Selvig Quotes in The Avengers (2012)
Loki: [as Fury tries to leave with the Tesseract ] Please don't. I still need that.
Nick Fury: This doesn't have to get any messier.
Loki: Of course it does. I've come too far anything else. I am Loki, of Asgard and I am burdened with glorious purpose.
Selvig: Loki, brother of Thor.
Nick Fury: We have no quarrel with your people.
Loki: An ant has no quarrel with a boot.
Nick Fury: Are you planning to step on us?
Loki: I come with glad tidings of a world made free.
Nick Fury: Free from what?
Loki: Freedom. Freedom is life's great lie. Once you accept that, in your heart...
[walks up to Eric Selvig and touches him with the scepter]
Loki: ...you will know peace.
Nick Fury: Yeah, you say "peace," I kind of think you mean the other thing.
Clint Barton: Sir, Director Fury is stalling. This place is about to blow and drop a hundred feet of rock on us. He means to bury us.
Nick Fury: Like the pharaohs of old.
Selvig: He's right. The portal is collapsing in on itself. We've got maybe two minutes before this goes critical.
Loki: Well, then...
[Barton shoots Fury, they leave]
Jarvis: [as Iron Man arrives at Stark Tower to confront Loki and Selvig] Sir, I've shut down the Arc Reactor, but the device is already self-sustaining.
Iron Man: Shut it down, Dr. Selvig.
Selvig: It's too late! She can't stop now. She wants to show us something! A new universe.
Iron Man: OK.
[blasts the device, which defends itself with a barrier, blasting Selvig into a wall and pushing Iron Man back]
Jarvis: The barrier is pure energy. It's unbreachable.
Iron Man: Yeah I got that - Plan B.
[he turns to Loki and drifts down to his landing pad]
Jarvis: Sir, the Mark VII is not ready for deployment.
Iron Man: Then skip the spinning rims! We're on the clock!
[Lands and has his armor removed]
Nick Fury: Where's Barton?
Selvig: The Hawk? Up in his nest, as usual.
Selvig: The Tesseract is showing me so much. It's more than just knowledge, it's... truth.
Loki: I know. What did it show you, Agent Barton?
Clint Barton: My next target.
Loki: Tell me what you need.
Clint Barton: I'll need a distraction.
[Barton grabs his bow]
Clint Barton: And an eyeball.
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