David Duchovny movie quotes

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August 7, 1960
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David Duchovny movie quotes, phrases and lines
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David Duchovny quotes
  • “- Agent Fox Mulder: This is what you've been conspiring to conceal? A disease?
    - The Well-Manicured Man: No, for God's sake. You've got it all backwards! AIDS, the Ebola virus, on an evolutionary scale they are newborns. This virus walked the planet long before the dinosaurs.”

    David Duchovny - Agent Fox Mulder
    John Neville - The Well-Manicured Man
  • “You saved me. As difficult and as frustrating as it's been sometimes, your goddamned strict rationalism and science have saved me a thousand times over. You kept me honest. You made me a whole person. I owe you everything and you owe me nothing. I don't know if I wanna do this alone. I don't even know if I can. And if I quit now, they win.”

    David Duchovny - Agent Fox Mulder
  • “What makes me mad is arrogance, pretension, putting on airs.”
    David Duchovny
  • Last night as I was grading papers, I came across two gems both entitled "Cells are Bad" and both with just one paragraph which I unfortunately committed to memory: "Cells are bad. My uncle lives in a cell. It's ten foot by twelve and he has to read the same boring, old magazine everyday. The end".
    David Duchovny - Ira
    [Tag:prison, teachers]
  • “- Dr. Eugene Sands: I don't know what I'm doing here.
    - Claire: You're dancing.
    - Dr. Eugene Sands: That's a matter of opinion.”

    David Duchovny - Dr. Eugene Sands
    Angelina Jolie - Claire
    [Tag:dancing, opinions]
  • “- Bob Rueland: Would you go out with me?
    - Grace Briggs: Yes?
    - Bob Rueland: Is that a question?
    - Grace Briggs: No, it's a yes. Yes.
    - Bob Rueland: Tomorrow night?
    - Grace Briggs: Yes.
    - Bob Rueland: Eight o'clock?
    - Grace Briggs: Yes.
    - Bob Rueland: Pick you up here?
    - Grace Briggs: Yes.
    - Bob Rueland: My, you're a very difficult woman.”

    David Duchovny - Bob Rueland
    Minnie Driver - Grace Briggs
  • “You better pray to whatever god you believe in that your character knows what the hell it's doing. I thought I was a man of character. Good character. Then I made a mistake. A bad one that changed everything. That's why I found myself walking into a lousy L.A. bar to buy some Phenolcitrate, synthetic heroin, my personal favorite.”
    David Duchovny - Dr. Eugene Sands
  • “- Agent Fox Mulder: I think they went left.
    - Agent Dana Scully: I don't know why, I think they went right.
    - Agent Fox Mulder: Five years together, Scully. How many times have I been wrong? Never!”

    David Duchovny - Agent Fox Mulder
    Gillian Leigh Anderson - Agent Dana Scully
  • “I'll never know why Early Grayce became a killer. I don't know why any of them did. When I looked into his eyes I felt nothing, nothing. That day I learned that any one of us is capable of taking another human life. But I also learned there is a difference between us and them: it's feeling remorse. Dealing with guilt. Confronting a conscience....” (continue)(continue reading)
    David Duchovny - Brian Kessler
  • “What the hell did I know about California? For some people it was still a place of hopes and dreams, a chance to start over. The idea was: if you could get there everything would be okay, and if it wasn't okay there, well, it probably wasn't going to be okay anywhere.”
    David Duchovny - Brian Kessler
  • “Now I get to use a phrase I always wanted to use in med school: take your clothes off and get under the sheets.”
    David Duchovny - Dr. Eugene Sands
  • “Life is all a matter of perspective. You really learn that as a doctor. A man with gangrene thinks he's lucky if he only loses a finger and not an arm. So if your life was going along well, and you found yourself walking with two guys that look like Metallica's rejects, you might think it was a bad day.”
    David Duchovny - Dr. Eugene Sands
    [Tag:life, luck, optimism]
  • “- J.P. Prewitt: The truth is male models have been assassinating world leaders for over 200 years. Abe Lincoln wanted to abolish slavery, right? Well, who do you think made the silk stockings and powdered wigs worn by our early leaders?
    - Derek Zoolander: Mugatu!
    - J.P. Prewitt: Slaves, Derek. So they hired John Wilkes Booth to do Mr. Lincoln...” (continue)
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    David Duchovny - J.P. Prewitt
    Ben Stiller - Derek Zoolander
    Christine Taylor - Matilda Jeffries
    [Tag:history, models, past]
  • “- Harry: I'm no biologist, but how many cells do single-celled organisms have?
    - Ira: Harry, if we're going to be big important scientists you have to start to act the part.”

    Orlando Jones - Harry
    David Duchovny - Ira
  • “Sharon, don't you understand what's going on? The world's a disaster. We have no power to make it better. You hate your job; you hate your life; but you want to feel special. Instead of letting me do that, you're rushing off to something that's not even there.”
    David Duchovny - Randy
  • “- DC Cop: The Feds are looking for him, too. Real nice business he's got?
    - Agent Fox Mulder: What's that?
    - DC Cop: Sellingnakedpictures of little kids on his computer. You looking for him for some other reason?
    - Agent Fox Mulder: Yeah. I had an appointment for a pelvic examination.”

    Larry Joshua - DC Cop
    David Duchovny - Agent Fox Mulder
  • “In any case I guess I learned that if you are in the business of saving lives you had better start with your own. And, of course, always call 911.”
    David Duchovny - Dr. Eugene Sands
  • “- Agent Fox Mulder: You told me you had answers.
    - Alvin Kurtzweil, MD: Well, I don't have 'em all.”

    David Duchovny - Agent Fox Mulder
    Gillian Leigh Anderson - Agent Dana Scully
    [Tag:answers, doubt]
  • “What do you want? Coke, Pepsi, saline IV?”
    David Duchovny - Agent Fox Mulder
    [Tag:drinking, need]
  • “Each life is made up of big decisions and each day is made up of a million little decisions. What shirt to wear, what street to walk on, what to eat for lunch. Now all of these seemingly inconsequential choices may change your life forever. But who can handle that kind of responsibility? It would paralyze you to think about it. So you have to...” (continue)(continue reading)
    David Duchovny - Dr. Eugene Sands
  • “Our country was founded on a distrust of government. Our founding fathers gave power to the people to keep an eye on government. So when politicians say, ‘Trust me,’ they're actually being very un-American.”
    David Duchovny
  • “- Raymond: If I'm interfering with your plans, please forgive me. It's just I was so knocked out by what you did last night I said I gotta meet this guy. That's it. That's all there is to it. Medical Science amazes me.
    - Dr. Eugene Sands: Is kidnapping the only way you can meet new friends?”

    Timothy Hutton - Raymond Blossom
    David Duchovny - Dr. Eugene Sands
  • “- Ira: If I was a giant nasty alien bird in a department store, where would I be?
    - Harry: Lingerie.
    - Ira: Not you, the bird.”

    David Duchovny - Ira
    Orlando Jones - Harry
    [Tag:alien, lingerie]
  • “- Harry: So, do they give the Nobel Prize out in yearly payments or is it just one lump sum, like the lottery?
    - Ira: Let's not get ahead of ourselves.
    - Harry: Oh, I'm not getting ahead of myself. I've very concerned about the potential taxconsequences.”

    Orlando Jones - Harry
    David Duchovny - Ira
    [Tag:money, taxes, winning]
  • “- Sharon: There has to be something more.
    - Randy: Why?
    - Sharon: I'm tired of all the pain in my life. I'm tired of feeling empty all the time.”

    Mimi Rogers - Sharon
    David Duchovny - Randy