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  • Taylor: Dr. Zaius, would an ape make a human doll....that talks?


  • Lucius: Why did you do that? Scrape off your hair?
    Cornelius: It makes you look somehow ... less intelligent.
    Cornelius: It makes you look somehow less intelligent.


  • Taylor: They blew it up! God, damn you! Damn you all to hell!!!


  • Zaius: The Forbiddon Zone was once a paradise. Your kind made a wasteland of it, ages ago.


  • Taylor: You maniacs! You blew it up!


  • Cornelius: [reading from the sacred scroll] Beware the beast Man, for he is the Devil's pawn. Alone among God's primates, he kills for sport, or lust or greed. Yea, he will murder his brother to possess his brother's land. Let him not breed in great numbers, for he will make a desert of his home and yours. Shun him. Drive him back into his jungle liar, for he is the harbinger of death.


  • Taylor: I can't help thinking somewhere in the universe there has to be something better than man. Has to be.


  • Zaius: There is no contradiction between faith and science...true science.


  • Zira: What will he find out there, doctor?
    Zaius: His destiny.


  • Zaius: I see you've brought the female of your species. I didn't realize that man could be monogamous.
    Taylor: On this planet, it's easy.


  • Taylor: It's a madhouse!
    Taylor: It's a mad house! A mad house!
    Julius: [stops hosing Taylor]
    Taylor: A MADHOUSE!!!


  • Zaius: Don't look for it Taylor, you may not like what you find..
    Zaius: Don't look for it Taylor, you may not like what you find.


  • Taylor: Take your stinking paws off me you damn dirty ape!


  • Taylor: They blew it up! God, damn you! Damn you all to hell!!!


  • Taylor: Take your sticky paws off me, you damn dirty ape!


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