Quotable Who: The First Doctor

The Doctor: Fear makes companions of all of us.

The Doctor: One day, I shall come back. Yes, I shall come back. Until then, there must be no regrets, no tears, no anxieties. Just go forward in all your beliefs, and prove to me I am not mistaken in mine.

The Doctor: That is the dematerialising control, and that over yonder is the horizontal hold; up there is the scanner, those are the doors, and that is a chair with a panda on it. Sheer poetry, dear boy. Now please stop bothering me.

The Doctor: We are not of this race. We are not of this earth. Susan and I are wanderers in the fourth dimension of space and time, cut off from our own people by distances beyond the reach of your most advanced science.

The Doctor: I learned not to meddle in other people's affairs years ago.
[Ian laughs]
The Doctor: Now, now, now, don't be absurd. There's not an ounce of curiosity in me, my dear boy.
[turns to Maitland]
The Doctor: Now tell me, why are you in danger?

The Doctor: And now they've all gone...None of them could understand, not even my little Susan, or Vicki. And as for Barbara, and Chatterton...Chesterton...they were all too impatient to get back to their own time. Perhaps, I should go home, back to my own planet. But i can't... 

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