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Dr. Ian Malcolm quotes

The lack of humility before nature that's being displayed here staggers me.

So you two dig up... dig up dinosaurs?

[Upon being called a mathematician] Chaotician, actually. Chaotician.

John, the kind of control you're attempting is not possible. If there's one thing the history of evolution has taught us, it's that life will not be contained. Life breaks free. It expands to new territories. It crashes through barriers painfully, maybe even dangerously, but - well, there it is.

[upon seeing a dinosaur for the first time; referring to Hammond] You did it. You crazy son of a bitch, you did it.

All major changes are like death. You can't see what is on the other side until you get there.

Inevitably, underlying instabilities begin to appear.

God help us, we're in the hands of engineers.

God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs.

But again, how do you know they're all female? Does someone go into the park and, uh... pull up the dinosaurs' skirts?

[Before passing through the enormous gates and into the Jurassic Park reserve] What have they got in there, King Kong?

[After seeing a massive pile of dinosaur dung] That is one big pile of shit.

[After seeing Ellie dig through the mound of dino dung with her (albeit gloved) hands] You will remember to wash your hands before you eat anything?

[After seeing a panicking Donald Gennaro fleeing to an outdoor restroom] When you gotta go, you gotta go.

[As an escaped Tyrannosaurus Rex crosses the road in front of his car] Boy, do I hate being right all the time.

Remind me to thank John for a lovely weekend.

Anybody hear that? It's a, uh... it's an impact tremor is what it is. I'm fairly alarmed here.

Must go faster.

[After narrowly escaping a pursuing T. rex] Think they'll have that on the tour?

John doesn't subscribe to chaos, particularly to what it has to say about his little science project.

See? That's exactly what I'm saying. Nobody could have predicted that Dr. Grant would just jump out of a moving vehicle. [Ellie opens the car door and follows Grant] There's another example. Now I'm here by myself, uh, talking to myself. That, that's Chaos Theory.

You've never heard of Chaos theory? Non-linear equations? Strange attractions. Dr. Sattler I refuse to believe you're not familiar with the concept of attraction.

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