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Quotes by Adam Warlock (Earth-616)

Quote1 It's the... Soul Gem... it fights me... it's trying to... break free from my control... again! I can feel it... it wants to suck in... the Souls... of these fallen Knights... just like it did... to Autolycus... I can't allow this... to happen... not again! I did it! I've got it under control again! But it was so... so hard! I feared it might come to this! The Soul Gem is steadily growing stronger and shedding the Subconscious control I've had over it the last three Years! It seeks to be free to satisfy its unholy Hunger for fresh Souls to suck them out of living Beings! I wear a Fiend upon my Forehead... a Monster I now realize... I must destroy! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 I'm sorry, I don't know who you are... I don't really know who I am, either. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 My life has been a failure. I welcome its end! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 We have shared souls, Surfer. I know you. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 So, mage, you have elected to stop speaking about me, and begin speaking to me. In that case, I shall let natural law hold sway again -- so that centrifugal force may carry the planets -- back to their boring orbits and equally boring sun. Now... shall we talk? Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 I am now in contact with the Infinity Gauntlet! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 I am about to -- be born! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Don't apologize. Remember, we still hold one supreme advantage over them. They think I'm dead. And while they believe that, they will be absolutely unprepared for what I am about to unleash. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Few People do understand that Word, my Friend. For some Men, Revolution means Violence - for others, a quiet change in the Social Order. Unfortunately... violent Men must be dealt with violently... Thus, our Weapons. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 I order no one Hulk! For my Friendship and Help, both freely given, must be freely accepted! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Darker motives spur on the titan. For him, rebuilding his resources is of paramount importance. When my mind was linked with his I felt just how close Thanos is to gaining that new secret prize he craves. So the hunt resumes, and ebon passions burn. Yes, I believe the Titan will soon unearth his latest substitute for happiness and contentment. And once again he will find it unfulfilling and wanting. On that day, let the universe tremble. For then someone will surely have to pay for that bitter disappointment. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 There is something terribly familiar about you. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Looks like there's a new supreme being in the neighborhood. And he will deal with all matters in his own fashion. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 But I do know... far better than you, Gentlemen. And, if you would know what I know... You have but to look into my Eyes! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 You are known in the far corners of the Galaxy, Stranger, as a power to be feared! But I fear you not! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 You have succeeded in releasing me -- the ultimate avenger. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Sometimes trying too hard is the problem. Sometimes surrendering is the only path to victory. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 You are in Soulworld now, interloper-- A world beyond the effects of time and the domain of Adam Warlock! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Ah, Death...once again, your embrace proves fleeting. How I long for the days when your named implied permanence -- a concept I fear now lacking all meaning. Very well. However reluctantly -- Adam Warlock lives again! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Adam Warlock is not one to be held in check by mere Hellfire Ash! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Snap out of it Norrin Radd! You are being used by Mephisto! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Let it be known: Adam Warlock, the warrior, returns! Drax the Destroyer, I am coming for you! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Is there nothing I can say to discourage you from this mad plan? Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 It seems obvious Thor has plunged deep into the abyss of madness. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Of course, I should have realized... those Creatures were my own inner Demons... and the Magus... Magus is latin for wise Man... Magician... Warlock!! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 I knew I had lost! I was about to die! It must have been that certainty of Death, this total surrendering to Fate that triggered what happened next! My Soul Gem suddenly came to life of its own volition! I could feel it surge to awareness, free of the Subconscious control I must have had over it all those Months! For the first Time, I felt that Gem's naked, evil Lust flow through me! I stood horrified as the Gem sprang to full life and its Beam flashed forth to engulf Autolycus! My Mind exploded at that Moment! Image upon Sensation upon Thought cascaded into my pitiful Brain! But these were not the random Hallucinations of Madness! No! No! No! This was Autolycus! This was his entire Life passing into my Mind's Eye! Before me lay his every Thought, Deed, Experience and Emotion! I then mercifully passed out! When Consciousness returned, a chill like Death lay upon me, for all was now clear - as clear as Autolycus's Body which sprawled before me no longer alive but neither truly dead! It's said that the Eyes are the Portals to the Soul! I gazed into Autolycus's unseeing Eyes. No Fear, Surprise, Anger, or any Emotion rested within them! Those Eyes will always haunt me, for within them lay nothing! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 It's the... Soul Gem... it fights me... it's trying to... break free from my control... again! I can feel it... it wants to suck in... the Souls... of these fallen Knights... just like it did... to Autolycus... I can't allow this... to happen... not again! I did it! I've got it under control again! But it was so... so hard! I feared it might come to this! The Soul Gem is steadily growing stronger and shedding the Subconscious control I've had over it the last three Years! It seeks to be free to satisfy its unholy Hunger for fresh Souls to suck them out of living Beings! I wear a Fiend upon my Forehead... a Monster I now realize... I must destroy! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Only you, Titan. Congratulations. You are clearly a person one does not easily forget. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 I am HIM... not born of man and woman! I was created to be invincible! And those who made me... made me well! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 You use a sledge where a key would be best applied. Thor's sanity is locked away. You must free his psyche, not contend with the insanity that envelops it. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Though I was no longer the slave of a vampiric Soul Gem, I remembered those days all too well and to look upon this Prince of Void was to see what I might have become, had I surrendered to the Gem's corruption. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 So the Shi'ar have a new ruler, a strong figurehead to lead them into this dangerous new age. If they could only see what I can see. If they could only see half of the horror that the Fault will bring to their universe. I pity the Shi'ar! They have spent so long agonizing about who will rule...when we all know the Magus will rule in the end! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 When I was this reality's supreme being, I chose to rule through pure logic. To do this, I expelled all good and evil from my soul. Regrettably this move did not keep me from losing my claim on godhood and returning to the flesh. Worse still, this dual exorcism proved a curse to the universe in general. So much for omnipotence and infallibility. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Have you so soon forgotten our last encounter, Mephisto? Do you not recall your agonizing fate when before you challenged my Soul Gem? Remember too that contest took place within your precious Hades where you once thought yourself supreme! Defy me now and your very existence stands in peril! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 I see now that even without you, I am complete! While you... you are but evil. You will be forever but a shade. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Change and I are constant companions. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 If we cure Thor, both he and Asgard will be eternally grateful. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 These are Events I have experienced, yet which never happened. Such a Concept is truly maddening! Am I a Madman, Killer and Soul Thief? Or am I yet the simple Fool I was mere Days ago? Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 You reached for Godhood, Warthog--yet, divinity is not built on sham--nor murder! You are but a creature of the mud--grasping to be what you are not! I am Warlock--and thus the violence you engendered shall be returned to you--fourfold! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 This is wrong. He died fighting my battle. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Never! While I stand I defy your might, and shall ever match it with my own Power! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 He who acts with Violence takes the Side of those who oppose me! If anyone dares commit such Acts in my behalf - I shall see he wishes he were never born! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 When my Followers' cries wrench my very Soul, how can I not but heed them? Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 First Gamora, now Pip. All about me those I love are falling. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 There has to be some Way to remove the Soul Gem, Mentor! I've grown weary of its vampiric Legacy. Its Thirst for Souls becomes harder to control with each passing Day. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Emotions seem only to confuse my thinking processes. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 None of that Bitten-by-a-Radioactive-Spider Claptrap here. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Hello Adam. My Name is Smith. Do you understand? Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Look at him. The Powers of a God. But so ridiculously Human. So convinced of his Superiority, so ready for Anger. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 I am unfit for Duty. I have faced the Horror that gestates within and cannot endure the Reality. Better for the Universe if I were to sleep until the End of Time! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Let the Stars know you to be the Infinity Watch! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 I stand before a man in mental turmoil and anguish... quite insane. My goal is to help him despite the fact that some years back he nearly beat me to death: My most humiliating defeat. Unfortunately, his response to my Offer of aid is exactly as I expected it would be. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 And I am golden, not bronze. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 See now, dear Delegates, the Power of Adam Warlock alone. I and my Infinity Watch have chosen Earth as our Home. Given the Chance we will prove to be good Neighbours. But continue to harass us and we shall turn unfriendly - perhaps even hostile. Trust me, you wouldn't like seeing us like that. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 But the Memories of Omnipotence fade with the Experience. My descent from Divinity back to this mortal Coil has cost me dearly. I am like one newly released from the Womb. A confused Stranger in an incomprehensible Land. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Behold the Stronghold of Count Abyss! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Even if I were not a Man of my Word, even if I were inclined to break my Alliance with the Mole Man, do you think I could ever trust a Man who seizes Power so unscrupulously as you? Do you take for a Fool? Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 I do not know, Strange. But I promise you... there will come a Time when I will ask your Creator that very Question. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Yes, of course. It is the only Way. The Gem shall show me the Truth. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 Zakaius! You did this! Your reckless insolence in Combat cost these People their Homes... nearly their Lives! Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Quote1 They suffered from a conflict between duty and conscience. I exploited that weakness to its fullest. And may the heavens forgive me. Quote2
--Adam Warlock (Earth-616)

Conversations with Adam Warlock (Earth-616)

New Adam Warlock (Earth-616)
Adam Warlock
Thanos, escape wasn't possible without a bit of Widowmaking?
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Thanos (Earth-616) from Thanos Vol 1 4 0001
Thanos
Those Cretins planned on reducing me to the size of a Grape. No Innocents died this Day.
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Thanos #2

Gamora
This Guy wanted to waste you a little while ago and in my Vision! He's dangerous to you!
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Adam Warlock (Earth-616) from Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Vol 2 20 0001
Adam Warlock
And a Mystery! I cannot resist unraveling a good Mystery.
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Warlock and the Infinity Watch #17
Adam Warlock (Earth-616) from Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe Vol 2 20 0001
Adam Warlock
What is it you seek, Titan?
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Thanos (Earth-616) from Thanos Vol 1 4 0001
Thanos
Your aid.
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Warlock and the Infinity Watch #7


Adam Warlock
What is it you seek, Titan?
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Thanos
Your Aid.
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Gamora
This Guy wanted to waste you a little while ago and in my Vision! He's dangerous to you!
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Adam Warlock
And a Mystery! I cannot resist unraveling a good Mystery.
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