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Quote1.png No real mind there...mechanical movement of basic directives across vast distances...so huge and simple and implacable...reptilian...as Animal Man said...too primitive to reason with...it brings mass extinction...destroy. Annihilate. Convert all life into death...urr...fuel for the warbringer...urrrnn...is there anybody? Is there...AM MAH-GEH-DUN! Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png The League leads. When there is a crisis, the other heroes—and the world—look to us first to deal with it, to rally others. We set the example. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Our greatest power comes from your belief in us, as your allies and friends. We cherish your trust, and hope you will always find us worthy of it. That trust will allow us to preserve liberty for all people, and bring justice to those who would deny it. My partners symbolize the salvation my planet never received. Please accept us as part of your world, not apart from you. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png I am Mars' sole survivor. There is a reason for that. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png The spirit of J'ahrl J'onzz, whom you betrayed, resides in my house and has joined his will with mine. Surrender. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png It's beautiful isn't it? It almost reminds me of home. I don't think the human race understands just how precious this planet is. That's why I want you in the Justice League, Animal Man. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Ted, this could well be our best opportunity to save Metroplis and everyone in it. We need to embrace it. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Thanks to your arrogance and stupidity, I have now seen two worlds die. I will never forgive you for this. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Sit down, Gardner... this instant... or I swear I'll... I'll call Batman. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Justice? For who? My wife and daughter? Myself? The man who orchestrated my murder still walks the streets. Half the League you knew is gone. Justice is dead, Barry. And the rest of the universe is about to catch up. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png They were Terrified. But they didn't break ranks. They were horrified, but they stood Firm. And the shining Truth in that moment -- is that Never was the line between hero and villain so inescapably Clear. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Physical force is useless in this… Soul-War that we're fighting. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png The Imaginal Realm is not so much a place, Arthur… as a state of being. A doorway to -- universal consciousness. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Who would have done something like this? Many of them are but children. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Maybe... it's not easy being green--? Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Tell me, creature: Did your makers plan for an entity that can become unsolid and then rematerialize inside your very brain? Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png We're the Justice League. We've beaten up real gods and made'em cry. You are nothing to us. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png On Mars I was a Manhunter, a police detective charged with protecting my people from telepathic crime. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png We have always come together in the face of danger regardless of what form it takes. It is what family does. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png I am J'onn J'onzz, Martian Manhunter, last of my kind and founding member of the Justice League of America...I am a hero... Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png He nearly destroyed the league before. We thought him vanquished... with his return, the Earth itself is in jeopardy! Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png I have many alternate identities, Plastic Man. The first I adopted on this world, however was John Jones Middleton, Colorado, Police Department, now retired. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png ''It's Metamorpho and he's come for his family!'' Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png JLA... has no... fear of you... Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png It's too late for me! GO!'' Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png It worked. They... are our prisoners once more. No one died... this day... save for me. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Your grammar is impeccable Wonder Woman. It appears to have stunned him. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png A savage unbound. Lashing out blindly. Innocents in his path. Only Kyle notices... Only Green Lantern turns his back on mortal enemies to protect lives... of men and women who believe him a monster. Without much left resembling a face... I smile.. then nothing more. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Change is life, Clark. The League is a living, breathing thing, and sometimes... it too changes, in all ways but one... old heroes may fade away... but the League never dies. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Let's get this over with. I have a vacation to get back to. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png General Glory... hmmm. Perhaps it's not as strange as it sounds. After all, we've got two Gods, an ice-goddess, a robot, an idiot with a magic ring, a grown man who flies around in a giant bug - and a green man from Mars. So - who's to say comic book characters aren't real? Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png I am sick and tired of playing the fool here! Living on this planet--among these humans--has weakened me! Kept me in check! That ends now! Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Destroy? Wouldn't it be simpler, and less barbaric, to open a dialogue -- ? Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png You lunatic! I asked for a diversion! Destroying the center of Manhattan is more than a diversion! Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png My name is J'onn J'onzz. I am the sole survivor of a ravaged world. I will not see the same thing happen to Earth. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Nyaa, nyaa! I'm the one you want, Creepo Little ol'powerless me! Hurry! Hurry! Crush me like the puny insect I am! Or, rather... appear to be! Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png We'll learn together. You, myself, and the others. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png There isn't much Justice in this world. Perhaps that's why it's so satisfying -- to occasionally make some. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png For such superior specimens, you don't seem to learn very quickly. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Triumph, I've warned you repeatedly about your impulsive and reckless actions. I have exhausted all avenues of persuasion — save one ... Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png You're fired. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png These disturbances ... across the globe are indeed connected. And I have left my students exposed while Neron distracts me. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Doomed. Got it. Well, these things happen. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png A leader cannot lead if he appears ludicrous to those who would follow him. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png I'm not saying it's our time. But eventually -- they'll need us again. I'm talking about the League. It's the true beauty of what we created, Arthur -- for all its changes -- the League never really changes. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Unfortunately, your clairvoyant abilities make it somewhat… difficult for me to read your thoughts. I find similar obscurity in the minds of psychopaths and schizophrenics. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png I've been on this world for... how many years? I can't say for sure -- but long enough to be comfortable here... as comfortable as a Martian could ever be among men. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png I dance with the past; I pray to it; I honor my world and family... I hold them close as breath, then gently... so gently... let them go. I've come home. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png This is something of a pilgrimage for me—a journey through my past Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png I do not wish to be unkind, but the life of a hero is extremely demanding. It is filled with sacrifice and difficult choices. You must know why you do it. The wrong reasons can be tragic, as we in the JLA learned with Antaeus recently. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png By all the gods of Mars! They think I'm the cartoon character! Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png I never saw Abin Sur again. But because of him, I have called his two successors... Friends Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png I have been gifted with such power... and it only serves death? Can it not be made to serve life? To bring back life... to Mars! Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Fire, Malefic! For ages fire had no hold on you -- for you had no telepathy. I have disciplined myself not to stare into the flame, to attain some degree of control over our weakness. You... have not. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png For the last month, I have searched for the impossible. And all that time, I have asked questions. Tonight I get my answers. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Of all the human emotions I have observed... revenge is the only one not foreign to my people. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Home. Since rescuing the others, I've been thinking a lot about that word. What it means. What happens when it's lost. And why seemingly every sentient species will do anything to protect it. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Think like they think. Use their thoughts to fuel your needs. Your form is dictated by function and influenced by situation. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Martians only have one word for cursed. It's all we've ever needed. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png I am going to ask you this question one time. You can tell me, or I can tear it from your mind. One hurts, one doesn't. It matters little to me which option you choose. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Batman was right. I was blinded by my desire for the others to truly be members of my race. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png For as long as I can remember, my only wish was to find another like me. I told myself just one would be enough. Just one would give me hope that our race could survive. And now, to come face to face with the very thing I hoped for only to find you. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png "Shoot first and ask questions later" is supposed to be a wry aside, not a credo. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png It cannot end like this! Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Mister President -- shut up. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png Black Adam!! The time has come for a RECKONING! Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png You all look ridiculous. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

Quote1.png The future is worth it. All the pain. All the tears. The future is worth the fight. Quote2.png

--J'onn J'onzz (New Earth)

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