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    Nothing can ever be a rule in drama, because then you're saying certain things won't ever happen, and that would be very boring.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: drama  saying  rules 
     
    People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but *actually* from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... time-y wimey... stuff.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: time  people 
     
    You know when sometimes you meet someone so beautiful - and then you actually talk with them, and five minutes later they're as dull as a brick. But then there's other people, and you meet them and you think: "Not bad, they're okay," and then you get to know them, and their face sort of becomes them, like their personality's written all over it; and they just - and they turn into something so beautiful.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: people  beautiful  bad 
     
    What's the point of being a grown-up if you don't get to be immature?
    — Steven Moffat
    Hitler: Thank you, whoever you are. I think you just saved my life. The Doctor: Believe me... It was an accident.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: believe 
     
    If you don't expect to like someone and then you do, that's an incredibly exciting moment.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: moment 
     
    It's a TV show. Only the emotional damage is real.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: real  emotional 
     
    I find it's bizarre that science fiction is the one branch of television to push the idea of strong female characters. And I only call it bizarre because strong women aren't fiction.
    — Steven Moffat
    You should always waste time when you don't have any. Time is not the boss of you. Rule 408.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: time  rules 
     
    Though the man above might say hello, expect no love from the beast below
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: men 
     
    [The Doctor, Capt. Jack and Rose are cornered by the empty children.] The Doctor: Go to your room! Go to your room! I mean it. I'm very, very angry with you. I'm very, very cross! GO! TO! YOUR! ROOM! [The children lurch away and obey him.] I'm really glad that worked. Those would have been terrible last words.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: children  child  doctor 
     
    I'll be a story in your head. But that's OK. We're all stories, in the end. Just make it a good one, eh? Because it was, you know; it was the best.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: stories 
     
    You want weapons? We're in a library! Books! The best weapons in the world!
    — Steven Moffat
    You don't just give up. You don't just let things happen. You make a stand! You say no! You have the guts to do what's right, even when everyone else just runs away.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: right 
     
    An awful lot of storytelling isn't really about making people understand - it's about making people care.
    — Steven Moffat
    Madness is just what a genius looks like to a tiny mind.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: madness  mind  genius 
     
    I can't see what's wrong about assuming intelligence in your audience and what's bad news about being rewarded for assuming that.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: wrong  bad  intelligence 
     
    There's something really cool about scaring children. Traumatize a generation, that's what it's all about.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: children  child 
     
    Demons run when a good man goes to war. Night will fall and drown the sun when a good man goes to war. Friendship dies and true love lies. Night will fall and the dark will rise when a good man goes to war. Demons run but count the cost; the battle's won but the child is lost.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: children  friendship  men  lies  dark  night  true  lost  child  battle  die  demon  war 
     
    We have a plan to top it. And I do think our plan is devastating. We've practically reduced our cast to tears telling them the plan " we're probably more excited that we've ever been about Sherlock.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: tears 
     
    Do you know how you make someone into a Dalek? Subtract Love, add Anger.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: anger 
     
    Brainy's the new sexy.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: sexy 
     
    It's been a long time since Sherlock Holmes jumped off that roof - it's time to reveal the truth about what happened between him and the pavement.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: time  truth 
     
    I was called a misogynist because I was reducing women to mothers. 'Reducing women to mothers' " now there is possibly the most anti-women statement I've heard.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: women  mother 
     
    So is this how it works Doctor? You never interfere with the affairs of other peoples or planets, unless there are children crying?
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: children  work  child 
     
    I hope I won't become hated by geeks everywhere, but I don't really know comic books all that well.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: book  hope 
     
    Madame Kovarian: The anger of a good man is not a problem. Good men have too many rules. The Doctor: Good men don't need rules. Today is not the day to find out why I have so many.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: men  anger  problem  rules 
     
    I don't think, generally speaking, people become writers because they were the really good, really cool, attractive kid in class. I'll be honest. This is our revenge for people who were much better looking and more popular than us. I was a bit like that, I suppose.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: people  revenge  kids 
     
    Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman are back in Cardiff, back in the box, and back in action - for one of our scariest adventures yet!
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: action  adventure 
     
    You'll go out of business if you think people are stupid.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: people  business 
     
    Rose: Look at you, beaming away like you're Father Christmas! The Doctor: Who says I'm not, red-bicycle-when-you-were-twelve? Rose: [shocked] What? The Doctor: And everybody lives, Rose! Everybody lives! I need more days like this! Go on, ask me anything; I'm on fire!
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: live  father 
     
    Reinette: One may tolerate a world of demons for the sake of an angel.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: world  demon  angel 
     
    River Song: Right, I have questions. But number one is this: what in the name of sanity have you got on your head? The Doctor: It's a fez. I wear a fez now. Fezzes are cool.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: right  questions 
     
    It's a funny thing about stories. It doesn't feel like you make them up, more like you find them. You type and type and you know you haven't got it yet, because somewhere out there, there's that perfect thing - the unexpected ending that was always going to happen. That place you've always been heading for, but never expected to go.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: funny  stories 
     
    Rule 1: The Doctor lies.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: lies  rules  doctor 
     
    Come on, Rory! It isn't rocket science, it's just quantum physics! -The Doctor (Matt Smith)
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: doctor 
     
    The Doctor: 'You know when grown-ups tell you everything's going to be fine, but you really think they're lying to make you feel better?' Amelia: 'Yeah...' The Doctor: 'Everything's going to be fine.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: lying 
     
    River Song? Amy Pond? Hardly weak women. It's the exact opposite. You could accuse me of having a fetish for powerful, sexy women who like cheating people. That would be fair.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: people  women  powerful  sexy 
     
    I write the kind of stuff I'd like to watch.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: write 
     
    See the bowtie? I wear it and I don't care. That's why it's cool.
    — Steven Moffat
    tags: care 
     
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