Doctor Who Quotes!

The Hartnell Era

  • "There is no indignity in being afraid to die, but there is a terrible shame in being afraid to live." ~Alydon
  • "I've got a friend who specializes in trouble. He dives in and usually finds a way." ~Ian Chesterton about the Doctor
  • "One thing about this place, Doctor - it certainly stimulates the phagocytes." ~Ian Chesterton
  • "Doctor, why do you always show the greatest interest in the least important things?" ~Ian Chesterton
  • "Doctor, I'd just come face to face with myself. I wasn't counting the buttons on my jacket." ~Ian Chesterton
  • "You know, Susan, I think your old grandfather is going just a tiny little bit around the bend." ~The Doctor
  • "I don't make threats, but I do keep promises. And I promise you, I shall cause you more trouble than you bargain for if you don't return my property." ~The Doctor
  • "You must travel with understanding as well as hope." ~The Doctor
  • "I made some cocoa and got engaged." ~The Doctor
  • "You wanted advice, you said. I never give it - never. But I might just say this: always search for truth." ~The Doctor
  • "Our lives are important, at least to us. As we see, so we learn." ~The Doctor
  • "Isn't it a better thing to travel hopefully than to arrive?" ~Susan Foreman
  • "There's something new in you, yet something older than the sky itself. I sense that I can trust you." ~Princess Joanna to The Doctor
  • "Whatever he's doing he's doing because he thinks it's the best way." ~Steven Taylor on The Doctor
  • "Fear breeds hatred and war. I shall speak to them peaceably. They'll see I'm unarmed; there's no better argument against war than that." ~Temmosus
  • "Oh, yes, I like The Doctor. It's funny but, as soon as he walked in, I felt that you could trust him. But why does he wear those funny clothes?" ~Vicki
  • "The Doctor's curious. That means we stay." ~Barbara Wright

The Troughton Era

  • "I see. You're determined to be mysterious." ~Astrid to The Doctor
  • "I never talk nonsense. Well, hardly never." ~The Doctor
  • "Life depends on change and renewal." ~The Doctor
  • "Come on, Jamie, we'd better humour him." ~The Doctor as he is being arrested
  • "You don't want to believe everything you see, Jamie." ~The Doctor
  • "'TARDIS' is a...is a Gaelic word." ~The Doctor
  • "No, Mr. Terrall, I am not a student of human nature. I am a professor of a far wider academy of which human nature is only a part. All forms of life interest me." ~The Doctor
  • "[Is the dress] a bit short? Oh, I shouldn't worry about that; look at Jamie's!" ~The Doctor
  • "I used my own special technique [for figuring out how the Cybermen's ship works]....Keeping my eyes open and my mouth shut." ~The Doctor
  • "Some things are better left undone, and I have a feeling that this is one of them." ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, yes I can [remember my family] when I want to. And that's the point really. I have to really want to bring them back in front of my eyes. The rest of the time they...they sleep in my mind and I forget. And so will you. Oh, yes, you will. You'll find there's so much else to think about, to remember. Our lives are different to anybody else's. That's the exciting thing. There's nobody in the universe can do what we're doing." ~The Doctor
  • "Jamie...remind me to give you a lesson in tying knots sometime." ~The Doctor
  • "The best thing about a machine that makes sense is that you can very easily make it turn out nonsense." ~The Doctor
  • "I never answer questions until I'm properly introduced." ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, I always live in hope." ~The Doctor
  • "No one threatens Salamander!" ~The Doctor
  • "Sad really, isn't it? People spend all their time making nice things, and other people come along and break them." ~The Doctor's response to terrorism and scare tactics
  • "Jamie...I think we're going to need torches." ~The Doctor
  • "A medical kit...? Ooh... It's surprising what you can do with a few chemicals and a little ingenuity." ~The Doctor
  • "I wish...I wish I believed in wishing wells." ~The Doctor
  • "I hate computers and refuse to be bullied by them." ~The Doctor
  • "Brigadier, you don't by any chance know where I can find a canoe...?" ~The Doctor
  • "Zoe is something of a genius. It can be very irritating at times." ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, dear... What a silly old idiot I am..." ~The Doctor
  • "It is a fact, Jamie, that I do tend to get involved in things." ~The Doctor
  • "Your leader will be furious if you kill me. [sadly] I'm a genius." ~The Doctor
  • "They like making speeches..." ~The Doctor on the Time Lords
  • "Earth seems more vulnerable than others." ~The Doctor
  • "If there's trouble to be found, the Doctor and Jamie can't miss it." ~Zoe Heriot
  • "I'm smaller than you, and I'll probably be a lot quieter, too." ~Zoe Heriot to Jamie McCrimmon
  • "Revenge is a very human emotion." ~The Intelligence
  • "He's a right little delinquent, isn't he?" ~Ben Jackson on The Doctor
  • "I can't very well report back to a seventeenth century Navy..." ~Ben Jackson
  • "They may look like amateurs, but that man has an incredible knack for being one jump ahead of everyone. If there is a safe way into that place, he'll be the one to find it." ~Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart about The Doctor
  • "When you've been with the Doctor as long as I have, you begin to realize you don't know what he's talking about..." ~Jamie McCrimmon
  • "The great hairy beastie...it's the Doctor!" ~Jamie McCrimmon
  • "A nip [in the air]? A nip?! Look at my knees; they're bloody blue!" ~Jamie McCrimmon
  • �You know something? You're a clever wee chappie.� ~Jamie McCrimmon to the Doctor
  • "Zoe, watch him. You know what he's like..." ~Jamie McCrimmon about the Doctor
  • "Which end did he land on when he fell down that shaft?" ~Jamie McCrimmon about The Doctor
  • "If you're going to be in trouble, you'll need me to look after you." ~Jamie McCrimmon
  • "Whenever there's any trouble, he's in it right up to his neck." ~Jamie McCrimmon
  • "I don't think you could annoy that man even if you wanted to. He's being as nice as pie." ~Jamie McCrimmon about Tobias Vaughn
  • "The Doctor stubs his toe on a rock and Jamie laughs enthusiastically." ~Narration in "Enemy of the World"
  • "The computer is not designed to take risks, but that is the essence of man's process. We must decide." ~Penley
  • "Some crazy man dancing a jig!" ~Random guy describing the Second Doctor
  • "Well, when I was a little girl, I thought I'd like to be a scientist...so I became a scientist." ~Anne Travers' reaction to "What's a girl like you doing in a place like this?"
  • "We will now change the subject, please." ~Victoria Waterfield chastising Jamie for suggesting she wear more revealing clothes
  • "I'd only lose it if I [wrote things on paper]. Writing on a wall's much safer. You can't lose a wall, can you?" ~Isobel Watkins

The Pertwee Era

  • "This planet smells to me of failure." ~Azal
  • "The secret to human creativity is inefficiency." ~B.O.S.S.
  • "There's nothing to be afraid of. They're only dummies...I think." ~The Doctor
  • "My dear Miss Shaw, I never report myself anywhere. Particularly not 'forthwith'." ~The Doctor
  • "It's not worth fifteen million pins if it doesn't work." ~The Doctor
  • "All I can tell you is that it was something very very large and very very alive." ~The Doctor
  • "I have no time to speak to undersecretaries, permanent or otherwise." ~The Doctor
  • "My dear fellow, I simply don't happen to have a pass....Because I don't believe in them, that's why." ~The Doctor
  • "Ah, that's typical. I never did trust those stupid things [computers]." ~The Doctor
  • "Don't worry... It'll switch itself off...eventually." ~The Doctor
  • "Didn't you find two angry men stuck to my car?" ~The Doctor
  • "I should like to take a look at these mysteriously radiated astronauts myself." ~The Doctor
  • "There's Miss Shaw. She's much more practical than I am." ~The Doctor
  • "Well, I'll tell you something that should be of vital importance to you, professor...That you. sir, are a nitwit!" ~The Doctor
  • "I'm not sick, I'm not in need of a doctor, and I'm not a raving idiot." ~The Doctor
  • "Thank you, Brigadier. Do you think for once in your life, you could manage to arrive _before_ the nick of time?" ~The Doctor
  • "Apart from losing The Master and the missile, you're doing very well, Brigadier." ~The Doctor
  • "Before you start annihilating the thing, why don't we just take a look at it?" ~The Doctor
  • "I'm every kind of scientist." ~The Doctor
  • "I want to see the universe, not rule it!" ~The Doctor
  • "I'd better go have a word with the Brigadier. He's probably bursting a blood vessel by now..." ~The Doctor
  • "I want you to do away and give man a chance to grow up." ~The Doctor
  • "This won't do at all! We can't have two of us running about." ~The Doctor
  • "It's a very complicated thing, time, Jo. Once you've begun tampering with it, the oddest things start happening." ~The Doctor
  • "It's a most good-humoured wine. A touch sardonic, perhaps, but not cynical. Yes, a most civilized wine. One after my own heart." ~The Doctor
  • "When I meet a regime that needs to import savage alien life forms as security guards, I begin to wonder who the real criminals are." ~The Doctor
  • "Must have been a pretty substantial type of ghost to have shifted a solid granite statue." ~The Doctor
  • "Well, I gather that you have made a complete hash of things." ~The Doctor
  • "We'd all become unpeople undoing unthings untogether. Fascinating." ~The Doctor
  • "Superior intelligence and senseless cruelty just do not go together." ~The Doctor
  • "Ignore him, just ignore him. He's incorrigibly frivolous." ~The Third Doctor about the Second
  • "I hope I don't meet me again." ~The Doctor
  • "Good! That must be the live terminal!" ~The Doctor after a man yelped in pain
  • "I'm quite spry for my age, actually..." ~The Doctor
  • "Because I am very fond of delta particles." ~The Doctor
  • "A straight line may be the shortest distance between two points, but it is by no means the most interesting." ~The Doctor
  • "I am just a tourist. I like it here." ~The Doctor on Earth
  • "I never lie. Well, hardly never." ~The Doctor
  • "When miners have to take up arms to protect their rights, they probably have their reasons." ~The Doctor
  • "Now I know what a fly feels like. What an absolutely fascinating experience." ~The Doctor
  • "Look - much as I admire your stoic acceptance of the inevitable, I would appreciate it if you would shut up for a moment." ~The Doctor
  • "Fear breeds hatred, your majesty. Fear is the greatest enemy of them all, for fear leads us to war." ~The Doctor
  • "Don't you see, I'm just a temporal anomaly." ~The Second Doctor
  • "I will say one thing for your Doctor - he has quite a knack for talking himself out of trouble." ~Eckersley
  • "We've no idea what you're talking about, Doctor." ~Jo Grant
  • "Looks a bit doomy." ~Jo Grant
  • "Funnily enough, they didn't include Atlantean chains in my escapology class." ~Jo Grant
  • "I'm fine. Dead, of course, but I'm fine." ~Jo Grant
  • "Only you could manage to have a traffic accident in space." ~Jo Grant
  • "Gone to get you a maggot." ~Jo Grant's idea of a romantic gift
  • "You are not accustomed to feeling frightened, are you, Doctor?" ~The Great One
  • "All bloodhounds look disappointed. It's an occupational hazard." ~George Hardiman
  • "Sergeant, we must do the fertility dance to celebrate." ~Miss Hawthorne
  • "He's more unconscious than anyone I've ever seen." ~Dr. Henderson
  • "Is this Doctor a long-shanked rascal with a mighty nose?" ~Irongron
  • "You shouldn't feel ashamed of your grief. It's right to grieve. Bert was unique. In the whole history of the world, there's never been anybody just like Bert, and there'll never be another, even if the world lasts for a hundred million centuries." ~Dr. Clifford Jones
  • "Sometimes you can be very aggravating." ~Brigadier Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart to Dr. Liz Shaw
  • "The Doctor's qualified to do almost anything." ~Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart
  • "You are incorrigibly meddlesome, Doctor, but we've always felt your hearts are in the right places." ~Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart
  • "Ten...What are you DOING, Doctor?" ~Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart
  • "I sometimes wish I worked in a bank." ~Brigadier Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart
  • "Three of 'em. I didn't know when I was well off..." ~Brigadier Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart on The Doctor(s)
  • "Wonderful chap...both of him." ~Brigadier Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart about The Doctor
  • "I'm not such a dunderhead as some of you might think." ~Brigadier Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart
  • "Well, I never thought I'd fire in anger at a dratted caterpillar, but..." ~Brigadier Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart
  • "Well, don't just stand there, Benton. Go and put yourself under arrest." ~Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart
  • "I suppose you can take the normal precautions against nuclear blasts. Like, uh, sticky tape on the windows, that sort of thing." ~The Master
  • "Displaying your usual sickening lovability, I suppose." ~The Master to The Doctor
  • "'Do. Not. Fail. The Daaaaaleks,' indeed, you stupid tin boxes..." ~The Master
  • "To borrow a TARDIS was a little...naughty, to say the least." ~K'anpo Rinpoche
  • "One is only frightened when there is hope of rescue." ~Sabor
  • "I just heard your wind effect gnashing its teeth." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "As far as I can tell from your file at UNIT, the difficult thing is to stop you from talking." ~Stevens
  • "I like your handbag." ~Captain Mike Yates to the Third Doctor

The Baker T Era

  • "Or we could just look out through the door." ~Adric
  • "You mean he's done it again?" ~Sergeant Benton on regeneration
  • "You will never amount to anything in the galaxy while you retain your propensity for vulgar facetiousness." ~Cardinal Borusa, underestimating The Doctor once again
  • "Wonderful thing, pain. Without pain, no race could survive." ~Dr. Carter
  • "The data that was drained from the girl shows the Doctor's long association with libertarian causes. His entire history is one of opposition to conquest. While he lives, he is a threat." ~Chedaki
  • "What are you, exactly? Some sort of wandering Armageddon peddler?" ~Adam Colby
  • "We're beset by a wandering lunatic." ~Adam Colby about The Doctor
  • "Please do not throw hands at me." ~D84
  • "You may be a Doctor, but I am The Doctor. The definite article, you might say." ~The Doctor
  • "A new body's like a new house - takes a little time to settle in." ~The Doctor
  • "You must cultivate a sense of urgency." ~The Doctor
  • "Assuming I'm right - and I invariably am..." ~The Doctor
  • "Rather a splendid paradox, eh, Brigadier? The only ones who could do it wouldn't need to." ~The Doctor on advanced technology
  • "Of course I'll talk to him. I'll talk to anybody." ~The Doctor
  • "The trouble with computers is, they're very sophisticated idiots. They do exactly what you tell them at amazing speeds." ~The Doctor
  • "It's a free cosmos." ~The Doctor
  • "There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes." ~The Doctor
  • "Homo sapiens... What an inventive, invincible species. It's only a few million years since they crawled up out of the mud and learned to walk. Puny, defenseless bipeds. They've survived flood, famine, and plague. They've survived cosmic wars and holocausts. And now, here they are, out among the stars, waiting to begin a new life, ready to out-sit eternity. They're indomitable. Indomitable. What do you think you're doing, Harry?" ~The Doctor
  • "My doctorate is purely honorary, and Harry here is only qualified to work on sailors." ~The Doctor
  • "For once in my life, I feel surplus to requirement." ~The Doctor
  • "When I say I'm afraid, Sarah, I'm not making jokes." ~The Doctor
  • "It might be irrational of me, but human beings are quite my favourite species." ~The Doctor
  • "There's plenty of room in the galaxy for us all." ~The Doctor
  • "Never throw anything away, Harry." ~The Doctor
  • "It's a mistake to clutter one's pockets, Harry." ~The Doctor
  • "I will not tolerate this continued interference in my life." ~The Doctor about the Time Lords
  • "Excuse me... Can you help me? I'm a spy." ~The Doctor channeling Cap'n (not Captain) Jack
  • "That is nasty. Better not tell Harry - he's gone first." ~The Doctor
  • "Explosives AND detonators. Seems almost providential." ~The Doctor
  • "If you two could put your weight on the door and stop it opening too suddenly... I don't want to lose my arm, I'm rather attached to it. It's so handy." ~The Doctor
  • "'Fragmetize'? Oh, well. I suppose we can't expect decent English from a machine." ~The Doctor
  • "Careful, careful! I might explode!" ~The Doctor
  • "That's the trouble with ideas - they only come a bit at a time." ~The Doctor
  • "It's about time the people who run this planet of yours realize that to be dependent on a mineral slime just doesn't make sense." ~The Doctor on oil
  • "[The sea] may be calm, but it's never empty." ~The Doctor
  • "Teeth are very serious things." ~The Doctor
  • "Some sort of primeval mating call...If my theory is correct, we're going to have to handle this very, very carefully." ~The Doctor, proving that sometimes Torchwood _would_ come in handy
  • "I'm not a party to any kind of nonsense. Your grace." ~The Doctor
  • "Well, it takes all sorts to make a galaxy, your grace." ~The Doctor
  • "You can't rule the world in hiding. You've got to come out onto the balcony sometimes and wave a tentacle...if you'll pardon the expression." ~The Doctor
  • "Very good, very good! Almost impressive!" ~The Doctor
  • "Right! Let's see what other damage we can do!" ~The Doctor
  • "Yes, that's the TARDIS. And I'm going to pilot it all the way to London. I can be there five minutes ago." ~The Doctor
  • "It's tempting to let them go ahead and destroy themselves. The trouble is, they wouldn't be the only ones." ~The Doctor
  • "[The ship will be dragged down] faster and faster. Until, of course, we reach the surface, then we'll stop. With a bang." ~The Doctor
  • "Usually I only entertain friends in the TARDIS." ~The Doctor
  • "You and I are scientists, Professor. We buy our privilege to experiment at the cost of total responsibility." ~The Doctor
  • "Come on, Sarah. We've an appointment in London, and we're already 30,000 years late." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm not a human being; I walk in eternity." ~The Doctor
  • "If I knew, I wouldn't ASK. Don't be obtuse, man!" ~The Doctor
  • "I have the advantage of being slightly ahead of you. Sometimes behind you, but normally ahead of you....I'm sure you don't [understand], but it's very nice of you to try." ~The Doctor
  • "I often think dimensional transcendentalism is preposterous, but it works." ~The Doctor
  • "We don't want to be blamed for starting a fire, do we? I had enough of that in 1666." ~The Doctor
  • "Well, yes and no. Or no and yes. So to speak. As it were." ~The Doctor
  • "Don't worry, Sarah. Who'll notice me?" ~The Doctor
  • "I am awake! I think!" ~The Doctor
  • "Now, if you do see me again today, I want you to report it to me immediately. I'll be with the CO in the scanner room." ~The Doctor
  • "If you're going to sit there wallowing in self pity, I'll bite your nose." ~The Doctor's words of comfort to Sarah Jane Smith
  • "If I wanted to steal from you, would I come in through the front door?" ~The Doctor
  • "The consequences would be appalling." ~The Doctor on immortality
  • "Death is the price we pay for progress." ~The Doctor
  • "You thought I was dead! You're always making that mistake." ~The Doctor
  • "Keep calm, Sarah, keep calm. Whatever you do, keep-- You are calm." ~The Doctor
  • "Yes, money. Hired thieves and murderers don't usually work for love." ~The Doctor
  • "That's right, grab us. We're very dangerous." ~The Doctor
  • "All [divination] takes is a good imagination and a glib tongue." ~The Doctor
  • "He takes away from man the only thing worth having...a sense of purpose, what else? The ability granted to every intelligent species to shape its own destiny." ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, come off it, Hieronymous, you know who I am! You can drop all that bosh about sacred stones and profanity and just be your natural, horrid self." ~The Doctor
  • "It's part of a Time Lord's job to insist on justice for all species." ~The Doctor
  • "Nothing happened. A sort of unexplosion has taken place." ~The Doctor
  • "Eldrad, you'll achieve nothing on Kastria unless you overcome this paranoid obsession with treachery. You MUST cooperate." ~The Doctor giving a bit of advice we could all use
  • "I deny this reality. The reality is a computation matrix." ~The Doctor
  • "I can feel my hair curling. And that means either it's going to rain, or that I'm on to something." ~The Doctor
  • "Never be certain of anything - it's a sign of weakness." ~The Doctor
  • "Now, drop your weapons, or I'll kill him with this deadly jelly baby." ~The Doctor
  • "Gods don't use transceivers." ~The Doctor
  • "Answers are easy. It's asking the right questions which is hard." ~The Doctor
  • "The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common - they don't alter their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views. Which can be uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering." ~The Doctor
  • "I like lots of people. I can't go carting them around the universe with me." ~The Doctor
  • "Come out of there. Don't touch that. Don't! Touch! That!" ~The Doctor, chasing Leela into the TARDIS
  • "To the rational mind, nothing is inexplicable, only unexplained." ~The Doctor
  • "You know, you're a classic example of the inverse ratio between the size of the mouth and the size of the brain." ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, come on! Don't be upset. Yes, you've failed, you've failed. But failure is one of the basic freedoms." ~The Doctor
  • "Right now, he must be a happy little maniac." ~The Doctor
  • "I see. You're one of those boring maniacs who's going to gloat. Are you going to tell me your plan for running the universe?" ~The Doctor
  • "I've always enjoyed messing about in boats." ~The Doctor
  • "My dear Litefoot, I've got a lantern, a pair of waders, and possibly the most fearsome piece of artillery in all of England. What can possibly go wrong?" ~The Doctor, who is evidently rather na�ve
  • "I brought you to the wrong time, my dear. You'd have loved Agincourt." ~The Doctor to Leela
  • "I have never appreciated frivolity." ~The Doctor
  • "When I'm crowded, I get nervous." ~The Doctor
  • "We don't have the place surrounded, we just have an understanding." ~The Doctor
  • "Gentlemen, I have news for you - this lighthouse is under attack, and by morning we might all be dead. Heh. Anyone interested?" ~The Doctor
  • "Do you think your little speck in the galaxy is the only one with intelligent life? Hm?" ~The Doctor
  • "That's the trouble with computers - always thinking in black and white. No aquamarines, no blues, no imagination." ~The Doctor
  • "Rutan, that's the empty rhetoric of a defeated dictator. And I don't like your face, either." ~The Doctor
  • "The virus has a perfect right to exist as a virus, not as a giant swarm threatening the entire solar system. Everything has its place, otherwise the delicate balance of the whole cosmos is destroyed." ~The Doctor
  • "She's done it! Well done, old girl, you're wonderful, wonderful. She's wonderful. Isn't she wonderful? TARDIS wonderful. Haha!" ~The Doctor
  • "Your ancestors have a talent for self-destruction that borders on genius." ~The Doctor on humans
  • "Good morning ladies! Now, which one of you has the time scanner, hm?" ~The Doctor to cows
  • "I did say 'more or less,' though this does look rather less than more. You know, I don't think these cows know anything about the time scanner." ~The Doctor
  • "I love fruitcake." ~The Doctor, admitting to cannibalism
  • "I like a jacket with a lot of pockets, don't you?" ~The Doctor
  • "Savage. Found floating down the Amazon in a hat box." ~The Doctor about Leela
  • "I have a gift for the apt phrase." ~The Doctor
  • "Why don't you listen to me, huh? Why don't you girls listen to me?" ~The Doctor to Leela
  • "That's intensely interesting. Do you realize there's nowhere to go? We're on the edge of the cosmos, the frontiers of creation, the boundary between what is and isn't...or isn't yet, anyway. Don't you think that's interesting?...I feel just like a goldfish looking out on a new world." ~The Doctor
  • "I've never been more serious in any of my lives." ~The Doctor
  • "Anyone who likes jelly babies can't be all bad." ~The Doctor
  • "Maybe I am getting too young for this sort of thing." ~The Doctor
  • "The secret to survival is always to expect the unexpected. [clang] Whoa...! Ow!" ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, surely we can explain! 'Sorry, old thing, we were just helping ourselves to your crown jewels.'" ~The Doctor
  • "Romana, you can't be a successful crook with a dishonest face, can you?" ~The Doctor
  • "If you call that being nearly killed, then you haven't lived yet. Just stay with me, and you'll get a lot nearer." ~The Doctor
  • "Excuse me - are you sure this planet's meant to be here?" ~The Doctor
  • "Pah. 'Impossible.' That means it'll take 73 seconds." ~The Doctor
  • "The more sophisticated the technology, the more vulnerable it is to primitive attack." ~The Doctor
  • "I'll never be cruel to an electron in a particle accelerator again!" ~The Doctor
  • "Bafflegab, my dear. I've never heard such bafflegab in all my lives." ~The Doctor
  • "Yes, pow. Pow...pow's a...pow's a technical expression, Professor. It means that all the microcircuits will be fused in one great UEGH of molten metal." ~The Doctor
  • "If they do break through, run as if something very nasty were after you, because something very nasty will be after you." ~The Doctor
  • "That takes me back...or forward. That's the trouble with time travel - you can never remember." ~The Doctor
  • "Do you mind not standing on my chest? My hat's on fire." ~The Doctor
  • "Well, 'progress' is a very flexible word. It can mean just about anything you want it to mean." ~The Doctor
  • "Listen, Romana, whenever you go into a new situation, you must always believe the best until you find out exactly what the situation's all about. THEN believe the worst." ~The Doctor
  • "I've stopped the universe! Still, they'll never notice. Just think - someone somewhere has just slipped on a banana skin, and he'll be wondering forever when he's going to hit the ground." ~The Doctor
  • "Small is lovely." ~The Doctor
  • "If you're supposed to be the superior race in the universe, why don't you try climbing after us? Bye bye!" ~The Doctor taunting an army of Daleks
  • "I can see your long rest hasn't done anything to cure your megalomania." ~The Doctor to Davros
  • "I say, what a wonderful butler. He's so violent!" ~The Doctor
  • "Good heavens, are you locking us into a laboratory?" ~The Doctor
  • "A scientist's job is to ask questions." ~The Doctor
  • "I like concise answers." ~The Doctor
  • "If there's one thing I can't stand, it's being tortured by someone with cold hands." ~The Doctor
  • "I suppose the best way to find out where you come from is to find out where you're going and then work backwards." ~The Doctor
  • "I don't want to stand on protocol, but couldn't you at least do the done thing and take me to your leader?" ~The Doctor
  • "I guess you could say 'the yoke's on him,' if you were the sort of person who said that sort of thing, which fortunately I'm not." ~The Doctor
  • "Idiots? They're worse than idiots, they're bureaucrats. They just exist to tangle people up; wrap them round and round in red tape until they can't move." ~The Doctor
  • "What could possibly go wrong? OH! You know, I've simply _got_ to stop saying that. Every time I say 'What could possibly go wrong?' something goes wr--OH! It's uncanny, isn't it?" ~The Doctor
  • "Fascinating, isn't it? I wonder what it would be like to be crushed into a singularity...?" ~The Doctor
  • "Have you noticed that people's intellectual curiosity declines sharply the moment they start waving guns about?" ~The Doctor
  • "Why don't you give me the gun and I can keep an eye on myself so I don't get up to any funny business...?" ~The Doctor
  • "You've got a lot to unlearn." ~The Doctor on human understanding of science
  • "Some galactic hobo with ideas above his station - the cosmos is full of them." ~The Doctor
  • "Why can't people be nice to one another, just for a change? I mean, I'm an alien, and you don't want to drag me into a swamp, do you? You do." ~The Doctor
  • "Knowing's easy - everyone does that ad nauseam. I just sort of hope." ~The Doctor
  • "Someone's gotta stay on guard. And you can compute a reverse transition from existing data - you love doing that!" ~The Doctor to K-9
  • "You know, I've never been one for swarming, It's awfully kind of you, but where were you thinking of swarming to?" ~The Doctor
  • "Pst! You are wonderful." ~The Doctor to Romana II
  • "You, young lad - you're going straight home." ~The Doctor to Adric at the end of his second serial
  • "He's gone again...! It's like talking to a Cheshire Cat!" ~The Doctor about Biroc (and not the other way round, surprisingly enough)
  • "One good, solid hope's worth a cartload of certainties." ~The Doctor
  • "The old home universe..." ~The Doctor
  • "I thought you might appreciate it if I gave you the impression I knew what was happening. We could panic, but where would that get us?" ~The Doctor
  • "If I knew everything that was going to happen, where would the fun be?" ~The Doctor
  • "Time reveals everything, Adric." ~The Doctor
  • "Ah, good afternoon! Or good morning! Or is it evening? It's very difficult to keep track of time around here." ~The Doctor
  • "Clarity is the soul of knowing what the other chap's going to do." ~The Doctor
  • "[The TARDIS is mine] on a sort of finders, keepers basis." ~The Doctor
  • "This is life; nothing's sure." ~The Doctor
  • "Never guess...unless you have to. There's enough uncertainty in the universe as it is." ~The Doctor
  • "Never mind about the time slip; we're on holiday." ~The Doctor
  • "Invent a codeword, they love that. What about Operation Nuthouse?" ~Amelia Ducat
  • "Can anyone join in this conversation, or do you need a certificate?" ~Duggan
  • "That chap you called in from UNIT? Is he quite sane?" ~Richard Dunbar about The Doctor
  • "I most emphatically do not eat people." ~Erato
  • "Sometimes the voice of reason is more effective than the burning iron." ~Duke Giuliano
  • "Prognostication impossible in matters concerning Doctor." ~K-9
  • "Optimism - Belief that everything will work out well. Irrational, bordering on insane." ~K-9
  • "You deserve a medal for self-sacrifice beyond the bounds of stupidity." ~Kellman
  • "You try that again, and I'll cripple you!" ~Leela
  • "If you're bleeding, look for a man with scars." ~Leela
  • "The second principle is that humans can't harm robots. I know, I've tried and they don't bleed." ~Leela
  • "Doctor, you make me wear strange clothes, you tell me nothing - you are trying to annoy me." ~Leela
  • "Professor Litefoot has been explaining to me about tea. It's very complicated." ~Leela
  • "I, too, used to believe in magic, but the Doctor has taught me to believe in science. It is better to believe in science." ~Leela
  • "Doctor, I'm coming with you....I want to. You'll need someone." ~Leela
  • "Perhaps [I am a savage]. I am not ashamed of what I am, and I tell you, I smell danger." ~Leela
  • "Do not worry, Doctor. I shall protect you." ~Leela
  • "I'm sure the Doctor can help you. Oh, he's very difficult at times, but he has great knowledge and gentleness." ~Leela
  • "These taxes? They are like sacrifices to tribal gods?" ~Leela
  • "Discussion is for the wise or the helpless. I am neither." ~Leela
  • "He used to drive me mad. But I miss having him about." ~Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart
  • "Just once I'd like to meet an alien menace that wasn't immune to bullets." ~Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart
  • "You've both escaped from somewhere, haven't you?" ~Ted Moss to The Doctor and Leela
  • "When Time Lords get to be my age, they tend to get their tenses mixed up." ~The Professor
  • "The sound of undergraduates talking to one another - I tried to have it banned..." ~The Professor
  • "Thank of me as a paradox in an anomaly, and get on with your tea." ~The Professor
  • "You do know that sarcasm's an adjusted stress reaction?" ~Romana I
  • "[The Doctor]'s the one you should be talking to - or rather, listening to...if you have the stamina." ~Romana I
  • "Are you trying to take my mind off of something? Because you're almost succeeding." ~Romana I to The Doctor
  • "If _you_ wanted an omelet, I'd expect to find a pile of broken crockery, the cooker in flames, and an unconscious chef." ~Romana II
  • "We don't want several hundred cubic feet of angry blob heaving itself around the country crushing people." ~Romana II
  • "Oh, don't mind him; he just likes to irritate people." ~Romana II on The Doctor
  • "There isn't anything that stands as little chance as you do out there." ~Romana II to The Doctor
  • "I know it's very hard to understand, and it's very easy to be sarcastic." ~Romana II
  • "I have watched you in your jackdaw meanderings. I know you, and I know there is a want of patience in your nature." ~The Shadow to The Doctor
  • "Harry, call me 'old girl' again, and I'll spit in your eye." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "Harry, I am NOT a thing." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "Well, we can't just sit here glittering, can we?" ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "One thing about you Harry, you never miss the obvious." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "You always get rude when you're trying to cover up a mistake." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "So pedantic at a time like this. It doesn't matter!" ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "I'm sure you shouldn't drink so soon after breaking your neck." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "I hate sarcasm...especially when I'm dying." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "And what are we going to use for air?" ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "So, provided we don't burn up on reentry and aren't suffocated on the way down, we'll probably be smashed to a pulp when we land." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "If you stop breaking my arm, I might like you a bit." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "You know, the worse the situation, the worse your jokes get?" ~Sarah Jane Smith to The Doctor
  • "I'll never be warm again. Never, ever, ever." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "I must be mad. I'm sick of being cold and wet and hypnotised left, right, and centre. I'm sick of being shot at, savaged by bug-eyed monsters, never knowing if I'm coming or going, or BEING. Oh, I want a bath. I want my hair washed. I just want to feel _human_ again." ~Sarah Jane Smith's breakup letter
  • "Gremlins can get into everything, old girl. First law of the sea!" ~Lieutenant Harry Sullivan
  • "I'll get you out of there if I have to knock his bally head off and steal his keys." ~Lieutenant Harry Sullivan
  • "The reaction is almost certain to be over." ~Tremas of Traken
  • "Never trust a man as wears a hat." ~Martha Tyler
  • "The Doctor has the maturity to respect many points of view." ~Zastor

The Davison Era

  • "I thought the whole point of the Pharos project was to track down alien intelligences. We thought we'd save you the trouble and come to you." ~Adric
  • "Oh, [The Doctor]'s always in trouble, Tegan. Or hadn't you noticed? It amuses him." ~Adric
  • "What do you do with a cocktail in a bath?!" ~Adric
  • "Do you know, I think since his regeneration he's become decidedly immature." ~Adric about The Fifth Doctor, ironically enough
  • "So what? I'm Perpugilliam Brown, and I can shout just as loud as you can." ~Peri Brown in response to "I am The Master!"
  • "So, you got a merit badge in tracking when you were a boy scout; I'm suitably impressed." ~Peri Brown to The Doctor
  • "You're a very confusing person to be with, Doctor, you know that?" ~Peri Brown
  • "You, my dear, can't possibly exist, so go away." ~Creepy woman in Tegan's mind maybe
  • "The tall one with the fair hair. Even under the threat of death, he still has the arrogance of a Time Lord." ~The Cyberleader
  • "I wonder, boy: what would you do if you were me? Hmm? Or perhaps I should ask, 'What would I do if I were me?'" ~The Doctor channeling his first incarnation
  • "I think it does us good to be reminded that the universe isn't entirely peopled with nasty creatures out for themselves." ~The Doctor
  • "I feel quite like my old self. Well....Well...Whoever I feel like, it's absolutely splendid." ~The Doctor
  • "Last time I was [at Heathrow], they were doing strange things to Terminal Three." ~The Doctor
  • "Well, take the advice of a madman and look happy!....Try to look as if you're enjoying yourself - in these situations, it's the best form of defense. And it gives me time to think." ~The Doctor
  • "There you are, Tegan: there's always something to look at, if you open your eyes." ~The Doctor
  • "Whatever it is, it could be distinctly unfriendly." ~The Doctor
  • "Adric, there is a difference between serious, scientific investigation and meddling....ISN'T there?!" ~The Doctor
  • "Intentions unknown, hypothesis: unfriendly, as K-9 would say." ~The Doctor
  • "Look, if we turn out to be hostile, then fair enough. Until we do, why not give us the benefit of the doubt? It's common sense, really, don't you think?" ~The Doctor
  • "An apple a day keeps the, uh... No, never mind." ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, good. That is good news, isn't it? If in doubt, then fire and acid every time, don't you think?" ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, he'll be alright. He was just driven out of his mind - just what he needed." ~The Doctor
  • "I think paradise is a little too green for me, as well." ~The Doctor
  • "Try to understand something, Adric - because you get away with something, it doesn't justify it." ~The Doctor
  • "Next time you want to escape from somewhere, _walk_." ~The Doctor
  • "I've met kings, emperors, megalomaniacs in my time." ~The Doctor
  • "What's the matter, old girl? Why this compulsion for planet Earth?" ~The Doctor, asking the question the audience had been wondering for nigh-on two decades
  • "Why do I always let my curiosity get the better of me?" ~The Doctor
  • "You said he was a friend from Brazil....Where the nuts come from." ~The Doctor
  • "E-Space is another universe! There isn't a taxi service goes back and forth!" ~The Doctor
  • "Well, that isn't right. Or is it?" ~The Doctor
  • "I want to announce my PRESENCE!" ~The Doctor
  • "If the freighter crashes into Earth with you on board, won't that make it rather difficult for you to carry out your task? I mean, you would be very crumpled." ~The Doctor
  • "For some people, small, beautiful events is what life is all about!" ~The Doctor
  • "We can't have a navigational hazard like that hanging about the galaxy." ~The Doctor about a random rift through the middle of Heathrow
  • "It's times like this I wish I still had my scarf." ~The Doctor
  • "You know how it is - put things off for a day, and suddenly it's a hundred years later." ~The Doctor
  • "The sixth face of Delusion is the wearer's own. That was probably the idea, don't you think?" ~The Doctor
  • "I tried keeping a diary once. Not chronological, of course, but the trouble with time travel is one never seems to find the time." ~The Doctor
  • "Curiosity's always been my downfall." ~The Doctor
  • "I AM telling the truth. I KEEP telling the truth. Why is it no one believes me?" ~The Doctor
  • "I owe it to my friend to try, because I got her into this." ~The Doctor
  • "Hello. I'm here to read the meter." ~The Doctor
  • "Zombies appear to have very nimble fingers." ~The Doctor
  • "I don't know what this Doctor's qualifications are, but if you ask me, the man's a lunatic." ~Heathrow Security Guard
  • "We sent armed guards when a friendly face and a welcoming hand would have sufficed. Are you surprised that he resisted?" ~Councilor Hedin
  • "You have the mouth of a prattling jackanapes. But your eyes...they tell a different story." ~Sharaz Jek to The Doctor
  • "My dad used to say that 'if' is the most powerful word in the English language." ~Tegan Jovanka
  • "A landing's a landing..." ~Tegan Jovanka
  • "Why do you always have some incomprehensible answer?" ~Tegan Jovanka to The Doctor
  • "I don't fancy a non-stop mystery tour of the galaxy." ~Tegan Jovanka, indicating that she is on the wrong show
  • "You're weird, Turlough." ~Tegan Jovanka
  • "In thirty years of soldiering, I have never encountered such destructive power as I have seen displayed here and now by the British school boy." ~Brigadier Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart
  • "The universe is purged of The Doctor and his impossible dreams of goodness." ~The Master
  • "I'm sorry. Your cremation will deprive me of our periodic encounters." ~The Master to The Doctor
  • "Obey the shiny one." ~Chief Elder Timanov
  • "As a scientist, it's easy to be tyrannized by facts." ~Nyssa of Traken
  • "You look so sweet when you get angry." ~Vislor Turlough, about to get a smack
  • "The worst place in the universe - English public school on Earth." ~Vislor Turlough
  • "Look after him, won't you? He gets into the most terrible trouble." ~Vislor Turlough to Peri Brown about The Doctor

The Baker C Era

  • "It's only a little radiation sickness between friends." ~Peri Brown
  • "Every time you sound confident now a days, something terrible seems to happen." ~Peri Brown
  • "I love games, Doctor. Games where I'm not expecting to end up dead." ~Peri Brown
  • "You certainly specialize in arcane knowledge." ~Peri Brown to The Doctor
  • "Oh, I do wish you would stop switching personal pronouns." ~Peri Brown to The Doctor
  • "I don't need anyone to speak up for me; I'm quite capable of defending myself!" ~Melanie Bush
  • "'Brown study'? Is the vocabulary of all the Time Lords so antediluvian?" ~Melanie Bush
  • "I'm as truthful, honest, and about as boring as they come." ~Melanie Bush
  • "There are times in our relationship when I feel an interpreter wouldn't come amiss." ~Melanie Bush to The Doctor
  • "I'm not people, Peri, I happen to be me." ~The Doctor
  • "My outward appearance is of no importance whatsoever." ~The Doctor
  • "[Five] had a sort of...feckless charm. Simply wasn't me." ~The Doctor
  • "Regeneration in my case is a swift but volcanic experience, a sort of violent biological eruption, in which the body cells are displaced, changed, renewed, and rearranged. There are bound to be side effects." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm a knight errant, not an errant fool." ~The Doctor
  • "The purpose of reconnaissance is to gather information, not to finish up face-down in a pool of one's own blood." ~The Doctor
  • "You have a nasty habit of pinpointing the truth, young man." ~The Doctor to Hugo Lang
  • "I may be behaving like a manic barometer, but don't shrug off help when it's offered." ~The Doctor
  • "Of course I'm all right! I'm certainly all right! It's the situation that's all wrong." ~The Doctor, who is rather more forceful than the Tenth
  • "See it more as a mental stroll in a sea of psychic tranquility." ~The Doctor
  • "In my time, I have been threatened by experts. I don't rate you very highly at all." ~The Doctor
  • "You seem to forget, Peri, I'm not only from another culture, but another planet. I am in your terms an alien. I am therefore bound to have different values and customs." ~The Doctor
  • "Whatever else happens, I AM The Doctor. Whether you like it or not." ~The Doctor
  • "I shall beat it into submission with my charm." ~The Doctor
  • "We weren't getting very far with me playing patticake with the wall." ~The Doctor
  • "I know perfectly well what category of disaster has befallen us." ~The Doctor
  • "Peri! You really have an extraordinary capacity for seeking out danger." ~The Doctor
  • "I don't think I could stand it. A hyperactive Peri - too ghastly to contemplate." ~The Doctor
  • "The Rani is a genius. Shame I can't stand her." ~The Doctor
  • "No thanks, I've given them up. Guns can seriously damage your health, you know." ~The Doctor
  • "What's the use of a good quotation if you can't change it?" ~The Doctor
  • "I was imparting a little information! If you ask a question, you should listen to the answer, my girl. Otherwise, you will gain absolutely no benefit from being in my company. It is the province of knowledge to speak, and the privilege of wisdom to listen." ~The Doctor
  • "It's Jamie! How did he get here? He should be with me!" ~The Doctor
  • "I seem to remember I was always rather fond of Jamie." ~The Doctor
  • "I exist, therefore I am and was." ~The Doctor
  • "When you've been locked in as many dungeons as I have, you wouldn't fail to recognize it." ~The Doctor
  • "If anything happens to myself, I will never forgive himself." ~The Doctor
  • "When you travel around as much as I do, it's almost inevitable that you'll run into yourself at some point." ~The Doctor
  • "Colliding with a time corridor is something one tries to avoid!" ~The Doctor
  • "You sound as irritatingly resolute as another young lady I know very well." ~The Doctor comparing Vena to Peri
  • "Goodbye, Herbert. Perhaps I will allow you to exorcise me another time." ~The Doctor
  • "You gave me your word, you micro-cephalic apostate!" ~The Doctor
  • "There's nothing particularly masculine about throwing your life away." ~The Doctor
  • "America doesn't have a monopoly on bad taste." ~The Doctor
  • "I never thought precognizance of my own death would be so disturbing." ~The Doctor
  • "Even I would find it hard to lose myself in a corridor." ~The Doctor
  • "That's another billion-to-one chance. Does begin to seem unlikely, doesn't it?" ~The Doctor
  • "I always like to do the unexpected; takes people by surprise!" ~The Doctor
  • "Clever ol' me!" ~The Doctor
  • "I refute any implication that I'm barmy." ~The Doctor
  • "I shall be as quiet as the silence that is in the starry skies...only quieter still." ~The Doctor
  • "I doubt that there will ever be sufficient time for [me to overcome the distress of my bereavement], My Lady." ~The Doctor
  • "Mel, have you studied my ears lately?" ~The Doctor, commenting on carrot juice
  • "You'll worry sooner when I start to bray." ~The Doctor, commenting on carrot juice
  • "Must be the carrot juice making me colour blind." ~The Doctor
  • "I can't rid m'self of the feeling I'm being used." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm subject to whims, I'm told." ~The Doctor
  • "No. More a sort of clown, actually. Would you care to hear my rendering of 'On With the Motley'?" ~The Doctor's response to "What are you, a comedian?"
  • "Um... Time is a comparative concept, commodore." ~The Doctor
  • "'Satiable curtiosity.' Like the Elephant's Child." ~The Doctor
  • "In all my travelings across the universe, I have battled against evil. Against power-mad conspirators. I should have stayed here! The oldest civilization, decadent, degenerate, and rotten to the core. Power-mad conspirators, Daleks, Sontarans, Cybermen... They're still in the nursery compared to us! Ten million years of absolute power; that's what it takes to be REALLY corrupt!" ~The Doctor
  • "Oh. Oh, what an unpleasant journey." ~The Doctor
  • "I've always been a bit of an iconclast by nature." ~The Doctor
  • "This is a very odd waiting room. Where are the hopelessly out of date magazines?" ~The Doctor
  • "This is an illusion! I deny it!" ~The Doctor
  • "Unless we are prepared to sacrifice our lives for the good of us all, then evil and anarchy will spread like the plague." ~The Doctor
  • "I have never been able to resist a touch of the Grand Guinol, have we?" ~The Doctor
  • "I shall complain when this is over!" ~The Second Doctor
  • "Officially, I'm here quite unofficially." ~The Second Doctor
  • "I have no doubt that you could augment an earwig to the point where it understood nuclear physics, but it would still be a stupid thing to do!" ~The Second Doctor
  • "Do keep out of my way in the future and the past, there's a good fellow. The time continuum should be big enough for the both of us. Just." ~The Second Doctor to the Sixth
  • "What a way to go... All in all not a bad old codger. Honest, of course. Still, nobody's perfect." ~Sabalom Glitz's eulogy for The Doctor
  • "You Time Lords take the cake. Talk about devious... Compared to you lot, I'm transparent as crystal." ~Sabalom Glitz
  • "I just feel a wee bit nervous. I didn't realize dying heroically was such a strain on the nerves." ~Herbert
  • "It would take a mountain to crush an ego like yours." ~Jobel to The Doctor
  • "You can't mistake him; he's mean-looking. Wears yellow trousers and a vulgar-coloured coat." ~The Master about the Sixth Doctor
  • "Style is hardly the prime characteristic of your new regeneration." ~The Master to the Sixth Doctor
  • "I must intervene for the sake of...justice." ~The Master
  • "You and the Doctor are a well-matched pair of pests; you bring nothing but trouble." ~The Rani to The Master
  • "What's he up to now? It'll be something devious and over-complicated. He'd get dizzy if he tried to walk in a straight line." ~The Rani about The Master
  • "Grandiose schemes of ruling the universe will mean nothing if that dilettante Doctor is still at large." ~The Rani
  • "Oh, Doctor, you do have the knack of landing yourself in hot water." ~Rudge
  • "You seem to have a great talent for straying from the straight and narrow." ~The Valeyard to The Doctor
  • "You cannot speak as though reality is a one-dimensional concept." ~The Valeyard

The McCoy Era

  • "You also seem to be a victim of Mr. Glitz's cavalier attitude towards fact." ~Belazs
  • "What you wear is high fashion and ice hot for an old one." ~Bin Liner
  • "Yes, you've changed outwardly, but I'm sure you must still have the same sweet nature." ~Melanie Bush
  • "They kidnapped the Doctor. And no one would do that unless they were desperate for his help; he's not exactly predictable." ~Melanie Bush
  • "If you could bend that BACK into shape and put it back where it came from, it might be of more use." ~Melanie Bush to Pex
  • "Who said anything about home? I've got much more crazy things to do, yet." ~Melanie Bush
  • "How'd you know what I'm like? I've Regenerated. I mean, look at me. Look at me!" ~The Doctor
  • "Perhaps this is my new persona: sulky and bad tempered." ~The Doctor
  • "Absence makes the nose grow longer." ~The Doctor
  • "More hasta, less vista." ~The Doctor
  • "Nothing's just rubbish if you have an inquiring mind." ~The Doctor
  • "A stitch in time fills up space." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm wondering if you can lend me a pillow case and a broom handle." ~The Doctor
  • "I came here under a white flag, and I will leave here under that same white flag. And woe betide any man who breeches its integrity." ~The Doctor
  • "It's our only choice...apart from plan B - RUN!" ~The Doctor
  • "I've regenerated. The difference is purely perceptual." ~The Doctor
  • "Glitz, I sympathise with your disappointment, but I'm about to plummet to my death!" ~The Doctor
  • "I think we go straight on. Either that, or we don't." ~The Doctor
  • "Where have I heard of it before? I mean, where was it? Was it in the past, or is it in the future?" ~The Doctor
  • "Funny old business, time. It delights in frustrating your plans." ~The Doctor
  • "That's right, you're going. You've been going for ages. You're already gone. You're still here. You've just arrived. I haven't even met you yet. It all depends on who you are and how you look at it. Strange business, time....I'm sorry, Mel. Think about me when you're living your life one day after another, all in a neat pattern. Think about the homeless traveler in his old police box, his days like crazy paving." ~The Doctor
  • "Lack of food makes you obstreperous." ~The Doctor to Ace
  • "Ace, give me some of that Nitro 9 that you're not carrying." ~The Doctor
  • "You can always judge a man by the quality of his enemies." ~The Doctor
  • "Your species has the most amazing capacity for self-deception matched by only its ingenuity when trying to destroy itself." ~The Doctor
  • "Frightening, isn't it, to find that there are others better versed at death than human beings." ~The Doctor
  • "When I say 'Stay put,' I mean 'Stay put.' Not 'Take on an entire Dalek assault squad single-handed." ~The Doctor
  • "Dalek hunting is a terminal pastime." ~The Doctor
  • "Daleks are such boring conversationalists." The Doctor
  • "Time will tell. It always does." ~The Doctor
  • "Only a fool argues with his Doctor." ~Group Captain Ian Gilmore
  • "Scared? Why should you be scared? You're the one with the gun." ~The Doctor
  • "Happiness is nothing unless it exists side by side with sadness." ~The Doctor
  • "There are no other colours without the blues." ~The Doctor
  • "This may qualify as the worst miscalculation since life crawled out of the seas on this sad planet." ~The Doctor
  • "This is no madness. 'Tis England." ~The Doctor
  • "Hello! I'm The Doctor! I believe you want to kill me." ~The Doctor
  • "I believe in the direct approach." ~The Doctor
  • "If he was a mortician, the corpses would keep their eyes open." ~Sabalom Glitz
  • "You're a man of insight and logic, Doctor." ~Sabalom Glitz
  • "'Impossible.' You know, after this is over, I'm going to retire and raise begonias." ~Rachel Jensen
  • "Professor, I'm hungry! Lack of food makes me hungry, you know." ~Ace McShane
  • "I had an argument with a window." ~Ace McShane
  • "They hate each other's chromosomes." ~Ace McShane about Daleks
  • "You'd better listen to him, weasel features, 'cause he's The Doctor!" ~Ace McShane
  • "Let them kill me, Doctor. Don't surrender." ~Ace McShane
  • "You're a nice guy, Doctor, but a little weird." ~Earl Sigma
  • "[Suzie Q] can take out a loud speaker playin' muzak at a hundred paces." ~Earl Sigma

The McGann Era

  • "I love humans...always seeing patterns in things that aren�t there." ~The Doctor

The Eccleston Era

  • "How exactly are you a fan? In what way do you resemble a means of keeping oneself cool?" ~Charles Dickens to The Doctor
  • "I hope this theory will be validated soon...if not immediately." ~Charles Dickens
  • "I want to find a blonde in a Union Jack....I mean a specific one. I didn't just wake up this morning with a craving." ~The Doctor
  • "There isn't a little boy born who wouldn't tear the world apart to save his mummy." ~The Doctor
  • "Don't worship me; I'd make a very bad god." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm getting old." ~The Doctor
  • "Everything has its time. Everything dies." ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, don't be so thick. Like I was ever going to shoot..." ~The Doctor wielding a BFG
  • "I'm The Doctor, and if there's one thing I can do, it's talk." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm dead or about to die, and that's okay - hope it's a good death." ~The Doctor
  • "If you want to remember me, you can do one thing. That's all, one thing: have a good life. Do that for me, Rose. Have a fantastic life." ~The Doctor
  • "If you're going to deny it, don't waste my time, just shut up." ~The Doctor
  • "Now don't antagonize her - I love a happy medium." ~The Doctor
  • "An ordinary man, that's the most important thing in existence." ~The Doctor
  • "'The past is another country...' 1987 is just the Isle of Wight." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm really glad that worked... Those would have been terrible last words." ~The Doctor
  • "I like bananas. Bananas are good." ~The Doctor
  • "[giggle] It's got the power of a god, and I just sent it to its room." ~The Doctor
  • "Rose, I'm trying to resonate concrete..." ~The Doctor's excuse for not dancing
  • "I've traveled with a lot of people, but you're setting new records for jeopardy friendly." ~The Doctor
  • "And everybody lives! I need more days like this." ~The Doctor
  • "Close the door, will you? Your ship's about to blow up; there's gonna be a draft." ~The Doctor
  • "What am I supposed to do with a ringing phone?" ~The Doctor
  • "It's brilliant! I'm not sure if it's Marxism in action or a West End musical..." ~ The Doctor
  • "This is my life, Jackie. It's not fun, it's not smart, it's just standing up and making a decision because nobody else will." ~The Doctor
  • "You're happy to believe in something that's invisible, but if it's staring you in the face, nope. Can't see it. There's a scientific explanation for that: you're thick." ~The Doctor
  • "900 years of time and space, and I've never been slapped by someone's mother." ~The Doctor
  • "Don't you dare make this place domestic." ~The Doctor, protecting his bachelor pad
  • "Nothing is safe. Remember that. Nothing." ~The Doctor
  • "I think it's gone a little bit wrong." ~The Doctor
  • "Don't worship me; I'd make a very bad god. Wouldn't get a day off, for starters." ~The Doctor
  • "Never underestimate plumbing. Plumbing's very important." ~The Doctor
  • "Nice to meet you, Rose. Run for your life!" ~The Doctor
  • "There's no such thing as an ordinary human." ~The Doctor
  • "I came first in Jiggery Pokery." ~The Doctor
  • "It's a bit human in there for me." ~The Doctor
  • "You know, one day... Just one day, maybe I'm gonna meet someone who gets the whole, 'Don't wander off' thing. Nine-hundred years of phonebox travel, it's the only thing left to surprise me." ~The Doctor
  • "Who has a sonic screwdriver? Who looks at a screwdriver and thinks, 'Oh, this could be a bit more sonic!'?" ~Captain Jack Harkness
  • "First rule of active camouflage: Park somewhere you'll remember." ~Captain Jack Harkness
  • "The way you were blending in with the local colour... I mean, Flag Girl was bad enough, but U-Boat Captain?!" ~Captain Jack Harkness
  • "I'm getting a hint of disapproval." ~Captain Jack Harkness
  • "Actually, I quit. Nobody takes my frock." ~Captain Jack Harkness explaining that he was not "defrocked"
  • "I got myself a gun." ~Captain Jack Harkness
  • "Do I look like an out-of-bounds sort of guy?" ~Captain Jack Harkess
  • "I wish I'd never met you, Doctor. I was much better off as a coward." ~Captain Jack Harkness
  • "Never doubted him, never will." ~Captain Jack Harkness on The Doctor
  • "Perhaps a man only enjoys trouble when there's nothing else left." ~Jabe
  • "Voicemail dooms us all." ~Harriet Jones
  • "Do your ears have special powers, too?" ~Nancy to The Doctor
  • "That's exactly what an internet lunatic murderer would say." ~Mickey Smith
  • "Give me some Spock for once! Would it kill you?" ~Rose Tyler to The Doctor
  • "Doesn't the universe implode or something if you dance?" ~Rose Tyler to The Doctor
  • "Blimey, you can smell the testosterone." ~Rose Tyler
  • "I'd rather die...I mean it. I would rather die. It's better to die than to live like you - a bitchy trampoline." ~Rose Tyler on plastic surgery
  • "Okay, that was flash... That was on the flash side." ~Rose Tyler to Captain Jack Harkness
  • "When he's stressed, he likes to insult species. Cuts himself shaving, he does half an hour on life forms he's cleverer than." ~Rose Tyler
  • "I trust him 'cause he's like you...except with dating and dancing." ~Rose Tyler talking to The Doctor about Captain Jack Harkness
  • "Every conversation with you just goes mental. There's no one else I can talk to." ~Rose Tyler to The Doctor
  • "To get that many people dressed up and being silly, they've gotta be students." ~Rose Tyler
  • "He's not my boyfriend, Mickey. He's better than that. He's much more important." ~Rose Tyler on The Doctor

The Tennant Era

  • "Keeping it together... [sad little laugh] I'm only crying. I'm about to die; it's not an overreaction." ~Anita
  • "I think he's a bit slow." ~Thomas Kincade Brannigan about the Doctor
  • "I think I understood some of those words...Enough to know that you're completely potty." ~Agatha Christie to The Doctor
  • "Sweet? Maybe. Passionate? I suppose. But don't ever mistake that for 'nice'." ~The Doctor
  • "That is enigmatic. That is...that is textbook enigmatic." ~The Doctor
  • "Not bad for a man in his jim-jams. Very Arthur Dent." ~The Doctor
  • "No second chances. I'm that sort of a man." ~The Doctor
  • "Ooh, that's rude! Is that what I am now? Rude and not ginger?" ~The Doctor
  • "You want weapons? We're in a library. Books! Best weapons in the world! This room's the greatest arsenal we could have." ~The Doctor
  • "With this ring, I thee biodamp." ~The Doctor
  • "Only a madman talks to thin air, and trust me, you don�t want to make me mad." ~The Doctor
  • "Nobody else in this entire galaxy has ever even bothered to make edible ball bearings. Genius!" ~The Doctor
  • "I'm being facetious. I... There's no call for it." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm not...I'm not...I'm not...I'm not from Mars..." ~The Doctor
  • "But that's what you do, the human race � make sense out of chaos, marking it out with...with weddings and Christmas and calendars. This whole process is beautiful, but only if it's being observed." ~The Doctor
  • "I make it up as I go along. But trust me, I've got a history." ~The Doctor
  • "Always bring a banana to a party, Rose. Bananas are good!" ~The Doctor
  • "Correctamundo!...a word I have never used before and hopefully never will again." ~The Doctor
  • "Hmm... The world is very strange." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm no dinner lady...and I don't often say that." ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, who needs family? I've got the whole world on my shoulders." ~The Doctor
  • "You're a clever man... I'd call you a genius, but I'm in the room." ~The Doctor
  • "I'd better park her properly. She might drift off to the Middle Ages." ~The Doctor about the TARDIS
  • "Heh heh... I talk too much, that's my problem." ~The Doctor
  • "Hermits United. We meet up every ten years. Talk stories about caves. It's good fun...if you're a hermit." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm the Doctor...and I just snogged Madame de Pompadour! [cackle]" ~The Doctor
  • "Every t� Every time! It's Rule One: Don't wander off. I tell them, I do. Rule One." ~The Doctor
  • "Stasis chamber - I do love a good stasis chamber." ~The Doctor
  • "Don't they teach recreational math anymore?" ~The Doctor
  • "Never waste time in a hug!" ~The Doctor (who obviously doesn't practice what he preaches)
  • "And that's two impossible things we've seen tonight. Don't you love it when that happens?" ~The Doctor (just four more and he can take a trip to Milliways)
  • "This is my timey-wimey detector. Goes 'ding' when there's stuff." ~The Doctor
  • "It's just...hard to go unnoticed when everyone's on red alert." ~The Doctor
  • "I had a passing fancy, only it didn't pass, it stopped." ~The Doctor
  • "Everything's coming up Doctor!" ~The Doctor
  • "The theatre's magic, isn't it? You should know. Stand on this stage, say the right words with the right emphasis at the right time... Oh, you can make men weep, or cry with joy...change them. You can change people's minds just with words in this place." ~The Doctor
  • "Many things about this are not good." ~The Doctor
  • "Hello, surprise, boo, et cetera..." ~The Doctor
  • "Well, exactly. It plays music, what's the point of that? Oh, with music, you can...dance to it, sing with it, fall in love to it... Unless you�re a Dalek. Then it�s all just noise." ~The Doctor
  • "I know that one man can change the course of history. Right idea in the right place at the right time, that's all it takes. I've got to believe it's possible." ~The Doctor
  • "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses...and maybe the odd pigslave Dalek-human hybrid, too." ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, good, they've got nibbles! I love nibbles!" ~The Doctor
  • "Some people live more in twenty years than others do in eighty. It's not the time, it's the person." ~The Doctor
  • "Lazarus, back from the dead. Should have known, really..." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm old enough to know that a longer life isn't always a better one. In the end, you just get tired. Tired of the struggle. Tired of losing everyone that matters to you. Tired of watching everything turn to dust. If you live long enough, Lazarus, the only certainty is that you'll end up alone." ~The Doctor
  • "No muss, no fuss, they just zap you into the past and let you live to death." ~The Doctor
  • "I can't have you walking around with a time traveling teleport. You could go anywhere...twice. Second time to apologize." ~The Doctor to Captain Jack Harkness
  • "Hair! I'm not bald! Ooh... big hair. Sideburns - I've got sideburns! Or really bad skin..." ~The Doctor
  • "No muss, no fuss, they just zap you into the past and let you live to death." ~The Doctor
  • "Brave choice, celery. But fair play to you - not a lot of men can pull off a decorative vegetable." ~The Doctor to the Fifth Doctor
  • "It's not something you see every day, is it? The back of your own head. Mind you, I can see why you wear a hat. I don't want to seem vain, but could you keep that on?" ~The Doctor to the Fifth Doctor
  • "Hey, I'm the Doctor, I can save the universe using a kettle and some string. And look at me, I'm wearing a vegetable." ~The Doctor as the Fifth
  • "Check out this bone structure, Doctor, 'cause one day, you're gonna be shaving it." ~The Doctor to the Fifth
  • "There ya go, end of the universe, butterfingers." ~The Doctor
  • "Back in the beginning, I was always trying to be old and grumpy and important, like you do when you're young." ~The Doctor
  • "You two, we're at the end of the universe! Right on the edge of knowledge itself, and you're busy...blogging!" ~The Doctor
  • "It really shouldn't take that long just to reverse the polarity. I must be out of practice." ~The Doctor
  • "The human race... For such an intelligent lot, you aren't half susceptible. Give anyone a chance to take control, and you submit. Sometimes I think you like it - easy life." ~The Doctor
  • "Haven't got a hotdog in there, have you? I'm starving....I know. It's the Cyberman of food, but it's tasty." ~The Doctor
  • "I love not knowing - keeps me on my toes." ~The Doctor
  • "He called you a grunt! Don't call Ross a grunt. He's nice! We like Ross!" ~The Doctor
  • "Eh...Just looks like a thing, doesn't it? People don't question things, they just think, 'Eeuh, it's a thing.'" ~The Doctor
  • "Call me old fashioned, but, if you really wanted peace, couldn't you just STOP FIGHTING?" ~The Doctor
  • "Let's save your wiles for later. In case of emergency." ~The Doctor to Donna
  • "Books. People never really stop loving books." ~The Doctor
  • "Without death, there'd only be comedies. Dying gives us size." ~The Doctor
  • "I never land on Sundays - Sundays are boring." ~The Doctor
  • "OH! I'm thick! Look at me - I'm old and thick! Head's too full of stuff; I need a bigger head!" ~The Doctor
  • "I'm a time traveler. I point and laugh at archeologists." ~The Doctor
  • "If you understand me, look very, very scared....No, a bit more scared than that....Okay, it'll do for now." ~The Doctor
  • "It's a screwdriver; it works in the dark." ~The Doctor
  • "Thing about me, I'm stupid, I talk to much. Always rambling on. This gob doesn't stop for anything. Wanna know the only reason I'm still alive? Always stay near the door." ~The Doctor
  • "I'll try my hardest not to die - honestly, it's my main thing." ~The Doctor
  • "Oh, oh, oh...Look at that! I'm very good!" ~The Doctor, who is oh so very humble
  • "If you don't do what she says, you're _really_ in trouble. Not from me, from her." ~The Doctor about Donna Noble
  • "Albert Hall, you've got a Graske on the loose...and he's stolen my water pistol." ~The Doctor
  • "Well, that was fun...and a little bit mad." ~The Doctor
  • "I was tracking a hole in the fabric of reality. Call it a hobby." ~The Doctor
  • "Before I die of old age - which, in my case would be quite an achievement, so congratulations on that..." ~The Doctor
  • "Worse it gets, the more I love it." ~The Doctor
  • "Don't be so daft! A captain CAN leave his ship if there's a bus standing by." ~The Doctor
  • "I just open my mouth and words come out. They don't make much sense." ~The Doctor
  • "That's the Adelaide Brooke I always wanted to meet; a woman with starlight in her soul." ~The Doctor
  • "Sounds like me - maintenance man of the universe." ~The Doctor
  • "Water is patient, Adelaide. Water just waits. It wears down the clifftops, the mountains, the whole world. Water always wins." ~The Doctor
  • "Who needs atom clamps? I have a funny robot!" ~The Doctor
  • "Even if I change, it feels like dying. Everything I am dies. Some new man goes sauntering away. And I'm dead." ~The Doctor
  • "Hold on, she's not going to be called 'Noble-Temple'? Sounds like a tourist spot." ~The Doctor
  • "You're a genius. You're stone cold brilliant you are, I swear, you really are. But you could be so much more. You could be beautiful. With a mind like that... We could travel the stars; it would be my honour. 'Cause you don't need to OWN the universe, just see it. Have the privilege of seeing the whole of time and space. That's ownership enough." ~The Doctor to The Master
  • "Actually, the most impressive thing about you is that, after all this time, you're still bone-dead stupid." ~The Doctor to The Master
  • "Worst. Rescue. EVAH." ~The Doctor
  • "It's not like I'm an innocent. I've taken lives. Then it got worse; I got clever. Manipulated people into taking their own. Sometimes I think a Time Lord lives too long." ~The Doctor
  • "I go zooming around space and time, saving planets, fighting monsters, and being, well, let's be honest, pretty sort of marvelous." ~The Fifth Doctor
  • "That's a bit undramatic, isn't it? Belgium?" ~The Fifth Doctor
  • "Two minutes to Belgium." ~The Fifth Doctor
  • "Nose. I've had worse." ~The Eleventh Doctor
  • "I have the two qualities required to see absolute truth - I am brilliant and unloved." ~Miss Evangelista
  • "Forget the shooty dog thing." ~Headmaster Finch
  • "You're quite the funny man...and yet I think laughing on purpose at the darkness." ~Mrs. Finnegan to The Doctor
  • "Was someone kissing me?" ~Captain Jack Harkness, coming back from the dead (again)
  • "I got shot through the heart, then I woke up. Thought it was kinda strange." ~Captain Jack Harkness
  • "Argh. Slargh. Sngh." ~Information portal in The Library
  • "Trust me, just nod when he stops for breath." ~Martha Jones about the Doctor
  • "You've got your faith, you've got your songs and your hymns, and I've got the Doctor." ~Martha Jones
  • "You should take more care in the future...and the past...and whatever time period you find yourself in." ~Martha Jones
  • "Scared AND holding a gun. 's a good combination; do you wanna risk it?" ~Martha Jones
  • "Kenny blew up the school!" ~Melissa from "School Reunion"
  • "He's tall and thin, wears a brown suit - maybe a blue suit - he's got a long brown coat. Modern sort of hair, all sticky uppy." ~Wilfred Mott about The Doctor
  • "No I didn't [kill anyone in the war]. No, I did not, no. But don't say it like it's shameful!" ~Wilfred Mott
  • "I thought it'd be cleaner." ~Wilfred Mott about the TARDIS
  • "Oh my lord, she's a cactus." ~Wilfred Mott about an alien
  • "You've always got a trick up your sleeve. Nice little bit of the Doctor flim flam...sort of thing." ~Wilfred Mott
  • "Hee hee. I'm an astronaut!" ~Wilfred Mott
  • "Please don't die. You're the most wonderful man, and I don't want you to die." ~Wilfred Mott to The Doctor
  • "I am not leaving that man on his own. Not today." ~Wilfred Mott about The Doctor
  • "Some things you never find out, and that's okay." ~Larry Nightingale
  • "This friend of yours...just before she left, did she punch you in the face? Stop bleeping me!" ~Donna Noble
  • "You fought her off with a water pistol? I bloody _love_ you!" ~Donna Noble
  • "[The Tenth Doctor] is too skinny for words - you give him a hug, you get a papercut." ~Donna Noble
  • "You're the most anomalous bloke I've ever met." ~Donna Noble to The Doctor
  • "He saves planets, rescues civilizations, defeats terrible creatures...and runs a lot. Seriously, there's an outrageous amount of running involved." ~Donna Noble
  • "You talk all the time, but you don't say anything." ~Donna Noble about The Doctor's reluctance to talk about himself
  • "When I say, 'giant,' I don't mean 'big,' I mean 'flipping enormous'!" ~Donna Noble
  • "Isn't traveling with you one big spoiler?" ~Donna Noble
  • "Why are we here?....It was all 'Let's hit the beach!', and then suddenly, we're in a library. Why?" ~Donna Noble, discovering something all of The Doctor's Companions must eventually come to realise
  • "Well, you know - boyfriends. Sometimes you need the element of surprise." ~Donna Noble explaining where she learned to kick doors in
  • "I just have to run up to myself and have a good argument." ~Donna Noble
  • "The monsters and the Doctor... Seems you cannot have one without the other." ~Reinette Poisson
  • "When you're a kid, they tell you it's all: Grow up. Get a job. Get married. Get a house. Have a kid. And that's it. But the truth is, the world is so much stranger than that. It's so much darker. And so much madder...And so much better." ~Elton Pope
  • "Oh my god... I'm the tin dog." ~Mickey Smith
  • "Surveillance... You ask me, that's just another way of saying 'Go sit at the back of the class with the safety scissors and glitter'." ~Mickey Smith
  • "Tea... We're having a picnic while the world comes to an end. That's very British." ~Mickey Smith
  • "Nothin' wrong with a van. I once saved the universe with a _big_ yellow truck." ~Mickey Smith
  • "Does he still stroke bits of the TARDIS?" ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "Some things are worth getting your heart broken for." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "The universe has to move forward. Pain and loss, they define us as much as happiness or love. Whether it's a world or a relationship, everything has its time, everything ends." ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "Something mysterious in a school. That would be ridiculous, wouldn't it?" ~Sarah Jane Smith
  • "Other Dave, stay with him. Pull him out when he's too stupid to live." ~Dr. River Song about The Doctor
  • "When you run with The Doctor, it feels like it will never end. But however hard you try, you can't run forever. Everybody knows that everybody dies, and nobody knows it like The Doctor. But I do think that all the skies of all the worlds might just turn dark if he ever for one moment accepts it." ~Dr. River Song
  • "For heaven's sake, that man. He just can't do it, can he. He just can't give in." ~Dr. River Song
  • "I'm clever, and I'm listening, and don't patronize me because people have died and I'm not happy." ~Sally Sparrow
  • "I know what kids can be like - right little sh...terrorists." ~Rose Tyler
  • "Who's going to hold his hand now?" ~Rose Tyler
  • "You are [special]. It just took The Doctor to show you that, simply by being with him. He did the same to me. To everyone he touches." ~Rose Tyler to Donna Noble
  • "The wonders of space travel... The prettier it is, the more likely it is to kill you." ~Riley Vashtee

The Smith Era

  • "I think I'm having a craving. That's new, never had cravings before." ~The Doctor
  • "Beans are evil. Bad, bad beans." ~The Doctor
  • "Course you're not [scared]. You're not scared of anything. Box falls out of the sky, man falls out of the box, man eats fish custard, and look at you, just sittin' there." ~The Doctor to Amy Pond
  • I'm The Doctor. I'm worse than everybody's aunt...and that is not how I'm introducing myself. ~The Doctor
  • "Twenty minutes to save the world, and I've got a post office. And it's shut." ~The Doctor
  • "Nothing says non-terrestrial like a sonic screwdriver." ~The Doctor
  • "I'm saving the world. I need a decent shirt." ~The Doctor
  • "Hello. I'm The Doctor. Basically...run." ~The Doctor
  • "Amy Pond, there is something you need to understand, and someday your life may depend on it: I am definitely a madman with a box." ~The Doctor
  • "Sorry, checking all the water in this area. There's an escaped fish." ~The Doctor
  • I think a lot. It's hard to keep track. ~The Doctor
  • "This fell out of her pocket when I accidentally bumped into her. Took me four goes." ~The Doctor
  • "Hold tight. We're bringing down the government." ~The Doctor
  • "Right, then. This isn't going to be big on dignity." ~The Doctor
  • "There's nothing broken, there's no sign of concussion, and, yes, you are covered in sick." ~The Doctor
  • "It's always a big day tomorrow - I've got a time machine; I skip the little ones!" ~The Doctor
  • "Once every five years, everyone chooses to forget what they've learned. Democracy in action." ~Amy Pond
  • "Amazing, though, don't you think? The star whale. All that pain and misery...and loneliness. And it just made it kind." ~Amy Pond
  • "Did he just save the world from aliens and then bring all the aliens back again?" ~Rory Williams

Fanfiction and Parodies and Whatnot

  • "These plans become a lot simpler when you're not worried about your own safety." ~The Sixth Doctor in "The Ten Doctors"
  • "It was rarely _your_ safety I was concerned for." ~The Eighth Doctor to Leela in "The Ten Doctors"
  • "Look Ma! No Dalek!" ~The Tenth Doctor in Rich Morris' "The Ten Doctors"
  • "What, do you think Shakespeare put in the script, 'Beatrice exterminates Benedick'?" ~Dalek Snowdon
  • "Make sure the plot point stays put. He has a nasty habit of running off." ~"The Brig" on "The Doctor" in sleepy_sheep683's "UNIT: Spearhead from Space (Part 1)"
  • "The 2005 look. And at last it was possible to dress like the Doctor and plausibly pass it off as coincidence." ~The BBC Doctor's Fashions Through the Years article

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