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Seven Samurai (Shichinin no Samurai) Quotes

  • Kambei leader of samurai: This is the nature of war. By protecting others, you save yourselves.

  • Kikuchiyo would-be samurai: You fool! Damn you! You call yourself a horse! For shame! Hey! Wait! Please! I apologize! Forgive me!

  • Heihachi amiable samurai: I'm Heinachi Hayashida, a fencer of the Wood Cut School.

  • Gisaku village elder: Find hungry samurai.

  • Kambei leader of samurai: "So. Again we are defeated. The farmers have won. Not us."
    Kambei leader of samurai: So. Again we are defeated. The farmers have won. Not us.

  • Kambei leader of samurai: Danger always strikes when everything seems fine.

  • Kikuchiyo would-be samurai: What do you think of farmers? You think they're saints? Hah! They're foxy beasts! They say, "We've got no rice, we've no wheat. We've got nothing!" But they have! They have everything! Dig under the floors! Or search the barns! You'll find plenty! Beans, salt, rice, sake! Look in the valleys, they've got hidden warehouses! They pose as saints but are full of lies! If they smell a battle, they hunt the defeated! They're nothing but stingy, greedy, blubbering, foxy, and mean! God damn it all! But then who made them such beasts? You did! You samurai did it! You burn their villages! Destroy their farms! Steal their food! Force them to labour! Take their women! And kill them if they resist! So what should farmers do?

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