50+ Eye-Opening Quotes About Living In The Matrix

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36. “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.” — Jim Morrison


37. I had no interests. I had no interest in anything. I had no idea how I was going to escape. At least the others had some taste for life. They seemed to understand something that I didn’t understand. Maybe I was lacking. It was possible. I often felt inferior. I just wanted to get away from them. But there was no place to go.” — Charles Bukowski


38. ”The same people who sell the panic, sell the pill.” — Unknown.


39. “The nine-to-five is one of the greatest atrocities sprung upon mankind. You give your life away to a function that doesn’t interest you.” —  Charles Bukowski


40. ”What fascinates me is that hardly anyone is wondering what we’re actually doing on this planet. Most accepted the work-eat-entertainment-sleep cycle as life and have no desire for a deeper understanding of our purpose in this Universe.” ~ Jim Carrey

50+ Eye-Opening Quotes About Living In The Matrix
50+ Eye-Opening Quotes About Living In The Matrix

41. “15 years ago, the Internet was an escape from the real world. Today, the real world is an escape from the Internet.” — Unknown


42. “Now I know what loneliness is, I think. Momentary loneliness, anyway. It comes from a vague core of the self – – like a disease of the blood, dispersed throughout the body so that one cannot locate the matrix, the spot of contagion.” — Sylvia Plath


43. “As all historians know, the past is in great darkness and filled with echoes. Voices may reach us from it, but what they say to us is imbued with the obscurity of the matrix out of which they come, and try as we may, we cannot always decipher them precisely in the clearer light of our day.” — Margaret Atwood


44. “The Matrix is everywhere. It is all around us. Even now, in this very room. You can see it when you look out your window or when you turn on your television. You can feel it when you go to work… when you go to church… when you pay your taxes. It is the world that has been pulled over your eyes to blind you from the truth.” — Morpheus


45. “As soon as you are born, you’re given a name, a religion, a nationality and a race. You spend the rest of your life defining and defending a fictional identity.” —  Brandon Garic Notch


46. “Love is the synthesis of dream and actuality; love is the only matrix of the unprecedented; love is the tree which buds lovers like roses.” — Angela Carter


47. ” In a future time when most human thought has been accelerated by artificial intelligence and external memory can be shared on a universal matrix …” — Masaki Yamada


48. “The matrix is all about boxes. It exists to keep us living in boxes, and thinking in boxes, and doing the same thing everyone else is doing, all day, for the rest of our lives, because boxes, patterns, and the status quo make humans easy to control.” — Shaman Durek


49. “Reality is not what your eyes show your mind, but what your mind creates for your eyes to see. You’re not limited by logic.” — Mike Dooley

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50. “Still, the conscientious detective is obliged to examine the question of motive in a new light, to place it within the matrix of our present unusual circumstance.” — Ben H. Winters


51. “I’ll show these people what you don’t want them to see. A world without rules and controls, without borders or boundaries. A world where anything is possible.” —  Neo


52. “We hope to help you discover Yourself; inspire you to live a more passionate and sensitive life; help you listen to your Soul, finding your own space in this matrix of life, making a genuine contribution to humanity.” — Nataša Pantović


53. “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” — George Orwell


54. ” It has always seemed strange to me…The things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding, and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism, and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the product of the second.” — John Steinbeck


55.We hope to help you discover Yourself; inspire you to live a more passionate and sensitive life; help you listen to your Soul, find your own space in this matrix of life, and make a genuine contribution to humanity.” — Natasa Nuit Pantovic


56. “We all exist in an interconnected matrix of life, so the state of your mind and heart affects the whole. — Narissa Doumani


57. “Many people who are in reality dead are walking in the streets; many who are in their graves are in reality alive.” — Idries Shah


58. “While understanding that we need this matrix to experience life on earth, we should also be able to enjoy a certain sense of detachment from it, and thus feel more empowered to make our own choices. We should thus come out feeling much more in control of our own personal journeys.” — Julia Woodman


59. “The very matrix of our ability to love and bond in later life, maternal sensitivity – or lack thereof – also determines cultural tenor.” — Antonella Gambotto-Burke


60. “The matrix is all about boxes. It exists to keep us living in boxes, and thinking in boxes, and doing the same thing everyone else is doing, all day, for the rest of our lives, because boxes, patterns, and the status quo make humans easy to control.— Shaman Durek

These are some of our favorite Quotes of Living in The Matrix that serves as valuable life lessons to all of us. Do let us know which ones are your favorite.


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