Professor Coreman Quotes in Hector and the Search for Happiness (2014)
Professor Coreman Quotes:
Professor Coreman: We should concern ourselves, not so much with the pursuit of happiness, but with the happiness of pursuit.
[class laughs and applauds]
Professor Coreman: How many of us, I wonder, can recall that childhood moment when we experienced happiness as a state of being. That single moment of untarnished joy. That moment when everything in our world, inside and out, was alright. Everything was alright.
Professor Coreman: Everything was up for change. And he loved like he never loved before.
Professor Coreman: Where were you thinking of going on this journey of yours?
Hector: I was thinking China.
Professor Coreman: [surprised] Ah... China.
[a large metallic lid falls on the floor sounding like a chinese bell]
Professor Coreman: Brilliant.
Professor Coreman: [narrating] One upon a time, there was a young psychiatrist called Hector, who was very satisfied with his life.
Hector: [to stewardess] Far be it for me, and forgive me for asking, and I don't mean to pry, but can this plane go any faster?
Professor Coreman: His world was complex, sometimes even chaotic. And he liked it that way. He took comfort in the rich, random patterns of his life. He listened to his patients with real patience.
[chuckling about an encounter]
Professor Coreman: Oh ho, see what I mean? Sometimes with surprising results.
Hector: [trying on a castle guard's hat] It looks... it looks acceptable.
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