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  • Fletcher: Get your sick-sticks ready.

  • Officer John Anderton: Hello, Lamar. I just wanted to congratulate you. You did it: you created a world without murder. And all you had to do was kill someone to do it.

  • Agatha: You can choose.

  • Officer John Anderton: You see the dilemma, don't you? If you don't kill me, Precogs were wrong and Precrime is over. If you do kill me, you go away, but it proves the system works. Precogs were right. So, what are you gonna do now? What's it worth? Just one more murder.

  • Danny Witwer: Science has stolen most of our miracles.

  • Director Lamar Burgess: Shh. Do you know what I hear? Nothing. No footsteps up the stairs, no hovercraft out the window, no clickety-click of little spiders. Do you know why I can't hear any of those things, Danny? Because right now, the precogs can't see a thing.

  • Officer John Anderton: Everybody Runs.
    Officer John Anderton: Everybody runs.

  • Director Lamar Burgess: My father once told me, "We don't choose the things we believe in; they choose us."
    Director Lamar Burgess: My father once told me, 'We don't choose the things we believe in; they choose us.'

  • Officer John Anderton: [voiceover] In 2054, the six-year Precrime experiment was abandoned. All prisoners were unconditionally pardoned and released, though police departments kept watch on many of them for years to come. Agatha and the twins were transferred to an undisclosed location, a place where they could find relief from their gifts. A place where they could live out their lives in peace.

  • Dr. Iris Hineman: The Precogs are never wrong. But, occasionally... they do disagree.

  • Gideon: Careful, Chief. Dig up the past, all you get is dirty.

  • Agatha: Can you see?

  • Officer John Anderton: There hasn't been a murder in six years. The system, it is perfect.

  • Rufus Riley: [to Agatha] Those thoughts about my cousin Elena, those were *just* - *thoughts*!

  • Agatha: (To passing woman) He knows. Don't go home.
    Agatha: [to passing woman] He knows. Don't go home.

  • Director Lamar Burgess: You can't run, John.
    Officer John Anderton: Everybody runs.

  • Gideon: In the outside they look peaceful, but in the outside, busy, busy, busy.
    Gideon: On the outside they look peaceful, but in the inside... Busy, busy, busy.

  • Officer John Anderton: Everybody runs.
    Officer John Anderton: Everybody runs, Fletch.

  • Officer John Anderton: Why'd you catch that?
    Danny Witwer: Because it was gonna fall.
    Officer John Anderton: You're certain?
    Danny Witwer: Yeah.
    Officer John Anderton: But it didn't fall, you caught it. The fact that you prevented it from happening doesn't change the fact it was going to happen.

  • Jad: Red ball, double homicide, one male, one female. The killer is white, male, 40's. Agatha nailed the time at 8:04 a.m. The twins are a little fuzzy on that, so we'll need confirmation.

  • Gideon: In the land of the blind, the one eyed man is king.

  • Danny Witwer: How long has John been doping?
    Lara Clarke: After we lost our son.
    Danny Witwer: You mean when he lost your son?

  • Dr. Iris Hineman: Sometimes, in order to see the light, you have to risk the dark.

  • Officer John Anderton: Mr. Marks, by mandate of the District of Columbia Precrime Division, I'm placing you under arrest for the future murder of Sarah Marks and Donald Dubin that was to take place today, April 22 at 0800 hours and four minutes.

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