movie quotes The Theory of Everything Movie Quotes  

Movie and TV Quotes
144 votes 88 voters 95.9k views 12 items Embed

"The Theory of Everything" movie quotes tell the true story of when Stephen Hawking met his first wife Jane, fell in love and dealt with a devastating medical condition. The biographical film, which was based on Jane Hawking's memoir, Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, was written by Anthony McCarten and directed by James Marsh. "The Theory of Everything" opened in theaters in the United States on November 7, 2014.

In "The Theory of Everything," Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) is a young doctoral student at Cambridge University pursuing a PhD in psychics. He meets Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones) and instantly the two students hit it off. But while Stephen discusses his research on space and time, he experiences increasing issues with his motor skills, leading to a fall, a hospitalization and a devastating diagnosis of a motor neuron disease.

Though Stephen is told he has just two years to live and wants to focus on his research, Jane is set on sticking by his side through thick and thin. What follows is the story of their love, Stephen's research and their perseverance against adversity.

"The Theory of Everything" joins a bunch of other great films in theaters such as "Interstellar," "Nightcrawler," "Big Hero 6," "Before I Go to Sleep," "Horns," "John Wick," "White Bird in a Blizzard," "Fury," "The Best of Me," "The Book of Life," "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)," "The Judge," "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," "St. Vincent," "Gone Girl," "Men, Women & Children," "Left Behind," "The Equalizer," "Pride," "Good People," "The Boxtrolls," and "This is Where I Leave You."
1
30 9

The Perfect Couple


Ranker Video
Video: YouTube

Stephen Hawking: "Hello"
Jane: "Hello"
Stephen Hawking: "Science"
Jane: "Arts"
Stephen Hawking: "I'm a cosmologist."
Jane: "What's that?"
Stephen Hawking: "I study the marriage of space and time."
Jane: "The perfect couple"

Stephen and Jane meet at Cambridge where both are studying. Little does Jane know at that time that the perfect couple she talks of soon will be her and Stephen.
2
14 7

A Very Heavy Defeat


A Very Heavy Defeat is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Theory of Everything Movie Quotes
Photo: via Wikimedia

Frank Hawking: "You can't realize what lies ahead. This is going to be a very heavy defeat."
Jane: "I know what you think, that I don't look like a terribly strong person, but I love him and he loves me. We're going to fight this illness together."

Stephen's father, Frank, advises Jane against pursuing a relationship with Stephen in his terminal state. She is not deterred, citing love as the cure to all ailments.
3
8 2

You Don't Know What's Coming


Ranker Video
Video: YouTube

Stephen Hawking: "Leave me alone."
Jane: "Are you going to talk about this or not?"
Stephen Hawking: "Will you just go?"
Jane: "Is that what you want?"
Stephen Hawking: "Yes, it is what I want so please, if you care about me at all, well then please just go."
Jane: "I can't."
Stephen Hawking: "I have two years to live. I need to work."
Jane: "I love you."
Stephen Hawking: "You've… That's a forced conclusion."
Jane: "I want us to be together for as long as we've got and if that's not very long, well then, that's just how it is. It'll have to do."
Stephen Hawking: "You don't know what's coming. It will affect everything."
Jane: "Your glasses are always dirty. There, that's better, isn't it?"
Stephen Hawking: "Yes, yes it is."

Believing that he has only two years to live, Stephen prioritizes his work over love. Jane, however, wants to be by his side through thick and thin.
4
6 1

Defy Every Expectation


Defy Every Expectation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Theory of Everything Movie Quotes
Photo: via Pinterest

Dennis Sciama: "It has been a great joy to watch this man defy every expectation both scientific and personal."

Dennis Sciama reflects on what Stephen has accomplished. To do what Stephen has would be insane for any person, let alone someone like Stephen who has faced so much adversity.