Selvig Quotes in The Avengers (2012)


Selvig Quotes:

  • 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: 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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