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Quotes by Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)

Quote1.png Some people by nature are kind and charitable. You could say that some people, including at least one person at this table, are by their nature heroes. Ben always reminded me that we each contain all the nobler and meaner aspects of humanity, but some get a bigger dose than others of one thing or another. Some are pretty, and mean, and uncharitable. That's their nature. You can hope for better, even try to lead them to better, and you may even succeed. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Oh dear, I certainly hope they find that horrible Spider-Man and lock him up before he can do any harm! Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png You see... You don't need me anymore. You've grown... You're a man now. You're not my Peter... You're your own. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Hush, Peter... You'll turn my head...! Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Oh dear, I certainly hope they find that horrible Spider-Man and lock him up before he can do any harm! Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Oh dear, I certainly hope they find that horrible Spider-Man and lock him up before he can do any harm! Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Oh, monsters, is it? It's because of those horrible funny books! Take them out of here, Ben! Put them in the garbage! Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png It's Mary Jane, dear... ...her plane, it... it... Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I know your secret. I know you're Spider-Man. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png It never hurts to make a good impression. Who knows, someday someone might want to make a movie about you. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png You've always assumed being Spider-Man will somehow fix things. But he's not coming back to life, Peter, no matter how hard you try. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png You're a sensitive boy, Peter. You always have been. But don't think you're responsible for every evil man you come across. That all to easily becomes an excuse to do nothing. Sometimes good men need a little blind enthusiasm. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Some people by nature are kind and charitable. You could say that some people, including at least one person at this table, are by their nature heroes. Ben always reminded me that we each contain all the nobler and meaner aspects of humanity, but some get a bigger dose than others of one thing or another. Some are pretty, and mean, and uncharitable. That's their nature. You can hope for better, even try to lead them to better, and you may even succeed. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Peter. Kissing that awful woman on television. I'm sure it was all blown way out of proportion. (...) I've said too much. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I miss Johnny Carson. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Peter, you save lives every day. Have you any idea how many people you've saved as Spider-Man? I looked it up on the internet and it was over ten thousand. Ten thousand people directly, Peter. That's not even counting all the bombs you've desctivated or the things you've done with the Avengers and the Fantastic Four. On what planet is any of that insignificant? Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Just a minute, Mary Jane. I think there's something your husband needs to tell me. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Your story will change lives, Peter. That's your greatest power. If you're not telling it because you're afraid of what will happen to me, that's rubbish. Family is a source of strength, not weakness. It should set you free, not hold you back. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Don't worry, sweetheart--we'll get though this. After all--that's what marriage is all about-- --isn't it? Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png As your Uncle Ben used to say, the only job to be ashamed of is a job poorly done. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png You're wounded, Peter. It's a wound that stays with you. Changes you. You'll see the pain of this world more readily. You know it's there now. You won't be able to ignore it. You'll see that life is temporary. Fragile. That every death is as important to someone as Ben's was to you...That every life is worth protecting. And you'll feel weak where Ben's strength used to prop you up. But you'll honor him by standing on your own. Because you'll see that Ben taught you how to be strong, and you'll show the world that his strength still sustains you. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Thank you, Peter. Sweet dreams. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I appreciate the call, Mr. Flannigan. No, I honestly have no idea what the boy could be... ...keeping from me. Oh my... Look at all of this in here! It all makes sense now... ...where you've been going! What you've been doing! Peter! Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I've had five kids up and vanish on me this month alone. All their possessions abandoned. No sign of where they went. Just... gone. Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I have to be that trusting. And so do you. If we don't have hope that people can become better, what hope is there for us? Quote2.png
--Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)

Conversations with Maybelle Parker (Earth-616)

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Peter Parker
I'm going to miss her, Aunt May.
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Aunt May
We all will, Peter.
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Peter Parker: Spider-Man #19

MJ
What a strange tone in her voice. The same tone I had sometimes when -- she doesn't...know, does she? Should I ask if she knows? No. Peter would tell me if she knew. Except Peter and I don't talk. Nuts.
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Aunt May
She had to hear the tone in my voice. She doesn't know that I know, does she? Should I tell her I know? No. In anyone tells her it should be Peter. Except Peter and she don't talk. Oh, dear...
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Amazing Spider-Man Vol 2 #40
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Ethan Edwards
I'm a monster!
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Aunt May
No. I've seen my share of monsters, son. And you're no monster.
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Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
She's right, Ethan. You're a man. A good man.
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Ethan Edwards (Earth-616) from Marvel Knights Spider-Man Vol 1 18 0001.jpg
Ethan Edwards
Really?
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Spider-Man (Peter Parker)
Sure. It doesn't matter where you came from. It doesn't matter who you are. I mean, Didn't you see "Shrek"...? Listen Ethan: You've got something that no one else here has. A gift to heal. And there's a lot of people out there who need healing.
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Marvel Knights: Spider-Man #18

Jarvis
May? May, what's wrong?!
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May
Oh my god...
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Jarvis
May! Are you having an attack of some kind? May! Say something! Dear lord, you look like you've seen a ghost! What--?
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May
Ben...?
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Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #7
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Regina Venderkamp
You idiot! You couldn't save any of my things? They're priceless...
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May Parker-Jameson
Oh, shush young lady. They're just things. People are what count. Spider-Man knows that.
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Amazing Spider-Man Vol 3 #18


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