WarGames

WarGames quotes

35 total quotes (ID: 621)

David Lightman
Dr. Stephen Falken
General Beringer
Multiple Characters


Flush the bombers, get the subs in launch mode. We are at DEFCON 1.


Nigan: He does fit the profile perfectly. He's intelligent, but an under-achiever; alienated from his parents; has few friends. Classic case for recruitment by the Soviets.

Mr. Lightman: This corn is raw!
Mrs. Lightman: I know, isn't it wonderful? It's so crisp!
Mr. Lightman: Of course it's crisp! It's raw!
Mrs. Lightman: No, it's terrific! You can just taste the Vitamin A and D in here. It's great!
Mr. Lightman: Could we have pills and cook the corn?

Hey, I don't believe that any system is totally secure.

…It will be a millisecond of brilliant light, then we will be vaporized

Now, children, come on over here. I'm going to tell you a bedtime story. Are you sitting comfortably? Then I'll begin. Once upon a time, there lived a magnificent race of animals that dominated the world through age after age. They ran, they swam, and they fought and they flew, until suddenly, quite recently, they disappeared. Nature just gave up and started again. We weren't even apes then. We were just these smart little rodents hiding in the rocks. And when we go, nature will start again. With the bees, probably. Nature knows when to give up, David.

McKittrick: See that sign up here - up here. "Defcon." That indicates our current "def"ense "con"dition. It should read "Defcon 5," which means peace. It's still on 4 because of that little stunt you pulled. Actually, if we hadn't caught it in time, it might have gone to Defcon 1. You know what that means, David?
David: No. What does that mean?
McKittrick: World War Three.

Goddammit, I'd piss on a spark plug if I thought it'd do any good!

Mr. Mckittrick, after very careful consideration, sir, I've come to the conclusion that your new defense system sucks.

I loved it when you nuked Las Vegas. Suitably biblical ending for the place, don't you think?

We've had men in those silos since before any of you guys were watching "Howdy Doody"! Now, for myself I sleep pretty well knowing those boys are down there.

[to Dr. Falken] This is unreal! You don't care about death 'cause you're already dead! I know a lot about you. I know you weren't always like this. What was the last thing you cared about?

Gentlemen, I wouldn't trust this overgrown pile of microchips any further than I can throw it.

Mr. Liggett: Alright, Lightman. Maybe you can tell us who first suggested the idea of reproduction without sex.
David: Um, your wife?

General, you are listening to a machine. Do the world a favor and don't act like one.