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Quotes by Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)

Quote1.png People that... know me, call me "Falcon". Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png #$%& Blade. As if my hands weren't full enough already. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Steve being a traitor validated every cynic who felt America was an idealized metaphor for the dominant culture's survival and the minority's suffering. I can't let that idea take hold. People need hope. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Captain America is not just for the good days. He can't be. I can't be. If Captain America can't stand for the Dream on the very worst day-- When America is fallen-- Then there is no Captain America. Because our worst day is where we start from. Where we rise from. And if the man in the flag is too special to fall and rise and struggle with the rest... Then God help us all. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Now. Look around you. Kind of amazing, isn't it? How we usually see the differences between us...separated by nationality, by color, by religion...and yet here we are all connected. Steve Rogers. That skinny blond-haired kid who grew up on the streets of New York...showed us that the ideals of the America dream -- the Great Melting Pot that can bring out the best of us and bind us all together -- actually WORKS! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png There's just choices... and we all got them to make. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Ever since I can remember, I've been nuts about birds! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Your skin may be a different color... but there is no man alive I'm prouder to call... brother! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Keep goin' Cap! I'm right behind ya! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png ... I'll rate even higher with Cap if I can take Spider-Man ... alone. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Now I know what Steppin Fetchet meant when he said Feet do yo stuff! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Maybe that's because you're white, Colonel... and don't know how it feels to be on the other side of the color line! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png He's not Captain America. Spread the word! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png ...I think its about time I split for Harlem. As you may remember, I've got a woman there now... and a life of my own I wanna build. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png .. If I'm going to be your partner, I have to be something more than a costumed athlete. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png But from now on I'll thank you to leave the Falcon strictly alone! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png ... It's time for the Falcon to Fly! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Stand aside Dum Dum. This "low-born" is coming through! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Heads up you jocks! Here comes the Harlem Express! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png That is no way to treat a brother -- Brother! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Teamwork does it every time!! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Now to give this punk a taste of his own medicine! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Forget your petty anger, Nighthawk-- We must not fight among ourselves! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Now I'm only going to say this once, punks! Put the guns down. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png You wanna be somebody when you get out of school? Start now. Here. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png What kind of world will this be without a Captain America? Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png America belongs to all the people -- Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Biggest shoveler of hate and racist garbage this side of Hitler himself. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Because Captain America is not just for the good days. He can't be. I can't be. If Captain America can't stand for the dream on the very worst day--when America is fallen--then there is no Captain America. Because our worst day is onl where we start from. Where we rise from. And if the man in the flag is too special to fall and rise and struggle with the rest... Then God help us all. If I've got to work harder now? Prove me more? That was always true. And that's a weight I'm proud to carry. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Won't be much future if this Lukin guy goes biblical with the Cube. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Let's give it a whirl-- Avengers Assemble! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png These people -- Hydra -- executed our friends. They murdered an entire city. They've locked up millions, are chasing after millions more. Innocents. Who wants to speak for those people? Who's going to be their justice? Who wants to be their Avengers?! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png The X-Men have amassed an army. Apocalypse has risen. Their fury at a fervor. War will soon be upon us. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Memories stop by like in-laws--You don't get to choose when the mind drifts--Tiggered by a song, a place--The need for someone no longer here. You relieve everything that mattered for you then. The way it all was... And how far gone it all is. When the roof caves in--When the ground crumbles under my feet--Even all these years latter--My first instinct is to turn to my parents. To advise me. To know I'm doing right. But home is gone. The worse things get--The more I need them--The harder it is to face. I gave the people of Harlem everything I had--Desperately trying to feel their shoes. Working myself near to death raising my sister and brother. Spent my life worried it wasn't enough. How could I ever live up to the bar they set? But I've got a sneaking suspicion that if they could see me now--They'd be proud. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Seeing these two happy... it makes the whole fight worthwhile. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png To Steve Rogers...the best of us. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png The Winter Soldier went off the grid yesterday. Looks like he's about to start a fire, and we need to stop that. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Let's just be honest here -- this country is as divided as it's ever been. Red and blue, black and white, Republican and Democrat, North and South -- feels like we are constantly at each other's throats. We don't trust each other. We no longer see ourselves in our neighbor. And this is not some intellectual debate -- people are dying. Our streets are burning. Inequality is soaring. It feels like things are about to break wide open. And it used to be -- even if we didn't agree on what to do in our communities, we could at least unite in fighting common enemies. Everybody's okay with beating up Hydra. Even that's not so simple anymore. The good guys -- S.H.I.E.L.D. and the N.S.A. -- are getting caught doing things we never dreamt the bad guys would do, even in our worst nightmares. But the even bigger, scarier problem for me? In all these struggles, all these debates, and all these things tearing us apart -- I have a side. That's right. I have opinions. Strongly held beliefs, even. And here's the thing -- the more I saw the people I believed I was standing up for being walked on -- the more I heard a noise machine spouting intolerance and fear, drowning common sense out -- the more I wondered -- shouldn't Captain America be more than just a symbol? Steve always tried to stay above the fray, and I respected him for it. He took a stand when he had to, but as far as politics went -- he played it close to the vest. But if I really believed I could make a difference -- if I really believed I could change some minds, do some good -- then wasn't I obligated to try? Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Look, Steve Rogers can't arrest me. I have immunity. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Now, my predecessor in this job might've been inclined to give you some speech about what really makes America great -- how it's not just chasing dollars and hoarding wealth. Me? I'm not really great with the speeches -- so I'm just gonna arrest you. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png It's not awkward. Look, word's already out that Steve is back. It's better for him to get out in front of it. And him going back to being Captain America -- the two of us doing it together -- that was my idea, remember? Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png ⚞SIGH⚟ Fine, so -- my position on profiling the future? @#$& no. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png But I already know this plays out one of two ways. Neither of them pretty. Either I look like I attacked these cops, or I ignite a riot when they beat me -- best option is still de-escalate -- but neither side seems very interested in that. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png When he got back to full health, he told me to hang on to this. And I trust his opinion a Hell of a lot more than yours. Or maybe even my own, for that matter. If he can share, you can, too. So you -- and all those guys I imagine put you up to this -- are going to have to learn to get used to it. I'm Captain America now. Deal with it. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Vision, seriously, what's going on? Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I can't believe I'm saying this... but let the monsters handle the fighting. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png He's trying to prove a point. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png This is a stand I need to take. This time, no compromises. If Steve's Captain America is a symbol of a great country pushing forward -- then let Sam Wilson's Captain America have been a reminder of the people it's leaving behind. This is my protest... This is my goodbye. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Oh great and powerful Mole Man, King of all that lives below. I'm honored to once again be in your presence -- and come bearing gifts. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Yep... got a call from Nick Fury, said you might need a friend. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png It's okay, Sharon... we know... they were controlling you.. but it's all over now... it's over... the good guys won... Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png But if I had to guess, I'd say, sure, she wanted us to see the folks whose footsteps we're following in, back when they were starting out... show us we're worthy of standing in those shoes. But more that that-- I think she wanted to get us thinking about walking our own paths-- building our own legacies. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png You tryin' to flex, Norman? Represent for your woman? Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Look dude, have a coconut. Love me them coconuts... Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Captain America and the Falcon are finished! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png I know some part of you might want to give up hope. But this is our moment. Our chance to turn things around. I know we've been divided. Torn apart. Broken -- for so damn long -- but now it's time to assemble. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Stand your ground! This ends now! The world will not succumb to your madness, Blackheart! We will fight until our last breath! And when we fall, there will be others! There will be no peace for you on Earth! It belongs to humanity to rise, fall and learn the path to peaceful coexistence! So quit while you can! Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Everyone has that special person. Misty is mine. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)
Quote1.png Taking on a whole train full of armored fanatics on your own? Sounds more like a Bucky plan. Quote2.png
--Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)

Conversations with Samuel Wilson (Earth-616)

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Falcon
If you were awake, why didn't you help me?
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Captain America
Didn't think you needed it. I was right.
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Falcon #4
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Falcon (Sam Wilson)
Jen, those were students!
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She-Hulk (Jen Walters)
Wh-- I-- I saw a monster...
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Rogue (Anna Marie)
'Course you did.
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X-Men: Legacy #266
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Cyclops
So what's the general consensus?
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Iron Man
As far as I'm concerned, Stamford was our wake-up call. What alcoholics refer to as a moment of clarity. Becoming public employees makes perfect sense if it helps people sleep a little easier.
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Falcon (Sam Wilson)
I can't believe I'm hearing this. The masks are a tradition. We can't just let them turn us into super-cops.
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Yellowjacket
Are you kidding? We're lucky people have tolerated this for as long as they have, Sam. Why should we be allowed to hide behind these things?
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Wolverine
Because the world ain't so nice outside your ivory tower, bub.
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Civil War #1
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Apocalypse
He will resurface. And when he does, he will side with us. Captain, you will deliver a message to your flock. Tell the human filth they have three hours to vacate my island. Manhattan is the first prize of the mutant uprising.
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Captain America
Why...?
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Apocalypse
Because its important to you. And we are going to take away everything you ever cared about. The rightful heirs of this world have come for what is owed. New York is Ours. Any human found here in three hours will be slaughtered. Tell them, good Captain. Tell them all-- the Apocalypse is upon you.
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Avengers & X-Men: AXIS #5
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Captain America
I hate Nazis.
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Namor
Yes, I hate practically everyone... But I especially despise these animals.
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All-New Invaders #14
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Falcon
Any guesses as to what Baron Zemo's protégé might look like?
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Winter Soldier
If Zemo's taught him all he knows, then he'll be a big purple idiot in a stupid mask.
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