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  • Riley Poole: (To Ben) Can I marry your brain?


  • Riley Poole: For the record, Ben, I like the house.
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: You know, I chose this estate because in 1812 Charles Carroll met-
    Riley Poole: Yeah, someone that did something in history and had fun. Great. Wonderful. Could have had a bigger house!


  • Benjamin Franklin Gates: I'm so sorry I dropped you - I had to save the Declaration!
    Dr. Abigail Chase: No, don't be. I would have done exactly the same to you.
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: Really?
    Dr. Abigail Chase: Yeah
    Riley Poole: I would've dropped you both! Freaks.


  • Patrick Henry Gates: And he dragged you two into this nonsense?
    Dr. Abigail Chase: 'Literally'
    Riley Poole: I volunteered!
    Patrick Henry Gates: Well un-volunteer before you waste your life!


  • Agent Sadusky: So, here is your options: Door number one - you go to prison for a very long time. Door number two - we're going to get back the Declaration of Independence; you help us find it, and... you still go to prison for a very long time. But you'll feel better inside.
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: Is there a door that doesn't lead to prison?
    Agent Sadusky: Someone's got to go to prison, Ben.


  • Dr. Abigail Chase: You have the original Silence Dogood letters? Steal those too?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: They're scans of the originals, quiet please.
    Dr. Abigail Chase: How did you get scans?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: I know the person who has the originals, now shush!
    Dr. Abigail Chase: Why do you need them?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: She really can't shut her mouth, can she? [Offers her the Declaration] Look, I will let you hold this if you promise to *shut up*, please!
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: She really can't shut her mouth, can she? [offers her the Declaration] Look, I will let you hold this if you promise to *shut up*, please!


  • Benjamin Franklin Gates: I'm gonna steal it.
    Riley Poole: What?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: I'm gonna steal the Declaration of Independence.


  • Dr. Abigail Chase: Riley, are you crying?
    Riley Poole: Look stairs.


  • Riley Poole: I'd love to go shopping to, but we don't have any money.


  • Ian Howe: I have organized several dealings of... Mmmm..... questionable legality.
    Ian Howe: I have organized several dealings of... Mmmm... questionable legality.


  • Riley Poole: It's a large, blueish green man with a strange looking goatee. I'm guessing that's significant.


  • Riley Poole: Your dad's got a sweet ride.


  • Riley Poole: I would'a dropped you both. Freaks.


  • Riley Poole: They're like... early American x-ray specs...
    Riley Poole: They're like Early American x-ray specs.


  • Riley Poole: Wow... I actually know something you don't. This is great. Is this how you feel all the time?


  • Riley Poole: Not to be Johnny Raincloud, but we're still trapped down here.


  • Riley Poole: Do you actually know who the first person to suggested daylight savings was?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: Benjamin Franklin.


  • Dr. Abigail Chase: What do you assume you will find with this?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: The location of, hidden items, of historic, and intrinsic value.
    Dr. Abigail Chase: A treasure map?
    Riley Poole: And that's where we lost the department of Homeland security.


  • Dr. Abigail Chase: What do you expect to find?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: Cardgraph
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: Cartograph.
    Dr. Abigail Chase: A map?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: Yes mam.
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: Yes ma'am.


  • Benjamin Franklin Gates: We believe there is an encryption on the back.
    Dr. Abigail Chase: An encryption like a code?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: Yes mam.


  • Dr. Abigail Chase: May I see the pipe?
    Riley Poole: We don't have it.
    Dr. Abigail Chase: Did Bigfoot take it?


  • Riley Poole: Is it a million dollar pipe?


  • Riley Poole: When are we gonna get there? I'm hungry, this car smells weird.


  • Riley Poole: When are we gonna get there? I'm hungry, this car smells weird.


  • Agent Sadusky: And you have no idea where your son is?
    Patrick Henry Gates: He tied me to a chair.


  • Patrick Henry Gates: Gonna untie me?


  • Benjamin Franklin Gates: Dad, i'm in a little trouble.
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: Dad, I'm in a little trouble.
    Ian Howe: Is she pregnant?


  • Patrick Henry Gates: Where's the party?


  • Benjamin Franklin Gates: We found the Charlotte.
    Patrick Henry Gates: The Charlotte? You mean she was a ship?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: Yeah she was beautiful.
    Patrick Henry Gates: And the treasure?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: No but we found a clue that led us here....
    Patrick Henry Gates: And that will lead you to another clue, and another clue!


  • Riley Poole: What do we do with it?
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: We look through them.


  • Patrick Henry Gates: I have a job, health insurance, what do you have, him?


  • Benjamin Franklin Gates: "We have got to steal, the declaration of independance"
    Benjamin Franklin Gates: I am going to steal the Declaration of Independence.


  • Ian Howe: To those who did what was considered wrong, in order to do what they knew was right.


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