Saturday, October 19, 2013

The Babylon Quotes Project

From Babylon 5 "And Now for a Word" by J. Michael Straczynski
  • "Why does any advanced civilization seek to destroy a less advanced one: because the land is strategically valuable, because there are resources that can be cultivated and exploited, but most of all simply because they can."
  • "'We want only peace.' Both sides say the same thing, but as we've just seen, the reality is anything but peaceful."
  • "We're everywhere, for your convenience."
  • The Psi Corps is your friend. Trust the Corps.
  • "And when you stumble a lot, you start looking at your feet."
  • "We're not just holding jobs and having dinner, we're in the process of building the future."

From Babylon 5 "In the Shadow of Z'Ha'Dum" written by J. Michael Straczynski
  • "Why do you ask me questions when you already know the answers?"
  • "I'd like to live just long enough to be there when they cut off your head and stick it on a pike as a warning to the next ten generations that some favors come with too high a price. I would look up into your lifeless eyes and wave, like this."
  • "Come Captain, the greatest nightmare of our time is waiting for you."
  • "Recognized, by whom?" "Everyone."
  • "How many lives is a secret worth?"
  • "If you go to Za'Ha'Dum, you will die."

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