Hopkins: There's one thing that every intelligent thing is afraid of - fire! If a species ever develops that isn't, it could be the end of the world.
Hopkins: Plant like that... could take over the world.
Dawson: Schreck? That's a German word isn't it? Means fear or horror.
Dr. Schreck: A more exact translation would be terror. An unfortunate misnomer for I am the mildest of men.