Call Me by Your Name is an award-winning romance film that captivates audiences and critics around the world. Here we will share Call me by your name quotes. Call Me by Your Name director Luca Guadagnino and screenwriter James Ivory picked up the word almost for word from Aceman’s text, stirring up a few sentences. Despite his young age, 17-year-old Elio Pearlman is a great musician and more mature than other teenagers. In fact, he spends most of his free time composing and playing classical music and flirting with his friend Marzia. The film stars Army Hammer, Timothy Chalamet, Michael Stuhlberg, Amira Cassar, Esther Garrell, Victor du Bois, Vanda Capriolo, Antonio Rimoldi, Elena Buchi, Marco Esgroso, Andre Asian, and Peter Spears.

Call Me by Your Name Quotes

1. “The Cosmic Fragments by Heraclitus: The meaning of the river flowing is not that all things are changing so that we cannot encounter them twice, but that some things stay the same only by changing.” ARMIE HAMMER – Oliver

2. “I suddenly realized that we were on borrowed time, that time is always borrowed, and that the lending agency exacts its premium precisely when we are least prepared to pay and need to borrow more.” ― André Aciman

3. “Most of us can’t help but live as though we’ve got two lives to live, one is the mockup, the other the finished version, and then there are all those versions in between.” ― André Aciman

4. “I may have come close, but I never had what you had. Something always held me back or stood in the way. How you live your life is your business. But remember, our hearts and our bodies are given to us only once.” ― André Aciman

5. “If there is any truth in the world, it lies when I’m with you, and if I find the courage to speak my truth to you one day, remind me to light a candle in thanksgiving at every altar in Rome.” ― André Aciman

6. “Right now there’s sorrow. I don’t envy the pain. But I envy you the pain.” ― André Aciman

7. “But to feel nothing so as not to feel anything – what a waste!” ― André Aciman

8. “I reached for him and muffled my sobs against his shoulder. I was crying because no stranger had ever been so kind or gone so far for me….I was crying because I’d never known so much gratitude and there was no other way to show it.” ― André Aciman

9. “Please don’t avoid me. It kills me. I can’t stand thinking you hate me. Your silence is killing me. I’d sooner die than know you hate me.” – Elio

10. “You know I’m not going anywhere.” – Elio

11. “Call me by your name and I’ll call you by mine.” – Oliver

12. “I’ll never have the courage to ask a question like that.” – Elio

Call me by your name quotes

13. “Perhaps we were friends first and lovers second. But then perhaps this is what lovers are.” ― André Aciman

14. “What had been in my head for so long would now be out in the real world, no longer afloat in my forever and of ambiguities.” ― André Aciman

15″I think he was better than me. I think he was better than me.” ― Elio

16″I’m sure he’d say the same thing about you. Which flatters you both.” ― Mr. Perlman

17. “Smells and sounds I’d grown up with and known every year of my life until then but that had suddenly turned on me and acquired an inflection forever colored by the events of that summer.” ― André Aciman

18. “Maybe it made sense when you wrote it.” – Elio

19. “We had the stars, you and I. And this is given once only.” ― André Aciman

20. “He came. He left. Nothing else had changed. I had not changed. The world hadn’t changed. Yet nothing would be the same. All that remains is dreammaking and strange remembrance.” ― André Aciman

21. “Each of us is like a moon that shows only a few facets to earth, but never its full sphere” ― André Aciman

Call me by your name quotes

22. “How wonderful, to walk half-drunk with a Lemonsoda on a muggy night like this around the gleaming slate cobblestones of Rome with someone’s arm around me.” ― André Aciman

23. “What if I grow to hate him?” – Elio

Call me by your name quotes

24. “We rip out so much of ourselves to be cured of things faster than we should that we go bankrupt by the age of thirty and have less to offer each time we start with someone new. But to feel nothing so as not to feel anything – what a waste!” ― Andre Aciman

25. “Right now you may not want to feel anything. Maybe you never wanted to feel anything. And maybe it’s not to me you’ll want to speak about these things. But feel something you obviously did.”


26. “Trust me. I’m about to be a doctor.” ― Oliver

27. “I’m like you,’ he said.’I remember everything.’I stopped for a second. If you remember everything, I wanted to say, and if you are really like me, then before you leave tomorrow, or when you’re just ready to shut the door of the taxi and have already said goodbye to everyone else and there’s not a thing left to say in this life, then, just this once, turn to me, even in jest, or as an afterthought, which would have meant everything to me when we were together, and, as you did back then, look me in the face, hold my gaze, and call me by your name” ― André Aciman

28. “People who read are hiders. They hide who they are. People who hide don’t always like who they are.”


29. “I watched him put the peach in his mouth and slowly begin to eat it, staring at me so intensely that I thought even lovemaking didn’t go so far…I could tell he was tasting it at that very instant.” ― André Aciman

30. “What I didn’t realize was that wanting to test desire is nothing more than a ruse to get what we want without admitting that we want it.” ― André Aciman

31. “How you live your life is your business, just remember, our hearts and our bodies are given to us only once. And before you know it, your heart is worn out, and, as for your body, there comes a point when no one looks at it, much less wants to come near it. Right now, there’s sorrow, pain. Don’t kill it and with it the joy you’ve felt.” MICHAEL STUHLBARG ― Mr. Perlman

32. “Time makes us sentimental. Perhaps, in the end, it is because of time that we suffer.” ― André Aciman

33. “I could show you around.”  ― Elio

34. “And on that evening when we grow older still we’ll speak about these two young men as though they were two strangers we met on the train and whom we admire and want to help along. And we’ll want to call it envy, because to call it regret would break our hearts.” ― André Aciman

35. “God, we wasted so many days.” – Elio

36. “When you least expect it, nature has cunning ways of finding our weakest spot.”


37“- Oliver: Can I kiss you?

– Elio: Yes, please.”


38. “But there’s only one, and before you know it, your heart is worn out, and, as for your body, there comes a point when no one looks at it, much less wants to come near it. Right now there’s sorrow. I don’t envy the pain.” ― André Aciman

39. “I don’t want you to go.” – Elio

40. “I had never been able to admit to myself how happy Oliver had made me the day he’d swallowed my peach. Of course, it had moved me, but it had flattered me as well” ― André Aciman

Call me by your name quotes

41. “I’m not wise at all. I told you, I know nothing. I know books, and I know how to string words together—it doesn’t mean I know how to speak about the things that matter most to me.” ― André Aciman

42. “Something that was mine was in his mouth, more his than mine now. I don’t know what happened to me at that moment as I kept staring at him, but suddenly, I had a fierce urge to cry. And rather than fight it, as with orgasm, I simply let myself go, if only to show him something equally private about me as well.” ― André Aciman

43. “Well, if you only knew how little I really know about the things that matter.” – Elio

44. “Cinema is a mirror of reality and it is a filter.” – Nico

45. “Can’t stand the silence. I need to speak to you.” – Elio

46. “Perhaps it never went away.” ― André Aciman

47. “Whatever happens between us, Elio, I just want you to know. Don’t ever say you didn’t know.” ― André Aciman

48. “We may never speak about this again. But I hope you’ll never hold it against me that we did. I will have been a terrible father if, one day, you’d want to speak to me and felt that the door was shut or not sufficiently open.” ― André Aciman

49. “What does this say about the life you’ve lived, then? Part of it— just part of it —was a coma, but I prefer to call it a parallel life. It sounds better. Problem is that most of us have— live, that is—more than two parallel lives.” ― André Aciman

50. “We belonged to each other, but had lived so far apart that we belonged to others now.” ― André Aciman

51. “I believe with every cell in my body that every cell in yours must not, must never, die, and if it does have to die, let it die inside my body.” ― André Aciman

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