To be alive is a responsibility, as well as a right.
Hope and the odds make poor bedfellows.
Fear is an incompetent teacher.
We have powerful tools: openness, optimism, and the spirit of curiosity. All they have is secrecy and fear. And fear is the great destroyer.[to Rios]
To say you have no choice is a failure of imagination.
There’s a difference between killing an attacking enemy and watching a wounded one die.
The past is written, but the future is left for us to write.
Murder is not justice. There is no solace in revenge.
Anyone who treats me like a dying man will run the risk of pissing me off. Is that clear?
You might want to point that thing at my head. My heart is solid duritanium.
You have a past. You have a story, just waiting to be claimed.[to Soji]
The dreams are lovely. It’s the waking up that I’m beginning to resent.[Laris: Bad dreams?]