Kitty Kowalski: Sounds great, Lex, but you're not a god.
Lex Luthor: Gods are selfish beings who fly around in little red capes and don't share their powers with mankind.

Perry White: [Explaining to Lois Lane why she must write an article on the return of Superman, rather than a massive power outage] Three things sell this newspaper: Tragedy, sex, and Superman. These people have had enough tragedy, and we all know you can't write worth a damn about sex.

[while in Superman's Fortress of Solitude] You act like you've been here before.

Kitty Kowalski

I don't know if you can hear me. They say that sometimes when people are... that they can hear you.

Lois Lane

Lex Luthor: Come on, let me hear you say it, just once.
Lois Lane: You're insane.
Lex Luthor: No! No, not that the other thing. Come on, I know it's on the tip of your tongue.
Lois Lane: Superman will never...
Lex Luthor: WRONG!

Kitty Kowalski: My heart, my palpitations, they're gone, what did you do?
Superman: I didn't do anything, Ma'am.
Kitty Kowalski: [breathlessly] Call me Catharine.

This crystal may seem unremarkable, but then so is the seed of a redwood tree. It's how our mutual friend in tights made his Arctic getaway spot. Cute, but a little small for my taste.

Lex Luthor

[about Jason] He's a little fragile, but he's gonna grow up to be big and strong... just like his dad.

Lois Lane

[after saving Lois Lane and other members of the media from a plane crash] Well, I hope this experience hasn't put any of you off flying. Statistically speaking, it's still the safest way to travel.

You're not seeing the big picture here.

Lex Luthor

You took away five years of my life. I'm just returning the favor!

Lex Luthor

Lois Lane: But millions of people will die!
Lex Luthor: Billions! Once again, the press underestimates me.

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Superman Returns Quotes

Great Caesar's ghost.

Perry White

You will travel far, my little Kal-El, but we will never leave you-even in the face of our deaths. You will make my strength your own. You will see my life through your eyes, as your life will be seen through mine. The son becomes the father. And the father, the son.

Jor-El