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This page contains a listing of all notable quotes by Wallace West (New Earth).

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Quote1 I've known... for a year how bad I screwed up... kept Linda from our kids... I've lived with that pain... now I'll die with it... But you? You I feel sorry for. All these universes...and you're the worst Diana in any of them...! A disgrace...and you don't even know it...You said you loved someone... but you don't know what love is. What I feel for Linda, Jai and Iris...would shatter your heart. Outlive me a thousand years...you'll still never even know what you're missing. And that's your truth. Quote2
--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I liked the evil empire stuff better-- If nothing else, it was easier to understand. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Keystone is under the protection of a man who can throw haymakers like machine-gun fire... who can create cyclones with a wave of his arm... who can outrun gravity. Keystone is my city. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I never laid a hand on him! Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 My name is Wally West. I live in this cruddy little apartment with my mom. They call me Flash, 'cause I can run fast, really fast. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 When uncle Barry... Aunt Iris decided to write about his life, she wanted the world to know who he really was. It wasn't "The Flash" who died in the crisis... it was Barry Allen. When I went public, part of the reason was to make sure he didn't get forgotten. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Keystone is under the protection of a man who can throw haymakers like machine-gun fire ... who can create cyclones with a wave of his arm ... who can outrun gravity. Keystone is my city. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Linda … I made it through. I sped to the other side of light. I became part of some force … some power. It was … it was glorious. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 What is it with this century? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 You don't suppose this is what it's always been about for Max, do you? Was the threat of Savitar the reason he became part of our lives ... Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 But the garbage is gone! Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I don't want my loved ones to miss me ... but that's the beauty of time-travel. Once I find a path back, I can arrange to get home just a few seconds after I left. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Who knows? Someday, maybe you'll help inspire a legion of super-heroes. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Whenever I entered the Speed Force, I knew that I still had an anchor to the real world. A love like a lightning rod. I could always find my way back to her .. find my way home ... so long as our bond wasn't broken. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Let's go fix your mess. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 This time, you saw what I wanted you to see. And by the way... How dare you use me as an infomercial? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Welcome to Bizarro Keystone, where Flash am loved. Maybe this whole Santa Marta thing bears further thought. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Sure. I can metabolize the alcohol by running around the house. In the meantime I think I'll just stand here and see how much I can drink. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 And we already know he's going to send me back. It happens. It has happened. Don't worry: I think I have a plan. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I can't stand this ... I can't stand just sitting around like this! It feels like I'm nailed to this chair! I should be moving! Have you any idea what it's like when you can't move? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Linda ... you're my beacon. No matter where I go, no matter what I do ... I can always find my way back home because you're there. That's my vow to you, Linda. My home, my life, all my love ... it will always rest with only you. Be mine, Linda. With you in my life ... I'm forever safe. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 The heat of his hatred for all things Flash would dwarf the sun ... and will pass down through all his descendants. Will you help me against him? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Don't eat people...? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Where the hell is Keystone City? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I'm going to make the rounds while you're at class. The Thinker and the Rogues caused a lot of heartache and damage. I need to check in on everyone, make sure they're okay — and I can't wait to spread the good word. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 You know, every time someone has a "team-up", rumors hit the spandex grapevine. We all talk. The Ray is a mooch, Halo will talk your ear off, and Animal Man and his family actually send fruit baskets. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I don't wear this uniform to frighten anyone. And I don't fight for vengeance. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 It was Zoom. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 The JDL... the Jewish Defense League... in costume? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 No! No, damnit. I'm not the Flash. I'm not... It's not my fault. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I'm sorry, Linda. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 For the first time in your life, Superman, you're wrong. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Don't hang up! You don't know what I have to go through to get these quarters! Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Everyone has one. That kid you grew up with who knows you as well as your own brother. Maybe better. And then somewhere along the way, something happened. Something pushed you both in different directions. Us? I got married. He didn't. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Barry used to tell me, "Life is too short-- unless someone you love goes first." Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Grab your top hat, Zee. We have a mind to fix. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I tear the muscles in my shoulders as I throw my arms forward at over one hundred thousand miles per second. And I give Hunter a push. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Any child's death is not just a cessation of a living being. It's the death of hope. And without that--what have we got? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Besides, when you have powers, people expect way too much of you Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I'm getting lectured on child safety from a man who's gone through four Robins? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Vibrating . . . time traveling . . . welcome to the family business, son. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 . . . and you're all that's keeping me from ending up in a nursing home with Batman. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Let me get this straight. You're saying I'm not qualified to be a security guard? You have no idea how funny that is. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Stuffing envelopes. I could make a million dollars today stuffing envelopes . . . if it weren't a scam. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Angular what? Talk English, professor. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Set your brains on stunned, kids ... we're going to the place where super-speed comes from. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Contrary to rumor, the Justice League does not hire dorks. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I am not going to let this ruin my day. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Mock you? I despise you! You play at dictator while old men have to grub in the street for bottles to survive! People told me I could be as fast as Barry! I just had to believe it! Well, I believe it now! Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I love you. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 My problem is obvious. I haven't told anyone, but I'm mongo nervous that Barry's re-emergence as the "real" Flash makes me... redundant. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Funny. A bunch of times I've been stripped of my powers... but in my mind, I was still The Flash. I wouldn't ever let that go. This time, my powers are intact. It's my identity that's been revoked... and that makes all the difference. For the first time since I was a kid, I'm just Wally West. I'm not a hero anymore. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Listen to me. I'm not going to say this twice. Thawne doesn't care about any of you. He's after Wally West. Now that he's crippled Jay and tried to trash Barry's rep, I'm the only other target left to him. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I know, I know. I'm a communist, a bookburner, and I kick dogs. But I just can't sit through baseball. It moves so slow...! Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Look, it's true that I'm trying to ease out of this "kindler, gentler" mode I seem to have fallen into... Still, turning this guy into a corpsicle seems a little extreme. Take him away, boys. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 It's not being a hero! It's just doing the right thing. Don't make me beg, Frankie. We don't have time. Are you in? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Normally I'm the fastest man alive, but not when I'm caught in a death grip by an armored madman with murder in his eyes. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 That's your point, isn't it? That I can't be everywhere? That life — and death — go on without my help? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I specifically said 'No Parties!' Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 You know how people have sometimes talked about Barry? About how no one could be as fast as he was and still be human? Well … they were right Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 It's not me we're here to save! It's Linda! Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Bart... You saved us all. Whether you think much of my judgment or not, I want you to know … that I'm proud of you. We won. The Flash lives on — because of you. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Thaaat's it! Keep shooting, boys! Hit the Flash, win a prize! Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Kid, after all his past scams, if Dad's atoning with something legal and trying to improve society ... I'm not going to interfere ... Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Man, were we really ever that young? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 How does he know things like that? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I swear every time we get together to fix up the Watchtower, some crisis breaks out. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 This is the guy who said he couldn't live up to his myth. He's wrestling an angel. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Vibrating . . . time traveling . . . welcome to the family business, son. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 We have the greatest technology in the universe in our hands, and you have to tape up little paper signs? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I've been the Flash for years, now. I've helped save the world a dozen times. Saved it all by myself a time or three. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I hate it when Aquaman does monitor duty. He scratches the board up with that harpoon, and the seat smells of carp. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

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--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 What kind of superhero needs to wet himself every hour? Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Years ago I used to hang out with a group called the Teen Titans. We were a junior Justice League dedicated to fighting crime, protecting democracy, listening to rock and roll -- and trying to score with Wonder Girl. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I remember calling him names. Making fun of him as he'd ride off in those police cars. "Doctor Bite". But he's not a... joke anymore. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 He's just an irredeemable sociopath with Bart's face. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 Gail should return to 1978 with a normal brain -- forecast-free! Look--! That 747 flying overhead proves we're back in our own era! Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I should never have come back. I wanted to reclaim my old life. But I'm just ruining everyone else's. Kadabra's attacking everyone because of me. I should have stayed lost. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)

Quote1 I had to, Linda. It was you. Quote2

--Wallace West (New Earth)