The Time Machine

The Time Machine quotes

29 total quotes (ID: 1093)

Alexander Hartdegen
Über-Morlock
Main cast
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Phillby: I'm glad he's gone. Maybe he's finally found a place where he can be happy.


Teacher: If you do that again, I will re-sequence your DNA.

Vox: Do you know what it's like to remember everything?

Hartdegen: How did this happen?
Soldier #1: The moon. Come on, move it.
Hartdegen: That's impossible. What happened?
Soldier #1: What, you been living under a rock?
Hartdegen: Yes, I've been living under a rock! Now tell me...
Soldier #1: The demolitions for the lunar colony screwed up the orbit, okay? The moon's breaking up, all right? Now, come on.

Hartdegen: My question is why can't one change the past
Vox: Because one cannot travel into the past.

Hartdegen: This is a perversion of every natural law!
Uber-Morlock: [grabs him by the throat] And what is time travel? But your pathetic attempted to try to control the world around you!

Jogger: Hey.
Hartdegen: Hello.
Jogger: Nice suit. Very retro.
Hartdegen: Thank you.
Jogger: Bet that makes a hell of a cappuccino. That thing.

Phillby: [looking at a futuristic picture] I wonder if we'll ever go too far.
Hartdegen: With what?
Phillby: [pointing at the picture] With this. With all of this.
Hartdegen: No such thing.

Phillby: A professor from Columbia University should not be corresponding with a crazy German book keeper.
Hartdegen: He's a patent clerk, not a book keeper, and I think Mister Einstein needs all the support I can give him.

Phillby: Nothing can change what happened.
Hartdegen: No, you're wrong. Because I will change it.

Vox: [an image of himself appears] How may I help you?
[Alexander Hartdegen looks behind Vox]
Vox: Over here.

Vox:(darkly) So, Relic, you want to open Pandora's box, do you? See all the mysteries exposed?
Alexander: Yes.
Vox: And if the truth is so horrible that it will haunt your dreams for all time?
Alexander: I'm used to that.

Come a little closer, I don't bite.

Guy Pearce ... Alexander Hartdegen

I could come back a thousand times... and see her die a thousand ways.