2010: The Year We Make Contact Quotes
HAL-9000: What is going to happen?
Dave: Something wonderful.
HAL-9000: I'm afraid.
Dave: Don't be. We'll be together.
HAL-9000: Where will we be?
Dave: Where I am now.
HAL and Dr. Floyd:
-Floyd: Well tell whoever it is that I can't accept that identification without proof. -HAL: The response is, "I understand. It is important that you believe me. Look behind you."
-HAL and Dr. Floyd
HAL and Dr. Floyd:
Floyd: Well tell whoever it is that I can't take any of this seriously unless I know who I'm talking to. -HAL: Dr. Floyd? -Floyd: Yes? -HAL: The response is, "I was David Bowman."
-HAL and Dr. Floyd
Hal-9000 and Dr. Chandra:
HAL: Dr. Chandra, will I dream? -Dr. Chandra: I don't know.
-Hal-9000 and Dr. Chandra
SAL9000 and Dr. Chandra:
SAL: Will I dream? -Dr. Chandra: Of course you will. All intelligent beings dream. Nobody knows why.
-SAL9000 and Dr. Chandra
David Bowman and Heywood Floyd:
Bowman- You see, something's going to happen. You must leave. -Floyd: What? What's going to happen? -Bowman: Something wonderful. -Floyd: What? -Bowman: I understand how you feel. You see, it's all very clear to me now. The whole thing. It's wonderful
-David Bowman and Heywood Floyd
I'm completely operational, and all my circuits are functioning perfectly.
Dr. Heywood Floyd:
I don't know if Hal is homicidal, suicidal, neurotic, psychotic, or just plain broken.
-Dr. Heywood Floyd
Dr. Heywood Floyd::
I do seem to remember a process where you people ask me questions and I give you answers, and then I ask you questions and you give me answers, and that's the way we find out things. I think I read that in a manual somewhere.
-Dr. Heywood Floyd:
Dave and HAL:
HAL: What is going to happen? -Dave: Something wonderful. -HAL: I'm afraid. -Dave: Don't be. We'll be together.-HAL: Where will we be? -Dave: Where I am now.
-Dave and HAL
Dr. Chandra:
HAL was told to lie - by people who find it easy to lie. HAL doesn't know how.
-Dr. Chandra
Heywood Floyd:
Someday, the children of the new sun will meet the children of the old. I think they will be our friends.
-Heywood Floyd
Floyd and HAL:
Floyd: Who's calling? -HAL: There is no identification. - Floyd: What's the message? -HAL: Message as follows: "It is dangerous to remain here. You must leave within two days." - Floyd: What?
-Floyd and HAL
HAL and Dr. Floyd:
Floyd: Who's sending it? -HAL: There is no identification. - Floyd: I don't understand. -HAL: Neither do I. - Floyd: This this message by voice or keyboard? -HAL: I don't know.
-HAL and Dr. Floyd
[message relayed from monolith] All these worlds are yours, except Europa. Attempt no landing there. Use them together. Use them in peace.
Dave Bowman:
My God, it's full of stars!
-Dave Bowman