Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow quotes

28 total quotes (ID: 893)

Ichabod Crane
Katrina Anne Van Tassel
Lady Van Tassel


Ichabod Crane: What are you running from, Magistrate Phillipse?
Magistrate Samuel Philipse: Damn you, Crane.
Ichabod Crane: You had a mind to help me.
Magistrate Samuel Philipse: Yes. And now it's put me in mortal dread of...
Ichabod Crane: Of what?
Magistrate Samuel Philipse: Of powers against which there is no defense. Come.
Ichabod Crane: How did you know the widow was expecting a child?
Magistrate Samuel Philipse: She told me.
Ichabod Crane: Then I deduce you are the father.
Magistrate Samuel Philipse: I'm not the father.
Ichabod Crane: Did she tell you the name of the child's father?
Magistrate Samuel Philipse: Yes, she did. She came to me for advice as town magistrate to protect the rights of her child. I was bound by my oath of office to keep the secret, but--
Ichabod Crane: Do you believe the father killed her?
Magistrate Samuel Philipse: The Horseman killed her.
Ichabod Crane: How often do I have to tell you? There is no Horseman. There never was a Horseman, and never will be a Horseman. What is that thing?
Magistrate Samuel Philipse: My talisman. It protects me from the Horseman.
Ichabod Crane: You, a magistrate, and your head full of such nonsense. Now tell me the name of--
[Ichabod is interrupted by several sheep bleating. A horse is heard in the distance]
Magistrate Samuel Philipse: Oh, my god! [Runs]


Ichabod Crane: And you, sir?
Baltus Van Tassel: A simple farmer who has prospered. The town looks to me as friend and counsel.
Magistrate Samuel Philipse: And landlord. And banker. Can we proceed? Thank you.
Ichabod Crane: So... [Walks by Dr. Lancaster] Three persons murdered. [Walks past Baltus Van Tassel] First, Peter Van Garrett and his son, Dirk Van Garrett. [Walks by Magistrate Philipse] Both of them strong, capable men, found together... [to Reverend Steenwyck] decapitated. One week later, the widow Winship. [To Steenwyck, again] Also, decapitated. Now, I will need to ask you many questions. But first, let me ask: Is anyone suspected?
Baltus Van Tassell:a How much have your superiors explained to you, constable?
Ichabod Crane: Only that the three were slain in open ground. Their heads found severed from their bodies.
Reverend Steenwyck: Their heads were not found severed. Their heads were not found at all.
Ichabod Crane: The heads are... gone?
Notary James Hardenbrook: Taken. Taken by the Headless Horseman. Taken back to hell.

Katrina Anne Van Tassel: Will you take nothing from Sleepy Hollow that was worth the coming here?
Ichabod Crane: No. No, not nothing. [pauses] A kiss, from a lovely young woman, before she saw my face or knew my name.
Katrina Anne Van Tassel: Yes, without sense or reason.

Ichabod Crane: It was a headless horseman.
Baltus Van Tassel: You must not excite yourself.
Ichabod Crane: But it was a headless horseman!
Baltus Van Tassel: Of course it was. That's why you're here.
Ichabod Crane: No, you must believe me. It was a horseman, a dead one. Headless.
Baltus Van Tassel: I know, I know.
Ichabod Crane: You don't know because you were not there! It's all true.
Baltus Van Tassel: Of course it is. I told you. Everyone told you.
Ichabod Crane: I... saw him. [faints]

Ichabod Crane: Gentlemen. Murder needs no ghosts come from the grave. We have murders in New York without benefit of ghouls and goblins.
Baltus Van Tassel: You are a long way from New York, constable.

Lady Van Tassel: Still alive?
Ichabod Crane: Run, Katrina!
Lady Van Tassel: [Produces a pistol] Yes, do run. And jump. And skip!

Dr. Thomas Lancaster: This is most irregular, Constable.
Ichabod Crane: I should hope so, Doctor, but in this case necessary. I shall need to operate.
Dr. Thomas Lancaster: Operate? She's dead.
Ichabod Crane: Of course, when I say "operate", I mean I shall need to use the operating table.

Katrina Anne Van Tassel: I have shed my tears for Brom... and yet my heart is not broken. Do you think me wicked?
Ichabod Crane: No... but perhaps there is a little bit of witch in you, Katrina.
Katrina Anne Van Tassel: Why do you say that?
Ichabod Crane: Because you have bewitched me.

Ichabod Crane: [the decapitated corpse of Masbath has been found] You have moved the body?
Dr. Thomas Lancaster: I did.
Ichabod Crane: You must never move the body!
Dr. Thomas Lancaster: Why not?
Ichabod Crane: Because...

Ichabod Crane: We take the Indian Trail to the Tree of the Dead.
Young Masbath: How will we recognize it?
Ichabod Crane: Without difficulty, I rather fear. Then climb down to the Horseman's resting place.
Young Masbath: His camp?
Ichabod Crane: His grave.

Dear stepdaughter... You look as if you've seen a ghost.


Brom Van Brunt: We haven't heard your name yet, friend.
Ichabod Crane: I have not yet said it.

[arriving in New York City with Katrina and Masbeth] Ah, just in time for a new century. You'll soon find your bearings, young Masbeth. The Bronx is up, the Battery is down, and home is this way.