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  • Raisuli the Magnificent: We will all eat lamb in Paradise.

  • Raisuli the Magnificent: Mrs. Pedecaris, you're a lot of trouble.

  • Raisuli the Magnificent: (Telegram) To Theodore Roosevelt: You are like the Wind and i Like the Lion. You form the tempest, The sand stings my eyes and the ground is in parched. I roar in defiance but you do not hear. But between us there is a difference. I like the Lion must remain in my place, but you like the wind, will never know yours.(Signed) Mulai Ahmed Mohammed el Raisuli the Magnificent, Lord of the Rif, Sultan to the Berbers
    Raisuli the Magnificent: [telegram] To Theodore Roosevelt: You are like the Wind and i Like the Lion. You form the tempest, The sand stings my eyes and the ground is in parched. I roar in defiance but you do not hear. But between us there is a difference. I like the Lion must remain in my place, but you like the wind, will never know yours. [signed] Mulai Ahmed Mohammed el Raisuli the Magnificent, Lord of the Rif, Sultan to the Berbers.

  • Raisuli the Magnificent: Ignorance is a steep hill with perilous rocks at the bottom.

  • Sherif: Great Raisuli, we have lost everything. All is drifting on the wind as you said. We have lost everything.
    Raisuli the Magnificent: Sherif, is there not one thing in your life that is worth losing everything for?

  • Eden Pedecaris: (playing chess with Raisuli) You are in a lot of trouble! You should never have moved that knight or kidnapped me - both will see you undone.
    Eden Pedecaris: [playing chess with Raisuli] You are in a lot of trouble! You should never have moved that knight or kidnapped me - both will see you undone.
    Raisuli the Magnificent: It is not I who determine the outcome of these events - it is the will of Allah.

  • Theodore Roosevelt: You know as well as I do that we can't have Arab desperadoes running around kidnapping American citizens. If I had my way, I'd go in there with a couple of Winchesters, a batallion of Marines - but, I can't do that, can I?
    John Hay: No.

  • Raisuli the Magnificent: Mrs. Pedecaris, you are a lot of trouble!

  • Admiral Chadwick: DAMN THE LEGATIONS!
    Gummere: You realize, of course, that if we fail in even the slightest way, we'll all be killed?
    Admiral Chadwick: Yes, and the whole world will probably go to war.
    Capt. Jerome: Gentlemen, if we fail and are killed, I certainly hope the world DOES go to war!
    Admiral Chadwick: The world at war!
    Gummere: A world war? Now THAT would be something to go out on...

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