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Quote1 While everyone's asleep, it's my chance to change to Supergirl and look over my new home town! Quote2
--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Some day, when you're married, it'll be your wife who will do your housecleaning! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Yet I saw them both die before my very eyes! They were surrounded with that blue aura! And I did it to them, I know it! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Mother! Father! I know you're close by! I can sense your presence somehow! I don't know how can I reach you... How can I help you escape the Zone? Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 The Danvers are heartbroken, but they're ready to give me up if it means my happiness! How they must love me! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 You seem glad to see me go, Donna. I'll bet you know more about those stolen minerals than I do! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 I'll admit that was my first reaction when I learned you destroyed Krypton! But that charm of yours got a grip on me... And even I'm not invulnerable to cupid's arrows! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Back... back... back I'll go... to the time when Superman was Superboy, long before he even knew I existed! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Somehow, Satan Girl is killing the girls of the Legion! I don't know who she is or where she got her super-powers, but we've got to stop her! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 We'll change the club Constitution so no boys can join, ever! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 It's all right. I know what I'm doing! Supergirl Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Listen, buster... I've been doing my Supergirl thing for years... and I've done okay! Ask all the crooks I've jailed! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Clark! I'm right here beside you! I'm not dead! If this is a joke, I don't appreciate it! Do you hear me? Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 The fact that I'm saving this boy's life doesn't matter to them! I'm demolishing one of their illusions... and they can't stand that! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 You failed to display the simplest power of all for a Super-girl! You didn't fly! Yet, if you were as Super as you claimed, you wouldn't even have needed a rocket to reach Earth, "sister"! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Look... I'm flattered that you like me enough to give me a... er... ring! But you ripped up a railroad track to make it! Back off so I can save that train from being wrecked! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 I heard you escaped prison, Luthor. I knew you couldn't resist visiting Lena. It's ironic how that one touch of humanity betrayed you. Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 But it was a white lie! Luthor doesn't want Val to live with the stigma of having a master criminal for an uncle! This was his one decent act in a lifetime of crime! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 I figured my best bet was to bring you here -- a place I was familiar with, so I'd be calling the shots! I was sure that would bring Brainiac out in the open... too bad he escaped! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 I... goofed! But am I downhearted? NO! Will I try again? YES! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 That computer's hip, all right! I am an "actress"! My Linda identity is only a role I created to hide the fact that I'm Supergirl! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Only one thing to do! I'll take the place of the Stanhope champions at the International Athletic competition, to protect them from harm! Then I'll wait for the Ionians to strike! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 There's nos evil witch behind this, but a modern computer! Just because I failed to prevent its first two predictions from ending in disaster doesn't mean I can't succeed with the third! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 But the whole thing seems awfully familiar! A girl and her pet... A metal man... A cowardly beast... And all the rest! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 What? More company? Ha-Ha-Ha! Sorry! I can't give you any refreshments! I ate all the chocolate bars I brought! Ha-Ha-Ha! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Don't blame me! Remember, you're the one who turned me into an innocent instrument of destruction! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 When a girl feels this way -- some new clothes are in order! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 So that's who's behind all this!? An alien from another dimension who's pulled us into his! I'd better set him straight -- so he'll send us back! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 I know this doesn't look right to anyone watching, but... you're too dangerous a sweet little old lady to let you run around loose! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 A giant bowling alley -- and I seem to be the king pin! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Oh, Thank Goodness -- the town is still there -- and all in one piece! For a moment -- I thought I'd find the town in ruins -- and it wasn't a dream after all! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 I have these powers -- and while sometimes I wish I didn't -- and could live a normal life -- I have to use them to help humanity as long as it needs me! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Well -- Now I'll find out just how this exo-skeleta-cyborg works! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 What am I to do if they can't find an antidote for me at the city of Kandor? Is my usefulness at an end? What good is a part-time Supergirl!? And I don't know where Starfire and the Professor are either! Will I ever become my old self again? C'mon, girl -- Stop the self-pity routine! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 I know it sounds corny -- but I'm beginning to miss these hallowed halls of learning already. Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 What am I to do? If I rescue Johnny -- I'll have to rescue Nasty, too! And I might slip up somewhere and she might be able to trip me up and prove I'm Supergirl! But I've got to save them! Even Supergirl's secret identity isn't worth one innocent life! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Well, massuh, start cracking your whip -- and tell us poor, underpaid slaves what our next job is. Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Excuse the pun, pal... But I'll be dragon you off to jail! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Yes, Judy... A falling star... Perhaps it tried to climb too high and burned itself out... Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Now they're mobbing people just because they're dressed differently... Another attack... because this man has a speech impediment! How can civilized people act so vicious? Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Now hear me, all you inhabitants of this great planet -- it is for you decide on changing the barbaric rules governing this contest! Your idea of avoiding wars by having two warriors do battle was to end needless dying, was it not? Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 When super-powers fail... Feminine wiles work! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 My day is complete! Every self-respecting super-heroine has to save a train at least once in her career! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 I didn't know colleges still kept absent-minded professors on the payroll. Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 We don't do it for the glory. We don't do it for the recognition... We do it because it needs to be done. Because if we don't, no one else will. And we do it even if no one knows what we've done. Even if no one knows we exist. Even if no one remembers we ever existed Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 No. I can't think that way. Even if all my death means is I've delayed theirs, I still have to save them. Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Are you really trying to attack me with an overgrown pocket knife? Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 We fight to live as long as we can. That's the only way to live... and to be able to live with yourself. Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 While everyone's asleep, it's my chance to change to Supergirl and look over my new home town! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Don't you get it, Rebel? You're not important! You never were! You were just-- something to do! Something for Supergirl and me to bounce off of for a while until people and events of real consequence came along! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Besides, I could do with the time to myself... to sit back and think. It's selfish, I know, but I deserve... Whoa! There you go again, Linda! There's nothing selfish about wanting to get into yourself for a while instead of thinking about the whole blasted world! I do enough of that as Supergirl — and wasn't the whole reason for this move... to give myself space to be just plain Linda Danvers? Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Just what I've always wanted... A vendetta from before I was even born coming to look me up! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Swell! I've always wanted to tangle with a revenge-happy super-powered Kryptonite-radiator! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 This whole trip to the 30th Century has been a big mess for me... and maybe it's my own fault. Maybe I don't fit in with the Legion anymore. I'll see you 'round... some-time. Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 While everyone's asleep, it's my chance to change to Supergirl and look over my new hometown! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 That was the last time I saw Richard. Tonight I know what it is to be human. Tonight my super skin is still invulnerable, but my Richard is never coming back, and my heart is broken into a million pieces. Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 You'll just have to get used to the idea that a Supergirl can be just as super-duper as a Superboy! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 And If I can't at least save the people I care for, what good are these powers I have? Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 It's a good thing I'm around today-- But I won't always be, you know. Anyway, you'd better hang on-- because our next stop is-- Motorville! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

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--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Great Krypton! In a million years I never would've guessed...that the mystery miss is my own roomate -- Wanda Five! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 I've been Supergirl for such a long time, it seems. Not that I'd give that up for anything... but I feel like I've totally lost hold of the part of me that doesn't scoot around the universe in shorts and a cape! I've forgotten what it feels like to be just a person... Instead of a symbol! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 You need a hint as to what you can do with your badge, Peters? Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 When you're floating in space... it's sooo quiet. And everyone talks so sweetly... and softly... It's nice. It's... peaceful. Not like here. Here people yell at you... or hurt you... or think you're an idiot or crazy... or let you down. Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 If you're looking for someone to beat up on... How about me? Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 So I'm... I'm supposed to... But it was supposed to be all... all fun! And helping people! I... I... want to live. I don't want to go and die. Please don't make go and die. Please. Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Look-- Here's the problem. You've done some bad things, but I'm really, really upset right now. So much so that, honestly, I don't trust myself. And if you attak me or I attack you... I will hurt you. I'll hurt you worse than you've ever been hurt in your whole life. I can carve you up as soon look at you. I can break you, boil you, freeze you. I can do things you can't imagine. Things I can't imagine, until I have to. And then I'll improvise. Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Goodness! Are you sure you're Superman? You look like the super-wild man from Borneo! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 But, girls... you asked for the truth... and you got it! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)

Quote1 Now I know what the expression to get hit with a ton of bricks means! And my uniform -- my indestructible uniform-- it looks like it's been through a shredding machine! The only thing that could have done this is magic-- the most powerful kind of magic! This Zond is the real thing! Quote2

--Kara Zor-El (Earth-One)