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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes) Quotes

  • Don Lope de Aguirre: â??If I, Aguirre, want the birds to drop dead from the trees the birds will drop dead from the trees. I am the Wrath of God! The earth I walk upon sees me and quakes! But whoever follows me and the river, will win untold riches. But whoever deserts...
    Don Lope de Aguirre: If I, Aguirre, want the birds to drop dead from the trees the birds will drop dead from the trees. I am the Wrath of God! The earth I walk upon sees me and quakes! But whoever follows me and the river, will win untold riches. But whoever deserts...


  • Brother Gaspar de Carvajal: You know, my child, for the good of our Lord the Church was always on the side of the strong.â?? Whatâ??s the priestâ??s point, and what was his interest in continuing with the expedition?
    Brother Gaspar de Carvajal: You know, my child, for the good of our Lord the Church was always on the side of the strong. What's the priest's point, and what was his interest in continuing with the expedition?


  • Don Fernando de Guzman: All the land to our left and all the land to our right now belongs to us. I solemnly and formally take possession of all this land. Our country is already six times larger than Spain, and everyday we drift makes it bigger.
    Don Lope de Aguirre: Have you seen any solid ground that would support your weight?


  • Don Lope de Aguirre: I, the wrath of God, will marry my own daughter and with her I'll found the purest dynasty the earth has ever seen.


  • Don Lope de Aguirre: I am the great traitor. There must be no other. Anyone who even thinks about deserting this mission will be cut up into 198 pieces. Those pieces will be stamped on until what is left can be used only to paint walls. Whoever takes one grain of corn or one drop of water... more than his ration, will be locked up for 155 years. If I, Aguirre, want the birds to drop dead from the trees... then the birds will drop dead from the trees. I am the wrath of god. The earth I pass will see me and tremble. But whoever follows me and the river, will win untold riches.


  • Don Lope de Aguirre: That man is a head taller than me. That may change.


  • Don Lope de Aguirre: I think he needs to be a head shorter.


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