The Vow – Movie Quotes

Quotes Compiled by Stacey Tuttle

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  • Leo:  “My theory is about moments, moments of impact.  My theory is that these … flashes of high impact actually end up defining who we are.”


  • Leo:  “Each one of us is the sum total of all the experiences with all the people we’ve ever knowna nd it’s these moments that become our personal history.  Like our greatest hits CD that we play over and over again.”


  • Paige:  “I vow to help you love life, to always hold you with tenderness, and to have the patience that love demands. To speak when words are needed, and to share the silence when they’re not. To agree to disagree on red velvet cake, and to live within the warmth of your heart and always call it home.” 


  • Leo:  “I vow to love you.  And no matter what challenges might carry us apart; we will always find a way back to each other.”


  • Leo:  “I vow to fiercely love you in all your forms now and forever. I promise to never forget that this is a once in a lifetime love.”


  • Leo: “So that’s my theory, that these moments of impact define who we are. What I never considered, was what if one day you could no longer remember any of them?”


  • Paige:  “Seems so ridiculous to me that I shut everyone out for five years.  Jus doesn’t feel right.”


  • Paige:  “What if I don’t like the life I live, or what if I like it too much?”
  • Doctor:  “You have to fill in the holes.  I’m afraid if you don’t, you’ll always be afraid of the past.”


  • Leo comparing Paige’s life to reading a book:  “What’s your favorite book?…  You probably loaned it out.  You probably wish you were the person who hadn’t ready it yet so you could experience it all over again.”  (Now she gets the chance to do that with her life.)


  • Leo to Jeremy, Paige’s ex:  “The thing is, she outgrew you.”


  • Paige to Leo:  “I’m not trying to hurt you, but I’m so tired of disappointing you.”


  • Leo:  “How do you look at the girl you love and tell yourself it’s time to walk away?”


  • Paige:  “Leo, I hope that one day I can love you the way that you love me.”
  • Leo:  “You figured it out once, you’ll figure it out again.”
  • Paige to Jeremy: “If we were meant to be together, we would be together.”


  • Paige to Jeremy:  “I barely know who I am and you are using my accident to rewrite the past.”


  • Paige’s mom on why she kept things secret: “We finally had you back.”
  • Paige: “Back on your terms, as usual.”


  • Paige’s mom regarding her marriage:  I chose to stay with him for all the things he had done right, and not for the one thing he had done wrong.  I chose to forgive him.”


  • Leo on why he didn’t tell Paige about her family fall-out:  “I wanted your love, just not like that.  I wanted to earn it.”


  • Leo:  “A moment of impact whose potential for change is far beyond what we could have predicted brings some together, and others spinning off into untold adventures. …  You can’t control how they’re going to effect you…you have to wait for the next collision.”


  • Paige to Leo:  “You accepted me for who I am and not for what you wanted me to be.”