Oliver Queen/Arrow Quotes
Barry: Hey, by the way.
Barry: You were wrong. When you told me I could inspire people you said you couldn't. But you were wrong. You can inspire. Not as The Arrow. That guy's a douche. But as Oliver Queen.
Oliver: Thank you. By the way, you were wrong, too.
Oliver: Right now. Because you think you can kick my ass. I can tell.
Barry: Well if you think you can kick mine, you better do it fast.
Oliver: I get it Barry, you're fast. Ready!
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Oliver: You can't expect me to believe that you don't want to know once and for all who would win -- me or you.
Barry: You mean if you don't shoot me in the back?
Oliver: You gotta get over that, Barry.
Barry: OK. I have super powers. You have arrows. That run out.
Oliver: I have strategy and tactical awareness.
Barry: When I'm fighting you, it's literally like you're standing still.
Oliver: It's tough talk, you ready to back it up?
Barry: Oh yeah.
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Barry: You tortured that guy.
Oliver: I interrogated him.
Barry: When my friends said that you were a criminal, I defended you because I thought you were supposed to be a hero. I thought we were supposed to be better than them.
Oliver: Barry, you live in Central City, where it's sunny all the time and your enemies get cute nicknames. You're not in Central City. I live in the city where my best friend was murdered. Where a woman I loved was shot full of arrows and sent tumbling off of a rooftop, where my mother was murdered right in front of me, so before you...
Barry: My mother was murdered right in front of me, too. But I don't use my personal tragedies to just torture whoever pisses me off.
Oliver: Well I'm sorry, Barry, but I'm not as emotionally healthy as you are.
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Barry: I cannot believe you're a member of the Russian mob.
Oliver: Former member, probably. We has a falling out last year.
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Diggle: If this is an ARGUS thing, Lyla's gonna want it to stay that way.
Oliver: Then tell her to stop letting people get killed in my city.
Diggle: You really don't care about my marriage, do you?
Oliver: Well I would, if you and Lyla were still married.
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I understand that you're hurting and I what it's like to want someone but not be able be with them. How you wish things could be different, but they can't. I can't be with you; I can't be with anyone. I have to be alone.The Arrow
Roy: I'm going to miss this. I feel like I was just starting to get good at it.
Oliver: You are getting good at it.
Roy: That guy? He said I was just another weapon in your arsenal.
Oliver: Well maybe that's what we should call you, then. Arsenal.
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Oliver: When I said I wouldn't train you, I was trying to protect you. But a homicidal former vigilante apprentice was not what I had in mind.
Laurel: I know you're trying to protect me, Ollie, but I'm not helpless.
Oliver: I've never seen you that way. But. Laurel, I'm always gonna watch out for you. And it's not because I think you're helpless, it's because I care about you.
Ted, your mistake wasn't cutting him loose. It was losing faith in him.The Arrow
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Roy: Don't abandon me.
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If Roy killed Sara, then we'll deal with it.
- Permalink: If Roy killed Sara, then we'll deal with it.
Oliver: You're playing a very dangerous game, Laurel.
Laurel: I can handle it.
Oliver: No you can't, because you haven't realized that it's not actually a game.
Laurel: Helena, you don't have to do this.
Helena: Yes, I do. Because once you let the darkness inside, it never comes out.
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Ra's al Ghul: You tasted death and you wanted more, but the truth is everyone and everything must come to an end. Even for one such as me.
Oliver: Kill me, but spare John Diggle's life. Let him go. I will beg for it.
Ra's al Ghul: You have shown tremendous strength, fortitude, power. No, Mr. Queen. I don't want to kill you. I want you to take my place. I want you to become the next Ra's al Ghul.