Sydney Stanton Quotes in When Worlds Collide (1951)
Sydney Stanton Quotes:
Sydney Stanton: Put me on board.
Dr. Cole Hendron, Astronomer at Cosmos Observatory: [the boarding ramp fence comes under attack] You were right, Stanton. You're a better judge of character than I am.
Sydney Stanton: Put me on board!
Dr. Cole Hendron, Astronomer at Cosmos Observatory: No, Stanton.
[Pushes him away from the ramp]
Sydney Stanton: What are you doing?
Dr. Cole Hendron, Astronomer at Cosmos Observatory: [Uncovers and pulls a secret lever that closes the ark's hatch] *We're* the extra fuel that they need. The new world doesn't belong to us; it belongs to the young.
Sydney Stanton: Your salvation doesn't interest me; mine does.
Sydney Stanton: Without me you would have been wiped out with the rest of them.
Dr. Cole Hendron, Astronomer at Cosmos Observatory: Before you opened your pocketbook, you tried to make this a personal enterprise, a private rocket ship for your own personal use. This project was started by real humanitarians, by Marsden and Spiro. They gave me their money with no strings attached. You're not here under any special license. You're always shouting for facts, not theories. Well, remember these facts: our chance of reaching the new world is as thin as your chance of ever becoming a humanitarian.
Sydney Stanton: It's dog eat dog - the law of the jungle!
Sydney Stanton: All right. I'm in here safe and sound. Go outside and read the magazines.
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