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Poll: Professor X Words of Wisdom

Here is a list of memorable quotes from the great Professor Charles Xavier. These quotes come from 20th Century Fox's X-Men films. Some are inspiring, fierce and funny. Which quote from Professor X is your favorite? Discuss the list here

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    Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

    "Just because someone stumbles and loses their way, it doesn't mean they're lost forever. Sometimes, we all need a little help."
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    Nicholas Hoult, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Oscar Isaac, Evan Peters, Olivia Munn, Jennifer Lawrence, Alexandra Shipp, Sophie Turner, Tye Sheridan, and Ben Hardy in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

    "A gift can often be a curse. Give someone wings, and they may fly too close to the sun. Give them the power of prophecy, and they may live in fear of the future. Give them the greatest gift of all, powers beyond imagination, and they may think they are meant to rule the world."
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    Patrick Stewart in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

    "Don't let it control you."
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    Patrick Stewart in Logan (2017)

    "You know, Logan... this is what life looks like. A home, people who love each other. Safe place. You should take a moment and feel it."
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    Famke Janssen, Halle Berry, and James Marsden in X-Men (2000)

    "I feel a great swell of pity for the poor soul that comes to my school looking for trouble."
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    James McAvoy in X: First Class (2011)

    "I suppose I am a professor now. Pretty soon I'll be going bald."
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    Patrick Stewart and James McAvoy in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

    "The past: a new and uncertain world. A world of endless possibilities and infinite outcomes. Countless choices define our fate: each choice, each moment, a moment in the ripple of time. Enough ripples, and you can change the tide here. For the future is never truly set."
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    James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender in X: First Class (2011)

    "There's so much more to you than you know, not just pain and anger. There's good in you too, and you can harness all that. You have a power that no one can match, not even me."
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    James McAvoy and Oscar Isaac in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

    "Welcome to my world!"
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    Famke Janssen, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, James Marsden, and Hugh Jackman in X-Men (2000)

    "Give him an order worth following. He'll take it."
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    James McAvoy in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

    "It's not their pain you're afraid of. It's yours, Charles. And as frightening as it can be, that pain will make you stronger. If you allow yourself to feel it, embrace it, it will make you more powerful than you ever imagined. It's the greatest gift we have: to bear their pain without breaking. And it comes from the most human part of us: hope."
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    Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

    "We have it in us to be the better men."
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    Famke Janssen, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, James Marsden, and Daniel Cudmore in X2 (2003)

    "Mutants. Since the discovery of their existence they have been regarded with fear, suspicion, often hatred. Across the planet, debate rages. Are mutants the next link in the evolutionary chain or simply a new species of humanity fighting for their share of the world? Either way it is a historical fact: Sharing the world has never been humanity's defining attribute."
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    Sophie Turner in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

    "Unleash your power! Let go, Jean! Jean, let it go!"
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    Patrick Stewart in X-Men (2000)

    "I'm looking for hope."
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    Famke Janssen in X-Men: The Last Stand (2006)

    "The conflict between the better and worst angels of our very nature, whose outcome will change our world so greatly there will be no going back. I do not know if victory is possible. I only know that great sacrifice will be required. And because the fate of many will depend on a few, we must make the last stand."
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    Patrick Stewart in X-Men (2000)

    "Mankind is not evil, just uninformed."
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    Patrick Stewart as Professor Charles Xavier

    PROFESSOR X: [to Class] "When an individual acquires great power, the use or misuse of that power is everything. Will it be used for the greater good? Or will it be used for personal or for destructive ends? Now this is a question we must all ask ourselves. Why? Because we are mutants."

    KITTY PRYDE: "But Einstein said that ethics are an exclusive human concern, without any superhuman authority behind it."

    PROFESSOR X: "Einstein wasn't a mutant, so far as we know."

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    James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender in X: First Class (2011)

    "A new species is being born. Help me guide it, shape it, lead it."
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    James McAvoy in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

    "This message is for one reason alone: to tell the strongest among you. Those with the greatest power protect those without. That's my message to the world."
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    James McAvoy and Lucas Till in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

    "Alex, destroy Cerebro! Wreak havoc!"
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    Professor X & Magneto

    "And I will always be there, old friend."
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    Patrick Stewart in Logan (2017)

    "Two days on the road, only one meal, and hardly any sleep. She's 11, I'm *beep* 90."
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    Dafne Keen in Logan (2017)

    "Our boat, the Sunseeker."