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  • Achilles: Imagine a king who fights his own battles. Wouldn't that be a sight.


  • Achilles: Play your tricks on me. But not on my cousin.
    Odysseus: You have your swords. I have my tricks. We play with the toys the gods give us.


  • Agamemnon: Achilles is one man!
    Odysseus: Achilles is one man!
    Odysseus: Hector is one man! Look what he did to us today!
    Agamemnon: Hector is one man! Look what he did to us today!
    Agamemnon: I don't care about the man's alliegence, I care about his ability to win battles!
    Odysseus: I don't care about the man's alliegence, I care about his ability to win battles!
    Odysseus: Hector fights for his country! Achilles fights only for himself!
    Agamemnon: Hector fights for his country! Achilles fights only for himself!


  • Odysseus: We need you. Greece needs you.
    Achilles: Greece got along fine before I was born. And Greece will remain Greece long after I am gone.


  • Achilles: We men are wretched things.


  • Prince Hector of Troy: I've seen this moment in my dreams. I'll make a pact with you. With the gods as our witnesses, let us pledge that the winner will allow the loser all the proper funeral rituals.
    Achilles: There are no pacts between lions and men. [takes off helmet] Now you know who you're fighting.
    Achilles: There are no pacts between lions and men. Now you know who you're fighting.
    Prince Hector of Troy: I thought it was you I was fighting yesterday. And I wish it had been, but I gave the dead boy the honor he deserved.
    Prince Hector of Troy: I thought it was you I was fighting yesterday. And I wish it had been, but I gave the dead boy the honor he deserved.
    Achilles: You gave him the honor of your sword. You won't have eyes tonight; you won't have ears or a tongue. You will wander the underworld blind, deaf, and dumb, and all the dead will know: this is Hector, the fool who thought he killed Achilles.
    Achilles: You gave him the honor of your sword. You won't have eyes tonight, you won't have ears or a tongue. You will wander the underworld blind, deaf, and dumb, and all the dead will know - this is Hector, the fool who thought he killed Achilles.


  • Achilles: You're a far better king than the one leading this army.


  • Odysseus: Women have a way of complicating things
    Odysseus: Women have a way of complicating things.


  • Agamemnon: I have two wishes. If you grant them, no more of your people need die. First, you must give Helen back to my brother. Second, Troy must submit to my command, to fight for me whenever I call.
    Prince Hector of Troy: You want me to look upon your army and tremble? Well I see them. I see 50,000 men brought here to fight for one man's greed.
    Agamemnon: Careful boy, my mercy has limits.
    Prince Hector of Troy: And I've seen the limits of your mercy and I tell you now, no son of Troy will ever submit to a foreign ruler.
    Agamemnon: Then every son of Troy shall die.


  • Odysseus: war is young men dying and old man talking !!!!
    Odysseus: War is young men dying and old men talking.


  • Achilles: You sack of wine!


  • Odysseus: You don't fear anyone. That's your problem. Fear is useful.


  • Achilles: Myrmidons! My brothers of the sword! I would rather fight beside you than any army of thousands! Let no man forget how menacing we are! We are lions! Do you know what's there, waiting beyond that beach? Immortality! Take it! It's yours!


  • Thetis: If you stay in Larissa, you will find peace. You will find a wonderful woman, and you will have sons and daughters, who will have children. And they'll all love you and remember your name. But when your children are dead, and their children after them, your name will be forgotten... If you go to Troy, glory will be yours. They will write stories about your victories in thousands of years! And the world will remember your name. But if you go to Troy, you will never come back... for your glory walks hand-in-hand with your doom. And I shall never see you again.


  • Achilles: you gave me peace in a lifetime of war.
    Achilles: You gave me peace in a lifetime of war.


  • Achilles: There are no pacts between lions and men
    Achilles: There are no pacts between lions and men. [stabs spear into ground, and takes off helmet, throwing it to the side]


  • Odysseus: If they ever tell my story let them say that I walked with giants. Men rise and fall like the winter wheat, but these names will never die. Let them say I lived in the time of Hector, tamer of horses. Let them say I lived in the time of Achilles.


  • Achilles: The Gods envy us. They envy us because we're mortal. Because any moment might be our last. Everything's more beautiful because we're doomed.


  • Achilles: Immortality! Take it. It's yours.
    Achilles: Immortality! Take it! It's yours!


  • Achilles: Is there no one else? IS THERE NO ONE ELSE?!
    Achilles: Is there no one else? Is there no one else?!


  • Prince Paris of Troy: You would have Troy burned for this women!?
    Prince Hector of Troy: You would have Troy burned for this women!?


  • Achilles: Myrmidons! My brothers of the sword! I would rather fight beside you than any army of thousands! Let no man forget how menacing we are! We are lions! Do you know what's there, waiting beyond that beach? Immortality! Take it! It's yours!


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