As surgeons we deal in absolutes. In certainty. We make a choice, we believe it's right. We can't second guess ourselves. At least, that's what I used to think.

Charlie

Joel: I came in here because I was trying to be nice to you.
Alex: Well don't be nice. Because you're a lot of things, Joel, but you're not nice.

When things go bad, we say 'We did all we could.' And then there's nothing more to say. You're alone.

Charlie

What if we did get to know our patients? What makes them happy? Or sad? Would it help us? Would it help them?

Charlie

Most patients don't understand how physical surgery is. The body is tough. You've got to crack a few bones and drill a few holes. Really get in there. And it works. Most of the time.

Charlie

Ghost: Charles, I gotta be honest with you, I don't think I'm coping all that well with things. You know, maybe I should find this more intriguing being able to see everything. It beats the void, you know, the nothingness. But uh, I mean, without you, I'm lonely.
Charlie: Yep, I'm getting there.

Ghost: What's going on?
Charlie: I'm in a coma.
Ghost: Am I in a coma?
Charlie: No, you died. We did everything we could. Sorry about that.

Alex: Every body keeps tell me to..
Nurse: to go home?
Alex: Yeah. But I can't.
Nurse: Then don't. Your family's here.
Alex: So what am I supposed to do?
Nurse: Suit up. Put your scrubs on Dr. Reid. And get to work.

I am having an out of body experience in a tuxedo. Wake up, you dumb bastard.

Charlie

See doctors like tests. It's the unknown that scares them.

Charlie

Joel: It's gonna be weird, isn't it? I mean you and me. You didn't invite me to the wedding so presumably you're still in love with me.
Alex: Right. I totally forgot. I like to remember the poems you wrote me, the breakfast in bed, the nurses you were banging.
Joel: Okay, we can stop right there.

This is how it happens. You leave it all behind. Everything you love. Everything you know. You belong to the hospital now. And all you can do is hope.

Charlie
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Saving Hope Season 1 Episode 1 Quotes

Joel: It's gonna be weird, isn't it? I mean you and me. You didn't invite me to the wedding so presumably you're still in love with me.
Alex: Right. I totally forgot. I like to remember the poems you wrote me, the breakfast in bed, the nurses you were banging.
Joel: Okay, we can stop right there.

This is how it happens. You leave it all behind. Everything you love. Everything you know. You belong to the hospital now. And all you can do is hope.

Charlie
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