Knights quotes

16 knights quotes, film quotes, movie lines, taglines
  • From the animation: Shrek
    “- Princess Fiona: Where are you going? The exit's over there!
    - Shrek: Well, I have to save my ass.
    - Princess Fiona: What kind of knight are you?
    - Shrek: One of a kind.”

    Cameron Diaz - Princess Fiona
    Mike Myers - Shrek
    [Tag:knights, salvation, survival]
  • “-Kasper Gutman: Do you have any conception of the extreme, the immeasurable wealth of the Order at that time?
    - Sam Spade: I imagine they were pretty well fixed.
    - Kasper Gutman: Pretty well is putting it mildly. They were rolling in wealth, sir.”

    Sydney Greenstreet - Kasper Gutman
    Humphrey Bogart - Samuel Spade
    [Tag:knights, wealth]
  • “- Ichabod Crane: You must believe me, it was a horseman, a dead one! Headless!
    - Baltus Van Tassel: I know, I know.
    - Ichabod Crane: You don't know because you were not there. It's all true!
    - Baltus Van Tassel: Of course it is. I told you. Everyone told you.
    - Ichabod Crane: I... saw him.”

    Johnny Depp - Ichabod Crane
    Sir Michael Gambon - Baltus Van Tassel
    [Tag:knights, supernatural]
  • “Back in the Middle Ages, in more noble times, when a knight failed his king, that knight would throw himself onto his sword to avoid the humiliation of being ostracized by his peers for his incompetence and cowardice.”
    Gregg Henry - Robert Gant
    [Tag:honor, knights, past]
  • “Oh, merciful God, I have such need of Your mercy now. Not for myself, but for my knights, for this is truly their hour of need. Deliver them from their trials ahead and I will pay You a thousandfold with any sacrifice You ask of me.”

    Clive Owen - Arthur
    [Tag:god, knights, mercy]
  • “- 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
    [Tag:knights, quality, truth]
  • “We knights are blessed in that we do not run from it. We seek it, grasp it by the throat and demand honor in our passing.”

    Mads Mikkelsen - Tristan
    [Tag:honor, knights, sacrifice]
  • “- Lancelot: I gave up my castle and my lands. This is my domain. Within this metal skin. And I pledge all that I still own. Muscle, bone, blood and the heart that pumps it.
    - Arthur: And a great heart it is. Sir Lancelot, you will be my champion.”

    Nicholas Clay - Lancelot
    Nigel Terry - King Arthur
    [Tag:admiration, knights, quality]
  • “- Thena: My two knights in shining armor.
    - Leonardo: Not so shining.”

    Brigid Brannagh - Thena
    David Kriegel - Leonardo
    [Tag:dislike, knights]
  • “How many times in battle have we snatched victory from the jaws of defeat? Outnumbered, outflanked, but still we triumph? With you at my side, we can do so again. Lancelot, we are knights. What other purpose do we serve if not for such a cause?”
    Clive Owen - Arthur
    [Tag:knights, purpose, victory]
  • “- Arthur: I am King. And this is Excalibur, sword of kings from the dawn of time. Who are you? What do you seek?
    - Lancelot: I am Lancelot of the Lake, from across the sea. And I have yet to find a king worthy of my sword.
    - Arthur: That is a wild boast. You lack a knight's humility!
    - Lancelot: Not a boast, sir. But a curse. For I have never...” (continue)
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    Nigel Terry - King Arthur
    Nicholas Clay - Lancelot
    [Tag:duel, humility, knights]
  • “A knight proves his worthiness by his deeds.”
    Kieran Culkin - Kevin Dillon
    [Tag:doing, knights, worth]
  • From the animation: Shrek
    “The winner of this tournament - no, no, the privilege - will have the honour of rescuing the beautiful Princess Fiona from the fiery pit of that dragon! Should the winner fail to return, the runner-up shall take his place, and so on and so forth... Some of you may die, but that is a sacrifice I am willing to make.”

    John Lithgow - Lord Farquaad
    [Tag:knights, salvation, selfishness]
  • “- Young Kayley: I'm coming with you, Daddy!
    - Lionel: Yes, when you're old enough, Kayley. I will take you to Camelot, I promise. I love you!
    - Young Kayley: One day, I will be a knight, like Father.”

    Sarah Freeman - Young Kayley
    Gabriel Byrne - Lionel
    [Tag:growth, knights]
  • “- King Arthur: A knight is sworn to valor.
    - Bowen: A knight is sworn to valor.
    - King Arthur: His heart knows only virtue.
    - Bowen: His heart knows only virtue.
    - King Arthur: His blade defends the helpless.
    - Bowen: His blade defends the helpless.
    - King Arthur: His might upholds the weak.
    - Bowen: His might upholds the weak.
    - King Arthur:...” (continue)
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    Sir John Gielgud - King Arthur
    Dennis Quaid - Bowen
    [Tag:knights, unselfishness, worth]
  • “In 1539, these crusading knights persuaded the Emperor Charles V to give them the island of Malta. He made them but one condition: they were to pay him, each year, the tribute of one falcon, in acknowledgment that Malta was still under Spain.”

    Sydney Greenstreet - Kasper Gutman
    [Tag:gift, knights, persuasion]