The Avengers – Quotes

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Loki:  “Freedom is life’s great lie.  Once you accept that, you will know peace.”

Fury about the Avengers:  “These people may be isolate, unbalanced even, but I believe, with the right push, they can be just what we need.”

Iron Man regarding his invitation to be part of the Avengers:  “I thought I didn’t qualify. I was considered, what was it… volatile, self-centred, and I don’t play well with others.”

Captain America:  “I went under, we were at war.  I wake up, they say we won.  They didn’t way what we lost.”

Captain America:  “The uniform?  Stars and stripes?  Isn’t that a little old fashioned?”

                Fury:  “With all that’s happening…people might just need a little old fashioned.”

Loki to a crowd:  “Kneel before me. I said… KNEEL! Is not this simpler? Is this not your natural state? It’s the unspoken truth of humanity that you crave subjugation. The bright lure of freedom diminishes your life’s joy in a mad scramble for power, for identity. You were made to be ruled.  In the end, you will always kneel.”

                Old man:  “Not to men like you.”

                Loki:  “There are no men like me.”

                Old man: “There are always men like you.”

Captain America:  “You know, the last time I was in Germany and saw a man standing above everybody else, we ended up disagreeing.”

Black Widow:  “These guys are from legends .  They’re practically gods. “

                Captain America:  “Ma’am, there’s only one God and I’m pretty sure he doesn’t dress like that.”

Loki to Thor:  “I remember a shadow, living in the shade of your greatness.”

Thor to Loki:  “You think yourself above them?  Oh yes…then you miss the point of ruling. You would be ill-suited to rule.”

Loki:  “How desperate are you that you summon such lost, weak creatures to help you.”

David Banner:  “I don’t get a coat of armor.  I’m exposed, like a nerve.”

“Loki is a prisoner.”

“Then why do I feel that he’s the only person on this boat that wants to be here?”

Black Widow to Loki about Hawk:  “Love is for children.  I owe him a debt.”

Loki:  “Your world is in the balance, and you bargain over one man?”

                Black Widow:  “I’ve got red in my ledger.  I’d like to wipe it out.”

                Loki:  “Can you wipe out that much red.?”

Iron Man:  “Dr. Banner, your work is unparalleled. And I’m a huge fan of the way you lose control and turn into an enormous green rage monster.”

Thor:  “You people are so petty… and tiny.”

Iron Man to Captain America:  “You might have missed a couple things, you know, doing time as a Capsicle.”

Captain America to Iron Man:  “Big man in a suit of armor…take that off and what are you?”

Iron Man: “Genius, billionaire, playboy, philanthropist.”

World Security Council:  “Director Fury, the council has made a decision.

Fury:  “I recognize the council has made a decision, but given that it’s a stupid-*** decision, I’ve elected to ignore it.”

Iron Man:  “An intelligence agency that fears intelligence? Historically—not awesome.”

“You lie and kill in the service of liars and killers.”

“A nuclear deterrent…because that always calms stuff down.”

David Banner:  “What are we, a team?  No, no.  We are a chemical mixture, a time bomb.”

“You may not be a threat, but you ought to stop pretending to be a hero.”

Phil:  “You’re gonna lose…  It’s in your nature.”

                Loki:  “Your heroes are scattered, your [airship] is falling…  Where do I have the disadvantage?  I can’t see where.”

                Phil:  “You lack conviction.”

Fury regarding the goal for the Avengers initiative:  “Bring a group of remarkable people together, see if they could become something more, if they could work together when we needed them to.”

“You’ve got the glow-stick of destiny.”

Iron Man:  “If we can’t protect the earth, we’ll be **** sure to avenge it.”

-Compiled by Stacey Tuttle-