Aliens Quotes

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Ellen DeGeneres
“The only thing that scares me more than space aliens is the idea that there aren't any space aliens. We can't be the best that creation has to offer. I pray we're not all there is. If so, we're in big trouble.”
Ellen DeGeneres

Tim Burton
“We all know interspecies romance is weird.”
Tim Burton

Shaun David Hutchinson
“Depression isn't a war you win. It's a battle you fight every day. You never stop, never get to rest. It's one bloody fray after another.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Shaun David Hutchinson
“I saw the world from the stars' point of view, and it looked unbearably lonely.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Stanisław Lem
“Man has gone out to explore other worlds and other civilizations without having explored his own labyrinth of dark passages and secret chambers, and without finding what lies behind doorways that he himself has sealed.”
Stanisław Lem, Solaris

Rick Yancey
“When I cry - when I let myself cry - that's who I cry for. I don't cry for myself. I cry for the Cassie that's gone.
And I wonder what that Cassie would think of me.
The Cassie who kills.”
Rick Yancey, The 5th Wave

Shaun David Hutchinson
“Sometimes I think gravity may be death in disguise. Other times I think gravity is love, which is why love's only demand is that we fall.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Shaun David Hutchinson
“We're not words, Henry, we're people.
Words are how others define us, but we can define ourselves any way we choose.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Darynda Jones
“Ambulances were cool. “You just want to fondle my extraneous body parts,” I said to the EMT as I picked up a silver gadget that looked disturbingly like an alien orifice probe, broke it, then promptly put it back, hoping it wouldn’t leave someone’s life hanging in the balance because the EMT couldn’t alien-probe his orifices.”
Darynda Jones, First Grave on the Right

Melissa Landers
“It's common knowledge that shiny rocks are preferred among human females.”
Melissa Landers, Alienated

Shaun David Hutchinson
“I could write my name across the sky, and it would be in invisible ink.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Shaun David Hutchinson
“As human beings, we're born believing that we are the apex of creation, that we are invincible, that no problem exists that we cannot solve. But we inevitably die with all our beliefs broken.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Shaun David Hutchinson
“History is just a way of keeping score, but it doesn't have to be who we are.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

If the government is covering up knowledge of aliens, they are doing a better job
“If the government is covering up knowledge of aliens, they are doing a better job of it than they do at anything else.”
Stephen Hawking

Rowena Cherry
“What in the blue star-blazes did you see in Jason?" he asked, still forcefully but with his frustration and jealousy under better control.

"For one thing, Djetth, he wasn't trying to kill me!"

("Marsh", heroine of Insufficient Mating Material)
Rowena Cherry, Insufficient Mating Material

Stephenie Meyer
“We value the individual. We probably put too much emphasis on the individual, if it comes right down to it. How many people, in the abstract, would...let's say Paige....how many people would she sacrifice to keep Andy alive? The answer wouldn't make any sense if you were looking at the whole of humanity as equals.”
Stephenie Meyer, The Host

Ray Bradbury
“Do you ever wonder if--well, if there are people living on the third planet?'
'The third planet is incapable of supporting life,' stated the husband patiently. 'Our scientists have said there's far too much oxygen in their atmosphere.”
Ray Bradbury, The Martian Chronicles

Shaun David Hutchinson
“Popularity is teenage heroin.”
Shaun David Hutchinson, We Are the Ants

Jennifer L. Armentrout
“I frowned as my fingers throbbed. “Wait a sec. There’s a chance I can’t work with fire and you let me do that?”“How else am I going to figure out your limitations?”
“What the hell!” I pulled my hand free, furious. “That’s not cool, Blake. What’s next? Trying to stop a moving vehicle by standing in front of it, but whoops, I can’t do that and now I’m dead?”
Jennifer L. Armentrout, Onyx

Philip K. Dick
“Well, I hate to admit it, but it is possible that there is (one) such a thing as telepathy and (two) that the CETI project's idea that we might communicate with extraterrestrial beings via telepathy is possibly a reasonable idea--if telepathy exists and if ETIs exist. Otherwise we are trying to communicate with someone who doesn't exist with a system which doesn't work.”
Philip K. Dick, The Dark-Haired Girl

Rick Yancey
“Everything's going to be okay', because that's what I wanted him to say and it's what he wanted to say and that's what you do when the curtain is falling — you give the line that the audience wants to hear.”
Rick Yancy

Gini Koch
“Do I really run like that?" (Kitty)
"Yup," Martini confirmed. "Don't worry, I think it's sexy."
"Thank God. I think I look like a cheetah on drugs.”
Gini Koch, Touched by an Alien

Janet Evanovich
“You gonna take the case?"

It's not a case. It's a missing person. Sort of."

You're gonna have a devil of a time finding him if it was aliens," Grandma said.”
Janet Evanovich, High Five

Vernor Vinge
“Once upon a time I was such a good liar; I could talk the fish right into my mouths.”
Vernor Vinge, A Fire Upon the Deep

Adam Rex
“Captain Smek himself appeared on television for an official speech to humankind.
[...] 'Noble Savages of Earth,' he said. 'Long time we have tried to live together in peace.' (It had been five months.) 'Long time have the Boov suffered under the hostileness and intolerableness of you people. With sad hearts I now concede that Boov and humans will never to exist as one.'
I remember being really excited at this point. Could I possibly be hearing right? Were the Boov about to leave? I was so stupid.
'And so now I generously grant you Human Preserves - gifts of land that will be for humans forever, never to be taken away again, now.'
[...] So that's when we Americans were given Florida. One state for three hundred million people. There were going to be some serious lines for the bathrooms.”
Adam Rex, The True Meaning of Smekday

Toba Beta
“There are places on planet earth,
where common sense doesn't apply.”
Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

P.D. James
“It is surely unreasonable to credit that only one small star in the immensity of the universe is capable of developing and supporting intelligent life. But we shall not get to them and they will not come to us.”
P.D. James, The Children of Men

Megan Boyle
“people like to see will smith reacting to aliens”
Megan Boyle, Selected Unpublished Blog Posts of a Mexican Panda Express Employee

Adam Rex
“I'm sorry, but -I'm sorry!' I yelped and skipped backward as Gorg advanced on me. 'You were given bad information. Probably some human's fault.'
I AM PRINCIPAL ANGER COORDINATOR ASSOCIATE-OF-THE-MONTH GORG FOUR-GORG! HUMANS WILL GIVE ME BAD INFORMATION AT THEIR PERIL!'
He didn't look like a principal. He looked like something Hercules ought to be wrestling on the side of a vase.”
Adam Rex, The True Meaning of Smekday

Adam Rex
“We found the bathrooms, which were labeled 'Aliens' and 'Femaliens.'
'Finally,' I said to J.Lo. 'Here's a bathroom you're allowed to use.”
Adam Rex, The True Meaning of Smekday

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