Christopher Reeve movie quotes

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Christopher Reeve
September 25, 1952 in New York
October 10, 2004 in Mount Kisco
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film director, actor
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Christopher Reeve movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Christopher Reeve quotes
  • “A hero is someone who, in spite of weakness, doubt or not always knowing the answers, goes ahead and overcomes anyway.”
    Christopher Reeve
  • “- Superman: You'd risk world wide nuclear war for your own personal financial gain.
    - Lex Luthor: Nobody wants war. I just want to keep the threat alive.”

    Christopher Reeve - Superman
    Gene Hackman - Lex Luthor
    [Tag:profit, threat, war]
  • “You play the hand you're dealt. I think the game's worthwhile.”
    Christopher Reeve
  • “Some people are walking around with full use of their bodies and they're more paralyzed than I am.”
    Christopher Reeve
  • “Success is finding satisfaction in giving a little more than you take.”
    Christopher Reeve
  • “So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will, they soon become inevitable.”
    Christopher Reeve
  • “- Superman: Is that how a warped brain like yours gets its kicks? By planning the death of innocent people?
    - Lex Luthor: No, by causing the death of innocent people.”

    Christopher Reeve - Superman
    Gene Hackman - Lex Luthor
  • “You are, all of you, amateurs. And international affairs should never be run by gentlemen amateurs. Do you have any idea of what sort of place the world is becoming all around you? The days when you could just act out of your noble instincts, are over. Europe has become the arena of realpolitik, the politics of reality. If you like: real...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Christopher Reeve - Jack Lewis
  • “I never lie.”
    Christopher Reeve - Superman
  • “- Superman: I know I'm forbidden to interfere... and yet the Earth is threatened by the same fate as Krypton's.
    - 1st Elder: The Earth is too primitive. You can flee to new worlds, where war is long forgotten.
    - 2nd Elder: If you teach the Earth to put its fate in any one man, even yourself, you're teaching them to be betrayed.”

    Christopher Reeve - Superman
    David Garth - 1st Elder
    Esmond Knight - 2nd Elder
    [Tag:fate, treason, war]
  • “- Superman: I'm here to fight for truth, and justice, and the American way.
    - Lois Lane: You're gonna end up fighting every elected official in this country!”

    Christopher Reeve - Superman
    Margot Kidder - Lois Lane
  • “- Lois Lane: Would you like a glass of wine?
    - Superman: Uh, no, no thanks. I never drink when I fly.”

    Margot Kidder - Lois Lane
    Christopher Reeve - Superman
  • “- Lois Lane: Any more at home like you?
    - Clark Kent: Uh, not really, no.”

    Margot Kidder - Lois Lane
    Christopher Reeve - Clark Kent
    [Tag:ethnicity, habit]
  • - Perry White: These guys claim that if the French government doesn't meet their demands, they've got a hydrogen bomb ready to level Paris.
    - Clark Kent: Well, jeepers Mr. White. That's terrible!
    - Perry White: That's why they call them "terrorists", Kent.

    Jackie Cooper - Perry White
    Christopher Reeve - Clark Kent
  • “- Elise McKenna: You will marry me, won't you?
    - Richard Collier: Sorry.
    - Elise McKenna: You won't?
    - Richard Collier: Sure. I was just laughing at the way you asked, that's all.
    - Elise McKenna: For one moment there, I thought you had a wife and children back home somewhere.”

    Jane Seymour - Elise McKenna
    Christopher Reeve - Richard Collier
  • “- Clark Kent: Excuse me, Mr. White. I was wondering if, if, uh, perhaps you could arrange for half my salary to be sent to this address on a weekly basis.
    - Lois Lane: Your bookie, right?
    - Clark Kent: My what?
    - Lois Lane: Don't tell me: he sends a check every week to his sweet, grey-haired old mother.
    - Clark Kent: Actually, she's silver-haired.”

    Christopher Reeve - Clark Kent
    Margot Kidder - Lois Lane
    [Tag:money, mother]
  • “I want a short cut, Sidney. And I really don't care whose yard I cut through, if you understand me.”
    Christopher Reeve - Clifford Anderson
  • “- Clark Kent: I have to go back.
    - Lois Lane: You can't go back, there's no way now.
    - Clark Kent: I have to. I've gotta try dammit, I've got to try something. Anything!
    - Lois Lane: It's not your fault. You didn't know this was going to happen.
    - Clark Kent: They knew. They tried to tell me. But, I didn't listen.”

    Christopher Reeve - Clark Kent
    Margot Kidder - Lois Lane
  • “Never accept ultimatums, conventional wisdom, or absolutes.”
    Christopher Reeve
  • “We live in a time when the words impossible and unsolvable are no longer part of the scientific community's vocabulary. Each day we move closer to trials that will not just minimize the symptoms of disease and injury but eliminate them.”
    Christopher Reeve
  • “At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable.”
    Christopher Reeve
  • “You should take some responsibility for the way you present yourself. But you should not be hung up on your looks, whether you are ugly or handsome, because it isn't an achievement.”
    Christopher Reeve
  • “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles.”
    Christopher Reeve
  • “- Frederick Dallas: I'm sure he wouldn't. Not during a tech rehearsal.
    - Dotty Otley: Half a chance, he would!
    - Brooke Ashton: Would what?
    - Lloyd Fellowes: Glck! Glck! Glck!”

    Christopher Reeve - Frederick Dallas
    Carol Burnett - Dotty Otley
    Nicollette Sheridan - Brooke Ashton
    Sir Michael Caine - Lloyd Fellowes
  • “- Jimmy Olsen: What am I doing? Remember what the chief said? A photographer always goes after a story.
    - Clark Kent: That could be dangerous, Jimmy.
    - Jimmy Olsen: Danger? Goes with the territory, Mister Kent.”

    Marc McClure - Jimmy Olsen
    Christopher Reeve - Clark Kent