Gladiator quotes

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Marcus Aurelius

At my signal, unleash hell.

My name is Gladiator.

You're in danger of becoming a good man, Proximo.

Ancestors I ask for your guidance! Blessed mother come to me with the gods' desires for my future. Blessed father watch over my wife and my son with a ready sword! Whisper to them that I only live to hold them again! Ancestors I honor you and I try to live with the dignity you taught me!

It vexes me. I'm terribly vexed.

He sleeps so well because he is loved.

One kind word, one full hug while you pressed me to your chest and held me tight, would have been like the sun on my heart for a thousand years. What is it in me you hate so much? All I ever wanted was to live up to you, Caesar, Father. Father, I would butcher the whole world if you would only love me..

Am I not merciful? [loses patience] Am I not merciful?!

It's a dream, a frightful dream... life is.

There are many forms of courage...

There was a dream that was Rome. You could only whisper it. Anything more than a whisper and it would vanish, it was so fragile.

Your faults as a son is my failure as a father.

So much for the glory of Rome.

Those giraffes you sold me, they won't mate. They just walk around eating, and not mating. You sold me queer giraffes!

The silence before you strike...and the noise rises...rises like a storm. As if you were the Thunder God himself.