Quotes / SCP Foundation

Imagine Torchwood... run by 4chan.
—Inkblot on the forums

—Any time the Foundation encounters Things Man Was Not Meant to Know

In order to prevent knowledge of SCP-001 from being leaked, several/no false SCP-001 files have been created alongside the true file/files.
SCP-001 regarding the Foundation's Multiple-Choice Past


I watched the world nearly die in a thousand thousand terrible ways. Sometimes we would have had time to scream.


I'm alive to write about it. You want happy endings? Fuck you.

You're alive to read it.

God help us all.

Secure. Contain. Protect.

You've done horrible, awful things while working for the Foundation — don't try to deny it, Doctor. We've all done horrible awful things while working for the Foundation. That is one of the unavoidable consequences of working with SCPs. And on occasion, you've wondered if we are the, quote unquote, bad guys. Well… we're not. [...]

Remember this: the Foundation is not evil. We do not torture people "just because". We are against unnecessary cruelty. Which means somebody has to decide when cruelty is necessary.

If the Foundation expects me to keep working like this, they’ll have to start paying me a lot more than they do.

Note: Pay increase declined. Welcome to the Foundation, get used to it. -O5-6

I'd love to start at the beginning, but I'm honestly not sure when the world started to end.

SCP-1539-03 is Agent Jim Thayer, the first responder to the report of SCP-1539. Agent Jim Thayer is a brown leather wallet roughly 11 cm X 9 cm in size, containing $11 in US currency. Since his recovery from the site of SCP-1539, Agent Thayer has remained unresponsive...

I think we have established that anomalous maggots are not a viable alternative to ranching.
Sample: one (1) fast food cheeseburger purchased from █████ drive through.
Result: SCP-726 reconstituted two mature cattle and ██ Norwegian rats.

What if bees resembled bees?
What if bees resembled DIFFERENT bees?

In the situation that the diary is bees, a modified document will be provided.

Personnel are to note that they are a fish.

Into the fiery orb with ye.

SCP-2662 moves to the shower stall and turns on the water. It sits in the shower stall for the remainder of the incident.

We die in the dark so that others can live in the light.
— Common saying among Foundation personnel