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Quotes from the British series Blake's 7
"I'm not expendible, I'm not stupid, and I'm not going!". .
"Logic says we're dead." . . . Avon
"Logic has never defined what dead is." . . . Blake
"On my planet there is a saying -- the man who trusts can
never be betrayed, only mistaken." . . . Cally
"Life expectancy must be fairly short among your people." .
"He has one reliable flaw -- loyalty." Travis (on Blake)
"Do you agree?" . . . Blake
"Do I have a choice?" . . . Avon
"Yes." . . .Blake
"Then I agree." . . . Avon
"Blake would've been proud of you, you know." . . . Vila
"I know, but then he never was very bright." . . . Avon
"Regret is part of being alive". . . Avon
"Sentiment breeds weakness, let it get hold of you and you
are dead." . . . Avon
"I have never understood why it is necessary to become
irrational in order to prove that you care, or why it should
be necessary to prove it at all." . . . Avon
"Death is something that he and I faced together on a number
of occasions. I always thought that his death and mine
might be linked in some way." . . . Avon (on Blake)
"I think I have just made the biggest mistake of my life." .
. . Vila
"It is unlikely. I would predict there are far greater
mistakes waiting to be made by someone with your obvious
talent for it." . . .Orac
"There is something very suspicious about a man who keeps
his booze under lock and key." . . . Vila
"This is stupid." . . . Vila
"When did that ever stop us." . . .Avon
"I've got this shocking pain right behind the eyes." . .
"Have you considered amputation?" . . . Avon
"I am not interested in trying to compensate for your
amazing lack of observation." . . . Orac
"A statement of fact cannot be insolent." . . . Orac
"May you die alone and silent." . . . Cally
"What did I do to deserve this?" . . . Vila
"How long a list would you like?" . . . Avon
"They're unfriendly. Which is fortunate really; they'd be
difficult to love." . . . Avon
"I have never taken things on trust. I see no reason to
make an exception in the case of a mysterious area of
danger." . . .Avon
"Why should I find nothing frightening?". . . Vila
"Hope is very dangerous." . . .Servalan
"Staying with you requires a degree of stupidity of which I
no longer feel capable." . . .Avon
"Now you're just being modest." . . . Blake
"They don't like humanoids in general and homo sapiens in
particular. That puts their intelligence in no doubt." . .
"We've come at the worst possible time -- of course." . . .
"What went wrong?" . . . Blake
"I relied on other people." . . . Avon
"Luck has nothing to do with it." . . . Avon
"I don't think I want to kill for your entertainment." . . .
"I've seen friends die." . . . Blake
"You just don't get off a spaceship and run." . . . Avon
"They would have to destry the evidence -- and that would
"He was calling me a machine, but since he undoubtably
defines himself as a human being, I shall chose to accept
that as more of a complement than anything else." . . . Avon
"It's the one talent we all share -- even you." . . . Avon
(on dying) to Vila.
"It is frequently easier to be honest when you have nothing
"Blake will return." . . . Cally
"You can bet your life on it. In fact, you've just bet both
our lives on it." . . . Avon
"Personally, I don't care if the whole planet turns into a
mushroom. I shall stay because I don't like an unsolved
mystery." . . .Avon
"Raffert was dying. It's difficult to be neat under those
circumstances." . . . Avon
"For what it's worth, I've always trusted you from the
"Leave me a torch -- I like to see what I'm scarred of." . .
There isn't a lock I can't open -- if I'm scared enough." .
. . Vila
"Good, terrific, I'm really looking forward to this.
Danger. excitment, sudden death. I can't wait." . . .Vila
"Doesn't it make you feel good to be wanted? . . .Avon
"I've been a wanted man all my life. What I need now is to
be unwanted." . . . Vila
"It would be stupid to be shot up by our own allies." . . .
"Not only stupid -- painful." . . . Vila
"See, the old magic's still there" . . . Vila
"The old ego too.". . . Avon
"You don't get another guess." . . . Avon
"Waste amy more time and you won't get any older." . . .
"You expect me to believe that?" . . . Del Grant
"Not particularly. But it happens to be the truth." . . .
"If there had ever been a time when I could have given my
own life to save her I would have done it." . . . Avon
"Blake is an idealist; he cannot allow himself to think." .
"I thought you were the one with brains." . . . Travis (to
"Brains. But no heart." . . . Avon
"You killed someone he loved." . . . Dayne (to Shrinker)
"And there aren't many of them about. Avon's not a very
loveable man." . . . Vila
"Trust is only dangerous when you have to rely on it." . . .
"Why should I trust you?" . . . Shrinker
"Because I have the guna" . . . Avon
"I'm a man of my word. In the end, that's all there is
really." . . . Avon
"Go to hell, Avon." . . . Servalan
"Probably." . . . Avon
"I am entitled to my own opinion." . . . Vila
"Yes, but it's your constant assumption that everyone else
is also that's so annoying." . . . Avon
"The Plain Man's Guide to Alien Invasion." . . . Avon
"That's like talking to Vila -- a complete waste of time." .
"On Earth it is considered ill mannered to kill your friends
while committing suicide." . . . Avon
"It's a question of intelligence -- so your opinion has very
little relevance." . . . Avon
"Never argue with a computer." . . . Avon
"Justify 'stupid'." . . . Avon
"Does he always kill when taken by surprise?" . . .
"There is no rational basis for the concept you call luck."
. . . Avon
"By all means -- let's be careful." . . . Blake
"Gung ho." . . . Avon
"I said it was our only chance -- I did not say it was a
good one." .
"What's the point of being famous if you can't get a last
minute booking?" . . . Vila
"I would prefer something a little more reliable than hope."
. . . Avon
"While there's life, there's threat." . . . Servalan
"'Just try trusting me' -- that's weak even by his
standards." . . . Avon
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