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Achilles quotes

View Quote [to Agamemnon] Imagine a king who fights his own battles. Wouldn't that be a sight.
View Quote [after slaying Boagrius] Is there no one else? IS THERE NO ONE ELSE?!
View Quote [to Agamemnon] Before my time is done, I will look down on your corpse and smile.
View Quote [to Hector] We will meet again, brother.
View Quote [to Briseis] You are free. If I hurt you, it's not what I wanted. Go, no one will stop you. You have my word.
View Quote [to Briseis] Trojan soldiers died protecting you. Perhaps they deserve more than your pity.
View Quote [to Briseis] You gave me peace in a lifetime of war.
View Quote [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!
View Quote [Hector trips on a rock] Get up, Prince of Troy! Get up! I won't let a stone take my glory!
View Quote [to Priam] You're a far better king than the one leading this army.
View Quote [to Hector] There are no pacts between lions and men.
View Quote [to Hector] You won't have eyes tonight. You won't have ears or a tongue, you'll wander the underworld blind, deaf and dumb. And all the dead shall know; this is Hector, the fool who thought he killed Achilles!
View Quote [to Briseis] I want what all men want. I just want it more.
View Quote [removing his helmet] Now you know who you're fighting!
View Quote [to Briseis] I'll tell you a secret. Something they don't teach you in your temple. The Gods envy us. They envy us because we're mortal, because any moment might be our last. Everything is more beautiful BECAUSE we're doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now, and we will never be here again.
View Quote We men are wretched things.
View Quote At night, I see their faces. All the men I've killed. They're standing there on the far bank of the river Styx, waiting for me. They say "Welcome brother."
View Quote [to Briesis] You don't fear me, girl? You're the only Trojan I know who doesn't.
View Quote Greece got along fine before I was born, and Greece will be Greece long after I'm gone.
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