Lana: And then he had the nerve to say "It's nothing personal, only business."
Clark: Why does everyone over 40 have to quote The Godfather?

Okay, well I think the Man of Tomorrow needs to get a platform for today.


I'll tell (Lionel) I got an offer I couldn't refuse.

Ms. Castle

Lana: Yeah, that's the last step before I institute topless waitressing.
Pete: Well, here's to hoping it fails miserably.

(to Lex) It took a while to figure out what would tempt you. Then it hit me. It's not your picture on the cover of the Journal so much as the words "son outshines father" in the caption. How am I doing?


You ran a good campaign, Pete. We had fun, we met some new people, and we have enough t-shirts to last a lifetime.


Lex: (to Clark): There's nothing wrong with a good fight. Just remember, the man of tomorrow is forged by his battles today.

Chloe: I can't believe it only took one day for you to be compromised by the lure of popularity.
Clark: Remind me to pull your funding after I'm elected.

Clark: That's weird, bees are notorious followers. They wouldn't desert their hive without good reason.
(Chloe gives him a look)
Clark: My mom's addicted to the Discovery Channel.

You know in ancient Persia, the kings would kill a messenger who brought them news they didn't like. In modern times a sword in the chest might seem a little extreme. Something more subtle would be in order. Enjoying your drink?


Tyler: It's a miracle.
Clark: It's life. As long as we have that, there's still hope.

Let's be frank, Dominic. My father sent you here to spy on me because he's afraid of how well I'm doing. This was my last chance to prove myself and he just assumed I'd fail. Now he has to revise his definition of me. I'm not just his screw-up son anymore. Now I'm competition. And my father only knows one way of dealing with competition.

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Smallville Season 1 Quotes

Jonathan: Clark, you can quit if you want, but remember: quitting's a very hard habit to break.

Lex: The two theories seem to be I either ran the plant into the ground through incompetence or did it deliberately so that I can go back to Metropolis.
Clark: Your dad already offered you a job in Metropolis - just tell people the truth.
Lex: Then they get stuck with the incompetence rap. Being reviled is the lesser evil.

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