Nicol Williamson movie quotes

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September 14, 1936 in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire
December 16, 2011
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Nicol Williamson movie quotes, phrases and lines
30 in english
Nicol Williamson quotes
  • “Elementary, my dear... Freud.”

    Nicol Williamson - Sherlock Holmes
  • “- Sherlock Holmes: Your wedding ring tells me of your marriage, your Balkanized accent hints Hungary or Moravia, the toy soldier on the floor here ought, I think, to belong to a... small boy of five? Have I omitted anything of importance?
    - Sigmund Freud: My sense of honour.
    - Sherlock Holmes: Oh, it is implied by the fact that you have removed...” (continue)
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    Nicol Williamson - Sherlock Holmes
    Alan Arkin - Dr. Sigmund Freud
  • “- Lola Deveraux: Journeys alone are always so tedious, don't you find? 'Specially when they are long.
    - Sherlock Holmes: Will this be a long journey?
    - Lola Deveraux: That all depends. But I do think it will seem shorter if there are two of us... don't you?
    - Sherlock Holmes: I hope it will not seem too short.”

    Vanessa Redgrave - Lola Deveraux
    Nicol Williamson - Sherlock Holmes
  • “- Sigmund Freud: Who am I that your friends should wish us to meet?
    - Sherlock Holmes: Beyond the fact that you are a brilliant Jewish physician who was born in Hungary and studied for a while in Paris, and that certain radical theories of yours have alienated the respectable medical community so that you have severed your connections with...” (continue)
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    Alan Arkin - Dr. Sigmund Freud
    Nicol Williamson - Sherlock Holmes
  • “- Sherlock Holmes: When a man collects books on a subject, they're usually grouped together, but notice, your King James Bible, your Book of Mormon, and Koran are separate, across the room in fact, from your Hebrew Bible and Talmud, which sit on your desk. Now these books have a special importance for you not connected with a general study of...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Nicol Williamson - Sherlock Holmes
    Alan Arkin - Dr. Sigmund Freud
    [Tag:books, faith, religion]
  • “- Merlin: What are you afraid of?
    - Arthur: I don't know.
    - Merlin: Shall I tell you what's out there?
    - Arthur: Yes, please.
    - Merlin: The Dragon. A beast of such power that if you were to see it whole and all complete in a single glance, it would burn you to cinders.”

    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
    Nigel Terry - King Arthur
    [Tag:fear, monster]
  • “It is the doom of men that they forget.”
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
  • I once stood exposed to the Dragon's Breath so that a man could lie one night with a woman. It took me nine moons to recover. And all for this lunacy called "love", this mad distemper that strikes down both beggar and king. Never again. Never.
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
    [Tag:danger, love]
  • “- Arthur: Which is the greatest quality of knighthood? Courage? Compassion? Loyalty? Humility? What do you say, Merlin?
    - Merlin: Hmm? Ah. Ah. Ah, the greatest. Uh, well, they blend, like the metals we mix to make a good sword.
    - Arthur: No poetry. Just a straight answer. Which is it?
    - Merlin: All right, then. Truth. That's it. Yes. It must be...” (continue)
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    Nigel Terry - King Arthur
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
  • “Remember, there's always something cleverer than yourself.”
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
  • “The future has taken root in the present.”
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
    [Tag:future, present]
  • “If you can make a woman laugh you can do anything with her.”
    Nicol Williamson
  • “- Marcel: Gentlemen, may I present Miss Betty DeBoop from the Islands?
    - Colonel Schlissel: Caribbean or Virgin?
    - Betty DeBoop: Well, let's just say I came back a Caribbean.”

    James Coco - Marcel
    Nicol Williamson - Colonel Schlissel
    Eileen Brennan - Betty DeBoop
  • “- Uther: You must help me, Merlin!
    - Merlin: Must I?
    - Uther: I am your King!
    - Merlin: So! You need me again now that my truce is wrecked! Years to build and moments to ruin! And all for lust!
    - Uther: For Igrayne! One night with her. You don't understand, you're not a man. Use the magic. Do it!”

    Gabriel Byrne - Uther Pendragon
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
    [Tag:love, lust, magic]
  • “Good and evil, there never is one without the other.”
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
    [Tag:evil, good]
  • “When a man lies, he murders some part of the world.”
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
    [Tag:lies, lying]
  • “Looking at the cake is like looking at the future, until you've tasted it what do you really know? And then, of course, it's too late.”
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
    [Tag:future, regret]
  • Remember it always, for you are joined by it. You are One, under the stars. Remember it well, then... this night, this great victory. So that in the years ahead you can say, "I was there that night, with Arthur, the King!". For it is the doom of men that they forget.
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
    [Tag:glory, victory]
  • “- Morgana: Your eyes never leave me, Merlin.
    - Merlin: Can't I acknowledge beauty?
    - Morgana: Can't you acknowledge... love? Perhaps you ache for what you've never known.
    - Merlin: Perhaps you lust for what you cannot have.”

    Helen Mirren - Morgana
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
    [Tag:beauty, love, lust]
  • “It is always the most courageous of men who wins the most beautiful women, but it is only the ruthless who get to keep them.”
    Nicol Williamson - Colonel Schlissel
    [Tag:courage, women]
  • - Dr. Worley: And how did you come back from... Oz?
    - Dorothy: With my ruby slippers.
    - Dr. Worley: How did they work?
    - Dorothy: You put them on and you click your heels three times, and you say: "there's no place like home".

    Nicol Williamson - Dr. Worley
    Fairuza Balk - Dorothy
    [Tag:magic, traveling]
  • “The war between Heaven and Hell depends on the choices we make, and those choices require sacrifice. That's the test.”
    Nicol Williamson - Cogliostro
    [Tag:choice, evil, good]
  • “- Uther: The sword. You promised me the sword.
    - Merlin: And you shall have it; but to heal, not to hack. Tomorrow, a truce; we meet at the river.
    - Uther: Talk. Talk is for lovers, Merlin. I need the sword to be king.”

    Gabriel Byrne - Uther Pendragon
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
  • “- Merlin: You brought me back. Your love brought me back. Back to where you are now. In the land of dreams.
    - Arthur: Are you a dream, Merlin?
    - Merlin: A dream to some. A nightmare to others.”

    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
    Nigel Terry - King Arthur
  • “- Arthur: Merlin! What have I done?
    - Merlin: You have broken what could not be broken! Now, hope is broken.
    - Arthur: My pride broke it. My rage broke it! This excellent knight, who fought with fairness and grace, was meant to win. I used Excalibur to change that verdict. I've lost, for all time, the ancient sword of my fathers, whose power was...” (continue)
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    Nigel Terry - King Arthur
    Nicol Williamson - Merlin
    [Tag:pride, regret, vanity]