And if you’ll forgive me, I’m just going to rewrite you one last time. Is that weird? He can’t stand these people.

  [Paul then sends his text to Astra] About life. It's not finding your perfect half, it's trying, and reaching, and falling. These small differences become key distinctions from other Netflix teen movies, resulting in some great quotes to take away with us. Like many of my fellow beauty-lovers, I watch my favorite skincare and makeup launches of the year like a hawk from the day after Halloween. Ellie Chu: And look at you, back home in Hell-quahamish.Mrs. What’s your excuse? Here is my advice for making your masked workout a little easier. [Ellie gets back on her bike and rides off]Paul Munsky: No, no. What else could I like about her?Ellie Chu: I don’t know. [after Ellie drops her papers in the school hallway and Aster stops to help her]Aster Flores: These hallways are murder.Ellie Chu: I’m Ellie Chu.Aster Flores: Yes, I know. [as she hits the ball to Paul, he smashes it back and it hits the wall], [she gets Paul to practice having a conversation whilst playing Ping-Pong ], [as Ellie thinks Paul’s discovered her true feelings for Aster], [as Paul is about to have a second date with Aster], [as Paul and Aster are having a disasterous date, Ellie sends Aster a text from Paul], [the text message says, “I get nervous when you’re close.” Which makes Aster smile], [after Paul tells Ellie he kissed Astra on their date], [Paul tries to imitate the look, but fails], [as Ellie is on the stage to give her piano recital], [to Paul; as the school audience is cheering for Ellie after she plays her song], [after Aster invites Ellie to spend the day with her], [to Aster, as they are listenning to Chicago’s “If You Leave Me Now”], [to Ellie after they spend a day together], [after Paul attempts to kiss Elli and Aster sees them], [after Paul finds out about Ellie’s true feelings for Astra], [after Trig proposes to Aster at a church service and is interrupted by Paul], [after Ellie then interrupts the church service], [as she’s watching everyone in church argue after Paul and Ellie’s confessions], [after Ellie runs into Aster and reveals she’s leaving for Grinnell], [as Paul is seeing Ellie off at the train, she sends him a text], [last lines; as Paul starts running after the train, referring back to the movie they had watched together], [she laughs and cries as she watches Paul run], [she then looks at the other passengers as the train heads off to her new life], 'In love, one always starts by deceiving oneself, and ends by deceiving others. It’s a sin.

For one thing, I know nothing about love. It’s lonely. It's finally November, don't mind if I do. Ellie, I am so, so flattered, but, see, you and I are never…Ellie Chu: You know, Trig, I have been writing your papers for the last four years.

And FYI, taco sausage is really effing good. Longing, for the other half of our soul. - Oscar Wilde (The Half of It) Click To Tweet 'Gravity is matter's response to loneliness.'

[first lines]Ellie Chu: [voice over] The ancient Greeks believed humans once had four arms, four legs, and a single head made of two faces.

Sorry.Aster Flores: Don’t be.

[quickly takes his phone off the table]Paul Munsky: Yeah. He’s a sweet guy.

Coffee, for billions of people, is one of the only things that can get us out of bed (after hitting snooze a time or two), especially in 2020. I work part-time and I have a truck.

Aster Flores: Find something good in Iowa to believe in, heathen. She is a modest character, indicated through her literal layers of clothing, but this also serves as a reminder of the depths of a person, and the various layers you need to consider. She wrote back. I love that recipe! Hey, where are you going?

Wouldn’t have plagiarized him though.” Paul Munsky: Who’s Wim Wenders, and why did you cheat off him?Ellie Chu: I didn’t cheat off of him.Paul Munsky: No, I looked up “plagiarize”.

Even if you were ugly, I’d want to know you, because you are smart and nice, too.”Ellie Chu: “It’s hard to find all those things in one girl.

I can’t be you being authen… Get a thesaurus, use spell-check. They’re nana’s recipes, and if ma can’t have her nana, at least she can keep making her sausages. Paul Munsky: When does the dating start?Ellie Chu: This is dating.Paul Munsky: No, dating is burgers, and fries, and shakes. !Paul Munsky: At a certain point, you’ve got to close.Ellie Chu: We’re not at that point!Paul Munsky: No, we’re way past that point!

The answer is no.

Brittany Morgan, National Writer's Society2.

How her eyes look right into yours. Maybe that’s the thing.

Edwin Chu: [subtitled] We didn’t come here so you could be like me. She left.Ellie Chu: Your nana wasn’t one of the great thinkers of the 20th century.Paul Munsky: Nana’s not trapped in hell either. And I never want to be the guy who stops loving someone for loving the way that they want to love.Deacon Flores: And thank you, Paul. Paul Munsky: Hey!

... and Aster mentions the importance of the five boldest strokes of a painting. That doesn’t mean anything!Paul Munsky: Glasses make the caterpillar look smart.

5 - I'm a bit of a coffee snob and I wouldn't have it any other way. Good ones.

It’s actually really tasty.

And she smells like fresh ground flour.

[a student in the audience shouts out]Student: Chugga-chugga-Chu-Chu! - Ellie Chu (The Half of It) Click To Tweet 'Love isn't patient, and kind, and humble. It turns out speaking good English trumps having a PhD. Not like them as in, ‘I like you’, but like them as in, ‘I am like you’.”, Aster Flores: “So I’m like a lot of people. Longing. You have nothing in common.Paul Munsky: Yeah, not yet, but…Ellie Chu: Game over.Paul Munsky: I can’t give up!Ellie Chu: Look, you and Aster Flores, not going to happen! Hey! Stop!

How she twirls her hair when she’s reading. They’re nana’s recipes, and if ma can’t have her nana, at least she can keep making her sausages.