Dr. Donald 'Ducky' Mallard Quotes
Suffice to say, knowing that my mother spent the last years of her life head over heels in love is the best Christmas present I could possibly have!
Takumi Rin [on his affair with Ducky's mother]: We became an item in the '90s. But Bubbles made me swear to never, ever say anything to Donnie!
Ducky [baffled]: "Bubbles"?
Balthazar Kilmeany: Your mother's got quite a set of lungs on her.
Young Ducky: I *will* throw up on you.
Ducky: First Ziva, and now a child?
Gibbs: Not a typical day.
So, are these two women (who supposed hate one another) conspiring to cover up the truth?
Bishop: Petty Officer Muldoon didn't call 911 until an hour later.
Ducky: Which begs the question....
Palmer: What happened in that hour?
Ducky: I imagine you have quite a lot to say.
Bishop: My big brother used to tell me "when life throws you a curve ball, you can either duck, get hit, or swing." I've decided to swing.
Ducky: Your brother's a smart man.
Bishop: He is. I'm sure yours thought the same about you
A broken man has no business place in polite society.
Ducky: Hello, Nicholas. [scritches the top of Nicholas' head]
Nicholas: [beeps Ducky's nose and smiles] You got my letter! You found me, Donny! You found me!
Ducky: I did that. I told you I would.
Nicholas: And you broke one of the wheels on my Mallard.
Ducky: I did. You cheeky little monkey.
Palmer: I'd be happy to research African tribal traditions for you, Agent Bishop.
Bishop: That'd be great, Jimmy. Thanks. But for me?
Ducky: Eleanor has it not occurred to you that you are now running point?
Judith: Where's my Gibbs?
Ducky: He sends his regrets.
Judith: Oh it's fine. I'll be seeing lots of him anyway. Agent McGee and I are collaborating on a new crime novel. And I'm basing my main character on the silver-haired devil. Short on words, but his eyes say plenty.
I've always believed that jogging does more harm then good. The major here is an extreme example of my theory. The human body was never designed to take that kind of pounding. It's calamitous to the vertebrae, not to mention the trauma it does to the knee.