“Clash of the Titans” quotes(1981)
Plot – Perseus is the son of Zeus and Danae ans is abandoned by the sea by his grandfather Acrisio. His father however guards him and guarantees him a serene adolescence. As Andromeda is imprisoned by a sea monster, Perseus defeats it thanks to the power of Medusa's head. Perseus and Andromeda finally marry.
All actors – Laurence Olivier, Claire Bloom, Maggie Smith, Ursula Andress, Jack Gwillim, Susan Fleetwood, Pat Roach, Harry Hamlin, Judi Bowker, Burgess Meredith, Siân Phillips, Flora Robsonshow all
“Clash of the Titans” Quotes 12 quotes
“I was partial to tragedy in my youth. That was before experience taught me that life was tragical enough without my having to write about it.”
“- Thetis: Hear me, vain and foolish mortal woman. You dare compare your daughter's beauty to mine and in my own sacred sanctuary? You will repent your boast and the cruelinjury you have inflicted on my son, Calibos.
- Cassiopeia: Forgive. Forgive.
- Thetis: In 30 days, on the eve of the longest day of the year, your daughter Andromeda must be...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Thetis: Once he even tried to ravish me disguised as a cuttlefish.
- Hera: Did he succeed?
- Thetis: Certainly not.
- Athena: What did you do?
- Thetis: Beat him at his own game. I simply turned myself into a shark.”
“- Perseus: How may a mortal man face and defeat the Kraken?
- Stygian Witch: The Kraken is invulnerable. 100 men could not fight him. An army could not kill him.
- Perseus: Nothing is invulnerable.There must be a way.
- Stygian Witch: Perhaps, one way. But a way even more dangerous than the Kraken itself.”
“Bear witness, Zeus, and all you gods on high Olympus! I condemn my daughter Danae, and her son Perseus to the sea! Her guilt and sin have brought shame to Argos! I, Acrisius the King, now purge her crime and restore my honor! Their blood is not on my hands!”
“- Perseus: lf the eyes of Medusa, even after her death, can turn all living creatures into stone... what about the blood?
- Stygian Witch: Deadly and poisonous.”
“- Thetis: What a dangerous precedent. What if there more heroes like him? What if courage and imagination became everyday mortal qualities? What will become of us?
- Zeus: We would no longer be needed. But, for the moment, there is sufficient cowardice, sloth and mendacity down there on Earth to last forever.”
“Perseus and Andromeda will be happy together. Have fine sons, rule wisely... And to perpetuate the story of his courage, I command that from henceforth, he will be set among the stars and constellations. He, Perseus, the lovely Andromeda, the noble Pegasus, and even the vain Cassiopeia. Let the stars be named after them forever.”