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Unravel Mysteries with These 59 ‘Twin Peaks’ Quotes

Dayna Remus
Oct 12, 2022
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Ever since its release in the 1990s, the mystery series "Twin Peaks" has remained a popular and favorite to many. Find out what all the fuss is about by reading these 59 quotes.

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The original "Twin Peaks" series came out in April 1990. The plot began with FBI agent Dale Cooper investigating the murder of a teenager, Laura Palmer, in the curious town of Twin Peaks. The series as a whole lasted two seasons and developed a worldwide cult-like following and in 1992, the psychological horror film "Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me" served as a prequel.

Learn more about the mysterious town of Twin Peaks and the characters that explored its riddles by reading the 59 quotes below.

Dale Cooper’s quote: "All of us on this great big Planet Earth live at only a fraction of our potential." | Image: AmoDays

Dale Cooper’s quote: "All of us on this great big Planet Earth live at only a fraction of our potential." | Image: AmoDays

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Dale Cooper Quotes

"I have no idea where this will lead us, but I have a definite feeling it will be a place both wonderful and strange." ― Dale Cooper

"This must be where pies go when they die." — Dale Cooper

"A man can only go so long without submitting to a period of rest, for as we know from experiments conducted on American GIs during the Korean War, sleep deprivation is a one-way ticket to temporary psychosis." — Dale Cooper

"Every day, once a day, give yourself a present." — Dale Cooper

"Who's the lady with the log?" — Dale Cooper

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Dale Cooper’s quote: "Secrets are dangerous things." | Image: AmoDays

Dale Cooper’s quote: "Secrets are dangerous things." | Image: AmoDays

"A man who doesn't love easily loves too much." — Dale Cooper

"I'll talk to her. Maybe she'll confess. Turn herself in." — Dale Cooper

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"Black as midnight on a moonless night." — Dale Cooper

"All things considered, being shot is not as bad as I always thought it might be, as long as you can keep the fear from your mind. But I guess you could say that about almost anything in life. It's not so bad as long as you can keep the fear from your mind." — Dale Cooper

"Secrets are dangerous things." — Dale Cooper

Dale Cooper’s quote: "A man who doesn't love easily loves too much." | Image: AmoDays

Dale Cooper’s quote: "A man who doesn't love easily loves too much." | Image: AmoDays

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"In the grand design, women were drawn from a different set of blueprints." — Dale Cooper

"When two separate events occur simultaneously pertaining to the same object of inquiry, we must always pay strict attention." — Dale Cooper

"Twenty-four-hour room service must be one of the premier achievements of modern civilization." — Dale Cooper

"If we're not at the right place at exactly the right time, we won't find our way in." — Dale Cooper

"A little habit can provide a strong foundation." — Dale Cooper

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Dale Cooper's quote: "In the grand design, women were drawn from a different set of blueprints." | Image: AmoDays

Dale Cooper's quote: "In the grand design, women were drawn from a different set of blueprints." | Image: AmoDays

"I'm close, but the last few steps are always the darkest and most difficult." — Dale Cooper

"All of us on this great big Planet Earth live at only a fraction of our potential." — Dale Cooper

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Laura Palmer Quotes

"Hey, remember that mystery man I told you about? Well, if I tell you his name, you're gonna be in trouble." — Laura Palmer

"I just feel that sometimes I am better company only to myself because of what is happening in my life than I am or would be to anyone else." — Laura Palmer

"I promise to tell you everything that happens, everything I feel, everything I desire, and every single thing I think. There are some things I can't tell ANYONE. I promise to tell these things to you." — Laura Palmer

  Laura Palmer's quote: "He wouldn't be such a mystery man anymore, but you might be history, man." | Image: AmoDays

Laura Palmer's quote: "He wouldn't be such a mystery man anymore, but you might be history, man." | Image: AmoDays

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"I feel like I know her, but sometimes my arms bend back." — Laura Palmer

"I think a couple of times he's tried to kill me. But guess what? As you know, I sure got off on it." — Laura Palmer

"Actually, I'm in kind of a weird mood. God, James is so sweet, but he's dumb, and right now, I can only take so much of sweet." — Laura Palmer

"Hmmm...isn't sex weird? This guy can really light my F-I-R-E, as in red corvette. Uh-oh, here comes mom with milk and cookies." — Laura Palmer

"I'll see you again in 25 years." — Laura Palmer

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  Laura Palmer's quote: "I feel like I know her, but sometimes my arms bend back." | Image: AmoDays

Laura Palmer's quote: "I feel like I know her, but sometimes my arms bend back." | Image: AmoDays

"He wouldn't be such a mystery man anymore, but you might be history, man." — Laura Palmer

Albert Rosenfield Quotes

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"Maybe she'll grow wings and join the circus." — Albert Rosenfield

"Yeah, you might practice without dragging your knuckles on the floor." — Albert Rosenfield

"Stomach contents revealed… let's see, beer cans, a Maryland license plate, half a bicycle tire, a goat… and a small wooden puppet. Goes by the name of Pinocchio." — Albert Rosenfield

"While I will admit to a certain cynicism, the fact is that I am a naysayer and hatchet man in the fight against violence. I pride myself in taking a punch, and I'll gladly take another because I choose to live my life in the company of Gandhi and King. My concerns are global. I reject absolutely: revenge, aggression, and retaliation. The foundation of such a method... is love." — Albert Rosenfield

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 Albert Rosenfield’s quote: "Maybe she'll grow wings and join the circus." | Image: AmoDays

Albert Rosenfield’s quote: "Maybe she'll grow wings and join the circus." | Image: AmoDays

Harry S. Truman Quotes

"Because I'm beginning to feel a bit like Dr. Watson." — Harry S. Truman

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"Anything we should be working on?" — Harry S. Truman

"I've never heard of a man who murdered by the rules." — Harry S. Truman

"We call her the Log Lady." — Harry S. Truman

"We don't have a bomb squad, so Andy brought his metal detector." — Harry S. Truman

 Harry S. Truman’s quote: "There's an evil out there. Something very strange in these old woods." | Image: AmoDays

Harry S. Truman’s quote: "There's an evil out there. Something very strange in these old woods." | Image: AmoDays

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"Where there's no sense, there's no feeling." — Harry S. Truman

"You know, I think I'd better start studying medicine." — Harry S. Truman

"There's an evil out there. Something very strange in these old woods. Call it what you want. A darkness, a presence. It takes many forms, but...it's been out there for as long as anyone can remember, and we've always been here to gith it" — Harry S. Truman

Donna Hayward Quotes

"There are things you can't get in books." — Donna Hayward

"I believe you. I applaud your desire to do the right thing. But goodness in you is like a timebomb. And there's nothing good about ruined lives." — Donna Hayward

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Donna Hayward’s quote: "There are things you can't get in books." | Image: AmoDays

Donna Hayward’s quote: "There are things you can't get in books." | Image: AmoDays

"It's like I'm having the most beautiful dream and the most terrible nightmare at once." — Donna Hayward

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A Blend of Other "Twin Peaks" Characters' Quotes

"The answer is within the question." — Log Lady

"Some ideas are destructive; some are constructive. Some ideas can arrive in the form of a dream." — Log Lady

"Cooper, you remind me today of a small Mexican Chihuahua." — Gordon Cole

"There are things you can't get anywhere… but we dream they can be found in other people." — Harold Smith

Log Lady’s quote: "Some ideas are destructive; some are constructive. Some ideas can arrive in the form of a dream."  | Image: AmoDays

Log Lady’s quote: "Some ideas are destructive; some are constructive. Some ideas can arrive in the form of a dream." | Image: AmoDays

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"That's the kind of girl that made you wish you spoke a little bit of French." — Gordon Cole

"To beginnings... and endings, and the wisdom to know the difference." — Andrew Packard

"When you really want love, you'll find it waiting for you." — Blackie O'Reilly

"Norma, I'll see you in my dreams." — Bobby Briggs

"I am a waitress in a diner. I have never been compared to a goddess before." — Shelly Johnson

Gordon Cole’s quote: "That's the kind of girl that made you wish you spoke a little bit of French."  | Image: AmoDays

Gordon Cole’s quote: "That's the kind of girl that made you wish you spoke a little bit of French." | Image: AmoDays

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"Cooper, you may be fearless in this world, but there are other worlds." — Hawk

"The owls are not what they seem." — Eden H. Roquelaure

"Let my smile be your umbrella." — Gordon Cole

"I'm a terrible person, agent Cooper." — Doctor Lawrence Jacoby

"Audrey, there are many cures for a broken heart. But nothing quite like a trout's leap in the moonlight." — Pete Martell

Eden H. Roquelaure’s quote: "The owls are not what they seem." | Image: AmoDays

Eden H. Roquelaure’s quote: "The owls are not what they seem." | Image: AmoDays

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"For instance, there is no light without darkness—and this troubles many of us—but without it, how else would we tell one from the other? We spend half of every day in darkness; surely we should make our peace with this." ― Mark Frost

"I can't tell you all my secrets." — Audrey Horne

"What is the greatest gift that one human being can give to another? The future." — Benjamin Horne

"Through the darkness of future past, the magician longs to see, one chant out between two worlds, fire walk with me!" — Leland Palmer

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Pete Martell’s quote: "Audrey, there are many cures for a broken heart. But nothing quite like a trout's leap in the moonlight." | Image: AmoDays

Pete Martell’s quote: "Audrey, there are many cures for a broken heart. But nothing quite like a trout's leap in the moonlight." | Image: AmoDays

Fans weren't ready to let go of the series after it ended in 199, so Showmax took it upon itself to release another limited series in 2017 to great reception. So far, the streaming service has released three seasons, with the possibility of a fourth unknown.

The show has been nominated for multiple Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2018, it won a Saturn Award from the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA, only one of its many accolades.

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