and the plot of the film in this Everything, Everything movie quote. Staying inside is all she knows as her sickness has kept her indoors her whole life.

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        Where Would You Go If You Could?

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        Olly: Are you on house arrest? I haven't seen you outside once since we've got here.
        Maddy: No, I'm sick. My body can't fight bacteria or infections. If I left the house, I would die.
        Olly: Where would you go if you could?
        Maddy: The ocean, it's three miles from here and I've never seen it.

        While Olly and Maddy have been neighbors for a bit of time now, Olly has never seen her outside and asks about just that in these Everything, Everything movie quotes. Maddy explains that while she'd love to visit the ocean, she simply can't due to her illness.

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          When I Talk to Him, I Feel Like I'm Outside

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          Carla: I see you checking your email and looking for him out the window.
          Maddy: He is kind. When I talk to him, I feel like I'm outside.
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          Carla: He's here.
          Maddy: Who's here?
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          Maddy: You're really different than I thought you'd be.
          Olly: Is that sexier, right? What would happen if you went outside?
          Maddy: Probably spontaneous combustion. Here I have HEPA filters. Outside is viruses and bacteria.

          Nurse Carla notices in these Everything, Everything movie quotes that Maddy and Olly seem to have formed a connection. Indeed, they have and Olly has taken the bold move to come over for a visit.

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