Lionel: You're throwing away your future, Lex.
Lex: Or forging a new destiny free of you.

Clark: Have I told you how beautiful you look tonight?
Chloe: Yeah. But frequent reminders are always appreciated.

Clark: Lex cares about the town - he says he has big plans!
Jonathan: The road to Hell is paved with good intentions!

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.

Clark Kent, man of mystery. Just when I think I have you figured out, you surprise me.


I will bury you and everyone in Smallville who takes your side.


Take the buyout now and you can keep your dignity. That's more than you left me.


If you're going to take me on, son, you're going to have to bring your game up to a whole different level.


I believe the term is cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war!


One day he's worried about his English paper, and the next he's putting on a uniform and saving the world.


Smallville isn't in your future, it's just a brief chapter in your biography.


Lex: Any relationship founded on lies is destined to fail. It's a good thing we don't have that problem.
Clark: Lucky us.

Smallville Season 1 Quotes

Pete: Statistical fact: If Clark moved any slower he'd be extinct.

Jonathan: I know this has gotta be really hard for you. But you gotta just hang in there like we promised.
Clark: I'm sick of "hanging in there." All I want to do is go through high school without being a total loser.