Momo: Life is a void. When man realizes that he can no longer live, so he invents power games...
Marjane as a teenager: Bullshit! Life isn't absurd! Some people give their lives for freedom. You think my uncle died for fun? Egotistical prick.
Airport receptionist: Ticket and passport, please.
Marjane's grandmother: Listen. I don't like to preach, but here's some advice. You'll meet a lot of jerks in life. If they hurt you, remember it's because they're stupid. Don't react to their cruelty. There's nothing worse than bitterness and revenge. Keep your dignity and be true to yourself.
Paris Taxi Driver: Where are you from?
Marjane (voice over): Iran.
God: Go, and do what you have to do.
Marx: Remember, the struggle goes on! Eh?
God: Yeah, yeah. The struggle goes on.
Marjane's grandmother: Fear lulls our minds to sleep.
Mr. Satrapi - Marjane's father: [while saying goodbye to his daughter] Never forget who you are and where you're from.
Marjane's grandmother: The first marriage is practice for the second.
Marjane (voice over): I remember I led a peaceful, uneventful life as a little girl. I loved fries with ketchup, Bruce Lee was my hero, I wore Adidas sneakers and had two obsessions: Shaving my legs one day and being the last prophet of the galaxy.