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The Best Garden State Quotes

Updated June 13, 2018 4.4k views22 items

Garden State quotes are certainly quotable for movie fans. These are some of the best quotes from the dramedy Garden State as determined by you and your votes. Written and directed by Zach Braff, Garden State tells the story of a twenty-something man who returns home to New Jersey (after a decade) after his mother passes away. Released on August 20, 2004, Garden State starred Braff, Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, and Ian Holm.

What are the best Garden State quotes? Do you like Sam's line, "If you can't laugh at yourself, life is going to seem a whole lot longer than you'd like"? Or do you like some of the lesser known lines from the film? Let it be known. Vote for your top Garden State quotes and watch them rise to the top of the list.

  • It's Life, It's Real is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Garden State Quotes
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    Andrew Largeman: Fuck, this hurts so much.
    Sam: I know it hurts. But it's life, and it's real. And sometimes it fucking hurts, but it's life, and it's sorta all we have.
  • Andrew Largeman: You know that point in your life when you realize that the house that you grew up in isn't really your home anymore? All of the sudden even though you have some place where you can put your shit that idea of home is gone.
    Sam: I still feel at home in my house.
    Andrew Largeman: You'll see when you move out. It just sort of happens one day, one day and it's just gone. And you can never get it back. It's like you get homesick for a place that doesn't even exist. I don't know maybe it's like this rite of passage, you know. You won't have this feeling again until you create a new idea of home for yourself, you know, for your kids, for the family you start. It's like a cycle or something. I miss the idea of it. Maybe that's all family really is. A group of people who miss the same imaginary place.
  • The infinite Abyss is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Garden State Quotes
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    Andrew Largeman: Good luck exploring the infinite abyss.
    Albert: Thanks...Hey, you too.
  • Sam: Well, don't try anything funny, 'cause my uncle's a bounty hunter and he can have you tracked and killed.
    Andrew Largeman: You're such a liar.
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