Lex: There's a darkness in me that I can't always control. I'm starting to think that's my curse, why every relationship I have ends badly.
Clark: We all have a dark side, Lex.
Lex: Yeah, but I can feel mine creeping over the corners. Friendship helps keep it at bay. It reminds me that there are truly good people in the world. I'm not willing to give up on that.