Troy quotes

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You want me to look upon your army and tremble? I only see 50,000 men brought here to fight for one man's greed.

Oh, and that makes you feel heroic, saying you're willing to die for love? Well you know nothing about dying, and you know nothing about love!

I've fought many wars in my time. Some I've fought for land, some for power, some for glory. But I suppose fighting for love makes the most sense of all.

[as Greek soldiers loot and vandalize the temple] Have you no honor? HAVE YOU NO HONOR?! [is stabbed]

Briseis: I thought you were a dumb brute. I could have forgiven a dumb brute.

Briseis: You lost your cousin, and now you have taken mine. Where does it end? Achilles: It never ends.

Briseis: Why did you choose this life? Achilles: What life? Briseis: To be a great warrior. Achilles: I chose nothing. I was born and this is what I am.

Paris: Tis a beautiful morning. Poseidon has blessed our voyage. Hector: Sometimes the gods bless you in the morning and curse you in the afternoon. Paris: Do you love me brother? Would you protect me against any enemy? Hector: [intrigued] The last time you spoke to me like this, you were ten years old, and had just stolen father's horse... what have you done now? Paris: I must show you something. [Paris leads Hector into the bottom deck of the ship to reveal Helen, who he brought from Sparta]

Achilles: He killed my cousin! Priam: He thought it was you. How many cousins have you killed? How many fathers and brothers and sons and husbands, how many, brave Achilles?

Achilles: I told you how to fight but I never told you why to fight. Patroclus: I fight for you. Achilles: Who will you fight for when I'm gone? Soldiers fight for kings they've never even met. They do what they're told to do, they die when they're told to die. Patroclus: Soldiers obey. Achilles: Don't waste your life following some fool's orders.

[to Agamemnon] Before my time is done, I will look down on your corpse and smile.

[to his men] Myrmidons! My brothers of the sword! I would rather fight beside you than any army of thousands! Let no man forget how menacing we are! We are lions! Do you know what's there, waiting beyond those walls? Immortality! Take It! It's Yours!

[Hector trips on a rock] Get up, Prince of Troy! Get up! I won't let a stone take my glory!

[to Priam] You're a far better king than the one leading this army.

[to Hector] There are no pacts between lions and men.