Dr. Otto Octavius Quotes in Spider-Man 2 (2004)


Dr. Otto Octavius Quotes:

  • [Spider-Man is unable to stop the reactor, so he turns to the only person who can help him... ]

    Spider-Man: Doctor Octavius!

    [Doc Ock frowns puzzledy, He recognizes that voice - and as if to confirm it, Spider-Man removes his mask and reveals his identity... ]

    Peter Parker: We have to shut it down! Please tell me how!

    Doc Ock: Peter Parker...?Brilliant but lazy."

    [He chuckles at this statement made by his old friend, now seeing its irony]

    Peter Parker: Look at what's happening! We have to stop it!

    Doc Ock: I can't stop it... I WON'T!

    [He clamps a tentacle on Peter's neck and glares at him]

    Peter Parker: You once spoke to me about intelligence... you said it was a gift to be used for the greater good...

    Doc Ock: A privilege...

    Peter Parker: These things have turned you into something else... don't listen to THEM...

    Doc Ock: It was my dream...

    Peter Parker: Sometimes... to do what's right... we must be steady... and give up the things we desire the most... even our dreams.

    Doc Ock: You're right.

    [a piece of wreckage gets sucked into the machine. Outside several cars are pulled towards the vortex]

    Doc Ock: [to his arms] He's right...

    [the tentacles click and whirl, strongly disagreeing with him]

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Listen... listen to me now! Listen to ME now!

    [He finally acquires his sanity, and control over his tentacles. With a jerk, a tentacle lets go of Peter]

    Peter Parker: Now... tell me how to stop it!

    Dr. Otto Octavius: It can't be stopped. It's self-sustaining now.

    Peter Parker: THINK!

    Doc Ock: Unless... the river! Drown it!

    [Peter turns to leave, but a tentacle grips him once again... ]

    Dr. Otto Octavius: I'll do it.

    [He heads towards his Frankenstein creation, pausing for a moment to look back at Peter. Peter meets his glance, and then sensing someone, looks behind him and sees Mary Jane... ]

  • Rosalie Octavius: Peter, tell us about yourself. Do you have a girlfriend?

    Peter Parker: Uh, well... I don't really know.

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Well, shouldn't you know? Who would know?

    Rosalie Octavius: Leave him alone. Maybe it's a secret love.

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Love should never be a secret. If you keep something as complicated as love stored up inside, it could make you sick.

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: Before we start, did anyone lose a bunch of twenties rolled up in a rubber band? Because we found the rubber band.

    [slight laugh]

    Dr. Otto Octavius: It's a terrible joke... But thank you for coming.

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: Parker... Now I remember you. You're Dr. Connor's student. He tells me you're brilliant.

    [Peter looks flattered]

    Dr. Otto Octavius: He also tells me you're lazy.

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: Peter Parker! And the girlfriend!

    Peter Parker: What do you want?

    Dr. Otto Octavius: [grabs Peter with a tentacle] I want you to find your friend Spider-Man. Tell him to meet me at the Westside Tower at 3 o'clock.

    Peter Parker: But I don't know where he is.

    Dr. Otto Octavius: [takes his sunglasses off with a tentacle] Find him. Or I'll peel the flesh off her bones...

    [Tentacle snaps at Peter]

    Peter Parker: [angrily] If you lay... one finger on her...

    Dr. Otto Octavius: You'll do what?

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: [talking to his arms] Listen. Listen... to me now. Listen... to ME now!

  • Rosalie Octavius: You need to sleep soundly tonight.

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Did Edison sleep before he turned on the light bulb? Did Marconi sleep before he turned on the radio? Did Beethoven sleep before he wrote the fifth?

    Peter Parker: Did Bernoulli sleep before he found the curves of quickest descent?

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Ahhh, Rosie, I love this boy.

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: I finally got lucky in love when I met Rosie here. She was discussing T.S. Eliot, and I was discussing... I still don't know what she was talking about!

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: [to Spider-man] I should've known Osborn wouldn't have the spine to finish you!

  • Peter Parker: [referring to Ock's fusion project] Now, tell me how to stop it!

    Dr. Otto Octavius: It can't be stopped. It's self-sustaining now.

    Peter Parker: Think!

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Unless... the river. Drown it!

    [a tentacle grabs Peter's arm]

    Dr. Otto Octavius: I'll do it.

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: [during the lab demonstration] Precious tritium is what makes this project go. There's only 25 pounds of it on the whole planet. I'd like to thank Harry Osborn and Oscorp Industries for providing it.

    Harry Osborn: Happy to pay the bills, Otto.

  • Peter Parker: These things have turned you into something you're not.


    Peter Parker: Don't listen to them!

    Dr. Otto Octavius: It was my dream.

    Peter Parker: Sometimes, to do what's right, we have to be steady and give up the thing we want the most. Even our dreams.

    Dr. Otto Octavius: You're right.

    [the tentacles hiss and snap]

    Dr. Otto Octavius: He's right.

  • Harry Osborn: Kill Spider-Man, I'll give you all the tritium you need. On second thought, bring him to me, alive.

    Dr. Otto Octavius: How do I find him?

    Harry Osborn: Peter Parker.

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Parker?

    Harry Osborn: He takes pictures of Spider-Man for the Bugle. Make him tell you where he is.

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Have it ready.

    [Runs down the building]

    Harry Osborn: [shouts] Don't hurt Peter!

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: I will not die a monster.

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: You have a train to catch.

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seat belts.

  • Spider-Man: If you lay... One finger... On her... I'll...

    Dr. Otto Octavius: You'll what?

  • Harry Osborn: Nobel Prize, Otto! We'll see you in Sweden!

    Dr. Otto Octavius: [to Peter] Interesting person, your friend.

  • Spider-Man: Where is she?

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Oh, she'll be just fine. Let's talk.

    [they fight]

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: The power of the sun, in the palm of my hand!

  • Mary Jane Watson: [Dr. Octavius has tied up MJ and is busy working on other stuff] Hey! I'm talking to you! You got what you needed for your little science project. Now let me go!

    Dr. Otto Octavius: I can't let you go. You'd bring the police. Not that anyone can stop me now that Spider-Man is dead.

    Mary Jane Watson: He's not dead. I don't believe you.

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Believe it.

    [he puts on his goggles and starts up the machine]

  • Dr. Otto Octavius: If you want to get a woman to fall in love with you, feed her poetry.

    Peter Parker: Poetry?

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Never fails.

  • [as he drops aunt May]

    Dr. Otto Octavius: Butterfingers!

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