Ever fancied someone you know you shouldn’t? Hurts, doesn’t it?…but kind of a good hurt.
Amy Pond, Victory of the Daleks
Because what’s the point in them being happy now if you know they’re going to be sad later? The answer is, of course, because they are going to be sad later.
The Doctor, The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe
Biting’s excellent; It’s like kissing, only there’s a winner.
Idris, The Doctor’s Wife
The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don’t always soften the bad things; but vice-versa, the bad things don’t necessarily spoil the good things or make them unimportant.
The Eleventh Doctor, Vincent and the Doctor
I told you, you can’t go back and change time. You mourn but you live.
The Eleventh Doctor, The Vampires of Venice
You know when sometimes, you meet someone so beautiful – and then you actually talk to them, and five minutes later they’re as dull as a brick; but then there’s other people. And you meet them and you think, ‘Not bad, they’re okay,’ and then when you get to know them… Their face just sort of becomes them, like their personality’s written all over it, and they just – they turn into something so beautiful. Rory’s the most beautiful man I’ve ever met.
Amy Pond, The Girl Who Waited
Courage isn’t just a matter of not being frightened, you know. It’s being afraid and doing what you have to do anyway.
The Third Doctor