50 'Mr. Robot Quotes': Hacking Your Mind with Wit and Wisdom
In 2015, "Mr. Robot" mesmerized viewers with its mind-bending brilliance. This TV series delivered complex and multi-layered characters that left an indelible mark on the small screen. Here are 50 quotes to remind you how mind-blowing the show was.
The story follows Elliot Alderson, a brilliant computer programmer and cybersecurity expert. He joins "fsociety," a group of hacktivists led by the enigmatic anarchist hacker Mr. Robot. They aim to dismantle E Corp, a powerful corporation representing greed and corruption.
As the series goes by, it becomes more evident that Mr. Robot is not just a creation of Elliot's imagination but rather a real person. Mr. Robot embodies Elliot's repressed anger, desire for justice, and willingness to defy societal norms to achieve his goals.
Throughout the series, Elliot explores themes of dissociative identity disorder, paranoia, and delusions, delivering lines that unsettle and provoke thought. Scroll down for the show's memorable quotes.
Mr. Robot's quote: "They will die in debt for things they didn't want to do." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
Intriguing and Thought-Provoking Quotes from 'Mr. Robot'
"When we lose our principles, we invite chaos." ― Mr. Robot
"I have burrowed underneath your brain. I am nested there. I am the scream in your mind. You will cooperate." ― Mr. Robot
"The concept of waiting bewilders me. There are always deadlines. There are always ticking clocks. That is why you must manage your time." ― Mr. Robot
"I've never found it hard to hack most people. If you listen to them, watch them, their vulnerabilities are like a neon sign." ― Mr. Robot
"Control can sometimes be an illusion. But sometimes you need illusion to gain control." ― Mr. Robot
White Rose's quote: "If you pull the right strings, a puppet will dance any way you desire." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
"They will die in debt for things they didn't want to do." ― Mr. Robot
"Getting into the mind of a woman, it's the toughest route for even the best sources." ― Mr. Robot
"People always told me growing up that it's never about the destination. It's about the journey. But what if the destination is you?" ― Mr. Robot
"Don't mistake my generosity for generosity." ― Mr. Robot
"When you see a good move, look for a better one." ― Mr. Robot
Krista Gordon's quote: "This isn't your control, this is your rage." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
"Power belongs to the people that take it. Nothing to do with their hard work, strong ambitions, or rightful qualifications, no. The actual will to take is often the only thing that's necessary." ― Mr. Robot
"Sure, there are grays… But when you come right down to it, at its core, beneath every choice, there's either a one or a zero. You either do something or you don't." ― Mr. Robot
"You walk out that door, you've decided to do nothing, to say no, which means you do not come back. You leave, you are no longer a part of this. You become a zero. If you stay, if you want to change the world, you become a yes. You become a one." ― Mr. Robot
"The world is a dangerous place, Elliott, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing."― Mr. Robot
"My dad was a… petty thief. Never could hold down a job, so, he just robbed. Convenience stores, shops, small-time stuff." ― Mr. Robot
Krista Gordon's quote: "If you wake up you'll just be stealing Elliot's life again." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
"She doesn't love the people who love her. She loves the people who don't." ― Mr. Robot
"I believe in fate. There's a reason we met. There's something between us. I can see it." ― Mr. Robot
Elliot Alderson's Unforgettable Quotes in 'Mr. Robot'
"Every relationship is a power struggle. Some of us need to be controlled." ― Elliot
"They showed themselves, the top 1% of the 1%, the ones in control, the ones who play God without permission. And now I'm gonna take them down." ― Elliot
"How do I take off a mask when it stops being a mask, when it's as much a part of me as I am?" ― Elliot
Philipp Price's quote: "You can't force an agenda, Mr. Alderson. You have to inspire one." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
"There are some people out there… And it doesn't happen a lot. It's rare. But they refuse to let you hate them..." ― Elliot
"Maybe wars aren't meant to be won, maybe they're meant to be continuous." ― Elliot
"What if changing the world was just about being here, by showing up no matter how many times we get told we don't belong..." ― Elliot
"We're all living in each other's paranoia." ― Elliot
"I'm good at reading people. My secret? I look for the worst in them." ― Elliot
Mr. Robot's quote: "When you see a good move, look for a better one." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
"I do see the beauty in the rules, the invisible code of chaos hiding behind the menacing face of order." ― Elliot
"It's one thing to question your mind; it's another to question your eyes and ears." ― Elliot
"I've never found it hard to hack most people. If you listen to them, watch them, their vulnerabilities are like a neon sign screwed into their heads." ― Elliot
"Annihilation is always the answer. We destroy parts of ourselves every day..." ― Elliot
"It's painful not to pretend, because we're cowards." ― Elliot
Mr. Robot's quote: "Don't mistake my generosity for generosity." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
"Hello friend. This only works if you let go, too." ― Elliot
"I wanted to save the world." ― Elliot
"It's good. So good, it scratched that part of my mind. The part that doesn't allow good to exist without a condition." ― Elliot
"Maybe wars aren't meant to be won, maybe they're meant to be continuous." ― Elliot
"I never want to be right about my hacks, but people always find a way to disappoint." ― Elliot
Mr. Robot's quote: "Control can sometimes be an illusion. But sometimes you need illusion to gain control." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
"Hello, friend. God, that's always been lame, hasn't it? Sorry I never came up with a better name for you. Then again, I don't even have a name. Just a guy trying to play God without permission." ― Elliot
"I'm wrong. He doesn't have everything. And even though I'm only a part of him... I want you to know I love you." ― Elliot
"It's my life. It always will be." ― Elliot
Krista, Darlene, and Other Characters: Memorable Quotes in 'Mr. Robot'
"This isn't your control, this is your rage." ― Krista Gordon
"You're right. She was wrong. Krista never quite figured it out, did she? She never realized she wasn't talking to the real Elliot. She didn't realize she was always talking to you." ― Krista Gordon
Elliot's quote: "I wanted to save the world." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
"If you wake up you'll just be stealing Elliot's life again." ― Krista Gordon
"Good. He deserves that. You know, even though I bailed on him, there's not a day that goes by that I don't think about him. I really miss him. Uh, I'm gonna go get the nurse. " ― Darlene
"I know you're not him. Not the Elliot I grew up with, at least. I've known since we started fsociety. You don't act like him. At first, I thought... maybe it was you but different. But then when you forgot who I was again, it wasn't hard to figure it out from there." ― Darlene
"I don't know. We were hanging out. We were spending time together. It felt like we were finally getting close. I guess I didn't want that to stop." ― Darlene
Elliot's quote: "It's painful not to pretend, because we're cowards." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
"You can't force an agenda, Mr. Alderson. You have to inspire one." ― Philipp Price
"Control is about as real as a unicorn taking a leak at the end of a double rainbow." ― Ray
"You're gonna get a letter on Tuesday. Do what it says. Yo man, when you see Whiterose, make sure you say I did you good. I'll be rooting for you, cuz. Always." ― Leon
Elliot's quote: "I'm good at reading people. My secret? I look for the worst in them." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
"We are in a war, and we are on the losing side of it. We are on our knees with guns to our heads, and they are picking us off one by one." ― Darlene
"You wonder why we're not in high spirits? Maybe it's because our fearless leader goes and shoots up the world and then disappears... yet again. While we're here, cleaning up after him." ― Romero
"If you pull the right strings, a puppet will dance any way you desire." ― White Rose
Elliot's quote: "We're all living in each other's paranoia." | Source: youtube.com/MrRobot
In 2019, "Mr. Robot" concluded its four-season run, leaving fans captivated by its thrilling and unpredictable storyline. This mind-bending show took viewers on a rollercoaster of surprises, keeping them engaged until the end.
Beyond its dark themes, "Mr. Robot" imparted valuable lessons about the importance of principles, our duty to bring about change, the significance of authenticity, and the power of love and critical thinking.
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