“Enemy at the Gates” quotes(2001)
Plot – Stalingrad, 1942. The Soviet city is in the middle of a bitter battle as the Soviet Union is on the verge of a collapse. The Nazi troops are winning, so Stalin sends Khrushchev to watch over the situation. Two snipers fight the decisive battle and they couldn't be more different: Vassili comes from Ural Mountains and he's a peasants' son, while König is noble and smart German.
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“Enemy at the Gates” Quotes 13 quotes
“I am a stone. I do not move. Very slowly, I put snow in my mouth. Then he won't see my breath. I take my time. I let him come closer. I have only one bullet. I aim at his eye. Very gently, my finger presses on the trigger. I do not tremble. I have no fear. I'm a big boy now. Ready Vassili? Now, Vassili, fire!”
“He doesn't know you exist, but at that moment you're closer to him than anyone else on earth. You see his face through the sign. You see whether he shaved or not. You can see whether he's married if he's got a wedding ring. It's not like firing at a distant shape. It's not just a uniform. It's a man's face. Those faces don't go away. They come...” (continue)(continue reading)
“- Commisar Danilov: Where have you been? We've been looking all over for you.
- Vassili: Oh, did you hear? I was dead. At least, Noble Sniper Zeitsev, Vassili was dead.”
“You won't give up the river bank. I don't care if you lost half your men. Lose the other half. Lose yourself.”
“Vodka is a luxury we have. Caviar is a luxury we have. Time is not.”
“Here, the men's only choice is between German bullets and ours. But there's another way. The way of courage. The way of love of the Motherland. We must publish the army newspaper again. We must tell magnificent stories, stories that extol sacrifice, bravery. We must make them believe in the victory. We must give them hope, pride, a desire to...” (continue)(continue reading)