Smallville Season 1 Episode 16: "Stray" Quotes
I've been harsh on you, Lex, but greatness is a rarefied air one has to be taught to breathe.Lionel Luthor
Lionel: Lex, your performance of late has been... more than adequate.
Lex: That sounds dangerously like a compliment.
Jonathan: You always had a soft spot for strays.
Martha: The last one turned out all right.
Lionel: We don't need to play games, son.
Lex: Dad, games are all we have.
It's a foil, Clark. Every hero should have one.</i> Lex
I know you like him, Clark, but there's a lot of darkness he keeps from the world.</i> Ryan
Lex: I think he saw Julian as his second chance. A chance for him to have a son he could truly love.
Clark: I'm sorry.
Lex: It's in the past, Clark. We would have ended up hating each other anyway. My father would have seen to that.
The day Julian was born was the only time I felt like I was part of a real family.Lex
Clark: I didn't know you liked comic books.
Lex: Are you kidding? A strange visitor from another planet who protects the weak? When I was young he was my idol, not to mention that fact he's bald. I have the whole collection.
Don't worry, Chloe's the queen of obscure and irrelevant references.Clark
Clark: Ryan does say weird things. I mean, he even said that you wanted me to ask you to prom and that you'd already bought a dress.
(Chloe stops in her tracks and exhales nervously)
Clark: It's not pink, is it?
Chloe: Uh... okay, I... I, you know, I was just looking at it. It's not like I actually bought it.
Clark: How would Ryan know that?
Chloe: I don't know. Maybe he's an alien or maybe he called Miss Cleo. You know, I don't know.
Ryan: Maybe she (Chloe) has a romantic side you don't know about?
Clark: And maybe my mom hit you harder than we thought.