Braveheart
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Argyle Wallace: First, learn to use this. [Taps young William on the forehead.] Then, I'll teach you to use this. [Holds up his sword.]

Longshanks: I shall offer a truce and buy him off. But, who will go to him? Not I. If I fell under the sword of that murderer, it might be my head in a basket. And not my gentle son. The mere sight of him would only encourage an enemy to take over the whole country.

William: They may take our lives, but they'll never take our freedom!

William: We'll make spears. Hundreds of them. Long spears. Twice as long as a man.
Hamish: That long?
William: Aye.
Hamish: Some men are longer than others.
Hamish's dad: Your mother been telling you stories about me again.

William: Before we let you leave, your commander must cross that field, present himself before this army, put his head between his legs, and kiss his own ass.

William Wallace: I came back home to raise crops, and God willing, a family. If I can live in peace, I will.

Visible crew/equipment: At the funeral of William Wallace's wife, Murron, a white van can be seen. He bends down to kiss her and as he stands back up, if you look over his left shoulder through the trees you can see the van going past. It's very quick, small, and blurred, but it's there. (00:54:25)

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Trivia: The men standing behind Hamish and Stephen in the last scene are descendants of men from the real Wallace clan.

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Chosen answer: Just like he said, it would dull his wits and not leave him fully lucid the next day when he had to face the torture.

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He wanted his full awareness so he didn't accidentally yell for mercy.

Answer: Because it's a reference to what his Father's last words to him were at the beginning of the film before he was killed, 'I know you can fight but it's our wits that makes us men'. That's why Wallace says to the Princess, 'It will dull my wits and I must have them always'.

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