”It has to end sometime. That time is now.”
Mulder: I don’t know if you noticed but, um, I never made the world a happier place. Scully: Well, I’m fairly happy. That’s something.
”Don’t go thinking I’m going to start doing the autopsies.”
”I like the way you guys work – no warrants, no permission, no research. You’re like studio executives with guns.”
”Smoke ’em if you got ’em.”
”Time passes in moments. Moments which, rushing past define the path of a life just as surely as they lead towards its end. How rarely do we stop to examine that path, to see the reasons why all things happen, to consider whether the path we take in life is our own making or simply…
Ellen: Do you have a … a significant other? Mulder: Um, not in the widely understood definition of that term. Ellen: Ah. Well, the right woman will come along and change all that. Don’t miss out on home and family, Mr. Mulder.
”In the end a man finally looks at the sum of his life to see what he’ll leave behind. Most of what I worked to build is in ruins and now that the… darkness descends, I find I have no real legacy.”
”Go ahead, Scully, keep me guessing.”
”Mulder, why does this game have the effect of reducing grown men back to moony adolescence?”
”Because the FBI has nothing to hide.”
”You know, I never stop to think… that the light is billions of years old by the time we see it. From the beginning of time right past us into the future. Nothing is ancient in the universe. But, maybe they are souls, Scully. Traveling through time as starlight, looking for homes.”
”Don’t go looking for something you don’t want to find.”
”Tennessee. Snakes. Thank you, Mulder. Thank you so much.”
”Neat trick, huh?”
”God is a spectator, Scully. He just reads the box scores.”
”What if he got really, really lucky? That’s your big scientific explanation, Scully?”
”Bear with us ’cause we’re old and stupid.”
Mulder: The world didn’t end. Scully: No, it didn’t.
”I’m sorry, but this is like good cop, insane cop.”