The Prince of Egypt

The Prince of Egypt quotes

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Rameses


Hotep: Oh, that's pretty.


Huy: [repeated line] By the power of Ra!

Yocheved: [singing] River, O, River / Flow gently for me / Such precious cargo you bear / Do you know somewhere he can be free? / River, deliver him there.

You and your people have my permission to go. Leave me!

I will not be the weak link! Tell your people as of today, their work load has been doubled, thanks to your God. Or is it thanks... to you?

[Moses discovers, to his great dismay, that the pharaoh was responsible for the butchery of thousands of Hebrew children.]
Pharaoh Seti: The Hebrews grew too numerous. They might have risen against us.
Moses: [On the brink of tears] Father, tell me you didn't do this.
Pharaoh Seti: Moses, sometimes, for the greater good, sacrifices must be made.
Moses: Sacrifices?
Pharaoh Seti: [Taking Moses tenderly into his arms] Oh, my son...they were only slaves.

Rameses: The weak link in the chain. That's what he called me.
Moses: Well, you are rather pathetic.
Rameses: Irresponsible, ignorant of the traditions. He practically accused me of bringing down the dynasty.
Moses: Yeah, I can see that now. There go the pyramids! [laughs]
Rameses: You can laugh about it.
Moses: Statues crumbling and toppling, the Nile drying up, you will singlehandedly bring the greatest kingdom on Earth to ruins!
Rameses: Tell me this, Moses, tell me this: why is it that every time you start something, I'm the one who ends up in trouble?

[Moses has fallen into Jethro's well]
Tzipporah: What are you girls doing?
Sister: We're trying to get the funny man out of the well!
Tzipporah: Trying to get the funny man out of the well. Well that's one I've never heard before. [she looks down the well] Oh! Oh, my! Don't worry down there! We'll get you out! Hold on! [she sees it is Moses] You! [she lets go of the rope, nods and saunters away]
Sister: That's why papa says she'll never get married.

[first lines]
Overseers: [chanting] Mud... sand... water... straw. Faster! Mud... and lift... sand... and pull... water... and raise up! Straw... faster!
Hebrews: [singing] With the sting of the whip on my shoulder, with the salt of my sweat on my brow... Elohim, God on high, can you hear your people cry? Help us now, this dark hour... Deliver us, hear our call, deliver us, Lord of all! Remember us, here in the burning sand! Deliver us, there's a land you promised us! Deliver us to the promised land!

Moses: Rameses, let my people go!
Rameses: Still gnawing away on that bone, are we? [to his guards] Carry on.
Moses: You cannot keep ignoring us!
Rameses: Enough. I will hear no more of this Hebrew nonsense. [to his guards] Bring him to me.

Rameses: Come on, Moses, admit it. You've always looked up to me.
Moses: Yes, but it's not much of a view!

Rameses: Second born, second place!
Moses: Not for long!

Rameses: Abandon this futile mission, Moses! I've indulged you long enough! This must now be finished!
Moses: No, Rameses. It is only beginning.