“Frank Herbert's Dune” quotes

TV Series Frank Herbert's Dune
Title Frank Herbert's Dune
Original title Dune
Year 2000
Genre Drama, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Fantasy
All actors – William Hurt, Alec Newman, Saskia Reeves, P.H. Moriarty, Ian McNeice, Matt Keeslar, László I. Kish, Giancarlo Giannini, Julie Cox, Uwe Ochsenknecht, Zuzana Geislerová, Philip Lenkowsky
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  • “I want him to know that I, Baron Vladimir Harkonnen, am the instrument of his family's demise.”

    Ian McNeice - Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
    [Tag:death, family, killing]
  • “Never become more popular than the boss, unless you intend to sack him.”
    Ian McNeice - Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
  • “She may have my son's name but it is we, the ones who carry the name concubine, that history will call wives.”
    Saskia Reeves - Lady Jessica Atreides
    [Tag:lover, wife]
  • “I believe that sometimes it is necessary to share the one you love with things greater than the both of you.”
    Barbora Kodetová - Chani
    [Tag:destiny, love, sharing]
  • “Hard tasks need hard ways.”
    Jakob Schwarz - Otheym
    [Tag:behavior, purpose]
  • “Have you ever stared into the eyes of a religious fanatic, Baron? Suicide and martyrdom are often the same thing.”
    Giancarlo Giannini - Padishah - Emperor Shaddam Corrino IV
  • “It's time now to wipe Arrakkis clean of the awful Harkonnen stench! Time to drive their name into the depths of Hell so that we may reclaim the planet and create a paradise together!”
    Alec Newman - Paul Atreides
  • “Arrakis. Dune. Wasteland of the Empire, and the most valuable planet in the Universe. Because it is here and only here, where spice is found. Without the spice, there is no commerce in the empire, no civilization. Arrakis. Dune. Home of the Spice, most valuable treasure in the universe. And he who controls it, controls our destiny.”
    Julie Cox - Princess Irulan Corrino
  • “My family has hated the Atreides for centuries. They have been the sand in our eyes, the stink at our meals. These arrogant Atreides, always standing in our way.”
    Ian McNeice - Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
  • “Alone and vunerable at the edge of the universe, Duke Leto Atreides will finally come face to face with fear. When I'm done with him, he won't know who to trust, not even that Bene Gesserit whore he sleeps with. They'll all be turning on another like rats in a flood. By the time the traitor is fully revealed, the fate of Atreides will already be...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Ian McNeice - Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
    [Tag:destiny, fear, trust]
  • “When religion and politics ride in the same cart, the whirlwind follows.”
    Zuzana Geislerová - Reverend Mother Gaius Helen Mohiam
  • “Arrakis. Dune. Once the wasteland of the universe, now an imperial capitol. because it is here, and only here, where the giant worms still thrive; creating spice. Still the greatest treasure in the universe, still the never ending cause of conspiracy, betrayal and murder.”
    Julie Cox - Princess Irulan Corrino
  • “- Fremen: You will never rid this planet of the Harkonnens with guerilla raids, boy.
    - Paul: That is why I am asking you for a hundred of your young men. I wish to teach them the weirding way. So those hundred can come back to you and teach hundreds more. And those hundreds will teach hundreds more. Hundreds will become thousands.”

    Alec Newman - Paul Atreides
    [Tag:army, teaching, war]
  • “- Chani: Will we ever have peace, Maud'Dib?
    - Paul Atreides: We'll have victory.”

    Barbora Kodetová - Chani
    Alec Newman - Paul Atreides
    [Tag:peace, victory]
  • “There isn't a man among you who could stand against me in single combat, Stilgar included. Must I prove it by calling out the Naibe of every Sietch on the planet? Must I cripple myself by killing our strongest and wisest leaders, just for the sake of some mindless ritual?”
    Alec Newman - Paul Atreides
  • “Fear is the mind killer. I will face my fear and it will pass through me. And when it is gone there will be nothing. Only I will remain.”
    Alec Newman - Paul Atreides
    [Tag:courage, fear]
  • “Perverting common wisdom, nephew, is a mark of all great conspiracies.”
    Ian McNeice - Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
  • “The trap is set. The prey approaches. A glorious winter is about to descend on House Atreides and all its heirs. And very soon the years of humiliation visited upon my family will finally be avenged.”
    Ian McNeice - Baron Vladimir Harkonnen
  • “Sometimes it's better to miss an opportunity than to invite disaster.”
    Uwe Ochsenknecht - Stilgar
  • Knowing there is a trap is the first step in evading it.”
    William Hurt - Duke Leto Atreides
    [Tag:safety, trap]
  • “If history teaches us anything, it is simply this: every revolution carries within it the seeds of its own destruction. And empires that rise, will one day fall.”
    Julie Cox - Princess Irulan Corrino