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  • Nathan Algren: What does it say?
    Katsumoto: I belong to the warrior in whom the old ways have joined the new.


  • Katsumoto: Life in every breath. That is the way of the warrior. That is Bushido!
    Nathan Algren: Hai.


  • Katsumoto: When I took these, you were, my enemy.
    Katsumoto: When I took these, you were my enemy.


  • Katsumoto: You believe a man can change his destiny?
    Nathan Algren: l think a man does what he can until his destiny is revealed to him.


  • Taka: Sooo kind and caring....beautiful..


  • Katsumoto: You believe a man can change his destiny?
    Nathan Algren: I think a man does what he can, until his destiny is revealed.


  • Katsumoto: What happened to the warriors at Thermopylae?
    Nathan Algren: Dead to the last man.


  • Katsumoto: Well, they won't surrender.


  • Katsumoto: Katsumoto: The perfect blossom is a rare thing. You could spend your life looking for one, and it would not be a wasted life. [With his dying breath] Perfect... They are all... perfect...
    Katsumoto: The perfect blossom is a rare thing. You could spend your life looking for one, and it would not be a wasted life. [With his dying breath] Perfect... They are all... perfect...


  • Nathan Algren: I have been hired to suppress the rebellion of yet another tribal leader. Apparently, this is the only job for which I am suited. I am beset by the ironies of my life.


  • Emperor Meiji: Tell me how he died.
    Nathan Algren: I will tell you how he lived.


  • Nathan Algren: There is Life in every breath...
    Katsumoto: That is, Bushido.


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