Stronger (2017) quotes

Director
David Gordon Green.

Cast
Jake Gyllenhaal.
Tatiana Maslany.
Miranda Richardson.

Stronger is the inspiring real life story of Jeff Bauman, an ordinary man who captured the hearts of his city and the world to become a symbol of hope after surviving the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

I’m a hero for just standing there and getting my legs blown off?
– Jeff Bauman

What do you remember after the blast?
– Agent Morrell
Uh… there was, like, this smell. Like, it smelled like…
– Jeff Bauman
Take your time.
– Agent Morrell
Like the Fourth of July.
– Jeff Bauman

They are so futuristic, aren’t they, Jeffrey?
– Uncle Bob

The whole world is watching you, kid.
– Uncle Bob
Yeah, you’re like a symbol to a lot of people.
– Big Jeff
For what?
– Jeff Bauman
You know, you’re Boston Strong, right?
– Big Jeff

I don’t wanna meet Carlos. I don’t wanna relive the worst day of my life.
– Jeff Bauman

Shouldn’t you be leaning on me?
– Jeff Bauman
Hmm?
– Agent Morrell
I wish you were leaning on me.
– Jeff Bauman

Very small apartment for three people, Jeffrey.
– Uncle Bob
Yeah, but technically it’s only like two and a half.
– Jeff Bauman

They keep trying to make a hero out of me.
– Jeff Bauman

You’ve just got to work, like, you know, your core strength and everything and then you’ve got to stand up on them and get your balance right. But they’re like… They have… They’re like feet. They’re like feet and legs. They are attached to shoes and you can just, like… and you can just, like…
– Jeff Bauman
Are they cool?
– Agent Morrell
I’m gonna walk. You know, I’m gonna walk with you again someday.
– Jeff Bauman

So I ran to the fire, and there you were. Helping you made me feel like I had helped my son. And for that, I am grateful.
– Kevin
You are grateful?
– Jeff Bauman
Yeah. You help me as much as I help you. and I came here to say “Thank you.”
– Kevin