The Doomsday Clock might be about out of time, but as they say, it’s always darkest just before eternal nothingness.
Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, that they didn’t stop to think if they should.[to John]
Yeah, but, John, if The Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down, the pirates don’t eat the tourists.[John Hammond: This is just a delay. That’s all it is. All major theme parks have delays. When they opened Disneyland in 1956, nothing worked.]
Where you’re going is the only place in the world where the geese chase you.[Nick van Owen: Hammond’s check cleared, or I wouldn’t be going on this wild goose chase.]
When you try to sound like Hammond, it just comes off like a hustle. I mean, it’s not your fault. They say talent skips a generation. So, I’m sure your kids are gonna be sharp as tacks.[to Peter]
What’s so great about discovery? It’s a violent, penetrative act, that scars what it explores. What you call discovery, I call the rape of the natural world.[to John]