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    1. Colonel William Tavington: It appears that you are not the better man.
    2. Gabriel Martin: You're right. My sons were better men [stabs him in the neck]
    – Submitted by Jayakrishnan R (20 months ago)
    1. Colonel William Tavington: You are not a good man.
    2. Gabriel Martin: But, my sons were good men. [stabs him in the neck]
    – Submitted by Jayakrishnan R (20 months ago)
    1. Colonel William Tavington: You know it's an ugly business doing one's duty, but just occasionally. It's a real pleasure.
    – Submitted by Alex K (21 months ago)
    1. Colonel William Tavington: Let it be known if you harbor the enemy you will lose your home.
    – Submitted by Alex K (21 months ago)
    1. Gabriel Martin: [shouting] I'm not a child.
    2. Benjamin Martin: [shouting] You're my child.
    – Submitted by Alex K (23 months ago)
    1. Colonel William Tavington: Would you like a lesson, sir, in the rules of war? Or perhaps your children would?
    – Submitted by Alex K (23 months ago)
    1. Benjamin Martin: Aim Small, Miss Small.
    – Submitted by Alex K (23 months ago)
    1. Charles Cornwallis: Their names and ranks?
    2. Benjamin Martin: They refused to give me their names, but the ranks are 9 lutenets, 5 captains, 3 majors, and one very fat colonel who called me a [break of silence as he looks over at Cornwallis's 2nd in command General O'Hara who has an angry look on his face] cheeky fellow.
    3. Charles Cornwallis: You know, this is not the conduct of a gentleman.
    4. Benjamin Martin: If the conduct of your officers is the measurement of a gentleman, I'll take that as a compliment. Get my men.
    5. Charles Cornwallis: Arrange the exchange. [he tells O'Hara]
    – Submitted by Brandon D. B (23 months ago)
    1. John Billings: I say we drink the wine, eat the dogs, and use the papers for musket wading.
    2. Rev. Oliver: Eat the dog?
    3. Benjamin Martin: Yeah, dog is a fine meal.
    4. Rev. Oliver: [stuttering] Good. Good heavens.
    – Submitted by Brandon D. B (23 months ago)
    1. Gabriel Martin: These men where about to surrender!
    2. Major Jean Villeneuve: Perhaps? We will never know.
    3. Rev. Oliver: This is murder!
    4. John Billings: Hell, Reverend. They're redcoats, they've earned it.
    – Submitted by Brandon D. B (23 months ago)
    1. John Billings: There's a story going around about some twenty redcoats got killed by a ghost or some damn thing, carried a Cherokee tomahawk.
    2. Benjamin Martin: Aren't you a little to old to be believing in ghost stories?
    3. John Billings: [laughs about it]
    – Submitted by Brandon D. B (23 months ago)
    1. Major Jean Villeneuve: Are you sure this is the right place to recruit for a militia?
    2. Benjamin Martin: God save King George!
    3. Benjamin Martin: I think we came to the right place.
    – Submitted by Brandon D. B (23 months ago)
    1. Loyalist/Captain Wilkins: Ready to fire the town on your order, sir.
    2. Colonel William Tavington: The town? Huh, burn the church.
    3. Loyalist/Captain Wilkins: There's no honor in this.
    4. Colonel William Tavington: Didn't you say, all those who stand against England deserve to die a traitor's death? Burn the church, Captain.
    – Submitted by Brandon D. B (23 months ago)
    1. Colonel William Tavington: You! So you are the ghost, are you?! I remember you! From that farm and that stupid little boy! [Benjamin stops] Did he die, huh? You know it's an ugly business doing one's duty, but just occasionally. It's a real pleasure.
    2. Benjamin Martin: Before this war is over I'm going to kill you.
    3. Colonel William Tavington: Why wait?
    4. Benjamin Martin: Soon.
    – Submitted by Brandon D. B (23 months ago)
    1. Benjamin Martin: When you have a family of your own, perhaps you'll understand.
    2. Gabriel Martin: When I have a family of my own, I won't hide behind them.
    – Submitted by Alex K (24 months ago)
    1. Colonel William Tavington: Would you like a lesson, sir, in the rules of war? Or perhaps your children would?
    – Submitted by Alex K (24 months ago)
    1. Colonel William Tavington: Kill me before the war is over, will you? It appears that you are not the better man.
    2. Benjamin Martin: You're right. My sons were better men.
    – Submitted by Alex K (24 months ago)
    1. Benjamin Martin: I have long feared that my sins would return to visit me, and the cost is more than I can bear.
    – Submitted by Alex K (24 months ago)
    1. Benjamin Martin: Before This War Is Over, I'm Going To Kill You.
    2. Colonel William Tavington: Why Wait?
    – Submitted by Alex K (24 months ago)
    1. 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?
    – Submitted by Alex K (24 months ago)
    1. Gabriel Martin: Aim small, miss small.
    – Submitted by Simon D (2 years ago)
    1. Colonel William Tavington: Let it be known that if you harbor the enemy you will lose your home.
    – Submitted by Simon D (2 years ago)
    1. Charles Cornwallis: Tavington. Damn Him! Damn that Man!
    – Submitted by Andrew D (2 years ago)
    1. Benjamin Martin: Vive le france?
    2. Major Jean Villeneuve: Vive le liberte.
    – Submitted by Haroon M (2 years ago)
    1. Colonel Harry Burwell: Wars are not fought only by childless men.
    – Submitted by Lin S (2 years ago)
    1. Benjamin Martin: I have long feared that my sins would return to visit me, and the cost is more than I can bear.
    – Submitted by Olivia B (2 years ago)

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