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  • Ellie Sattler: Thats the illusion !
    Ellie Sattler: That's the illusion!


  • Ian Malcolm: Life uh.... finds a way


  • Ian Malcolm: Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether they could, they didn't stop to think if they should.


  • Dr. Alan Grant: Mr. Hammond, after careful consideration I've decided not to endorse your park.
    John Hammond: So have I.


  • Robert Muldoon: Quiet, all of you! They're approaching the Tyrannosaur paddock.


  • Robert Muldoon: Clever girl.


  • John Hammond: So, who's hungry?


  • Arnold: Hold on to your butts.


  • Ian Malcolm: You're well remembered to wash your hands before you eat anything.


  • Ian Malcolm: That is one big pile of shit.


  • Dr. Alan Grant: Big Tim, the human piece of toast.


  • Robert Muldoon: Clever girl.


  • Ian Malcolm: When you gotta go, you gotta go.


  • Robert Muldoon: Clever girl...
    Robert Muldoon: Clever girl.


  • Ian Malcolm: [After being attacked] Remind me to thank John for the wonderful weekend
    Ian Malcolm: Remind me to thank John for the wonderful weekend.


  • John Hammond: I really hate that man.


  • Ian Malcolm: That is one big pile of shit


  • Ian Malcolm: If I may... Um, I'll tell you the problem with the scientific power that you're using here, it didn't require any discipline to attain it. You read what others had done and you took the next step. You didn't earn the knowledge for yourselves, so you don't take any responsibility for it. You stood on the shoulders of geniuses to accomplish something as fast as you could, and before you even knew what you had, you patented it, and packaged it, and slapped it on a plastic lunchbox, and now [bangs on the table]


  • Ian Malcolm: Don't you see the danger, John, inherent in what you're doing here? Genetic power is the most awesome force the planet's ever seen, but you wield it like a kid that's found his dad's gun.


  • Ian Malcolm: [as they pass through the gigantic park gates] What have they got in there, King Kong?


  • Ian Malcolm: [seeing the dinosaurs for the first time] You did it. You crazy son of a bitch, you did it.


  • Ian Malcolm: That'll be a first - man and dinosaur all die together.


  • John Hammond: You know the first attraction I ever built when I came down south from Scotland? It was a Flea Circus, Petticoat Lane. Really quite wonderful. We had a wee trapeze, and a merry-go... carousel and a seesaw. They all moved, motorized of course, but people would say they could see the fleas. "Oh, I see the fleas, mummy! Can't you see the fleas?" Clown fleas and high wire fleas and fleas on parade... But with this place, I wanted to show them something that wasn't an illusion. Something that was real, something that they could see and touch. An aim not devoid of merit.
    John Hammond: You know the first attraction I ever built when I came down south from Scotland? It was a Flea Circus, Petticoat Lane. Really quite wonderful. We had a wee trapeze, and a merry-go... carousel and a seesaw. They all moved, motorized of course, but people would say they could see the fleas. 'Oh, I see the fleas, mummy! Can't you see the fleas?' Clown fleas and high wire fleas and fleas on parade... But with this place, I wanted to show them something that wasn't an illusion. Something that was real, something that they could see and touch. An aim not devoid of merit.


  • Ian Malcolm: [Dr. Ellie Sattler has dug through a pile of dino-droppings with her hands] You will remember to wash your hands before you eat anything?


  • Ian Malcolm: [looking at a huge mound of dinosaur faeces] That is one big pile of shit.


  • John Hammond: All major theme parks have delays. When they opened Disneyland in 1956, nothing worked!
    Ian Malcolm: Yeah, but, John, if The Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down, the pirates don't eat the tourists.


  • Ian Malcolm: how do you know they're all female? Does somebody go out into the park and pull up the dinosaurs' skirts?
    Ian Malcolm: But again, how do you know they're all female? Does somebody go out into the park and pull up the dinosaurs' skirts?


  • Ian Malcolm: god creates dinosaurs god destroys dinosaurs, god creates man man destroys god, man creates dinosaurs.
    Ian Malcolm: God creates dinosaurs. God destroys ... Man creates dinosaurs..
    Dr. Ellie Sattler: Dinosaurs eat man......woman inherits the earth.
    Dr. Ellie Sattler: Dinosaurs...eat man. Woman inherits the Earth.


  • John Hammond: Welcome... to Jurassic Park.


  • Ian Malcolm: That is one big pile of shit.


  • Ian Malcolm: How do you know they're all female? Does somebody walk into the enclosure and look under the dinosaur's skirt?


  • John Hammond: There is no doubt our attractions will drive kids out of their minds.
    Alan Grant: What are those?
    Dr. Ellie Sattler: Small versions of adults, honey.


  • John Hammond: Find Nedry! Check the vending machines!


  • Ian Malcolm: You did it. You crazy son of a bitch you did it.


  • John Hammond: Dennis, our lives are in your hands and you've got butterfingers?


  • Alan Grant: Oh my God. Do you know what this is? It's a dinosaur egg. They're breeding.


  • Ian Malcolm: I'm always on the lookout for the future ex-Mrs. Malcolm
    Ian Malcolm: I'm always on the lookout for the future ex-Mrs. Malcolm.


  • Ian Malcolm: I hate being right all the time.


  • John Hammond: I don't think you're giving us our due credit. Our scientists have done things which nobody's ever done before...
    Ian Malcolm: Yeah, yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, that they didn't stop to think if they should.


  • Alan Grant: Ian Freeze !
    Alan Grant: Ian Freeze!
    Alan Grant: Ian, freeze!


  • Alan Grant: (T Rex breaks out of enclosure) were do he think hes going ( Donald Gennaro runs to into the restroom)
    Alan Grant: [T Rex breaks out of enclosure] Where do he think hes going? [Donald Gennaro runs to into the restroom]
    Ian Malcolm: if you gotta go you gotta go
    Ian Malcolm: If you gotta go you gotta go.


  • Ian Malcolm: who do they have in here king kong
    Ian Malcolm: [as they pass through the gigantic park gates] What have they got in there, King Kong?


  • Ian Malcolm: But John, if the Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down the pirates don't eat the tourists.


  • Ian Malcolm: Ah, now eventually you do plan to have dinosaurs on your, on your dinosaur tour, right? Hello?
    John Hammond: I really hate that man.


  • Lex: He's gonna eat the goat?
    Tim: Excellent!
    Donald Gennaro: What;s the matter, kid? You never had lamb chops?
    Donald Gennaro: What's the matter, kid? You never had lamb chops?
    Lex: I happen to be a vegetarian.


  • Robert Muldoon: Shoot her! Shoot her!


  • Arnold: Please! God damn it! I hate this hacker crap!


  • Dennis Nedry: Uh uh uh! You didn't say the magic word! Uh uh uh! Uh uh uh!


  • Arnold: I'm not fearing any man... I may not get there with you...


  • John Hammond: Dr. Grant, my dear Dr. Sattler, welcome to Jurassic Park.


  • Ian Malcolm: Yeah, yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, that they didn't stop to think whether they should.


  • Alan Grant: Dinosaurs and man, two species separated by sixty-five million years of evolution have just been suddenly thrown back into the mix together. How can we possibly have the slightest idea what to expect?
    John Hammond: I don't believe it! You were meant to come down here and defend me against these characters, and the only one I've got on my side is the blood-sucking lawyer!
    Donald Gennaro: Thank you.


  • Ian Malcolm: God creates dinosaurs. God destroys dinosaurs. God creates man. Man destroys God. Man creates dinosaurs...
    Dr. Ellie Sattler: Dinosaurs eat man. Woman inherits the earth...


  • John Hammond: All major theme parks have had delays. When they opened Disneyland in 1956, nothing worked!
    Ian Malcolm: Yeah John, but if the Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down, the pirates don't eat the tourists.


  • Alan Grant: I want to let you know I won't be sponsoring your park.


  • John Hammond: Welcome... To Jurassic Park.


  • Dodgson: You shouldn't use my name.
    Dennis Nedry: (loudly) Dodgson, Dodgson, we've got Dodgson here! See nobody cares. Nice hat. What are you trying to look like a secret agent or something.
    Dennis Nedry: [loudly] Dodgson, Dodgson, we've got Dodgson here! See nobody cares. Nice hat. What are you trying to look like a secret agent or something.


  • Arnold: I can't get Jurassic Park back on line without Dennis Nedry.


  • Ian Malcolm: And now I'm sitting here, by myself, talking to myself. That's chaos theory.


  • Arnold: Hold onto your butts.


  • Alan Grant: We're out of the job.
    Ian Malcolm: Don't you mean extinct?


  • John Hammond: I bring scientists, you bring the rock star.


  • John Hammond: Dennis, our lives are in your hands and you have butter-fingers?
    Dennis Nedry: [Laughs] I am so unappreciated in my time. You can run this whole park from this one room with minimal staff for up to three days. Do you really think that kind of automation is easy [takes a drink of soda] or cheap? Do you know anyone who can network eight connection machines or debug two million lines of code for what I bid for this job? Because if you do I'd love to see them try.
    John Hammond: I am sorry about your financial problems Dennis I really am but they are your problems.
    Dennis Nedry: Oh you're right John you're absolutely right, you know everything is my problem.
    John Hammond: I will not get drawn in to another financial debate with you Dennis, I really will not.
    Dennis Nedry: It's been hardly any debate at all.
    John Hammond: I don't blame people for their mistakes, but I do ask that they pay for them.
    Dennis Nedry: [Nods his head] Thanks dad.


  • Alan Grant: [after Malcom lights a flare to distract the T-Rex] Ian! Freeze!


  • Robert Muldoon: [gets ambushed by a second velociraptor while hunting another] Clever girl.


  • Ian Malcolm: God creates dinosaurs, God destroys dinosaurs, God creates Man, Man kills God, Man brings back dinosaurs.
    Dr. Ellie Sattler: [sarcastic] Dinosaurs eat Man, Woman inherits the Earth.


  • Ian Malcolm: God, I hate being right all the time.


  • Ian Malcolm: 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, and crashes through barriers painfully, maybe even dangerously, but, uh, well, there it is.


  • John Hammond: Creation is an act of sheer will.


  • Ian Malcolm: "Life will find a way"
    Ian Malcolm: Life will find a way.


  • Alan Grant: It's it's a dinosaur!!


  • Arnold: Hold on to your butts.


  • Robert Muldoon: [Talking about the velociraptors] "They should all be destroyed."
    Robert Muldoon: [talking about the velociraptors] They should all be destroyed.


  • Ian Malcolm: Remind me to thank John for a lovely weekend.


  • John Hammond: All major theme parks have delays. When they opened Disneyland in 1956, NOTHING worked.
    Ian Malcolm: Yeah, but John, if Pirates of the Caribbean breaks down, the pirates don't eat the tourists.


  • Dr. Ellie Sattler: Can we chance taking him back to the jeep?
    Ian Malcolm: Please chance it!


  • Alan Grant: Dinosaurs and man, two species separated by 65 million years of evolution have just been suddenly thrown back into the mix together. How can we have the slightest idea of what to expect?


  • John Hammond: You're meant to defend me against these characters and the only one I've got on my side is the bloodsucking lawyer!
    Donald Gennaro: Thank you.


  • Ian Malcolm: [To Hammond] Genetic power is the most awesome force the planet's ever seen, but you wield it like a kid that's found his dad's gun.
    Ian Malcolm: [to Hammond] Genetic power is the most awesome force the planet's ever seen, but you wield it like a kid that's found his dad's gun.


  • John Hammond: Condors are on the verge of extinction! If I were to create a flock of condors on this island, you wouldn't have anything to say!
    Ian Malcolm: This isn't some species that was obliterated by deforestation or the building of a dam. Dinosaurs had their shot and Nature selected them for extinction!


  • John Hammond: How can we sit in the light of discovery and not act?
    Ian Malcolm: Oh what's so great about discovery? It's a violent, penetrative act that scars what it explores. What you call discovery, I call the rape of the natural world.


  • Alan Grant: Objects in mirror are closer than they appear (Alan reading)
    Alan Grant: Objects in mirror are closer than they appear. [Alan reading]


  • Tim: (yells at the dinosuar) God bless you....
    Tim: [yells at the dinosaur] God bless you.


  • Ian Malcolm: Youv'e got it and you slap it on a plastic lunch box, and you want to sell it(bangs on table) you want to sell it now.
    Ian Malcolm: You've got it, and you slap it on a plastic lunch box, and you want to sell it, [bangs on table] you want to sell it now.


  • Ian Malcolm: (t-rex chases after the jeep) Must go faster!
    Ian Malcolm: [T-rex chases after the Jeep] Must go faster!


  • Dr. Ellie Sattler: (the dinosuar chases her, Alan, Tim and Lex with the jeep) Look out!.
    Dr. Ellie Sattler: [the dinosuar chases her, Alan, Tim and Lex with the Jeep] Look out!


  • John Hammond: I bring scientists, you bring a rock star.


  • Robert Muldoon: Clever girl
    Robert Muldoon: Clever girl.


  • John Hammond: Find Nedry! Check the vending machines!


  • Alan Grant: Mr. Hammond, after careful consideration, I've decided *not* to endorse your park.
    John Hammond: Neither do I.


  • Arnold: "John, you're going to have to find somebody else, because I will NOT do it.
    Arnold: John, you're going to have to find somebody else, because I will NOT do it.


  • Ian Malcolm: Yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think if they should.


  • Alan Grant: Mr. Hammond, after careful consideration, I've decided not to endorse your park.


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


  • Ian Malcolm: Boy, do I hate being right all the time.
    Ian Malcolm: Boy, do I hate being right all the time!


  • John Hammond: Where's Nedry? Check the vending machines!
    John Hammond: Find Nedry! Check the vending machines!


  • Alan Grant: Looks like we're out of a job.
    Ian Malcolm: Don't you mean extinct.


  • Ian Malcolm: Don't you mean extinct.


  • Ian Malcolm: That is one big pile of shit.


  • Ian Malcolm: Life will find a way.


  • Ian Malcolm: Life finds a way.


  • Ian Malcolm: Life finds a way.


  • John Hammond: Welcome, to Jurassic Park!


  • Alan Grant: Life found a way!


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