“But a thing isn’t beautiful because it lasts…”

From: Avengers: Age of Ultron

Genre: Movies

Who said it?: Vision

The story behind the quote: Since we still have Avengers: Endgame fever, I might as well include another quote from the Marvel Cinematic Universe… specifically, Avengers: Age of Ultron.

The quote comes from the end of the film. Vision (played by Paul Bettany) finds the last version of Ultron (voiced by James Spader). With Ultron’s plan to save humanity by destroying it failed, Vision comments that, while humans are flawed, there is a certain grace to their way of destructive thinking, which Ultron doesn’t understand. Ultron comments that the human race is doomed. Vision does agree with Ultron but he retorts by delivering the quote…

Geek wisdom: Life is beautiful and we only have a short time on this world. We have to make the most of our time while we can still enjoy it. While death is inevitable, that just makes living more precious.

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