Ellie Linton Quotes in Tomorrow, When the War Began (2010)


Ellie Linton Quotes:

  • Ellie Linton: Good book?

    Corrie Mackenzie: Better than the movie.

    Ellie Linton: Yeah, books usually are.

  • Ellie Linton: [when they find a red-bellied black snake in a sleeping bag] Well, shake it.

    [Homer shakes his arse]

    Ellie Linton: The bag Beyonce!

  • Robyn Mathers: Uh, Fi. Why did you go into the river?

    Fiona Maxwell: To get away from the snake ofcourse.

    Ellie Linton: You do know that snakes can swim right?

    Fiona Maxwell: No they cant.

    Ellie Linton: Uh, yeah they can.

    Fiona Maxwell: They don't have fins. They slither!

    Corrie Mackenzie: They slither through water.

    Fiona Maxwell: No they don't.

    Homer Yannos: Well, what about sea snakes?

    Fiona Maxwell: Oh my god! I could have died!

  • Ellie Linton: We won't run. We won't hide, We'll fight and keep fighting. And never give up. Until this war is finally won.

  • Robyn Mathers: You are dangerous!

    Ellie Linton: That's what my driving instructor says.

  • Homer Yannos: What does your instincts tell you?

    Ellie Linton: That it's time to go to war.

  • Ellie Linton: A month ago, we were just an average bunch of teenagers, studying at school and complaining about our parents. Now were soldiers, trapped behind enemy lines and fighting to survive. But we wont run, we wont hide, we'll fight and keep fighting, we'll never give up until this war is finally won.

  • Ellie Linton: Do you remember how many hours we used to spend up here?

    Corrie Mackenzie: You mean the tea parties?

    Ellie Linton: We were so innocent back then. Now I, I feel like we were innocent right up until yesterday. God, we didn't believe in Santa Clause or anything like that. But no, we believed in other fantasies. We believed that we were safe. Guess that was the biggest fantasy of them all.

  • [first lines]

    Ellie Linton: We're not going to hold back. Recording it like this, it's um, it's so important to us. I guess it's our way of telling us that things matter. That we mean something. Maybe... some of the things we've done... The friends that we've lost, hopefully it all makes a difference somehow.

    [regaining her composure]

    Ellie Linton: There's only one way to do this. And that's to go back to where this all began.

  • Ellie Linton: She wasn't much older than I was, and she looked just as scared, I'll never forget her.

  • Ellie Linton: We might as well shoot each other now and get it over with.

  • Ellie Linton: We've all had to rewrite the scripts of our lives the last few weeks, we've learnt a lot and we've had to figure out whats important, what matters - what really matters. Its been quite a time.

  • Ellie Linton: What's the worst that could happen?

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