Preston Burke Quotes
PRESTON: "Look, I know this is test day and I'm not supposed to be talking about the wedding on test day, but since tomorrow's our wedding day..."
CRISTINA: "You have five seconds. Go."
PRESTON: "Bill Adams can't make it. I have no best man."
CRISTINA: "Oh, no, baby, I'm sorry."
PRESTON: "And I need your vows -"
CRISTINA: "Okay. Time's up!"
RICHARD: "Go away!"
ADDISON: "But we can help!"
PRESTON: [to Addison] "No, WE can help."
ADDISON: "What's that supposed to mean?"
PRESTON: "He doesn't have any woman parts."
PRESTON: "What was that?"
CRISTINA: "Youâ€™re gonna have to put up with me beingâ€¦nice and sweet for a little while."
PRESTON: "Thatâ€™ll be a nice change of pace."
CRISTINA: "Shut up."
PRESTON: "Thatâ€™s more like it."
DEREK: "Dr. Colin Marlow."
PRESTON: "The one and only."
DEREK: "Dr. Marlow, Derek Shepherd, neuro. I'm doing a sigal sinus bypass today if you'd like to observe."
COLIN: "Really, that's quite a procedure."
PRESTON: "It's a good trick, but if you're really interested to see what this hospital can do, I'm performing a arterial switch operation for TGA this afternoon."
COLIN: "If you gentlemen are trying to intimidate the competition, it's working."
COLIN: "I'll see both of you in surgeries."
PRESTON: "She's a motivated student. It's nothing to be ashamed of."
CRISTINA: "Thank you."
PRESTON: "A bit of a kiss-ass, but that's hard to control."
GEORGE: "Look, they're coming out."
PRESTON: "That's Colin Marlow."
ALEX: "Like the Marlow transplant?"
PRESTON: "Like the greatest thing in cardiothorastic surgery in a generation. Dr. Marlow. I'm Preston Burke. I'm a great admirer of your work, sir. Particularly the..."
COLIN: "Yes, thank you... Would you excuse me for just a second?"
PRESTON: "How you doin', Grey?"
MEREDITH: "Oh, I'm fine, sir, thank you."
PRESTON: "You know, some do come back from this."
CRISTINA: "You know what? Iâ€™m not a civilian. I know the science here. Itâ€™s drinking time."
PRESTON: "Not yet. You have a responsibility to Meredith."
CRISTINA: "No. Uh-uh. I donâ€™t do this stuff. You should know. I donâ€™t go to great lengths."
PRESTON: "Well, you were there for me."
CRISTINA: "After. After I knew you were going to make it. Hey, Iâ€™m not proud. Okay, I just... I canâ€™t. I canâ€™t go back there. I canâ€™t. I canâ€™t go back there and watch her."
PRESTON: "Listen to me. This is about you and the woman you call your person. And you do know the science here. And if she dies, and you're sitting here when that happens, I canâ€™t see you coming back from that. Come and say goodbye to your friend."
PRESTON: "Thereâ€™s no change. Thought you should know."
CRISTINA: "No kidding."
RICHARD: "That's Ellis Grey's little girl!"
PRESTON: "We're all on the same side here, Chief."
ADDISON: "I gotta tell you. This group of interns..."
PRESTON: "Hot-headed, stubborn. They think they know everything. You can only give them so much rope before they hang themselves with it. They lose all rationality, they won't listen to reason."
ADDISON: "Jeez, Preston. Don't hold back."
PRESTON: "The Chief is working on her."
DEREK: "He threw me out."
PRESTON: "What do you need?"
DEREK: "I need you to go in there."