The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

[reciting Life Magazine's Motto]
Walter Mitty: To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty: When are you going to take it?
Sean O'Connell: Sometimes I don't. If I like a moment, for me, personally, I don't like to have the distraction of the camera. I just want to stay in it.
Walter Mitty: Stay in it?
Sean O'Connell: Yeah. Right there. Right here.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

[from trailer]
Cheryl: Life is about courage and going into the unknown.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Sean O'Connell: They call the snow leopard the ghost cat. Never lets itself be seen.
Walter Mitty: Ghost cat.
Sean O'Connell: Beautiful things don't ask for attention.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty: Hey, do you know our motto?
Ted Hendricks: Life... I'm lovin' it.
Walter Mitty: That's not it. That's McDonald's. This thing that you do, Ted, where you come into a place and push people out, you should know those people worked really hard to build this magazine. They believed in the motto. And I get it, you've got your

marching orders and you have to do what you have to do, but you don't have to be such a d*ck. Put that on a plaque and hang it at your next job.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty: I was saying you know who looks good in a beard? Dumbledore. Not you.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty: What was the picture?
Sean O'Connell: Let's just call it a ghost cat, Walter Mitty.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Cheryl: I wanted to tell you, that song "Major Tom" and that beard guy... he doesn't know what he's talking about. That song is about courage and going into the unknown. It's a cool song.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Trawler Captain: You have at least a minute before you freeze.
Walter Mitty: What?
Trawler Captain: You are safe.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Sean O'Connell: Number 25 is my best ever, the quintessence of life, I think. I trust you'll get it where it needs to go, you always do.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty: So you're just going to finish your beer and then fly a machine?
Helicopter Pilot: Yeah, I'm kind of nervous about the storm.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Todd Maher: I pictured you as this little gray piece of paper, but now I see you and it's like Indiana Jones decided to become the lead singer of The Strokes or something.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Helicopter Pilot: Don't cheat on your lady, man, when you live in a country that only has eight people in it.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty: [taking on cell phone while climbing a mountain] Hey Todd, I'm gonna keep this short. I have to make oxygen choices.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Sean O'Connell: I thought it would be cute.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Cheryl: God, you're noteworthy!
Walter Mitty: I just live by the ABCs: Adventurous, Brave, Creative.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Sean O'Connell: Sorry about the neg roll. I spilled some blood on it while self stitching a gun wound to my abdomen.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Ted Hendricks: Oh, hey, welcome... wait, sorry, not welcome. Not an employee.
Walter Mitty: Sorry. This is the picture Sean wanted, 25. You have two days to print for cover. Here's your quintessence.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

[from trailer]
Walter Mitty: [in shark-infested waters] There's a fin here!

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Todd Maher: How was the... daydreaming going?
Walter Mitty: Lately less.
Todd Maher: Good. Less is good!