Lion – Quotes
Policeman: What’s your mother’s name?
Saroo: Did you really look for my mum?
Adoption agent: We looked everywhere.
Sue: I’m sure you’ve come a long way, and one day you’ll tell me all about it. … I’ll always listen. Always.
Sue: From the moment you came into our lives, you were all we could have hoped for, and more!
Saroo: Could you please no do anything that’s going to make mom more unhappy than you already do?
Mantoj: Mate, why do you think I stay away?
Saroo: I’m not from Calcutta—I’m lost.
Sue: I’ve been blessed. Very blessed.
Saroo: Why are you here?
Sue: He’s here because he’s your brother.
Saroo: No, he’s not. We’re different.
Saroo: I hate what he’s done to you.
Saroo: Do you know what it’s like knowing every day my real mother and brother wonder where I am [and are looking for me]?
Saroo: Living our privileged lives, it make me sick.
Saroo: I imagine that I’m whispering in her ear, “I’m here; it’s OK.”
Sarroo, about Sue: I’m worried I’ll kill her if she knew I was searching.
Lucy: You underestimate her.
Saroo: I’m sorry you can’t have your own kids.
Saroo: You weren’t just adopting us but our pasts as well. I feel like we’re killing you.
Sue: I could’ve had kids. We chose… We wanted the two of you in our lives. That’s what we chose.
Sue: Having a child, that didn’t guarantee make this world any better, but to take the two of you who were suffering…to give you a chance… There was only one path for me.
Saroo: I didn’t want you to feel I was ungrateful. There wasn’t a day I didn’t want to tell you.
Sue: Saroo, I hope she’s there [your mother]. She needs to see how beautiful you are.
Saroo to Sue: I found her, but that doesn’t change who you are. I love you so much.