Discovery quotes

68 discovery quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • “This is the final cruise of the Starship Enterprise under my command. This ship and her history will shortly become the care of another crew. To them and their posterity will we commit our future. They will continue the voyages we have begun, and journey to all the undiscovered countries, boldly going where no man... where no one has gone before.”
    William Shatner - James T. Kirk
    [Tag:discovery, space, traveling]
  • “- Smee: I've just had an apostrophe.
    - Captain Hook: I think you mean an epiphany.
    - Smee: Lightning has just struck my brain.
    - Captain Hook: Well, that must hurt.”

    Bob Hoskins - Smee
    Dustin Hoffman - Captain Hook
    [Tag:brain, discovery, lightning]
  • “I've learned along the way you can discover more by allowing yourself to be surprised by what you encounter.”
    Ben Stiller - Josh
    [Tag:discovery, wonder]
  • “We came here to get a moving picture, and we've found something worth more than all the movies in the world!”

    Robert Armstrong - Carl Denham
    [Tag:discovery, movie]
  • “- Alice Keach: The painting, when will we be able to see all of it?
    - Birkin: I don't know. It's a bit like a jigsaw. A face, a shoe, here a bit, there a bit. It comes together very slowly, if it comes together at all. Of course, after... 500 years I can't be sure what I'll find.
    - Alice Keach: But that's the exciting part, isn't it? Not knowing...” (continue)
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    Natasha Richardson - Alice Keach
    Colin Firth - Birkin
    [Tag:discovery, knowledge, painting]
  • “- Nick: Honey, did I ever mention Hallie was a twin?
    - Meredith: No, as a matter of fact, you didn't. Two of them?!? How fabulous.
    - Hallie: Don't feel bad, Mer, he never mentioned it to me, either. Imagine My surprise. By the way, I'm the real Hallie. This is Annie. She was just pretending to be me while I was in London pretending to be her....” (continue)
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    Dennis Quaid - Nick Parker
    Elaine Hendrix - Meredith Blake
    Lindsay Lohan - Hallie Parker
    [Tag:disappointment, discovery, family]
  • “We've unmasked madmen, Watson, wielding scepters. Reason run riot. Justice howling at the moon.”
    Christopher Plummer - Sherlock Holmes
    [Tag:discovery, madness]
  • “Even now, after twenty-five years of intensive research, we feel there is a great deal still to be done. We have made many discoveries. Pierre Curie and the suggestions we have found in his notes, and his thoughts he expressed to me have helped to guide us to them. But no one of us can do much. Yet, each of us, perhaps, can catch some gleam of...” (continue)(continue reading)

    Greer Garson - Marie Curie
    [Tag:discovery, knowledge, progress]
  • “Once in a great while mankind unlocks a secret so profound that our future is altered forever. Fire, electricity, splitting the atom...”
    Ronald Francis Perlman - Professor Sam Tucker
    [Tag:discovery, future, mankind]
  • “We've just discovered the most wonderful, the most marvelous poisinous gas. It will kill everybody.”
    Billy Gilbert - Herring
    [Tag:discovery, killing, poison]
  • “- Josh: I just discovered something really bad that I have to tell you about.
    - Sam: I already know you're a homo.”

    Jacob Tierney - Josh
    Noah Fleiss - Sam
    [Tag:discovery, homosexuality, knowledge]
  • “- Dr. Norman Goodman: What the hell is it?
    - Captain Harold C. Barnes: Whatever it is it seems to be what this bird was designed to do. Go out in the space and gather things like this up and bring it back.
    - Dr. Norman Goodman: Yeah, but back from where?
    - Dr. Harry Adams: Don't get too excited, Ted turn this thing over and it'll probably say ...” (continue)
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    Dustin Hoffman - Dr. Norman Goodman
    Peter Coyote - Captain Harold C. Barnes
    Samuel L. Jackson - Dr. Harry Adams
    [Tag:discovery, excitement, space]
  • “- Max the Computer: Good Morning Dr. Stark. Check out the observation window for a heavy revelation. This looks like a red letter day for you, Doc. It's an unknown and undiscovered planet and it looks like you discovered it, Doc.
    - Dr. Stark: An unknown and undiscovered planet and I discovered it!”

    Broderick Crawford - Max the Computer
    Patrick Macnee - Dr. Stark
    [Tag:discovery, planets]
  • “Sometimes the best way to move into the unknown is to take familiar steps, small steps.”
    Dakota Fanning - Allie Keys
    [Tag:discovery, uncertainty]
  • “- Heathcliff: Why are your eyes always empty?
    - Isabella: They're not empty, if you'd only look deeper. Look at me. I'm pretty. I'm a woman and I love you. You're all of life to me. Let me be a single breath of it for you.”

    Laurence Olivier - Heathcliff
    Geraldine Fitzgerald - Isabella
    [Tag:discovery, eyes, love]
  • “- Cross: Wesley, listen to me...
    - Wesley: Shut the fuck up. You don't get to talk to me. You don't get to talk to me!
    - Cross: Everything they told you... was a lie. You're my son.”

    Thomas Kretschmann - Cross
    James McAvoy - Wesley
    [Tag:discovery, father, listening]
  • “You will never know love unless you surrender to it.”
    Angelina Torres - Great Grandma
    [Tag:discovery, love, surrender]
  • “- Annie: Hallie, what was your mother like?
    - Hallie: I never met her. She and my Dad split up when I was a baby, maybe even before, I'm not sure. He doesn't really like to talk about her... but I know she was really beautiful.
    - Annie: How do you know that?
    - Hallie: Because my dad had this old picture of her hidden in his sock drawer and he...” (continue)
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    Lindsay Lohan - Annie James
    Lindsay Lohan - Hallie Parker
    [Tag:brothers, discovery]
  • “- Papa Mousekewitz: Mr. Curious, you've discovered the herring.
    - Fievel Mousekewitz: Herring? I thought they were fish.
    - Papa Mousekewitz: But Fievel, herring are fish.
    - Fievel Mousekewitz: Really, Papa?
    - Papa Mousekewitz: Yes! In the ocean, there are many kinds of fish, and herring is one of them. Tiny fishes, not so tiny fishes, fishes as...” (continue)
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    Nehemiah Persoff - Papa Mousekewitz
    Phillip Glasser - Fievel Mousekewitz
    [Tag:discovery, fish, knowledge]
  • “- Peter: I'd be careful with those fat-free chips - they cause anal leakage.
    - Roger: You cause anal leakage.
    - Peter: It says so on the bag.
    - Roger: What kind of marketing braniac puts anal leakage on his product? How can they even sell that crap?”

    Thomas Jane - Peter Donahue
    Jason Bateman - Roger Donahue
    [Tag:discovery, food, sarcasm]
  • “Columbus wouldn't think I was crazy for building a flying machine, because history is all dreams. No rules or books. It's just there, waiting to be discovered like when Columbus found this place. I don't know if he found his dream.”
    Johnny Depp - Axel Blackmar
    [Tag:discovery, flying, imagination]
  • “- Chessy: You sure there's nothing you want to talk to me about? Like maybe why Sammy never comes near you anymore or why your appetite's suddenly changed or why all of a sudden you're neat as a pin and using expressions like, 'You gave me a fright.
    - Annie: Chessy, I changed a lot over the summer, that's all.
    - Chessy: If I didn't know better,...” (continue)
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    Lisa Ann Walter - Chessy
    Lindsay Lohan - Annie James
    [Tag:brothers, discovery, suspicion]
  • “- Mike: First he took mom and dad, then he took Jody, now he's after me.
    - Reggie: Mike, that tall man of yours did not take Jody away. Jody died in a car wreck.”

    A. Michael Baldwin - Mike
    Reggie Bannister - Reggie
    [Tag:accident, death, discovery]
  • “- Harry Booth: The authorities would still consider that an act of piracy, Doctor.
    - Dr. Hans Reinhardt: What would you have said, Mr. Booth, if the authorities would have called back Columbus just before he discovered the new world? You wouldn't even exist. I'm about to prove to you - that the end justify the means.”

    Ernest Borgnine - Harry Booth
    Maximilian Schell - Dr. Hans Reinhardt
    [Tag:discovery, order, perseverance]
  • “About twenty years ago there was this guy. He noticed some mold growing on his bread and he started feeding it to people. Everybody said he was stupid. You know what it turned out to be? Aspirin!”
    Brad Renfro - Erik
    [Tag:discovery, medicine]