“I came to America to become an architect.”
“Between the time when the oceans drank Atlantis and the rise of the sons of Aryas, there was an age undreamed of. And unto this, Conan, destined to wear the jeweled crown of Aquilonia upon a troubled brow. It is I, his chronicler, who alone can tell thee of his saga. Let me tell you of the days of high adventure!”
“No matter what happens, we couldn't let people say Asian-American actors can't act.”
“The ashes were trampled into the Earth, and the blood became as snow. Who knows what they came for... weapons of steel, or murder? It was never known, for their leader rode to the south, while the children went north with the Vanir. No one would ever know that my lord's people had lived at all. His was a tale of sorrow.”
“You must realize that the greatest weapon you possess is self-control.”
“The warrior uses whatever is closest to hand.”
“Death to the world.”
“A brilliant man would find a way not to fight a war.”
“Let me tell you of the days of high adventure!”
“This place is kept by powerful gods and spirits of kings. Harm my flesh and you will have to deal with the dead!”
“Perfection is approachable, Sean, as I have often told you.”
“- Akira Tanaka: Have you ever had your bones scraped, Mr. Roth?
- Tommy Roth: Not recently.
- Akira Tanaka: I hear it is not a pleasant experience. First the needle pierces the skin, leaving only the smallest of marks. The bone is scraped away by the gentle movement of the needle until it reaches the marrow.”
“When day meets night, only one can survive.”
“- Mr. Yamaguchi: Now, Ms. LaBouche. You are dismissed.
- Coco LaBouche: Dismissed? But no one fires Coco LaBouche. Coco LaBouche fires others!”
“He was taken to the east, a great prize, where the war masters would teach him the deepest secrets. Language and writing were also made available, the poetry of Khitai, the philosophy of Sung; and he also came to know the pleasures of women, when he was bred to the finest stock. But, always, there remained the discipline of steel.”
“It has been surmised that perhaps my lord had become like a wild animal that had been kept too long. Perhaps, but whatever... freedom... so long an unremembered dream, was his.”