Aldrich Killian Quotes

Latest Aldrich Killian quotes from Iron Man 3

Aldrich Killian

Aldrich Killian chatacter image

In 1999 disabled scientist Aldrich Killian tries to meet Tony Stark and Maya Hansen and tell them about Advanced Idea Mechanics, but Stark humiliates him rejecting his offer. In present day with the help of Maya he has made extremis virus and cured his disability. He has regenerative healing qualities and the ability to breath fire. He captures Tony later in the movie and reveals that he is the real Mandarin.

Aldrich Killian is played by Guy Pearce in Iron Man 3.

Quotes

Failure is the fog through which we glimpse triumph. image

Failure is the fog through which we glimpse triumph.

The early bird gets the worm, but it's the second mouse that gets the cheese. image

The early bird gets the worm, but it's the second mouse that gets the cheese.

#2

After years dodging the President's ban on "immoral biotech research", my think tank now has a little something in the pipeline. It's an idea we like to call Extremis. I'm gonna turn your lights down.

#3

You gave me the greatest gift that anybody’s ever given me. Desperation image

You gave me the greatest gift that anybody’s ever given me. Desperation

#4

The second you give evil a face, a Bin Laden, a Gaddafi, The Mandarin, you hand the people a target.

#5

As I looked out over that city, nobody knew I was there, nobody could see me, no one was even looking. I had a thought that would guide me for years to come. Anonymity, Tony.

#6

It’s a glorious day, Savin. This time tomorrow, I’ll have the West’s most powerful leader in one hand, and the world’s most feared terrorist in the other. I’ll own the War on Terror.

#7

No more false faces. You said you wanted the Mandarin, you’re looking right at him. It was always me, Tony, right from the start. I am the Mandarin! image

No more false faces. You said you wanted the Mandarin, you’re looking right at him. It was always me, Tony, right from the start. I am the Mandarin!

#8

Tony Stark: Ladies, follow the mullet.
Maya Hansen: Thank you, I’ll call you.
Tony Stark: I’m titillated by the notion of working with you.
Aldrich Killian: Yeah?
Tony Stark: Yeah, cheese clown. I’m going to ditch these clowns; I’ll see you up on the roof in five minutes.

Aldrich Killian: You know what my old man used to say to me? One of his favorite of many sayings, "The early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese."
Tony Stark: You are not still pissed about the Switzerland thing, are you?
Aldrich Killian: How can I be pissed at you, Tony? I’m here to thank you. You gave me the greatest gift that anybody’s ever given me. Desperation. If you think back to Switzerland, you said you’d meet me on the rooftop, right? Well for the first twenty minutes, I actually thought you’d show up. And the next hour, I…well I considered taking that one step shortcut to the lobby, if you know what I mean.
Tony Stark: Honestly, I'm still trying to figure out what happened to the first mouse.
Aldrich Killian: But as I looked out over that city, nobody knew I was there, nobody could see me, no one was even looking. I had a thought that would guide me for years to come. Anonymity, Tony. Thanks to you, it's been my mantra ever since, right? You simply rule from behind the scenes. Because the second you give evil a face, a Bin Laden, a Gaddafi, The Mandarin, you hand the people a target.
Tony Stark: You're something else.
Aldrich Killian: You have met him, I assume?

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