Sten Alman: Me and my wife are dependent on each other. It is out of selfish reasons we haven't beaten each other to death a long time ago.
Sara: Good-bye, father Isak. Can't you see you're the one I love? Today, tomorrow and forever
Isak Borg: I'll keep that in mind
Teacher in dream: Would you please diagnose this patient, professor Borg?
Isak Borg: But, this patient is dead.
[the patient bursts into laughter]
Professor Isak Borg: If I have been feeling worried or sad during the day, I have a habit of recalling scenes from childhood to calm me. So it was this evening.
Isak Borg: [under his breath, while preparing for his journey] Honorary Doctor! They might as well appoint me Honorary Idiot.
Viktor: [to his friend who wants to become a priest] When your were little you belived in Santa Claus, now you belive in God.
Professor Isak Borg: What is the punishment?
Sten Alman: The punishment? Well, I guess it'll be the usual.
Professor Isak Borg: The usual?
Sten Alman: Yes. The punishment is loneliness.
Professor Isak Borg: Is there no way out?
Sten Alman: Don't ask me. I don't know anything about these things.
Marianne Borg: All along the line, there's nothing but cold and death and loneliness