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Georgiana, The Duchess of Devonshire: There are limits to the sacrifices one makes for one's children.
Bess Foster: No, there aren't. No limits whatsoever.

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John Walcott: We do not write for the people who send people's kids to war. We write for the people whose kids get sent to war.

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Chick Gandil: You go back to Boston and turn seventy grand at the drop of a hat? I find that hard to believe.
Sport Sullivan: You say you can find seven men on the best club that ever took the field willin' to throw the World Series? I find that hard to believe.
Chick Gandil: You never played for Charlie Comiskey.

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Charles Eastman: I am acting in the interest of my people, following the example you set for me.
Henry Dawes: Do you really think you know better than I what is in the interest of these people?
Charles Eastman: Yes. I am one of them, Senator.
Henry Dawes: You're no more a Sioux Indian than I am.

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Daniel: They have an afterworld of their own.
Father Laforgue: They have no concept of one.
Daniel: Annuka told me they believe that in the forest at night the dead can see. The souls of men hunt the souls of animals.
Father Laforgue: Is that what she told you? It is childish, Daniel.
Daniel: Is it harder to believe in than Paradise where we all sit on clouds and look at God?

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Bothos: Quintus, what's she doing?
Brick: She's a Pict and a woman - two good reasons not to trust her.

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Sir Te: A sword by itself rules nothing. It only comes alive in skilled hands.

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Eddie: If you're choking in a restaurant you can just say the magic words, "Heimlich maneuver," and all will be well. Trouble is, it's difficult to say "Heimlich maneuver" when you're choking to death.

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Cyrano: I'm losing my temper.
Montfleury: Help me gentlemen.

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Amelia Maugery: I've seen things I never thought could happen happen.

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Emperor Nero: Is it possible that human beings can produce such a sound?
Petronius: Yes, when they've been pushed too far.

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Lt. Schill: It is a good feeling for a soldier if he knows that a girl is crying for him.

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Nefer: No. I brought you here only to show you the gate in my garden wall. Later, when all of my guests have gone... I will be here by my lotus pool.
Sinuhe: Why do you tell me this?
Nefer: Perhaps because I am fond of gifts, and the greatest gift any man can bring to a woman is his innocence, which he can give only once.

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Emil Hahn: Today, you sentence me! Tomorrow, the Bolsheviks sentence you.

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Elizabeth: There will be no more talk of marriage.

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Draco: That naked strumpet wears our father's ring.
Chrysagon: Then honor it, and her.

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Dr. Will Gruber: If I shot you John, you're immortal? Would you survive this?
John Oldman: I never said I was immortal, just old. I might die. And then you could wonder the rest of your incarcerated life what you shot.

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

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