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Antonina Zabinski: You can never tell who your enemies are, or who to trust. Maybe that's why I love animals so much. You look in their eyes, and you know exactly what's in their hearts. They're not like people.

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James Gordon: Wayne promised this world's fair would be a paradise of cleanliness and light. But what does a light in the darkness do? It draws flies. Vile, unclean like you.

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Duke d'Escargot: I warn you gentlemen, I am not to be trifled with. To pull the tail of a lion is to open the mouth of trouble and reveal the teeth of revenge biting the tongue of deceit.

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Jesus: Hate, anger, fear. Those are lies they use to turn you against each other. When you set aside the hate they force you to carry, that's when you know love is our true nature.

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Wilfried Böse: I didn't agree to this, I'm not a Nazi.

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Seaman John Adams: Any fool can steer a ship, sir. It's just knowing where to take it.

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Rachel Grover: Oh, Tammy Faye. You follow blindly. In the end, all you are is blind.

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Stadtkommandant Loucadou: Leading wars is handwork that needs to be learned.
Lt. Schill: Learned? Yes. But Handwork, Colonel? No, it's not handwork. It's a matter of the heart and the Kolbergers have a heart. They love their city and their home and their sea and their hedge. And therefore they will defend the city better than the commanders of the citadel will do.

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Anne Frank: Already I know what I want to do, don't you. I want to be a journalist or something. I love to write.

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Thurgood Marshall: The Constitution was not written for us. We know that. But no matter what it takes, we're going to make it work for us. From now on, we claim it as our own.

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Radio announcer: President Ford, in his foreign policy speech, hardly referred to Cambodia... except to say that, as of now, it may be too late.

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Man-seob: His English is even worse than mine.

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Empress Elizabeth: Do you know what he said to me the day he was married?"Mother, say a prayer for me." And I said "what prayer shall I make for you?" And he said "Pray to God that I should never fall in love."

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Emperor of China: It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.

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Columbus: Why do you want to help me?
Santangel: Faith, hope, charity. But greater than all these is banking.

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