Ghost in the Shell (2017) quotes

Director
Rupert Sanders.

Cast
Scarlett Johansson.
Pilou Asbæk.
Takeshi Kitano.

In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals.

My name is Major Mira Killian, and I give my consent.
– Major

We cling to memories as if they define us, but… they really don’t. What we do is what defines us.
– Dr. Ouelet

For someone who doesn’t like people, how come you care about dogs so much?
– Major
Don’t know. I just like strays and they like me.
– Batou
They like you because you feed them.
– Major
You got no heart.
– Batou

Collaborate with Hanka Robotics and be destroyed.
– Kuze

Everyone around me seems to fit. They seem connected to something, I am… not.
– Major

Say something nice.
– Major
What’s your name? Aramaki told me you had a name from before.
– Batou
Motoko.
– Major

Tell me what they took from me.
– Kuze
I’m sorry. They never told us.
– Dr. Dahlin

Maybe next time you can design me better.
– Major

My mind is human. My body is manufactured. I’m the first of my kind, but… I won’t be the last. We cling to memories as if they define us. But what we do defines us. My ghost survived to remind the next of us… that humanity is our virtue. I know who I am… and what I’m here to do.
– Major
Major. Engage targets… You’re authorized.
– Aramaki

This is Major. I’m on site.
– Major

Don’t send a rabbit to kill a fox.
– Aramaki

I can see you out there, you know.
– Batou
How many fingers am I holding up?
– Major
Funny.
– Batou

You are more than just a weapon. You have a soul… a ghost. When we see our uniqueness as a virtue, only then will we find peace.
– Aramaki

Say something nice.
– Batou
You chose those?
– Major

…what’s the difference, fantasy, reality, dreams, memories. It’s all the same, just noise.
– Batou