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This page contains a listing of notable quotes by Alexis Luthor (Earth-One).

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Quote1.png You've taken my family from me... You've taken my world from me... Until now, I always thought I hated you as much as any one human being could hate another! But I was wrong... Until today, I didn't even know the meaning of the word! I'm coming for you, Superman... And I have only just begun to hate! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png I finally destroyed my life-long enemy -- only to become a mass murderer of monstrous magnitude. Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png The Gold! Bah! You fool! The Gold was to be a symbol of my conquest of Superman -- but now it's not that anymore! Now the Gold can only remind me of my defeat! I'm going to give the Gold back! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png You made me live again, so I'd be a gangland laughing stock! -- Before, I was respected! Now the other criminals will laugh at me behind my back because I was saved by you! -- DRAT! The bullets only bounce off! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Now I suppose you think you're going to drag me back to Earth to serve out my prison sentence? Ha! Let me remind you that you have no jurisdiction beyond the solar system. Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png I know Superman, and he'll come! But I won't let him shatter our marriage. Before I let him drag me back to an Earth prison, I'll kill him! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png I wanted the pleasure of doing it myself. No one else will destroy Superman but me... Me... ME! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Relax! That rat doesn't know it, but he's on borrowed time... tottering on the brink of a mental collapse! And I'm the guy who's going to push him over. Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Superman... what you did for Ardora squares us -- for now! But be on guard! The universe won't be big enough to hold the two of us the next time we meet! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png My Virus X is a re-creation of the Kryptonian plague for which there is no cure! It can even kill Superman here on Earth, despite his super-powers. Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Attention everyone! I Luthor, have now become super! Just as I am destroying this statue, I will soon destroy Superman himself. Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png But if you think — after all these years of suffering humiliating defeats at your hands — I'm going to put you out of your misery this mercifully — you're just a dumb, dumb kid! You've only just begun to suffer... Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png ...I refused to believe you were real! I checked you out every way imaginable... I hired a detective to go through every facet of your background... But you passed every test! I've proven beyond any doubt-- You are exactly what you appear to be, Angela Blake-- The woman I was born to love! I've become a new man, Angela... All because of you! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png I am about to embark on a good-deed crusade... The likes of which the world has never seen before! However, I prefer not to be regarded as a challenger or competitor of Superman in the "do-gooder" category... But rather as an ally who will be working alongside the Man of Steel, with the same devotion to the same cause-- Truth and justice for all! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png When I learned Savage's plan, I made an alteration in his final time-bomb! When it explodes... When it changes the course of history forever-- Not only will it destroy Savage, Olsen, and Superman-- But Luthor shall become Emperor of the Earth! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Until now, I always thought I hated you as much as any one being could hate another! But I was wrong... until today, I didn't even know the meaning of the word! I'm coming for you, Superman... and I have only just begun to hate! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png What? By rights that fair should be named after me! I'll fix him! By the time I'm finished, I'll be the one everyone will talk about! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png I... did... not... free Copperhead from jail... just to come here and wrestle with a piece of furniture-- And I mean to put an end to this nonsense... And you with it! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png What's this? Rohtul Xel High School! You spelled my name backwards, you super-chiseler! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Hoo-boy! What goes on? Is this for real? So Smallville finally wised up to that holier-than-thou hero! At last, everyone realizes he's just a Heel of Steel! This is the happiest day of my life! Duhhhh!... They've got to be kidding!... What kind of a wacky gag is this? No! It can't be true! Fate wouldn't be that cruel to me! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Why did fate choose me to prevent Superboy from saving the life of Lincoln, a great man? I'm responsible for many crimes, but this is the worst of all! Lincoln's blood is on my hands...! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Ha, Ha! With Superboy dead, no one can prevent me from becoming the greatest scientific criminal of all time! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Shall I be dramatic and say "You haven't heard the last of me," Superboy? Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png There is a great menace threatening the lives of every human being on this planet right now -- a menace far greater than you or I have ever dreamt of! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png You know I've always hated you, Superman, but that guy's a real pain! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png It's strange... I never had a crowd cheer me before, and I rather like it. Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png This time I'm going to get rid of my nemesis once and for all... I'm going to destroy Superman. Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png She loves me... the people here idolize me... because I've done things for them! Now, if I can use the ancient science of this world to give me artificial superpowers, I can keep Superman from spoiling my paradise here. Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png This device would pick up the faintest trace of a heartbeat — but there is none! That clinches it — I've killed Superman! Now we can open the time-lock on his vault! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Inform the task-force that the decoy may proceed... And remind them that they'll be paid triple-time for the period they spend in prison! Never let it be said that Lex Luthor's an unfair employer! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Blow it, sap! Everyone who's ever claimed to be my friend has deserted me-- You... The Kents... My parents... Teachers... So don't give me any baloney about being on my side, hero! Put me in a detention home, where my only friend is myself! I'll follow you until your filthy carcass mingles with the dirt! Put me away now, but I'll be back... I'll be back! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png But the real question here is not could I grant your request and save the lives of the Misses Lane and Lang -- but would I? It should not surprise you, old foe... that in the realm of polite conversation, my answer would be unrepeatable to say the least! In one word, Superman, a richly satisfying, heartfelt... No! No! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png And apparently Superman and Lois Lane have lost each other these days -- as romantic lovers at any rate... I suppose I could marshal my awesome brilliance and vast resources on getting the two of them back together... Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png You are my helpless prisoner-- --trapped inside the most advanced example of anti-Superman high-technology ever conceived! You shall be my captive for as long as I deign to be your captor! For once Superman-- --I've got you exactly where I want you! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png I love it! Superman is absolutely convinced he is drifting aimlessly through space... ...searching in vain for an earth which has deteriorated into nothingness while he was helpless to stop it! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png No! You can't stop me here... ...not now! Not today! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png You're too late! Superman's atomic structure is already being disintegrated! Ha, ha! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png This is all your fault, you grinning clown! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png Ha, ha! Why not? We used to be friends... Once! I'm feeling generous now that I've run Superboy out of town-- What do you want? A car? Lower taxes for your old man? A town job? Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png From what I've been able to piece together, the people of this strange race have fashioned an entire religion around my arch-enemy! What a huge joke! Superman may be a lot closer to perfection than most, but one thing that alien isn't is a god! He's just as mortal as Earthmen! I've brought him close to death enough times to know! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png I hear there's a thin line between genius and insanity-- Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png How ironical! Superboy himself built this lab for me and stocked it with the scientific equipment I've used to make the instrument of his downfall! Ha! Not only did he build it once-- He rebuilt it after the accidental fire which destroyed the lab and cost me my hair! While blowing out the flames, he fanned some chemical fumes from my secret experiment which caused my hair to fall out! Superboy claimed afterward that what happened was an accident... But I knew better! His motives for what he did were fear and jealousy! He knew, despite his super-powers, my awesome genius made me the superior being! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

Quote1.png How long does it take, fool, for one to see the dreams of a lifetime go up in fire and smoke? A few seconds was quite long enough to make the Man of Steel strive mightily for the next sixty minutes to prevent that horrific future! Long enough for him to suffer-- And long enough, I am certain-- For him to fail! Quote2.png

--Alexis Luthor (Earth-One)

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