My Favorite Spike Quotes


In no particular order...

I love syphilis more than you.
--The Harsh Light of Day

Well, if at first you don't succeed, I'll kill him, and you try again.
--Loverís Walk

As usual, I'm here to help you, and I... are you naked under there?
--Into the Woods

Oh, dear.  If looks could stake.
--I Was Made to Love You

Is everyone here very stoned?
--Weight of the World

You scared me half to death.  Or more to death.
--After Life

I was actually at Woodstock. That was a weird gig. I fed off a
flower person, and I spent the next six hours watching my hand move.
~School Hard

Debase the beef... canoe. //whap!// Why does that strike me as
not right?
~Whats My Line

 Out. For. A. Walk.... Bitch.
~No Place Like Home

SPIKE: I'm a vampire. I know something about evil. You're not evil.
DAWN: Maybe, maybe not. Maybe I'm not evil but I don't think I can be good.
SPIKE: Well, I'm not good, and I'm okay.
~Tough Love

XANDER: I'm gonna run and get Buffy. Or maybe you could fight him.
SPIKE: Yeah, I could do that, but I'm paralyzed with not caring very much.
~Triangle

I do remember what I said. The promise. To protect her. If I'd
have done that, even if I didn't make it, you wouldn't have had to
jump. But I want you to know I did save you. Not when it counted, of
course, but after that. Every night after that. I'd see it all again,
and do something different. Faster, or more clever, you know? Dozens
of times, lots of different ways. Every night, I save you.
~Afterlife

I know you'll never love me. I know that I'm a monster. But you
treat me like a man, and that's.... Get your stuff, I'll be here.
~The Gift

Yeah, ok, sorry. But I just had no idea that gods were such
prancing lightweights. Mark my words: the Slayer is going to kick your
skanky, lopsided ass back to whatever place would take a cheap,
whorish, fashion-victim, ex-god like you.
~Intervention

Buffy, shame on you. Why does a man do what he mustn't, for her
- to be hers. To be the kind of man who never...to be the kind of man.
And she shall look upon him with forgiveness and everybody will
forgive and love. And he will be loved. *lays across the cross*  So
everything's ok, right? Can we rest now, Buffy? Can we rest?
~Beneath You

Who you gonna call? (Buffy looks at him) God, that phrase is
never gonna be usable again, is it?
~The Killer In Me

 I've been alive longer than you and dead longer than that. I've
seen things you couldn't imagine. I've done things I prefer you
didn't. I've never had a reputation for being a thinker. I follow my
blood, which doesn't exactly rush in the direction of my brain. So I
make a lot of mistakes, a lot of wrong bloody calls. A hundred plus
 years and there's only one thing I've ever been sure of... you. I'm not
asking you for anything when I say I love you. It's not because I want
you, or can't have you. It has nothing to do with me. I love what you
are, what you do, how you try. I've seen your kindness and your
strength. I've seen the best and the worst of you and I understand
with perfect clarity what you are. You're a hell of a woman. You're
the one, Buffy.
 Buffy: (quietly) I don't wanna be the one.
Spike: I don't wanna be this good looking and athletic. We all have
crosses to bear.
~Touched

Spike:  You made a bear!
Buffy:  I didn't mean to
Spike:  Undo it, undo it!
~Pangs

Randy Giles?  Why not just call me "Horny Giles" or
"Desperate-for-a-Shag Giles"?  I knew there was a reason I hated you.
~Tabula Rasa

I have no dance.
~Entropy

You won. All right? You came in and you killed them and you took  their land.
 That's what conquering nations do. It's what caesar did, and he's not going around saying,
"I came, I conquered, I felt really bad about it." The history of the world is not people making friends.
You had better weapons, and you massacred them. End of story.
~Pangs

You're not friends. You'll never be friends. You'll be in love till it kills you both. You'll fight, and you'll shag,
and you'll hate each other till it makes you quiver, but you'll never be friends. Love isn't brains, children, it's blood...
blood screaming inside you to work its will. I may be love's bitch,  but at least I'm man enough to admit it.
~Lovers Walk

What's this? Sitting around watching the telly while there's evil still a foot. That's not very industrious of you.
 I say we go out there and kick a little demon ass! What, can't go without your Buffy, is that it? Too chicken?
Let's find her! She is the Chosen One after all. - Come on! Vampires! Grrr! Nasty! Let's annihilate them. For justice -
and for - the safety of puppies - and Christmas, right? Let's fight that evil! - Let's kill something! Oh, come on!
~Doomed

This is the crack team that foils my every plan? I am deeply shamed.
~Something Blue

'How can I thank you, you mysterious black-clad hunk of a night-thing.' 'No need, little lady. Your tears of gratitude
 are enough for me. You see, I was once a bad-ass vampire. But love and a pesky curse defanged me and now I'm just a
big fluffy puppy with bad teeth.  No, not the hair.  Never the hair.' 'But there must be some way I can show my appreciation.'
 'No. Helping those in need is my job and working up a load of sexual tension and prancing away like a magnificent poof
is truly thanks enough.' 'I understand, I have a nephew who's gay.' 'Say no more, evil's still afoot and I'm almost out
of that nancy-boy hairgel I like so much. Quickly! To the Angel-mobile. Away!'
~Angel tS, In The Dark

Angel: Might as well go home, Spike. The Gem of Amara stays with me.
Spike: Why? Cuz you're Angel, Vamp Detective now? Ooo. I'm so scared.
What's next? Vampire cowboy? Vampire fireman? Oh! Vampire ballerina!
Angel: I do like to work with my legs
~Angel tS, In The Dark

I'm saying that Spike had a little trip to the vet and now he doesn't  chase the other puppies
anymore. I can't bite anything. I can't even hit people.
~Pangs

Comfy? I'm chained in a bathtub drinkin' pig's blood from a novelty mug. Doesn't rank huge in the Zagut's Guide.
~Something Blue

SPIKE: Wipe your feet when you enter a person's home.
GILES: Yes, careless of me. Tracking mud all over your mud.
SPIKE: I'll admit... bit of a fixer-upper. Needs a woman's touch. Care to have a crack at it?
~The I In Team

We ... we kissed, you and me. All Gone With The Wind, with the rising music, and the rising ... music...
~Tabula Rasa

Yeah, and you chose to be in a consumer service profession.
I'm a consumer. Service me.
~Doublemeat Palace

No, I'm a rebel. You're an idiot.
~All The Way

 Hello! Vampire! I'm supposed to be treading on the dark side. What's your excuse?
~Smashed

Buffy: Spike, have you completely lost your mind?
Spike: Well yes. Where have you been all night?
~Beneath You

There's a cave in it. Look. I'm insane. What's his excuse?
~Same Time, Same Place

I like my plan better. Get up, get out, get drunk. Repeat as
needed. It's just more elegant.
~First Date

I don't know your feelings, big guy, but to me, a tussle like that... (strikes a match on the demon's ear,
brings the match up to his cigarette; Spike's now in human face) is good for the soul.
~Get It Done

(re: Andrew) He's a breath of fresh air, isn't he?  Thank God I don't breathe.
~Touched

Yeah...I hear you say it, but... I've lived for soddin'
ever, Buffy. I've done everything. Done things with you I can't spell,
but... I've never... been close... to anyone. Least of all, you. 'Til
last night. All I did was... hold you, watch you sleep. And
it was the best night of my life. So, yeah... I'm... terrified.
~End of Days

Spike: I mean it! I gotta do this. (holds out his hand to stop her)
Buffy: (she take his hand and softly, looks into his eyes) I love you.
Spike: No, you don't. <pause> But thanks for saying it. (another
earthquake; Buffy lets go of his hand) Now go! (Buffy runs up the
stairs) I wanna see how it ends.
~Chosen




Many of my favorite Spike quotes from Angel season five are actually exchanges between Spike and Angel.
 Upon rereading them, I am struck again by how INSANE it is for WB to cancel this fantastic show. But I digress. On to more quotes:

Spike: Never much for small talk, were you? Always too busy trying to perfect that brooding block-of-wood mystique. God, I love that.
Angel: Not as much as I loved your nonstop yammering.
Spike: The way you always had to be the big swingy, swaggerin' around, barkin' orders...
Angel: Never listening...
Spike: Always interrupting...
Angel: And your hair. What color do they call that, radioactive?
~Hellbound

Spike: Never much cared for you, Liam, even when we were evil.
Angel: Cared for you less.
Spike: Fine.
Angel: Good. (they sit in silence) There was one thing about you...
Spike: Really?
Angel: Yeah, I never told anyone about this, but I--I liked your poems.
Spike: You like Barry Manilow.
~Hellbound

Spike: You pissed in the Big Man's chair? That's fantastic!
Gunn: Spike, can you please turn off that warm fuzzy?
Spike: What, the Lorne thing? Worn off. I just think that's bloody fabulous.
~Life Of The Party

Angel: What happened?
Spike: I can explain. Apparently, when Percy here was younger, he used to be known as "Head Boy."
Angel: Yeah, I already knew that.
Spike: Right. I have nothing else to report.
~Lineage

Spike: You had a soul forced on you--as a curse. Make you suffer for all the horrible things you'd done.
But me...I fought for my soul. Went through the demon trials. Almost did me in a dozen times over,
but I kept fighting. 'Cause I knew it was the right thing to do. (jumps up to Angel) It's my destiny.
~Destiny

Fred: There haven't been any side effects since you recorporealized, have there?
Spike: Bit of a hang over, but that's to be expected after all the drinking.
~Harm's Way


Young Woman: Thank you! Thank you! That thing was gonna kill me!
Spike: Well, what do you expect? Out alone in this neighborhood? I got half a mind to kill you myself, you half-wit.
Young Woman: What?!
Spike: I mean, honestly, what kind of retard wears heels like that in a dark alley? Take 2 steps, break your bloody ankle.
Young Woman: I was just trying to get home.
Spike: Well, get a cab, you moron. And on the way, if a stranger offers you candy, don't get in the van! Stupid cow.
~Soul Purpose


Angel: (re: Spike crashing through a 4-story window) What happened?
Spike: Oh, I just thought I'd see what it was like to bounce off the pavement. Pretty much what I expected.
~Damage

Spike: (re: Dana) She's...one of us now. She's a monster.
Angel: She's an innocent victim.
Spike: So were we...once upon a time.
Angel: Once upon a time.
~Damage

Spike: Of all the bloody faces I expected to see down here.
Angel: You're a nazi.
Spike: What? Oh. No. I just ate one.
~Why We Fight

Spike: You're a bloody puppet! (Angel tackles Spike through the door
and brawls with him) You're a wee, little puppet man!
~Smile Time

Spike: This goes all the way through to the other side. So I figure there's a bloke
somewhere around...New Zealand standing on a bridge like this one looking back down at us.
All the way down. There's a hole in the world. Feels like we ought to have known.
~A Hole In the World


Spike: So what's on the agenda?
Angel: Uh, I have assignments for people. (snapping noise)
Spike: What? I'm listening. With beer.
Angel: Forget it. You know what? This isn't a meeting. This is you being annoying.
~Underneath

Gunn: Car's built to get us there. Once we have Lindsey, it's on us to find The Wrath.
Spike: The Wrath?! You know that's gonna be a giggle.
~Underneath

Wesley: I had a ....slight disagreement with Angel.
Spike: Oh, old broody-pants got you wound up, eh? Keep in mind, he can't get laid
without maybe going crazy. Makes it funny.
Illyria: In my time, a leader would punish your insolence with death.
Wesley: We're not being insolent, Illyria.
Spike: I am.
~Origin

Illyria: This shell...you had affection for it. For Fred.
Spike: Tons. Loved the bird.
Illyria: Yet you strike at her form without sentiment.
Spike: You ain't her. I can see it. Lord knows I can smell it. And I got no problem hittin' it.
~Time Bomb

Illyira: You ask me to allow you to murder me.
Spike: It's not murder if you say yes.
~Time Bomb

Angel: Just admit it: you think you're gonna ride in, save the day, and sweep Buffy off her--
Spike: Like you're not thinking the same thing.
Angel: I'm already seeing somebody.
Spike: What, dog girl?
~The Girl In Question

Angel: Huh? Oh, yeah, here it comes. The part where you run off alone and play the big hero so
Buffy'll take you back. Well, news flash, Blondie Bear: never gonna happen.
Spike: Look! I know I don't have a shot with her, all right? Probably never did, but I
still care about her, and I'm not gonna let her end up with a jerk like The Immortal. Or you.
Angel: Well, ours is a forever love.
Spike: I had a relationship with her, too.
Angel: OK, sleeping together is not a relationship.
Spike: It is if you do it enough times.
~The Girl In Question

Angel: I helped saved the world, you know.
Spike: Like I haven't.
Angel: Yeah, but I've done it a lot more.
Spike: Oh, please.
Angel: Closed the Hellmouth.
Spike: I've done that.
Angel: Yeah, you wore a necklace. You know, I helped kill The Mayor and, uh, and Jasmine and--
Spike: Do those really count as savin' the world?
Angel: I stopped Acathla. That saved the world.
Spike: Buffy ran you through with sword.
Angel: Yeah, but I made her do it. I signaled her with my eyes.
Spike: She killed you. I helped her! That one counts as mine.
~The Girl In Question

Spike: Listen, you need some Boretz killing done, I'll have a go. I haven't had a decent tussle since the Blue Meanie and I stopped sparring.
Wesley: Yes. All right. Call me if you find anything. I'll be in my office learning what I can.
Illyria: He showed no regard for my presence.
Spike: Not that you require any creatures attention. (Illyria glares) Hey, wanna go find something to hit?
~Power Play

Spike: What do you think all this means for that Shanshu bugaboo? If we make it through, does one of us get to be a real boy?
Angel: Who are you kidding? We're not gonna make it through.
Spike: Well, long as it's not you.
~Not Fade Away



More quotes to come! Many thanks to City Of Angel and Bloody Awful Poets Society for posting these, not that
 I'd mind rewatching all the eps again, of course, but I gotta go to work sometime! :)



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