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The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask quotes

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King Louis XIV
Lt. André

View Quote Philippe: I'm sorry I failed you.
Athos: We failed you.
View Quote Porthos: Aramis, is this the way to hell?
Aramis: Hell may be our destination, but not this trip.
View Quote Porthos: [he puts the rope around his neck and prepares to jump] Farewell cruel world... farewell to useless Porthos. [jumps]
Athos: [Aramis and Athos are watching the building from the outside] What was that?
Aramis: It's all right; I sawed the beam. [the building promptly collapses, and Athos stares at Aramis in disbelief]
Aramis: Well, I'm a genius, not an engineer! [the pair run over and pull Porthos out of the rubble]
Porthos: [furious] ARAMIS! You did this! You knew I would try hanging myself and you sawed the beam! Admit it! Admit it!
Aramis: Of course I knew! You've been moping around for months! Well maybe now you've gotten the idea of killing yourself out of your head, you can stop boring everyone and be useful for a change! [pause] And put some clothes on!
View Quote [As Philippe, Porthos, Athos and Aramis mourns D'Artagnan's death, Louis tries to stand up. Lt. Andre draws his sword on the latter and pins him in his place, angered over the death of his mentor.]
Lt. Andre: All my life, all I ever wanted to be was him.
[Louis is angered as Andre meant D'Artagnan. Later on, the guards ram the door open and Philippe appears dressed in Louis' clothes. Lt. Andre, Porthos, Athos and Aramis appear in the Musketeers uniform with the real Louis in the iron mask.]
Lt. Andre: We have recaptured the prisoner.
Louis: No. I'm....
[Athos punches him in the neck to silence him. He falls down and Lt. Andre picks him up by the arms.]
Phillippe:(posing as Louis) You'll put this mad man where no one will hear his insanity. Let him be fed by Death Mute. Feed him well and let him find redemption in a tainted place among others. Take him.
[Lt. Andre takes Louis away as he's screaming his real identity. One of the lead guards stare at Porthos, Athos and Aramis.]
Guard: And them?
Phillippe: They are my royal council and truest friends.
View Quote All my life, all I EVER wanted to be... was him [D'Artagnan]
View Quote All that you have suffered... I would gladly have borne myself to keep it from you.
View Quote Anne! I know that loving you is treason against France, but not loving you is treason against my heart.
View Quote As for you my brother, back to the prison you shall go, and into the mask you hate. Wear it until you love it! And die in it!
View Quote Athos. If we fail in this attempt... and we probably will... I'll be honored to die beside you.
View Quote But now Louis was King. He was afraid to kill you. His whole claim of power rested on the sancitity of Royal blood. So, instead, he devised a way to keep you forever hidden. For my country... for my king... I bought peace... with your life... and my soul.
View Quote Even if I could give up my king, I could never give up my son. I loved your mother. I love her still. I never knew you existed, and I have never felt pride as a father until now.
View Quote For a moment, I thought you had become the king I had always wanted you to be.
View Quote However I have wronged you, I will make amends.
View Quote I am Porthos! I defy the king!
View Quote I am the general of the Order of the Jesuits.