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Magneto Quotes


"I'm fortunate to be famous for two rather imposing characters like Magneto and Gandalf." - Ian Mckellen

"Magneto wants to cope with the difficulties thrust upon him by society and by his own nature." - Ian Mckellen

"My little cousin tells me I look like Magneto so I guess that's who I should probably play." - Robert Pattinson

"I had never come across the 'X-Men' comics till I was asked to play Magneto, so I just jumped into that job." - Ian Mckellen

"The only time I ever met a character that I wrote was when I met Ian McKellan, when he was playing Magneto in the 'X-Men' movies." - Grant Morrison

"The most fascinating powers don't mean a thing if the guy's poorly motivated or dull, and the most generic powers won't hurt a well-motivated character. Personality and motivation are what make Magneto, Magneto and not Cosmic Boy. The powers work for him, but it's his motivation that makes him the character he is." - Kurt Busiek

"Your humans slaughter each other because of the color of your skin, or your faith or your plitics - or for no reason at all - too many of you hate as easily as you draw breath. - Magneto" - Stan Lee

"That's why when major badasses greet each other in movies, they don't say anything, they just nod. The nod means, 'I' am a badass, and I recognize that you, too, are a badass,' but they don't say anything because they're Wolverine and Magneto and it would mess up their vibe to explain." - Cassandra Clare

"I kinda wish the internet had been around. Or at least some major force that could have screamed Why are you turning Magneto into a half-assed clone of Doctor Doom? and cataloged each and every way in which this transformation violated the long standing continuity. (2007)" - John Byrne

"Magneto has a whole lot of complexity to him. Emotionally, he's coming from a very damaged place. I like the ambivalence of it. I want the audience leaving the theater wondering, asking the questions themselves rather than being spoon-fed like a lot of these super-villain characters." - Michael Fassbender

"On the day after 9/11, I walking through the smoke and the smells of New York. There were knots of policemen everywhere. As I went past one officer, he called out: "Hi, Magneto." That's an indication of X-Men's extraordinary reach." - Ian Mckellen

"Journalists often ask me: "Aren't you sorry that after all the work you've done, you're best known as Magneto and Gandalf?" But that's what I've always wanted - not to be known as myself. I want to draw attention to the characters." - Ian Mckellen