First High Councilor Quotes in The Golden Compass (2007)
First High Councilor Quotes:
Magisterial Emissary: Scholars still refuse to hand over the last alethiometer and now they've given Asriel all the funds he needs. If he succeeds in proving the existence of these other worlds, it will contradict centuries of teaching. There will always be free thinkers and heretics, unless we deal with the root of the problem. That is why Mrs. Coulter's work is so important.
[to The First High Councilor]
Magisterial Emissary: What progress has she made?
First High Councilor: The doctors at Bolvanger are close to perfecting the inoculation against the effects of Dust.
Magisterial Emissary: I am relieved to hear that. If we can protect our children from the corrupting influence of Dust before their Daemons settle, then we will nurture a generation at peace with itself; one that will never question our authority again. We owe it to the young, do we not?
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