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35+ Steven Moffat Quotes That All 'Doctor Who' Fans Should Read

Best Steven Moffat quotes from 'Doctor Who'

Steven Moffat is a Scottish television writer and producer.

He is popularly known for his works like 'Doctor Who'(2005), 'Sherlock'(2010), and 'The Adventures Of Tintin'(2011).

At a young age, Steven Moffat was a part of the student television station at the University of Glasgow. Like his father, Moffat began his career as a teacher. Later, he wrote numerous television series like 'Press Gang', 'Joking Apart', 'Chalk' and 'Coupling' all of which were inspired by real-life instances. Renowned for his genre-defying works, Steven Moffat won many awards, especially for his work in the 'Doctor Who' series.

Below is the collection of quotes by Steven Moffat. For more interesting quotes, check out ['Doctor Who'quotes] and 10th Doctor quotes.

Steven Moffat's Best 'Doctor Who' Quotes

Steven Moffat Quotes, Doctor Who quotes.

Originally written in 1963 and revived as a television series in 2005, 'Doctor Who' is a science fiction series about a time-traveling extraterrestrial being and his adventures in space and time. Here are some Steven Moffat quotes from 'Doctor Who'

1. "The Doctor: You know when grown-ups tell you everything's going to be fine, but you really think they're lying to make you feel better?

Amelia: Yeah...

The Doctor: Everything's going to be fine."

- 'Dr. Who'.

2. “You should always waste time when you don't have any. Time is not the boss of you. Rule 408.”

-Steven Moffat, 'Dr. Who'.

3.“You don't want to take over the universe. You wouldn't know what to do with it beyond shout at it.”

-Steven Moffat, 'Dr. Who'.

4."Now and then, every once in a very long while, every day in a million days, when the wind stands fair and the Doctor comes to call, everybody lives."

-Steven Moffat, 'Dr. Who'.

5. "Good men don't need rules. Today is not the day to find out why I have so many.”

- The Doctor, 'Dr. Who'.

6."Don't blink. Don't even blink. Blink and you're dead. Don't turn your back. Don't look away. And don't blink."

-The Doctor, 'Dr. Who'.

7."Everybody knows that everybody dies and nobody knows it like the Doctor. But I do think that all the skies of all the worlds might just turn dark if he ever, for one moment, accepts it."

-Steven Moffat, 'Dr. Who'.

8. “I don’t know. I can’t tell the future I just work there.”

-Steven Moffat, 'Dr. Who'.

9. “Never knowingly be serious. Rule 27.”

-Steven Moffat, 'Dr. Who'.

10.“One may tolerate a world of demons, for the sake of an angel.”

-Steven Moffat, 'Dr. Who'.

Steven Moffat Quotes About Writing And Television

Steven Moffat quotes as a television writer.

As a writer, Steven Moffat enjoys talking about his opinions on television and writing. Here are some interesting Steven Moffat quotes.

11."You'll go out of business if you think people are stupid."

-Steven Moffat.

12."The difference between a beautifully made failure and a beautifully made hit is who you've got playing the leads."

-Steven Moffat.

13."Like most writers, I write about what has happened to me as that involves the minimum amount of research."

-Steven Moffat.

14."I don't want to think that the stories are finite; I want to feel that they can go on forever."

-Steven Moffat.

15."What would be the point of having this job if I didn't get to make up some of the maddest possible scenes I've ever had in my head since I was a kid?"

-Steven Moffat.

16.“It's a TV show. Only the emotional damage is real.”

-Steven Moffat.

17.“Witty and mean is easy, but fond and funny is hard.”

-Steven Moffat.

18.“The universe is big. It’s vast and complicated and ridiculous. And sometimes, very rarely, impossible things just happen and we call them miracles.”

-Steven Moffat.

'Sherlock' Quotes By Steven Moffat

Steven as a writer is very particular about every element of his work, especially character development. Here are some famous Steven Moffat quotes from the television series 'Sherlock', and his view on the characters.

19.“Bravery is by far the kindest word for stupidity, don’t you think?”

-Mycroft Holmes, 'Sherlock' Season One, 'A Study In Pink.'

20."I'm not a psychopath, Anderson, I'm a high-functioning sociopath. Do your research."

-Sherlock Holmes, 'Sherlock' Season One, 'A Study In Pink.'

21."Sherlock Holmes can be wise and funny. He wasn't, at the beginning. But later on, he's got a bantering relationship with loads of people. He's got a wisdom that he didn't have in the early stage.

-Steven Moffat.

22. "I think people fall in love, not with Sherlock Holmes or Dr. Watson, but with their friendship. I think it is the most famous friendship in fiction, without a doubt."

-Steven Moffat.

Inspirational Steven Moffat Quotes

Words of inspiration sometimes strike the right cord with whatever the reader may be going through in their life and give them insight into how they should live or grow. This is how people get inspired by quotes. Here are some Steven Moffat quotes which will really leave you inspired.

23."Though the man above might say hello, expect no love from the beast below"

-Steven Moffat.

24.“What's the point in two hearts if you can't be a bit forgiving now and then?”

-Steven Moffat.

25."You don’t just give up. You don’t just let things happen. You make a stand! You say no! You have the guts to do what’s right, even when everyone else just runs away."

-Steven Moffat.

26. "If you don't expect to like someone and then you do, that's an incredibly exciting moment."

-Steven Moffat.

27.“I'd forgotten not all victories are about saving the universe.”

-Steven Moffat.

28."Madness is just what a genius looks like to a tiny mind."

-Steven Moffat.

29. “This is it. The darkest day. The blackest hour. Chin up, shoulders back. Let’s see what we’re made of, you and I.”

-Steven Moffat.

30.“Where there’s tears, there’s hope.”

-Steven Moffat.

31."Everything ends and it’s always sad, but everything begins again, too. And that’s always happy. Be happy.”

-Steven Moffat.

32."You begin your life, and it begins a journey towards you. It moves slowly, but it never stops."

-Steven Moffat.

33."Nobody remembers being born and nobody remembers dying."

-Steven Moffat.

34.“The day you lose someone isn’t the worst -at least you’ve got something to do- it’s all the days they stay dead.”

-Steven Moffat.

35.“There's something that doesn't make sense. Let's go and poke it with a stick.”

-Steven Moffat.

36.“You want weapons? We’re in a library! Books! The best weapons in the world!”

-Steven Moffat.

37."Demons run when a good man goes to war."

-Steven Moffat.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Steven Moffat quotes, then why not take a look at [sci fi quotes], or [Sherlock Holmes quotes]

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