Quotes from “(500) Days of Summer” showcase a unique and creative movie. The film stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel as employees of a greeting card company who fall in love. “(500) Days of Summer” follows their relationship arc with a random and nonlinear timeline, peppering memorable quotes throughout the story.
“People don't realize this, but loneliness is underrated.” – Tom. As the young everyman Tom, Joseph Gordon-Levitt provides a relatable character in “(500) Days of Summer” for the unlucky in love. In this quote, Tom’s disdain for relationships provides a set-up for his introduction to Summer.
“It's official. I'm in love with Summer.” – Tom After meeting the beautiful new co-worker Summer, Tom is immediately smitten. The two share the same taste in music and the same quirky outlook on life. After their initial introduction, most of Tom’s quotes from “(500) Days of Summer” revolve around her.
“Just because she likes the same bizzaro crap you do doesn't mean she's your soul mate.” – Rachel Hansen Tom’s little sister Rachel is perhaps even more mature than Tom. Throughout “(500) Days of Summer,” she comes to him with relationship advice in quotes that are both sophisticated and practical.
“I don't know how to tell you this, but… there's a Chinese family in our bathroom.” – Tom One of Tom and Summer’s favorite pastimes is going to Ikea and pretending they live at the store. This odd activity serves as a bonding experience for the couple. In this quote, Tom and Summer’s daydream is interrupted by another group of shoppers.
“We've been like Sid and Nancy for months now.” – Summer Zooey Deschanel’s character in “(500) Days of Summer” is a difficult person to get close to. Her negative view on relationships doesn’t bode well for Tom. In this quote, Summer likens their relationship to a rock and roll tragedy.