“The Patriot” quotes(2000)
Plot – South Carolina, 1776. Benjamin Martin is a war veteran who wants to dedicate himself to his family. Now he's a farmer, although during the war he used to be a ferocious soldier. Another conflict is forthcoming, but Benjamin doesn't want to enlist again. His son, however, does.
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“The Patriot” Quotes 16 quotes
“A shepherd must tend his flock. And at times... fight off the wolves.”
“I have long feared that my sins would return to visit me, and the cost is more than I can bear.”
- Gen. Lord Charles Cornwallis: Their names and ranks?
- Benjamin Martin: They refuse to give me their names, but the ranks are nine lieutenants, five captains, three majors, and one very fat colonel who called me a... "cheeky fellow".
“- Benjamin Martin: May I sit with you?
- Charlotte Selton: It's a free country. Or at least it will be.”
“- Col. Harry Burwell: This is not a war for the independence of one or two colonies, but for the independence of one nation.
- Capt. Wilkins: Tell me, Colonel, what nation is that?
- Peter Howard: An American nation!”
“If you mean by patriot, am I angry about taxation without representation, well, yes I am. Should the American colonies govern themselves independently? I believe that they can, and they should. But if you are asking me, am I willing to go to war with England? Well, then the answer is most definately no!”
“Why do men feel they can justify death?”
“- Peter Howard: We are citizens of an American nation! And our rights are being threatened by a tyrant three thousand miles away!
- Benjamin Martin: Would you tell me please, Mr. Howard, why should I trade one tyrant three thousand miles away for three thousand tyrants one mile away?”
“An elected legislature can trample a man's rights as easily as a king can.”
“If I die I will die well dressed.”