Jurassic Park Quotes
If you love older family movies, then you need to know these "Jurassic Park" quotes. "Jurassic Park" was one of the biggest movies of all time, meaning that these "Jurassic Park" quotes are utterly timeless. If you love your classics, then you're going to love these "Jurassic Park" quotes.
"But John, if the Pirates Of The Caribbean breaks down, the pirates don't eat the tourists." Ever the skeptic, Jeff Goldblum's character expresses his doubts of having dinosaurs around so many people in this classic "Jurassic Park" quote. It's what's on everyone's mind during the movie, which makes it one of the better lines from the movie. The fact that it's a direct reference to one of the better Disney rides also helps.
"The lack of humility before nature that's being displayed here uh, staggers me." A bit of an awkward one, but nevertheless one of the better "Jurassic Park" quotes. Mr. Goldblum is showing how the creators of the park are creating God and is thu taken aback by the audacity of their actions in bringing these creatures back to life.
"I'll tell you the problem with the scientific power that you're using here: it didn't require any discipline to attain it. You read what others had done and you took the next step. You didn't earn the knowledge for yourselves, so you don't take any responsibility... for it. You stood on the shoulders of geniuses to accomplish something as fast as you could and before you even knew what you had you patented it and packaged it and slapped it on a plastic lunchbox, and now you're selling it. You want to sell it!" This "Jurassic Park" quote ties in directly with the last one. Jeff Golblum is calling out the scientists on their complete ignorance to the consequences of what they've done, accusing them of simply being profiteers. It's in this "Jurassic Park" quote that we see one of the many reasons that the movie is so great. Not only did it give us a great spectacle, but it pondered on the ramifications of its creation.
"What is so great about discovery? It is a violent, penetrative act that scars what it explores. What you call discovery, I call the rape of the natural world." Another gold nugget from the mouth of Mr. Goldblum that must be considered one of the best "Jurassic Park" quotes of all time. He constantly questions the motives of the scientists, and in this case, of scientific discovery altogether. It's one thing to push the boundaries of human intelligence and imagination, but in his character's mind, it's another thing entirely to try and play creator to something that simply should not be.
"No hold on, this is not some species that was obliterated by deforestation, or the building of a dam. Dinosaurs, uh, had their shot, and nature selected them for extinction!" One of the best things about the best "Jurassic Park" quotes is that they really question the whole idea of the movie. Once again, Jeff Goldbulm's character delves into the philosophy of the entire park, stating that it was completely natural for the dinosaurs to have died off and, thus, completely unnatural for man to try and bring them back.