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    The Ninth Doctor 
"Do you wanna come with me? 'Cause if you do, then I should warn you, you're gonna see all sorts of things. Ghosts from the past. Aliens from the future. The day the Earth died in a ball of flame. It won't be quiet, it won't be safe, and it won't be calm. But I'll tell you what it will be: the trip of a lifetime."
The Ninth Doctor, 2005 trailers

The Ninth Doctor's first word to Rose Tyler, "Rose"

Rose Tyler: Is it always this dangerous?
Ninth Doctor: [eyes light up] Yeah!

"I can feel it. The turn of the Earth. The ground beneath our feet is spinning at 1,000 miles an hour, and the entire planet is hurtling around the Sun at 67,000 miles an hour and I can feel it. We're falling through space, you and me, clinging to the skin of this tiny little world, and if we let go... That's who I am."
The Ninth Doctor, "Rose"

"The assembled hordes of Genghis Khan couldn't get through those doors. And believe me, they've tried."
The Ninth Doctor on the sturdiness of the TARDIS, "Rose"

"Everything has its time and everything dies."
The Ninth Doctor, "The End of the World"

Ninth Doctor: [on the Gelth] Did it say anything? Can it speak? I'm the Doctor, by the way.
Charles Dickens: Doctor? You look more like a navvy.
Ninth Doctor: What's wrong with this jumper? note 

Dalek: I am waiting for orders.
Ninth Doctor: What does that mean?
Dalek: I am a soldier. I was bred to receive orders.
Ninth Doctor: Well, you're never gonna get any. Not ever.
Dalek: I demand orders!
Ninth Doctor: They're never gonna come! Your race is dead! You all burned, all of you! Ten million ships on fire: the entire Dalek race wiped out in one second!
Dalek: You lie!
Ninth Doctor: I watched it happen! I made it happen!
Dalek: You destroyed us?
Ninth Doctor: ...I had no choice.
Dalek: And what of the Time Lords?
Ninth Doctor: Dead. They burned with you. The end of the Last Great Time War... everyone lost.

Ninth Doctor: Don't you see it's all gone? Everything you were, everything you stood for.
Dalek: ...Then what should I do?
Ninth Doctor: Alright then. If you want orders, follow this one. Kill yourself.
Dalek: The Daleks must survive!
Ninth Doctor: The Daleks have failed! Why don't you finish the job, and make the Daleks extinct? Rid the universe of your filth! Why don't you just DIE!
Dalek: ...You would make a good Dalek.
[the Doctor looks horrified]

"The thing is, Adam, time travel is like visiting Paris. You can't just read the guidebook, you've gotta throw yourself in. Eat the food, use the wrong verbs, get charged double and end up kissing complete strangers — or is that just me?"
The Ninth Doctor, "The Long Game"

"Who said you're not important? I've travelled to all sorts of places, done things you couldn't even imagine. But you two? Street corner, two in the morning, getting a taxi home. I've never had a life like that."
The Ninth Doctor to a married couple, "Father's Day"

Ninth Doctor: Sonic blaster, 51st Century... weapon factories at Villengard?
Captain Jack Harkness: Yeah. You've been to the factories?
Ninth Doctor: Once.
Captain Jack: They're gone now, destroyed. Main reactor went critical, vaporised the lot.
Ninth Doctor: Like I said, once. There's a banana grove there now. I like bananas. Bananas are good.

Ninth Doctor: Dr. Constantine, never left his patients. Back on your feet, constant doctor. The world doesn't want to get by without you just yet, and I don't blame it one bit. These are your patients, all better now.
Dr. Constantine: Yes, yes, so it seems. They also seem to be standing around in a disused railway station. Is there any particular reason for that?
Ninth Doctor: Yeah well, y'know... cutbacks.

Ninth Doctor: History says there was an explosion, who am I to argue with history?
Rose: Usually the first in line.

"Everybody Lives, Rose! Just this once, everybody lives!"
The Ninth Doctor, "The Doctor Dances"

Dalek: Alert! Alert! We are detected!
Dalek: It is the Doctor! He has located us! Open communications channel!
Dalek: The female will stand! Stand!
[the communications channel opens]
Dalek: I will talk to the Doctor!
Ninth Doctor: Oh, will you? That's nice. Hello!
Dalek: The Dalek stratagem nears completion. The fleet is almost ready. You will not intervene.
Ninth Doctor: Oh, really? Why's that then?
Dalek: We have your associate! You will obey or she will be exterminated!
Ninth Doctor: ... No.
[everyone present, Daleks included, turn and stare at the Doctor]
Dalek: Explain yourself!
Ninth Doctor: I said no.
Dalek: What is the meaning of this negative!?
Ninth Doctor: It means "No".
Dalek: But. She. Will. Be. Destroyed!
Ninth Doctor: NO! 'Cause this is what I'm gonna do, I'm gonna rescue her! I'm gonna save Rose Tyler from the middle of the Dalek fleet! Then I'm gonna save the Earth! Then, just to finish off, I'm gonna wipe every last stinking Dalek out of the sky!
Dalek: But you have no weapons! No defences! No plan!
Ninth Doctor: Yeah. And doesn't that scare you to death? ...Rose?
Rose: Yes, Doctor?
Ninth Doctor: I'm coming to get you.

"You know what they call me in the ancient legends of the Dalek homeworld? The Oncoming Storm. You might have removed all your emotions, but I reckon right down deep in your DNA there's one little spark left. And that's fear. Doesn't it just burn when you face me?"
The Ninth Doctor, "The Parting of the Ways"

Dalek Emperor: I am immortal.
Ninth Doctor: Do you wanna put that to the test?
Dalek Emperor: I want to see you become like me. HAIL THE DOCTOR, THE GREAT EXTERMINATOR!
Ninth Doctor: [grabs Delta Wave switch] I'LL DO IT!
Dalek Emperor: Then prove yourself, Doctor. What are you, coward, or killer?
Ninth Doctor: [he hesitates, then lets go of the switch] Coward. Any day.

Ninth Doctor: Rose Tyler, I was going to take you to so many places. Barcelona! Not the city Barcelona, the planet Barcelona. You'd love it, fantastic place. They've got dogs with no noses! [laughs] Imagine how many times a day you end up telling that joke and it's still funny!
Rose: Then, why can't we go?
Ninth Doctor: Maybe you will. Maybe I will. But not like this.
Rose: You're not making sense.
Ninth Doctor: I might never make sense again! I might have two heads, or no head. Imagine me with no head, ha! And don't say that's an improvement... But it's a bit dodgy, this process. You never know what you're going to end up with. [spasms in plain as he clutches his stomach]
Rose: Doctor!
Ninth Doctor: Stay away!
Rose: Doctor, tell me what's going on–
Ninth Doctor: I absorbed all the energy of the Time Vortex, and no one's meant to do that... Every cell in my body's dying.
Rose: Isn't there something you can do?
Ninth Doctor: Yeah. Doing it now. See, Time Lords have this little trick, it's sort of a way of cheating death. Except... it means I'm going to change. And you're not going to see me again. Not like this. Not with this daft old face. And before I go–
Rose: Don't say that!
Ninth Doctor: Rose... before I go, I just want to tell you: you were fantastic. [smiles reassuringly] Absolutely fantastic. And do you know what? [grins widely] So was I!
[the Ninth Doctor regenerates]
Tenth Doctor: Hello! Okay ...New teeth. That's weird. So where was I? Oh, that's right — Barcelona!
— The regeneration of the Ninth Doctor begins, "The Parting of the Ways"

    The Tenth Doctor 
The Tenth Doctor; numerous times

"No second chances. I'm that sort of a man."
The Tenth Doctor, after sending the Sycorax leader to his doom using a satsuma, "The Christmas Invasion"

"By the ancient rites of combat, I forbid you to scavenge here for the rest of time. And when you go back to the stars and tell others of this planet, when you tell them of its riches, its people, its potential, when you talk of the Earth, then make sure that you tell them this... it is defended!"
The Tenth Doctor to the Sycorax, "The Christmas Invasion"

"I'm sorry, I am so, so, sorry."
The Tenth Doctor, every other Series 2 episode

Tenth Doctor: If I don't like it [the Krilitanes' plan], then it will stop.
Mr. Finch/Brother Lassar: Fascinating. Your people were peaceful to the point of indolence. You seem to be something new. Would you declare war on us, Doctor?
Tenth Doctor: I'm so old now. I used to have so much mercy. You get one warning. That was it.

Sarah Jane Smith: Goodbye, Doctor.
Tenth Doctor: Oh, it's not goodbye...
Sarah Jane Smith: No, say it. This time, say it.
Tenth Doctor: Goodbye... my Sarah Jane!! [picks her up off the ground and hugs the living daylights out of her]
Sarah Jane rights a wrong three decades old, "School Reunion"

Tenth Doctor: Must be a spatio-temporal hyperlink.
Mickey Smith: What's that?
Tenth Doctor: No idea, just made it up. Didn't want to say "magic door".
The Tenth Doctor channelling the Cat from Red Dwarf, "The Girl in the Fireplace"

Tenth Doctor: Even monsters under the bed have nightmares.
Young Reinette: What do monsters have nightmares about?
Tenth Doctor: ME!

Tenth Doctor: Madame de Pompadour! You look younger every day.
King Louis: What the hell is going on?
Madame de Pompadour: Oh. This is my lover, the King of France.
Tenth Doctor: Yeah? Well, I'm the Lord of Time.

John Lumic/Cyber-Controller: You are proud of your emotions?
Tenth Doctor: Oh, yes!
John Lumic/Cyber-Controller: Then tell me, Doctor, have you known grief, and rage, and pain?!
Tenth Doctor: Yes. Yes, I have.
John Lumic/Cyber-Controller: And they hurt?
Tenth Doctor: Oh, yes.
Cyber-Controller: I can set you free. Would you not want that? A life without pain?
Tenth Doctor: You might as well kill me.
Cyber-Controller: Then I take that option!
Tenth Doctor: But it's not yours to take! You're a Cyber-Controller! You don't control me or anything with blood in its heart!

Eddie Connolly: I. Am. TALKING!
Tenth Doctor: And I'm not LISTENING! Now, you, Mr. Connolly, you are staring into a deep, dark pit of trouble if you don't let me help. So I'm ordering you, sir, tell me what's going on!

Tenth Doctor: Men in black? Vanishing police cars? This is Churchill's England, not Stalin's Russia!
Rose: Monsters, that boy said... Maybe we should go and ask the neighbours.
Tenth Doctor: That's what I like about you: the domestic approach.
Rose: Thank you.... hold on, was that an insult?

"But I've seen a lot of this universe. I've seen fake gods, bad gods, demigods, would-be gods, and out of all that, out of that whole pantheon, if I believe in one thing, just one thing, I believe in her!"
The Tenth Doctor, on Rose Tyler, "The Satan Pit"

Ida Scott: Hang on though, Doctor. You never really said... you two, who are you?
Tenth Doctor: Oh... [glancing at Rose] the stuff of legend.

Rose: Doctor, they've got guns.
Tenth Doctor: And I haven't. Which makes me the better person, don't you think? They can shoot me dead, but the moral high ground is mine.

Martha: You're completely mad!
Tenth Doctor: You're right, I look daft in one shoe...

"Crossing into established events is strictly forbidden... except for cheap tricks."
The Tenth Doctor, "Smith and Jones"

Martha: Blimey, do you have to take a test to fly this thing?
Tenth Doctor: Yes, and I failed.
Martha Jones on the TARDIS, "The Shakespeare Code"

Tenth Doctor: Good mistress, this poor fellow has died from a sudden imbalance of the humours. A natural, if unfortunate demise. Call a constable, have him taken away.
Dolly: Yes, sir.
Lilith: I'll do it ma'am.
Martha: And why are you telling them that?
Tenth Doctor: They've still got one foot in the dark ages. If I tell them the truth, they'll panic and think it was witchcraft.
Martha: OK, what was it then?
Tenth Doctor: Witchcraft.

Tenth Doctor: Ohh, how to explain the mechanics of the infinite temporal flux? I know, Back to the Future. It's like Back to the Future.
Martha: The film?
Tenth Doctor: No, the novelisation. Yes, the film!

Queen Elizabeth I: The Doctor!
Tenth Doctor: What?
Queen Elizabeth I: My sworn enemy!
Tenth Doctor: What?!
Queen Elizabeth I: Off with his head!
Tenth Doctor: WHAT?!!
Martha: Never mind what, just run!
Queen Elizabeth I: Stop him!
Martha: See you, Will. And thanks!
Queen Elizabeth I: Stop that pernicious Doctor!
Guard: Stop, in the name of the queen!
Martha: What have you done to upset her?
Tenth Doctor: How should I know, I haven't met her yet! That's time travel for you. Still, can't wait to find out, that's something to look forward to...

Tenth Doctor: People don't understand time.
Sally Sparrow: Then tell me.
Tenth Doctor: It's complicated.
Sally Sparrow: How complicated?
Tenth Doctor: Very complicated.
Sally Sparrow: I'm clever, and people have died.
Tenth Doctor: People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually, from a non-linear, non-subjective view, it's more like a big ball of... wibbley-wobbley... timey-wimey... stuff.
Sally Sparrow: Started well, that sentence.
Tenth Doctor: It... got away from me, yeah.

"And that's it, I'm afraid. There's no more from you on the transcript, that's the last I've got. I don't know what stopped you talking but I can guess. They're coming. The Angels are coming for you, but listen: your life could depend on this. Don't blink. Don't even blink. Blink and you're dead. They are fast, faster than you could believe. Don't turn your back, don't look away, and don't blink. Good luck."
The Tenth Doctor, "Blink"

The Master: Doctor.
Tenth Doctor: Master.
The Master: I like it when you use my name.
Tenth Doctor: You chose it. Psychiatrist's field day.
The Master: As you chose yours. The man who makes people better. How sanctimonious is that?
Tenth Doctor: So... Prime Minister then.
The Master: I know! It's good, isn't it?
Tenth Doctor: Who are those creatures? 'Cause there's no such thing as the Toclafane, that's just a made up name like "the Bogeyman".
The Master: Do you remember all those fairy tales about the Toclafane when we were kids? Back home... where is it, Doctor?
Tenth Doctor: Gone.
The Master: How can Gallifrey be gone?!
Tenth Doctor: It burnt.
The Master: And the Time Lords?
Tenth Doctor: Dead. And the Daleks, more or less. What happened to you?
The Master: The Time Lords only resurrected me because they knew I'd be the perfect warrior for a Time War. I was there when the Dalek Emperor took control of the Cruciform. I saw it. I ran. I ran so far. Made myself human, so they would never find me, because... I was so scared.
Tenth Doctor: I know.
The Master: All of them? But not you - which must mean...?
Tenth Doctor: I was the only one who could end it. And I did. I tried, I did, I tried everything.
The Master: What did it feel like, though? Two almighty civilizations, burning... [breathy] ooh, tell me, how did that feel?
Tenth Doctor: Stop it!
The Master: You must have been like God.
Tenth Doctor: I've been alone ever since. But not any more. Don't you see? All we've got is each other.
The Master: Are you asking me out on a date?
Tenth Doctor: You could stop this right now, we could leave this planet, we can fight across the constellations if that's what you want, but not on Earth!
The Master: Too late.
Tenth Doctor: Why do you say that?
The Master: The drumming. [Drums fingers on the table] Can't you hear it? [Drums again] I thought it would stop, but it never does. Never, ever stops. Inside my head. The drumming, Doctor. The constant drumming.
Tenth Doctor: I could help you. Please, let me help.
The Master: It's everywhere. Listen, listen, listen! [drums on the table] Here come the drums. Here come... the drums.
[A person near the Doctor drums similarily on his legs]
Tenth Doctor: What have you done? Tell me how you've done this. What are those creatures?! Tell me!
The Master: Oh, look, you're on TV!
Tenth Doctor: Stop it! Answer me!
The Master: No, seriously, you're on telly! You and your little band, which by the way is ticking every demographic box, so congratulations on that. Look, there you are. [chuckles] You're Public Enemies Number One, Two and Three. Oh, and you can tell Handsome Jack that I've sent his little gang off on a wild goose chase to the Himalayas, so you won't be getting any help from them. Now go on, off you go! Why not start by turning to the... right?
Tenth Doctor: [does so and sees a security camera] He can see us! [The Doctor uses the Sonic Screwdriver to break a nearby security camera]
The Master: Ooh, you... public menace! Better start running! Go on! Run!
— The most infamous phone call in the history of television, courtesy "The Sound of Drums"

The Master: Now it ends, Doctor! NOW, IT ENDS!
Tenth Doctor: We've got control of the Valliant; you can't launch!
The Master: Oh, but I've got this! (The Master pulls out a small device) Black hole converter inside every ship. If I can't have this world, Doctor, then neither can you. We shall stand upon this earth, together, as it burns!
Tenth Doctor: Weapon after weapon after weapon. All you do is talk and talk and talk. But over all these years... and all these disasters, I've always had the greatest secret of them all: I know you. Explode those ships, you kill yourself. And that's the one thing you could never do.

The Master: Always the women...
Tenth Doctor: I didn't see her.
The Master: Dying in your arms. Happy now?
Tenth Doctor: You're not dying, don't be stupid. It's only a bullet. Just regenerate.
The Master: No.
Tenth Doctor: One little bullet, come on.
The Master: I guess you don't know me so well. I refuse.
Tenth Doctor: Regenerate. Just. Regenerate. Please, PLEASE, just regenerate! Come on!
The Master: And spend the rest of my life imprisoned with you?
Tenth Doctor: ...But you've got to, come on! It can't end like this! You and me, all the things we've done! Axons! 'member the Axons? And the Daleks! We're the only two left! There's no one else... REGENERATE!
The Master: How about that? I win. Will it stop, Doctor? The drumming? Will it stop?

"Look at you! The hat, the coat, the crickety-cricket stuff, the... [unenthusiastically] stick of celery, yeah... brave choice, celery, but fair play to you, not a lot of men can carry off a decorative vegetable."
The Tenth Doctor to the Fifth Doctor, "Time Crash"

"I'm the Doctor. I'm a Time Lord. I'm from the planet Gallifrey in the constellation of Kasterborous. I'm 903 years old, and I'm the man who's gonna save your lives and all six billion people on the planet below. You got a problem with that?"
The Tenth Doctor, "Voyage of the Damned"

"Astrid Peth, citizen of Sto, the woman who looked at the stars and dreamt of travelling... there is an old tradition... Now you can travel forever... You're not falling, Astrid; you're flying."
The Tenth Doctor scattering Astrid's atoms across the universe, "Voyage of the Damned"

"Health and safety... film department."
The Tenth Doctor, spying through a projection room, "Partners in Crime"

Tenth Doctor: Hold on, hold on, hold on, one more thing, before... dying. Do you know what happens if you hold two identical sonic devices against each other?
Miss Foster: ...No.
Tenth Doctor: Nor me. Let's find out!

"You need to get yourself a better dictionary. When you do, look up genocide. You'll see a little picture of me there, and the caption'll read 'OVER MY DEAD BODY!'"
The Tenth Doctor, doing his job, "The Doctor's Daughter"

"I never would. Have you got that? I. Never. Would. When you start this new world; this world of Human and Hath, remember that. Make the foundation of this society a man who never would."
The Tenth Doctor on taking revenge for the death of his daughter, "The Doctor's Daughter"

[The Doctor is poisoned, and makes muffled noises while making a shaking motion]
Donna Noble: I can't understand you! How many words?
[The Doctor holds up one finger]
Donna: One! One word! Shake, milk-shake, milk! Milk! No? Not milk! Um, shake, shake, shake! Cocktail shake! What, d'you want a Harvey Wallbanger?
Tenth Doctor: Harvey Wallbanger?!
Donna: Well, I don't know!
Tenth Doctor: How is Harvey Wallbanger one word?!
Agatha Christie: What do you need, Doctor?
Tenth Doctor: Salt! I was miming salt! I need salt! I need something salty!
Donna: [Donna grabs a bag from the counter] What about this?
Tenth Doctor: What is it?
Donna: Salt!
Tenth Doctor: That's too salty!
Donna: Oh, that's too salty!

Donna Noble: Use your thingy!
Tenth Doctor: I can't! It's wood!
Donna: What, it doesn't do wood?!
The Tenth Doctor and Donna Noble arguing over the sonic screwdriver, "Silence in the Library"

Tenth Doctor: You're not archaeologists, are you? Tell me you're not archaeologists.
River Song: Do you have a problem with archaeologists?
Tenth Doctor: I'm a time traveller. I point and laugh at archaeologists.
River Song: Ahh. [grins and holds out her hand] Professor River Song, archaeologist.

Vashta Nerada: These are our forests. They are our meat.
[the shadows grow]
Tenth Doctor: Don't play games with me. You just killed someone I liked, that is not a safe place to stand. I'm the Doctor and you're in the biggest library in the Universe. Look me up.
[the shadows recoil]

Donna Noble: You alright?
Tenth Doctor: I'm always alright.
Donna Noble: Is "alright" special Time Lord code for "really not alright at all"?
Tenth Doctor: Why?
Donna Noble: 'Cause I'm alright too.

Shadow Architect: By the articles of the Shadow Proclamation, I must seize your vehicle and technology!
Tenth Doctor: What? Why?
Shadow Architect: Planets have ben stolen with hostile intent. We are declaring war, Doctor, right across the universe, and you will lead us into battle!
Tenth Doctor: ... right. I'll just... get you the key.
[he steps back into the TARDIS, and it starts dematerialising]

General Brudge: You don't have the courage to bear arms, Doctor.
Tenth Doctor: Oh, there are lots of other things I'll bear, and bravely, too. I'll bear witness; I'll bear the blame! Bear ridicule, bear fruit, Goldilocks and the Three Bears. I can bear a burden, bear inspection; I can bear pain; I can grin and bear it. I may be a bearer of little brain, General, but what you should bear in mind that I don't care to — and don't need to — bear. Arms.
Pest Control (New Series Adventures audiobook)

Rani: I hope you're as good as Ms. Smith says you are.
Tenth Doctor: Well, you know, reporters, they tend to exaggerate, but, yeah, I'm pretty amazing on a good day.

Malcolm Taylor: I've wired up an integrator. I thought it could measure the energy signature.
Tenth Doctor: No no no that'll never work...
Malcolm Taylor:: It's extraordinary though... I'm measuring an oscillation of 15 malcolms per second!
Tenth Doctor: Fifteen what?
Malcolm Taylor: 15 malcolms — it's my own little term; a wavelength particle operating in 4 dimensions equals 1 malcolm.
Tenth Doctor: You named a unit of measurement after yourself.
Malcolm Taylor: Well it didn't do Mr Watt any harm. Furthermore, 50 malcolms equals 1 bernard.
Tenth Doctor: And who's that, your dad?
Malcolm Taylor: Don't be silly... that's Quatermass.
Tenth Doctor: Right... But– um– before I die of old age, which in my case would be quite an achievement so congratulations on that, is there anyone else I could talk to?

Adelaide Brooke: State your name, rank and intention.
Tenth Doctor: The Doctor, doctor... fun.

"Even then, even if I change, it feels like dying. Everything I am dies. Some new man goes sauntering away... and I'm dead."
The Tenth Doctor on regeneration, "The End of Time"

"It's not like I'm an innocent. I've taken lives. And I got worse; I got clever. Manipulated people into taking their own. Sometimes I think a Time Lord lives too long."
The Tenth Doctor realizes just how far he's gone, courtesy of "The End of Time"

Wilfred Mott: Look, just leave me.
Tenth Doctor: Okay, right then, I will! Because you HAD to go in there, didn't you?! You had to go and get stuck, oh yes! Because that's who you are, Wilfred! You were always this! Waiting for me, all this time...
Wilf: No, really, just leave me. I'm an old man. I've had my time.
Tenth Doctor: Well, exactly! Look at you! Not remotely important. But me...! I could do so much more! SO! MUCH! MORE! But this is what I get. My reward. WELL IT'S NOT FAIR!

"I don't want to go."
The Tenth Doctor, on the verge of regeneration, "The End of Time"

Donna: What do you think?
Tenth Doctor: I told you, we are not going to that "Planet of the Boys"! There is no Planet of the Boys!
Donna: There's a million, trillion planets out there. Somewhere there is a planet of the boys. Just dancin' about in their pants. Stands to reason.
Tenth Doctor: Yeah, well, I'm not sure that they worship wenches.
Donna: They will when they see me in this.
— "Time Reaver"

Donna: Do you secretly just like this place because it makes you think the TARDIS is the most brilliant of all the ships?
Tenth Doctor: Oh, I wouldn't... pshh... heh... weeellll...
Donna: HA! You do!
— "Time Reaver"

Rose: I don't believe you sometimes.
Tenth Doctor: Well, yeah, I'm used to that. Most people don't believe me any of the time, which is funny really. I have such an honest face. Look. Heeeee!
Rose: You know what I'm talkin' about.
Tenth Doctor: Well, how was I supposed to know you use the place for weddings? I mean, who wants to get married at the bottom of a gorge? Bridal gown, all those steps... I bet maid of honour is a prison sentence on Beltraxin. They must have started the procession a week ago. Unless they took the quick way down like we did, I suppose.
Rose: Nobody bungee jumps to their wedding, Doctor. Nobody. The... [tries to control laughter] the priest fainted.
Tenth Doctor: Did he? Ah, well, it's probably just a coincidence.
Rose: No, it was definitely the screaming idiots gatecrashing the wedding headfirst.
Tenth Doctor: I caught the bouquet!
Rose: In your teeth!
Tenth Doctor: Weeell, you know me. Never one to show off.
— "The Sword of the Chevalier"

"Everything ends... Eventually. Every story ever told finishes in death if you tell it long enough. Sort of a fact of life... Got used to that now. Across time... Across space... I've lost it all now. Family. Friends. My own people. My home. Donna... Rose... I've always survived, I've always endured. I've always got through whatever has been thrown at me. However much I lose, I always carry on. To bear that burden. To remember them. Everything ends, eventually..."
The Tenth Doctor, "Darlek Universe"

    The Eleventh Doctor 
"And still not ginger!"
— One of the first things the Eleventh Doctor says after regenerating, "The End of Time"

The Eleventh Doctor, "The End of Time"

"Trust me. I'm the Doctor."
The Eleventh Doctor, "The Eleventh Hour"

Amy Pond: I thought, like, well I started to think that maybe you were just a mad man with a box.
Eleventh Doctor: Amy Pond, there's something you'd better understand about me because it's important and one day your life may depend on it. I am definitely a mad man with a box!

Amy Pond: I grew up.
Eleventh Doctor: Don't worry. I'll soon fix that.

Amy Pond: You're worse than my aunt!
Eleventh Doctor: I'm the Doctor, I'm worse than everybody's aunt! [beat] And that is not how I'm introducing myself.

Eleventh Doctor: [to Amy and Rory] Leaving is good. Never coming back is better. [to Atraxi] C'MOOOOONNN, then! The Doctor will see you now!
[the Atraxi scan the Doctor]
Atraxi: You are not of this world.
Eleventh Doctor: No, but I've put a lot of work into it. [compares a few ties] I dunno. What do you think?
Atraxi: Is this world important?
Eleventh Doctor: Important? What's that mean, important? Six billion people live here. Is that important? Here's a better question. Is this world a threat to the Atraxi? Well c'mon, you're monitoring the whole planet. Is this world a threat?
[the Atraxi scan the history of the Earth]
Atraxi: No.
Eleventh Doctor: Are the peoples of this world guilty of any crimes, by the laws of the Atraxi?
Atraxi: No.
Eleventh Doctor: Okay! One more, just one. Is this world protected? Because you're not the first lot to have come here, oh, there have been so many. And what you've got to ask is, [softly] what happened to them?
[The Atraxi's scanning shows images of all of the Doctor's nemeses, followed by images of all ten previous incarnations of the Doctor, before the Eleventh Doctor steps through the hologram]
Eleventh Doctor: Hello. I'm the Doctor. Basically... run.

"All of time and space, everything that ever happened, or ever will. Where do you want to start?"
The Eleventh Doctor, "The Eleventh Hour"

"Bowties are cool."
The Eleventh Doctor, often

Amy: You look human.
Eleventh Doctor: No, you look Time Lord. We came first.
Amy: So there are other Time Lords, yeah?
Eleventh Doctor: [face adopts a pained expression] ...No, there were but there aren't... just me now. Long story. It was a bad day, lots of bad stuff happened, and you know what? I'd love to forget it all, every last bit of it, but I don't. Not ever. 'Cause this is what I do; every time, every day, every second. This! Hold tight. [big grin] We're bringing down the government.

Eleventh Doctor: What does "hate" look like, Amy?
Amy: Hate?
Eleventh Doctor: It looks like a Dalek.

Eleventh Doctor: YOU! ARE! MY! ENEMY! And I am yours! You are everything I despise. The worst thing in all of creation. I've defeated you, time and time again I've defeated you. I sent you back into the void. I saved the whole of reality from you. I am the Doctor and you are the Daleks!
Dalek: Correct!

Eleventh Doctor: The writing, the graffiti [on the home box]: Old High Gallifreyan, the lost language of the Time Lords. There were days, there were many days, that these words could burn stars, and raise up empires, and topple gods.
Amy: What does this say?
Eleventh Doctor: ..."Hello, sweetie."

Father Octavian: There are six billion human colonists [on this planet].
Eleventh Doctor: You lot, you're everywhere, you're like rabbits! [grins like a kid on Christmas morning] I'll never get done saving you.

Eleventh Doctor: There's one thing you never put in a trap. If you're smart, if you value your continued existence, if you have any plans about seeing tomorrow there's one thing you never ever put in a trap.
Angel Bob: And what would that be, sir?
Eleventh Doctor: Me.
The Eleventh Doctor to an entire army of Weeping Angels, "The Time of Angels"

Eleventh Doctor: Amy, you've got to start trusting me. It's never been more important.
Amy: But you don't always tell me the truth.
Eleventh Doctor: If I always told you the truth, I wouldn't need you to trust me.

Amy: Sorry, did I do something wrong? 'Cause I'm getting kind of mixed signals here.
Eleventh Doctor: Mixed signals? How?
Amy: Oh, come on. You turn up in the middle of the night, you get me out of my bed in my nightie, which you then don't let me change out of for ages, and take me for a spin in your time machine. No, no, you're right. No mixed signals there. That is just a signal. Like a great big bat signal in the sky! Get your coat, love! The Doctor is in.
Eleventh Doctor: [wistfully] Yeah... [realizes what she's implying] No, no, no, no! It's... Not like that! That's not what I'm like!
Amy: Then what are you like?
Eleventh Doctor: I don't know; Gandalf. Like a space Gandalf. Like the little green one in Star Wars... [imitates lightsaber]

Amy: Then why am I here?
Eleventh Doctor: Because... Because I can't see it anymore...
Amy: See what?
Eleventh Doctor: I'm 907. After a while you just can't see it anymore.
Amy: See what?
Eleventh Doctor: Everything. I look at a star and it's just a big ball of burning gas, and I know how it began, I know how it ends... and I was probably there both times. You know, after a while, everything is just stuff. That's the problem. You make all of space and time your backyard what do you have? A backyard. But you can see it. And when you see it, I see it.

Eleventh Doctor: They're just friends. Chums, pals, mates, buddies... not mates, forget mates.
Amy: And out of all those... friends, how many would you say, just out of curiosity, were girls?
Eleventh Doctor: Oh... some of them, I suppose. Must've been.
Amy: Some?
Eleventh Doctor: It's hard to tell; it's a grey area.
Amy: Under half? Over half?
Eleventh Doctor: Probably... slightly... little bit over?
Amy: Young?
Eleventh Doctor: Everyone's young compared to me.
Amy: Hot?
Eleventh Doctor: No, no, no, no, no. None of them, not really. Not at all... probably not. Maybe one or two. I don't really notice.
Amy: Well, this big old machine must have some kind of visual records?
Eleventh Doctor: Oh God — I mean no, and anyway, they're voice-locked.
Amy: Voice-locked... so I would just have to say "show me all visual records of previous TARDIS inhabitants"?
Eleventh Doctor: No, no, no, no, I mean voice-locked. I would have to say "show me all visual records of previous TARDIS inhabitants".
Amy: Awww... thank you.
Eleventh Doctor: No! No! No! No! No!
Amy: [sees images of various companions] Haha! Ooh, Gandalf! ... Is that a leather bikini?
Eleventh Doctor: [to the TARDIS] Thanks. Thanks, dear. Miss out the metal dog, why don't you?

Eleventh Doctor: I can't see a thing.
Rory: Just as well [pulls a out a pocket light] I brought this, then.
Eleventh Doctor: [pulls out a massive fluorescent lamp] Ultra-violet portable sunlight.
Rory: Yours is bigger than mine.
Eleventh Doctor: ...Let's not go there.

"This ends today. I will tear down the House of Calvierri stone by stone. [...] And you know why? You didn't know Isabella's name. You didn't know Isabella's name."
The Eleventh Doctor, "The Vampires of Venice"

"There's something that doesn't make sense. Let's go and poke it with a stick."
The Eleventh Doctor, "Amy's Choice"

"The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don't soften the bad things, but vice versa, the bad things don't necessarily spoil the good things or make them unimportant."
The Eleventh Doctor, "Vincent and the Doctor"

"Less of a young professional — more of an ancient amateur..."
The Eleventh Doctor, "The Lodger"

Craig: Has anyone ever told you you're a bit weird?
Eleventh Doctor: They never really stop.

"People fall out of the world sometimes, but they always leave traces. Little things we can't quite account for. Faces in photographs, luggage, half-eaten meals, rings. Nothing is ever forgotten, not completely. And if something can be remembered, it can come back."
The Eleventh Doctor tries to get Amy to remember Rory, "The Pandorica Opens"

Rory: So why am I here?
Eleventh Doctor: Because you are. The Universe is big; it's vast and complicated and ridiculous and sometimes, very rarely, impossible things just happen and we call them miracles. 900 years, never seen one yet, but this'll do me.

"Now the question of the hour is, who's got the Pandorica? Answer — I do. Next question, who's coming to take it from me? [beat] Come on! Look at me: no plan, no backup, no weapons worth a damn. Oh, and something else I don't have: Anything! To! Lose! So if you're sitting up there in your silly little spaceships, with all your silly little guns, and you've got any plans on taking the Pandorica tonight, just remember who's standing in your way. Remember every black day I ever stopped you, and then, aaand then, do the smart thing! Let somebody else try first."
The Eleventh Doctor to an entire army of Doctor Who villains, "The Pandorica Opens"

"It's a fez, I wear a fez now. Fezzes are cool."
The Eleventh Doctor on his new hat, "The Big Bang"

"When you wake up, you'll have a mum and dad, and you won't even remember me. Well you'll remember me a little. I'll be a story in your head. That's okay. We're all stories in the end. Just make it a good one, eh? 'Cause it was, you know. It was the best. A daft old man who stole a magic box and ran away. Did I ever tell you that I stole it? Well, I borrowed it; I was always gonna take it back. Oh, that box. Amy, you'll dream about that box. It'll never leave you. Big and little at the same time. Brand new and ancient, and the bluest blue ever. And the times we had, eh? Woulda had. Never had. In your dreams, they'll still be there. The Doctor and Amy Pond, and the days that never came."
The Eleventh Doctor to Amelia, just before he's about to be erased from time, "The Big Bang"

"Christmas Eve on a rooftop, saw a chimney, my whole brain went 'What the hell!'"
The Eleventh Doctor, after dropping down through a chimney, "A Christmas Carol"

Eleventh Doctor: Who's she?
Kazran: Nobody important.
Eleventh Doctor: Nobody important. Blimey, that's amazing. D'you know, in 900 years of time and space, I've never met anyone who wasn't important before.

"I'm being extremely clever up here and there is no one to stand around looking impressed! What's the point of having you all?"
The Eleventh Doctor, a mite cross with his companions' secret meeting, "The Impossible Astronaut"

"I'm going to need a SWAT team ready to mobilise, street maps covering all of Florida, a pot of coffee, twelve Jammy Dodgers and a fez!"
The Eleventh Doctor, having just barged into the Oval Office with guns pointed at him and a solution to President Nixon's mystery caller, "The Impossible Astronaut"

Eleventh Doctor" ... Dr. Song, you've got that face on again.
River Song: What face?
Eleventh Doctor: The "he's hot when he's clever" face.
River Song: This is my normal face.
Eleventh Doctor: Yes it is.

"You just raised an army against yourself! And now, for a thousand generations, you're going to be ordering them to destroy you every day. How fast can you run? Because today's the day the human race threw you off their planet. And they won't even know they're doing it. I think the word you're looking for right now is 'Oops'."
— Part of the Eleventh Doctor's requisite Kirk Summation, "Day of the Moon"

Richard Nixon: I'm a president at the beginning of his time. Dare I ask? Will I be remembered?
Eleventh Doctor: Oh Dicky. Tricky Dicky. They're never going to forget you.

House: Fear me, Doctor. I've killed hundreds of Time Lords.
Eleventh Doctor: Fear me. I've killed all of them.

[in the Tenth Doctor's voice] "Hello! I'm the Doctor... [in his own voice] NO, LET IT GO! WE'VE MOVED ON!"
The Eleventh Doctor's ganger taking a potshot at certain segments of the fanbase, "The Almost People"

"I've reversed the Jelly Baby of the neutron flow! I'm the– Would you like a... doctor?"
The Eleventh Doctor's ganger duplicate getting adjusted to his regenerations in "The Almost People"

Amy: Doctor, I'm frightened. I'm properly, properly scared.
Eleventh Doctor: Don't be; hold on. We're coming for you, I swear. Whatever happens — however hard, however far — we will find you.
Amy: I'm right here...
Eleventh Doctor: No you're not; and you haven't been for a very, very long time...

"Hello everyone! Guess who? Please, point a gun at me if it helps you relax; you're only human."
The Eleventh Doctor, having infiltrated an amassed army formed for the sole purpose of killing him; "A Good Man Goes to War"

Eleventh Doctor: No. Colonel Manton, I want you to tell your men to "run away."
Colonel Manton: What?
Eleventh Doctor: Those words. "Run away." I want you to be famous for those exact words. I want people to call you Colonel Runaway. I want children laughing outside your door 'cause they've found the house of Colonel Runaway. And when people come to you and ask if trying to get to me through the people I LOVE! in any way a good idea, I want you to tell them your name. [Beat] Look, I'm angry, that's new. I'm not really sure what's going to happen now.
Madame Kovarian: The anger of a good man is not a problem. Good men have too many rules.
Eleventh Doctor: Good men don't need rules. Today is not the day to find out why I have so many.

"Imagine you were dying.
Imagine you were afraid, a long way from home, in terrible pain. Just when you thought it couldn't get worse... you looked up, and saw the face of the devil himself.
[beat] Hello, Dalek."
The Eleventh Doctor, "The Wedding of River Song"

Solomon: Whatever you want, I can get it for you. Whatever object you desire.
The Doctor: Did the Silurians beg you to stop? Look Solomon. The missiles. See them shine, see how valuable they are? And they're all yours.
Solomon: You wouldn't leave me, Doctor.
The Doctor: Enjoy your bounty.
The Eleventh Doctor and the Villain of the Week in "Dinosaurs on a Spaceship", just before the Doctor leaves Solomon's ship (with Solomon on it) to be blown to bits by missiles

"Oh, you like to think you're a god — but you're not a god. You're just a parasite, eaten out with jealousy, and envy, and longing for the lives of others. You feed on them. On the memory of love and loss, and birth and death, and joy and sorrow. So.. So... So come on, then. Take mine. Take my memories. But I hope you've got a big appetite, because I've lived a long life. And... I've seen a few things. I walked away from the Last Great Time War. I marked the passing of the Time Lords. I saw the birth of the universe, and I watched as time ran out, moment by moment, until nothing remained. No time. No space! Just me! I've walked in universes where the laws of physics were devised by the mind of a madman! [starts crying] I've watched universes freeze and creations burn! I have seen things you wouldn't believe! I have lost things you will never understand! And I know things! Secrets that must never be told! Knowledge that must never be spoken! Knowledge that will make parasite gods BLAZE! SO COME OOOOON THEN! TAKE IT! TAKE IT ALL, BABY! HAVE IT! YOU HAVE IT ALL!"
The Eleventh Doctor, "The Rings of Akhaten"

Clara: I trust the Doctor.
Captain Ferrin: You think he knows what he's doing?
Clara: I wouldn't go that far.

Clara: Look at you. The three of you. The warrior, the hero... and you.
Eleven: And what am I?
Clara: Have you really forgotten?
Eleven: Yes. Maybe, yes.
Clara: We've got enough warriors. And any idiot can be a hero.
Eleven: Then what do I do?
Clara: What you've always done. Be a doctor. You told me the name you chose was a promise. What was the promise?
Ten: Never cruel or cowardly.
War Doctor: Never give up. Never give in.

Dalek Commander: You will die now, Doctor. This is the end of you! The rules of regeneration are known. You have expended all your lives!
Eleven: Sorry, what did you say? Did you mention the rules? Now, listen. A bit of advice: tell me the truth if you think you know it, lay down the law if you're feeling brave, but, Daleks, never ever tell – me – the rules!
Dalek Commander: Emergency! Emergency! The Doctor is regenerating! The Doctor is regenerating!
Eleven: Oh ho! Look at this! Regeneration number thirteen! We're breaking some serious science here, boys! And I tell you what, it's gonna be a whopper! Ha ha!
Dalek Commander: Exterminate! Exterminate the Doctor!
Eleven: Hah! You think you can stop me now, Daleks?! IF YOU WANT MY LIFE! HA! HA! COME! AAAND! GEEET IIIT!

Eleven: It all just disappears doesn't it? Everything you are, like breath on a mirror. Any moment now... He's a coming...
Clara: Who? Who's coming?
Eleven: The Doctor.
Clara: [tears up] You. You are the Doctor.
Eleven: Yep. And I always will be. But times change, and so must I... We all change. When you think about it, we're all different people all through our lives, and that's okay, that's good, you gotta keep moving, so long as you remember all people that you used to be. I will not forget one line of this. Not one day. I swear. I will always remember when the Doctor was me.
[a woman suddenly steps down from the balcony of the TARDIS... Amy Pond, as the Doctor knew her best]
Amy Pond: [lovingly caresses his cheek while he does the same with her] Raggedy Man... Good night.
[the Doctor no longer sees Amelia or the crayon drawings in his TARDIS; he removes his bowtie and lets it drop to the floor.]
Clara: No, no! Please don't change.
Eleven: Hey. [grins one last time and suddenly flings backward, regenerating]

    The War Doctor 
"'Doctor' no more."
The War Doctor, "The Night of the Doctor"

War Doctor: What I did, I did without choice...
Eleventh Doctor: [softly] I know...
War Doctor: the name of peace and sanity.
Eleventh Doctor: But not in the name of the Doctor!

"Time Lords of Gallifrey, Daleks of Skaro. I hereby give notice. Too long have I stayed my hand. Today, I pass sentence on you all. No more. No more..."
The War Doctor, preparing to use the Moment, "The Day of the Doctor"

"Why is there never a big red button?"
The War Doctor trying to figure out the Moment, "The Day of the Doctor"

"Am I having some kind of mid-life crisis?"
The War Doctor upon getting an eyeful of his replacements, "The Day of the Doctor"

"They're screwdrivers, what are you going to do, assemble a cabinet at them?"
The War Doctor, "The Day of the Doctor"

"Great men are forged in fire. It is the privilege of lesser men to light the flame, whatever the cost."
The War Doctor, "The Day of the Doctor"

Eleventh Doctor: GERONIMO!
Tenth Doctor: Allons-y!
War Doctor: Oh, for God's sake! Gallifrey stands!

[begins to regenerate from old age] "Oh, yes... 'Course, suppose it makes sense... Wearing a bit thin. [last words] I hope the ears are a bit less conspicuous this time."
The War Doctor, "The Day of the Doctor"

    The Twelfth Doctor 
Twelfth Doctor: Kidneys!! I've got new kidneys! ...I don't like the colour.
Clara: Of your kidneys?
[the TARDIS suddenly lurches violently and begins sputtering downward]
Clara: What's happening?
Twelfth Doctor: We're probably crashing. Oh!
Clara: Into what!?
Twelfth Doctor: Stay calm! Just one question!
Twelfth Doctor: Do you happen to know how to fly this thing?
[Clara looks back at the Doctor, massively horrified]
— The newly regenerated Twelfth Doctor, "The Time of the Doctor"

Twelfth Doctor: You realize, of course, one of us is lying about our basic programming.
Half-Face Man: [scared] Yes.
Twelfth Doctor: And I think we both know who that is.

Rusty: I see into your soul, Doctor. I see beauty. I see divinity. I... See... Hatred!

Rusty: I am not a good Dalek. You are a good Dalek.

"Robbing a bank. Robbing a whole bank. Beat that for a date."
The Twelfth Doctor, "Time Heist"

"I tried to talk, I want you to remember that. I tried to reach out, I tried to understand you, but I think that you understand us perfectly. And I think that you just don't care! And I don't know whether you are here to invade, infiltrate or just replace us. I don't suppose it really matters now, you are monsters! That is the role you seem determined to play, so it seems that I must play mine! The man that stops the monsters! I'm sending you back to your own dimension. Who knows? Some of you may even survive the trip! And if you do! Remember this! You! Are not welcome here! This plane is protected! I! Am the Doctor! And I name you: the Boneless!"
The Twelfth Doctor, "Flatline"

"I am not a good man! And I'm not a bad man. I am not a hero, I'm definitely not a president, and no, I'm not an officer. You know what I am? I. Am. An idiot! With a box, and a screwdriver, passing through, helping out, learning. I don't need an army — I never have — because I've got them. Always them. Because love is not an emotion. Love is a promise."
The Twelfth Doctor, "Death in Heaven"

"So there's this man. He has a time machine. Up and down history he goes, zip zip zip zip zip, getting into scrapes. Another thing he has is a passion for the works of Ludwig van Beethoven. And one day he thinks, "What's the point of having a time machine if you don't get to meet your heroes?" So off he goes to 18th-century Germany. But he can't find Beethoven anywhere. No-one's heard of him, not even his family have any idea who the time traveller is talking about. Beethoven literally doesn't exist. (This didn't happen, by the way. I've met Beethoven. Nice chap. Very intense. Loved an arm-wrestle. No, this is called "The Bootstrap Paradox". Google it.) The time traveller panics, he can't bear the thought of a world without the music of Beethoven. Luckily he'd brought all his Beethoven sheet music for Ludwig to sign. So he copies out all the concertos and the symphonies... and he gets them published. He becomes Beethoven. And history continues with barely a feather ruffled. But my question is this. Who put those notes and phrases together? Who really composed Beethoven's 5th?"
The Twelfth Doctor, "Before the Flood"

Twelfth Doctor: Because it's not a game, Kate. This is a scale model of war. Every war ever fought right there in front of you. Because it's always the same. When you fire that first shot, no matter how right you feel, you have no idea who's going to die. You don't know who's children are going to scream and burn. How many hearts will be broken! How many lives shattered! How much blood will spill until everybody does what they're always going to have to do from the very beginning — sit down and talk! Listen to me, listen. I just — I just want you to think. Do you know what thinking is? It's just a fancy word for changing your mind.
Bonnie: I will not change my mind.
Twelfth Doctor: Then you will die stupid. Alternatively, you could step away from that box. You could walk right out of that door, and you could stand your revolution down.
Bonnie: No, I'm not stopping this, Doctor. I started it. I will not stop it. You think they'll let me go after what I've done?
Twelfth Doctor: You're all the same, you screaming kids, you know that? "Look at me, I'm unforgivable." Well here's the unforeseeable, I forgive you. After all you've done. I forgive you.
Bonnie: You don't understand. You will never understand.
Twelfth Doctor: I don't understand? Are you kidding? Me? Of course I understand. I mean, do you call this a war, this funny little thing? This is not a war. I fought in a bigger war than you will ever know. I did worse things than you could ever imagine, and when I close my eyes... I hear more screams than anyone could ever be able to count! And do you know what you do with all that pain? Shall I tell you where you put it? You hold it tight... Til it burns your hand. And you say this — no one else will ever have to live like this. No one else will ever have to feel this pain. Not on my watch.

"As you come into this world, something else is also born. You begin your life, and it begins a journey. Towards you. It moves slowly, but it never stops. Wherever you go, whatever path you take, it will follow; never faster, never slower, always coming. You will run, it will walk. You will rest. It will not. One day, you will linger in the same place too long. You will sit too still. You will sleep too deep. And when, too late, you rise to go, you will notice a second shadow next to yours. Your life will then be over."
The Twelfth Doctor, narration, "Heaven Sent"

"So you want me to tell you a story? The Brothers Grimm. Lovely fellows. They're on my darts team. According to them, there's this emperor, and he asks this shepherd's boy, "How many seconds in eternity?" And the shepherd's boy says, "There's this mountain of pure diamond. It takes an hour to climb it and an hour to go around it! And every hundred years a little bird comes and sharpens its beak on the diamond mountain. And when the entire mountain is chiseled away, the first... second... of eternity... will have passed!" You may think that's a hell of a long time! Personally... Personally, I think that's a hell of a bird."
The Twelfth Doctor, "Heaven Sent"

Brock: Who are you?
Twelfth Doctor: There have been many attempts to conquer the Earth. I've lost count. Not one of them has succeeded. Not a single one. They all lost and burned and ran. That's who I am.

"The end of your life has already begun. There is a last place you will ever go, a last door you will ever walk through, a last sight you will ever see, and every step you ever take is moving you closer. The end of the world is a billion billion tiny moments, and somewhere, unnoticed, in silence or in darkness, it has already begun."

"Hey! I'm going to be dead in a few hours, so before I go, let's have this out, you and me, once and for all. Winning? Is that what you think it's about? I'm not trying to win. I'm not doing this because I want to beat someone, or because I hate someone, or because, because I want to blame someone. It's not because it's fun and God knows it's not because it's easy. It's not even because it works, because it hardly ever does. I do what I do, because it's right! Because it's decent! And above all, it's kind. It's just that. Just kind. If I run away today, good people will die. If I stand and fight, some of them might live. Maybe not many, maybe not for long. Hey, you know, maybe there's no point in any of this at all, but it's the best I can do, so I'm going to do it. And I will stand here doing it till it kills me. You're going to die too, some day. How will that be? Have you thought about it? What would you die for? Who I am is where I stand. Where I stand, is where I fall. Stand with me. These people are terrified. Maybe we can help, a little. Why not, just at the end, just be kind?"
The Twelfth Doctor, "The Doctor Falls"

"No stars. Pity. I hoped there'd be stars."
The Twelfth Doctor, just before he dies (but not quite), "The Doctor Falls"

"Oh, there it is. Silly old universe. The more I save it the more it needs saving. It's a treadmill. [the TARDIS makes argumentative noises; the Doctor sighs heavily] Yes, yes, I know they'll get it all wrong without me. [the TARDIS makes noises in agreement] Well, I suppose... one more lifetime won't kill anyone... Well, except me. You wait a moment, Doctor! Let's get it right. I've got a few things to say to you. Basic stuff first. Never be cruel, never be cowardly. And never, ever eat pears! Remember, hate is always foolish... and love, is always wise. [sighs wearily] Always try, to be nice and never fail to be kind. Oh, and... and you mustn't tell anyone your name. No-one would understand it anyway. Except... [gasps and collapses to the floor, then clutches his stomach in pain] except... children. Children can hear it. Sometimes, if their hearts are in the right place, and the stars are too. Children can hear your name. [struggles to get back on his feet] But nobody else. Nobody else. Ever. [gets back up again] Laugh hard! Run fast. Be kind. [pauses to compose himself] Doctor... I let you go."
The Twelfth Doctor's Final Speech before regenerating, "Twice Upon a Time"

    The Thirteenth Doctor 
"Oh, brilliant!"
The Thirteenth Doctor, upon seeing her own reflection for the first time, "Twice Upon a Time"

"There's this moment when you're sure you're about to die. And then... you're born. It's terrifying. Right now I'm a stranger to myself. There's echoes of who I was and a sort of call towards who I am. And I have to hold my nerve and trust all these new instincts — shape myself towards them. I'll be fine, in the end. Hopefully. I have to be, because you guys need help. And if there's one thing I'm certain of, when people need help, I never refuse."
The Thirteenth Doctor, on regeneration, "The Woman Who Fell to Earth"

"We're all capable of the most incredible change. We can evolve while still staying true to who we are. We can honour who we've been and choose who we want to be next."
The Thirteenth Doctor, "The Woman Who Fell to Earth"

"I'm the Doctor. Sorting out fair play throughout the universe. Now please. Get off this planet while you still have a choice."
The Thirteenth Doctor, to Tzim-Sha, "The Woman Who Fell to Earth"

Yaz: Have you got family?
Thirteenth Doctor: Lost them a long time ago.
Ryan: How'd you cope with that?
Thirteenth Doctor: I carry them with me. What they would have thought, and said, and done. Make them a part of who I am. So even though they're gone from the world, they're never gone from me.

"I'm just a traveller. Sometimes I see things need fixin'... I do what I can."
The Thirteenth Doctor, "The Woman Who Fell to Earth"

Remnants: You lead, but you're scared too. For yourself and for others.
Thirteenth Doctor: Yeah, well... Who isn't?
Remnants: Afraid of your own newness. We see deeper, though. Further back. The Timeless Child.
Thirteenth Doctor: ...What did you just say?
Remnants: She doesn't know.
Thirteenth Doctor: What are you talking about? What can you see?
Remnants: We see what's hidden, even from yourself. The Outcast, abandoned and unknown.
Thirteenth Doctor: Get out of my head.

"Come to Daddy. I mean Mummy. I mean... I really need you right now!"
The Thirteenth Doctor, trying to get the TARDIS to materialize, "The Ghost Monument"

"Oh, my beautiful Ghost Monument... Hello, you. I've missed you. Oh! You've done yourself up! Very nice..."
The Thirteenth Doctor, to the TARDIS, "The Ghost Monument"

Krasko: Blue box in the alley, is it a TARDIS?
Thirteenth Doctor: Might be. What's it to you?
Krasko: Well, could be worth a lot.
Thirteenth Doctor: Nah, not that one. Second-hand, huge mileage, one careless owner!

Thirteenth Doctor: You're a medic, I'm the Doctor.
Mabli: A doctor of medicine?
Thirteenth Doctor: Well, medicine, science, engineering, candy floss, LEGO, philosophy, music, problems, people, hope. Mostly hope.

"No matter how many times you try, no matter how long you wait... I will always be in your way, backed up by the best of humanity. Now... final, final, final warning, because I'm nice. I really do try my best. Stop the signal, get off this planet."
The Thirteenth Doctor explains herself to a Dalek, "Resolution"

Kane: You can't build an ionic membrane from scratch!
Thirteenth Doctor: If I had crayons and half a can of Spam, I could build you from scratch!

"Don't want to talk to me? Fine. I don't need a second person for a conversation. A lot of the time, they just get in the way."
The Thirteenth Doctor gets annoyed, "Orphan 55"

Thirteenth Doctor: I gave you your chance.
Skithra Queen: A chance to be like you?
Thirteenth Doctor: A chance to evolve. But you were too stupid to take it. When you die, there'll be nothing left behind. Just a trail of blood and other people's brilliance. No-one will even know you existed.

I fought the Matrix before, denied its reality. I can do it again. Maybe. You know what they say, Doctor. Nothing ventured, nothing blown. Oh! I'm talking to myself again! That's a good sign! Thanks, Doctor. Still here. No, shut up, I need to concentrate.
The Thirteenth Doctor overcomes her temporary Heroic BSoD, "The Timeless Children"


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