I like some words of the doctor in E04

Louisa 2022-10-14 20:57:54

"Whatever you are, this planet, these people, are precious to me. And I will defend them to my last breath."

"But this is one corner of one country, in one continent, on one planet that's a corner of a galaxy , that's a corner of a universe that is forever growing and shrinking and creating and destroying, and never remaining the same for a single millisecond. And there is so much, so much to see, Amy. Because it goes so fast. I'm not running away from things, I am running to them. Before they flare and fade forever."

"So humans will collect them, hoping to find something beautiful inside. Because that's what they are. Not pests or plague, creatures of hope. Forever building and reaching. Making mistakes, of course, every life-form does. But... But they learn. And they strive for greater, and they achieve it. You want a tally. Put their achievements against their failings, through the whole of time. I will back humanity against the Shakri every time."

"I'd better get going. Things to do, worlds to save, swings to...swing on. I know. You both have lives here. Beautiful, messy lives. That is what makes you so fabulously human. You don't want to give them up . I understand. "The

Ph.D.'s feelings for human beings and the Ph.D.'s worldview.
It was very moving.

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Asylum of the Daleks quotes

  • Darla: The asylum. It occupies the entire planet, right to the core.

    The Doctor: How many Daleks are in there?

    Darla: A count has not been made. Millions, certainly.

    The Doctor: All still alive?

    Darla: It has to be assumed. The asylum is fully automated. Supervision is not required.

    Amy Pond: Armed?

    Darla: The Daleks are always armed.

    Rory Williams: What colour?

    [they look at Rory]

    Rory Williams: Sorry, there weren't any good questions left.

  • Oswin: [her first lines] Day 363. The terror continues. Also, made another soufflé.

    [takes badly burned soufflé out of the oven]

    Oswin: Very nearly.