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Perry White: Well, don't you watch television? Metropolis. For once they've shown some backbone -- done the right thing. Maybe it's an archaic concept these days, but I live by it. It was a good thing I could fly one of those heaps, or another medic team would have been peeling us from the battleground! Forgive me! Clark Kent: Frankly, Mr. White, I really don't enjoy television. But the funniest part of it was when Clark Kent tried to prove to you that he was Superman! "At this very moment 500,000 editions of my paper are hitting the streets--"--Running a blatant lie for a headline!". I remember when this was a real newspaper, not a %#@& rich man's... er... oh... ah... if you'll... er... excuse me, ma'am... -- Perry White (New Earth) Don't call me Chief! The News: "Look, Ma, No Wires." Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Perry White: Yeah, but that's just petty stuff. White maintains very high ethical and journalistic standards. "At this very moment 500,000 editions of my paper are hitting the streets--"--Running a blatant lie for a headline!" A photographer *sleeps* with his camera. A boring banquet and you bring me three thousand boring pictures. ...And the trouble with you "electronic journalists" is that you never get to cover any story for more than thirty seconds! And neither have the rest of you! — Perry White. Perry White: Now look. When I was covering the Korean War, we had to fight for our stories! Hmm? [Points at a small figure of Superman in the picture], [Is interrupted by the entrance of Clark]. But I still operate its soul! Lois Lane: But there are a dozen other stories out there. Perry White: Nobody cares about Clark Kent taking on the Batman. Why, if I were a TV-reporter I'd really show you how to cover a story! I wanna know it all, everything. You may be ready to crawl away to some retirement village in Florida, but I'm not! Was he on vacation? Clark Kent: Thanks for giving me my job back. Jimmy Olsen: [races in] Mr. Kent! The Post: "It Flies." He's joined the Planet staff, as of today. Relax, Lois. Jimmy Olsen: Chief, I didn't have my camera with me. Go get Mr... er... Perry White: And make mine black and no sugar! Where the hell is Kent? Perry White: [discussing headlines] Has he gained weight? Where the hell is Kent? To me, Metropolis has always been a city of great promise, where dreams could come true ... where the truth meant something ... and where a guardian angel kept the demons at bay! Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. 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. Perry White: That goes with the territory, Kent. They set the standard for all the heroes that followed. You're good, but Lois Lane's better. I'm all for giving complete coverage to Superman's feats... but unfortunately, not even the Metropolis Marvel can be everywhere he's needed! Get me everything you can on this terrorist group. It's not news! This bat vigilante has been consistently targeting the port and the adjacent projects and tenements, and as far as I can tell the cops are actually helping him. So whatever your reasons are for dropping it, I think you're doing the right thing. Even newspaper writers these days don't do much more than rewrite releases they get from somebody's press secretary! Relax; if I know Lois Lane, she'll not only come back with a Pulitzer Prize story, but a one-on-one interview with the hydrogen bomb titled "What Makes Me Tick.". Perry White: Get your head out of the closet, Kent! I was just reading Dickens. DC Database is a FANDOM Movies Community. We all know it, ladies. What a whacky story! Sports, how are they going to get that plane out of the stadium? Somebody has to take a stand. Perry White: Olsen! And I for one have never been prouder to print any story. Clark Kent: It's not that; I mean, isn't that awfully dangerous for her? Perry White: Can you imagine how people on this planet would react if they knew there was someone like this out there? There's only one story, Lane. Thank Norm Parker for dying! Lifestyle... Superman returns. -- Perry White Clark Kent: It's like a one man reign of terror. Or would mine do? Lombard, get your ass over here! That's why we call it the Golden Age. Her direct quote was: 'Amazon plus deadly hormonal backup equals bad day for Lois.' Perry White: Exactly how you would you know that Kent? Perry White: So let's make it three weeks, since you're so willing to agree with me. A gang of terrorists seized the Eiffel Tower! These guys claim that if the French government doesn't meet their demands, they've got a hydrogen bomb ready to level Paris. Walking into a death trap is just plain stupid! Janice, remind Lois for me that she's a reporter, not a social worker. Where does he go? The Times: "Blue Bomb Buzzes Metropolis." [points at photo of Superman carrying Kitty], [Newspaper headline reads: "SUPERMAN IS DEAD"]. You were beaten to it, that's all. Where've you been for the past twelve hours? Bunch of tired-out old %#$@ sitting around on your pimply old $%#&@s all day! It's the politicians we should be toasting. Whaaaaat?! Uh, health, has he gained weight? -- Perry White Perry White: Kent? Other breaking news: 'Water, wet'! You want us to miss an interview with a number 1 movie star-- So you can see a kiddie show?! The city still has a serious crime problem on its streets... Kent, Edge hires you to talk. Perry White: No, no. Perry White: [upon Clark entering his office] Kent, I need a story to run with the page three sidebard. Browse more character quotes from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016), Points at a small figure of Superman in the picture, Explaining to Lois Lane why she must write an article on the return of Superman, rather than a massive power outage, points at photo of Superman carrying Kitty, Newspaper headline reads: "SUPERMAN IS DEAD", while Jimmy mouths the words he knows by heart, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016). She's the story. I want the name of this flying whatchamacallit to go with the Daily Planet like bacon and eggs, franks and beans, death and taxes, politics and corruption. I believe you saw something, Lois. Where did he go? The story? Perry White: [takes her hand] I'm not going to leave you. Bunch of tired-out old %#$@ sitting around on your pimply old $%#&@s all day! Perry White: [sarcastically] Any special kind? Golden Age Secret Files and Origins Vol 1 1, Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen Special Vol 1 1, https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Category:Perry_White_(New_Earth)/Quotes?oldid=187256. Too much violence. Walking into possible danger in pursuit of a story is good journalism. Perry White: But you deserve the vacation, Lois. She asked for this one to be played her way. I know the city's going to pot! You try something like this again, you're done here. The truth? Business, how is this gonna effect the stock market? -- Perry White (Earth-One) Great Caesar's Ghost! Perry White: [while Jimmy mouths the words he knows by heart] A photographer *eats* with his camera. Why am I paying you forty dollars a week when I should have you arrested for loitering? And you might as well take a good look at the fella who got the Superman story ahead of you. Used to happen to me all the time. Where did he go? Get out of here! No matter the risk. Jimmy Olsen: Yeah! Pages with a quote from this character will automatically be added here along with the quote. Maybe there should be some mystery to those 'mystery men,' maybe it's enough to keep their memories alive and honor them. O, great Caesar! Just because you had two miraculously lucky escapes, you think you have a charmed life! What's he been eating? In Paris! Perry White: Now listen to me, I tell you boys and girls - whichever one of you gets it out... is going to wind up with the single most important interview since... God talked to Moses! So, sure -- I'll raise my glass with the staff. Relax. Perry White: That's why they call them "terrorists," Kent. Lois Lane, meet Clark Kent! The Daily Planet's body now belongs to Galaxy Broadcasting! If the TV stations can't get their stories straight, that's a crying shame -- but that is exactly why the people of this city look to the Daily Planet for the truth! So go FIND it! Jenny: [trapped under rubble] Don't leave me! Travel, where did he go? Perry White Quotes. Perry White: Two weeks leave, no pay, that's your penance. Jimmy Olsen: Well, so far the hostages are unharmed. Nobody cares about Clark Kent taking on the Batman. I remember when this was a real newspaper, not a %#@& rich man's... er... oh... ah... if you'll... er... excuse me, ma'am... DC Database is a FANDOM Movies Community. We'll drink to victory even as we stand on the edge of defeat. How many times do I have to tell you? Perry White: Lois, Clark Kent may seem like just a mild-mannered reporter, but listen, not only does he know how to treat his editor-in-chief with the proper respect, not only does he have a snappy, punchy prose style, but he is, in my forty years in this business, the fastest typist I've ever seen. Perry White: If Paris is going to go kablooie I want my best reporter right in the middle of it... No offense, Kent. But not for a moment do I believe that your leads just went cold. The Planet. If so, where? Lois Lane: Well, there was a museum robbery last night. FameRank: 6 "Perry White" is a fictional character who appears in the Superman comic book/comics. Yet Superman saves a man from drowning on 3rd Avenue this morning while you stand there watching the whole thing and you don't even bring me one picture. If he doesn't get here soon, I'm gonna kick his sorry ass so hard through that door, they'll think Jesus Christ did it. The truth. Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane Vol 1 10, Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane Vol 1 37, Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane Vol 1 126, https://dc.fandom.com/wiki/Category:Perry_White_(Earth-One)/Quotes?oldid=187257. Clark Kent: Well, geez Mr. White. Fashion, is that a new suit? Perry White: He knows where the Eiffel Tower is, Olson! Happens to the best reporters.

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