The hardest thing you’re gonna have to face is not some monster out there with powers. It’s gonna be that feeling of uselessness when you can’t do anything.
When the universe wants to make something happen, whether it be giving a young man lighting speed or putting two people together, it has a way of figuring those things out.
Whenever you guys step out of bounds, I always have to remind myself, the detective side says there’s the law, but the father side says there’s also what’s right. And I’m always gonna choose to be your father first.[to Barry]
When you first moved in with us, I thought it was gonna be too much. I’m already a single dad. Finances were tough. And you were a little boy who just lost his mother. But, man, was I wrong. Within two weeks, you had changed the whole dynamic of the house. Suddenly the house was filled with this… light… this energy. I mean, you brightened up everything. You’d seen more darkness than any man will in a lifetime, and you never let it dim your soul. So there I was , thinking that I’m changing your life by taking you in, but… the truth is… you changed mine. So don’t lose that light now, Bar. The world may need the Flash, but… I need my Barry Allen.
Sometimes the best way to win a fight is not to start one, but if you do come up against somebody you know you can’t beat, be smart. It’s okay to run the other way.
You’ve known Iris since you were ten. You’ve been in love with her since forever. I mean, you two are friends now, but she was your first love. You’re never gonna feel the same about anybody else, but you can’t let that stop you from exploring something new.