The Dark Tower – Quotes
A tower exists at the center of the universe. It is said the mind of a child can bring it down.
Homeless man: Power of your mind—that’s what they want.
Man in Black: You want to know what’s on the other side? Nothing.
Wounded Soldier: Go to hell.
Man in Black: Been there. Now burn.
Gunslinger’s code: I do not aim with my hand. He who aims with his hand has forgotten the face of his father. I aim with my eye. I do not shoot with my hand. He who shoots with his hand has forgotten the face of his father. I shoot with my mind. I do not kill with my gun. He who kills with his gun has forgotten the face of his father. I kill with my heart.
Man in Black: Love your mask. Choose a pretty face and the world is your oyster.
Man in Black: “HATE.” (He whispers to a girl as he walks by.)
Roland: What happens in one world echoes in others.
Man in Black: Everyone who walks with you dies.
Roland: You handled yourself well. That was brave, going for the gun.
Man in Black: Oh you know me, Lon. You’re the one who called me here...with every thought... Hoping if you got rid of the brat mommy here would love you better.
Man in Black: Well, it looks like I’ve got myself a stalker.
Man in Black: The guilt you must feel, not believing in him. And you sent your only son off to the Asylum. Shame. On. You.
Aura: Your gift is extraordinary, Jake. It made me see across worlds.
Roland: Do they have guns in your world? And bullets—are they as rare as they are here?
Jake: You’re going to like earth. A lot.
Villager: He is...of the son of Eld... But his heart’s in his pocket... He’s not a gunslinger anymore.
Roland: The darkness is everywhere. Fighting against it is futile.
Aura: Isn’t that why we’ve stopped [fighting and are] losing? We stopped believing?!
Jake: Look, he saved my life and he doesn’t even like me that much. He’s still a gunslinger. I know it.
Jake: He’s a chef!
Roland to some prostitutes: You have both forgotten the faces of your fathers.
Man in Black: A seer who lies – the worst kind. I like you already!
Homeless man: I know what you are, gunslinger.
Roland: No, Jake. Don’t see it. That’s what he wants. He’s tracking you. Close your mind.
What about the tower? My mom died so you could have revenge?!
Roland: Shine is your weapon, Jake. Guns are mine.
Man in Black: You want to kill the Man in Black. You’re like a dog chasing a bone.
Man in Black: Death always wins—that’s the deal. ... You’re a terrible father.
Man in Black: Bye. Have a great apocalypse.
Man in Black: Why resist? Your visions didn’t bring you to him, they brought you to me.
Man in Black: He doesn’t love you. This is your destiny.
Man in Black: It’s fitting that you and the tower should fall together.
Roland: I have to leave you here, Jake. You understand that, don’t you?
Jake: I know.
Roland: You could come with me. There’s nothing for you here. Besides, I could use your help, gunslinger.