Nell: Lana, you still out here...? (interrupting Clark and Lana's almost kiss) Clark, do you have the time?
Clark: No, but I'm guessing it's late.
Nell: Smart kid.

Jonathan: Clark, you know you can't donate.
Clark: I know, dad but what am I supposed to tell her?
Martha: Kent: That you have a problem with needles, which you technically do.
Clark: Great, not only do I lie, but I look like a wuss.

Napoleon's mother couldn't make it to his coronation. But when he commissioned it, Napoleon told David to paint her in as if she were there, right in the center. Even though she couldn't be there physically he brought her into his life through sheer force of will. There to share in his greatness.


Clark: No, I think I'll play it by ear, you know, fly by the seat of my pants...
Pete: Clark, you're not the flying type.

"Have you seen the sunset from my loft?" You actually said that (to Lana)?


Lana: That's the thing about Clark Kent: he's not always there when you want him...but he's always there when you need him.

Empires are not brought down by outside forces - they are destroyed by weaknesses from within.


(to Lionel) LuthorCorp is your company. I'm just one of its expendable employees. As you made abundantly clear when you exiled me to this charming cow-town.


Clark: I don't see it.
Lex: What are you, part bloodhound?
Clark: I live on a farm. I'm good at seeing needles in haystacks.

(looking at the sunset)
Lana: What do you think?
Clark: (looking at Lana) I think it's the most beautiful thing I've ever seen.

Clark: Whitney's not my enemy.
Lex: Yes he is, Clark, and the sooner you realize that the sooner you'll find a way to win Lana. Just remember, keep your friends close and the quarterback closer.

Lex: (pointing to a "S"-type symbol) You know it belonged to Alexander the Great? They said the design symbolizes strength and courage.
Clark: I can't exactly see myself going into battle with that on my chest.
Lex: Darker times call for darker methods. His opponents thought he was invincible.

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.