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52 Best Braveheart Quotes From The Epic Warrior Movie

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'Braveheart' quotes to bring out the fighter hidden inside us

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'Braveheart'  is an American epic historical fiction war film from the year 1995.

This is a story of a legendary thirteenth-century Scottish hero named William Wallace played by Mel Gibson. He used to rally the Scottish against the English monarch and Edward I.

The story is inspired by Blind Harry's 15th-century epic poem 'The Actes and Deidis of the Illustre and Vallyeant Campioun Schir William Wallace'. Released on 24 May 1995, 'Braveheart' received generally positive reviews from critics, except for its certain historical inaccuracies, mainly on the subject of romance, dress, and station in Wallace's life. The movie starred Mel Gibson as William Wallace James, Robinson as Young William Wallace, and Sophie Marceau as Princess Isabella of France among others.

Read on for 'Braveheart' quotes, or for something else, visit William Wallace quotes and ['Gladiator' movie quotes].
 

'Braveheart' Movie Quotes

Here are the most famous 'Braveheart' quotes which give you a clear insight into the movie. You will love these quotes, including 'Braveheart' Stephen quotes, just as you love the movie itself.

1. "This Wallace, he doesn’t even have a knighthood, but he fights with passion and he inspires."

-Robert the Bruce.

2. "Forgive me, sire. I thought that generosity might demonstrate your greatness to those you mean to rule."

-Princess Isabelle.

3. "I don’t want to lose heart. I want to believe as he does."

-Robert the Bruce.

4. "I have been given nothing. God makes men what they are."

-William Wallace.

5. "I know. I know you can fight. But it’s our wits that make us men."

-Malcolm Wallace.

6. "Stephen is my name and I’m the most wanted man on my island, except I’m not on my island of course."

-Stephen.

7. "Well, we didn’t get dressed up for nothing."

-Hamish.

8. "Who is this person that speaks to me as though I needed his advice?"

-King Edward I.

9. "The Almighty says this must be a fashionable fight. It’s drawn the finest people."

-Stephen.

10. " A child who is not of your line grows in my belly. Your son will not sit long on the throne. I swear it."

-Princess Isabelle.

11. "You see? Death comes to us all. But before it comes to you, know this: your blood dies with you."

-Princess Isabelle.

12. "The king will be dead in a month and his son is a weakling. Who do you think is going to rule this kingdom?"

-Princess Isabelle.

13. "I have nothing. Men fight for me because if they do not, I throw them off my land and I starve their wives and their children. Those men who bled the ground red at Falkirk, they fought for William Wallace, and he fights for something that I never had. And I took it from him when I betrayed him. I saw it in his face on the battlefield and it’s tearing me apart."

-Robert the Bruce.

14. "At last, you know what it means to hate. Now you’re ready to be a king."

-Robert’s Father.

15. "Saying goodbye in their own way. Playing outlawed tunes on outlawed pipes."

-Argyle Wallace.

16. "I’ve lived long enough to live free. And proud to see you become the man that you are. I’m a happy man."

-Campbell.

17. "I shall tell you of William Wallace. Historians from England will say I am a liar, but history is written by those who have hanged heroes."

-Robert the Bruce.

18. "All men betray. All lose heart."

-Robert’s Father.

19. "Just when we thought all hope was lost, our noble saviors have arrived."

-Stephen.

20. "Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it."

-Malcolm Wallace.

21. "Sure didn't the Almighty send me to watch your back? I didn't like him anyway. He wasn't right in the head."

-Stephen.

22. "Arrows cost money...the dead cost nothing."

-Longshanks.

William Wallace Quotes

'Braveheart' movie quotes are iconic.

William Wallace used to encourage his all Scottish mates to fight for freedom. He gave everyone the courage to follow him, making the movie even more exceptional. Here are William Wallace quotes.

23. "I want a wife and children, and grow crops, but it’s all for nothing if you don’t have freedom.”

-William Wallace.

24. "Fight and you may die. Run, and you’ll live… at least a while. And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willin’ to trade all the days, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they’ll never take… our freedom!"

-William Wallace.

25. "It’s all for nothing if you don’t have freedom."

-William Wallace.

26. "Every man dies, not every man really lives."

-William Wallace.

27. "I will bury you in the rose garden."

-William Wallace.

28. "Lower your flags and march straight back to England, stopping at every home you pass by to beg forgiveness for a hundred years of theft, rape, and murder. Do that and your men shall live. Do it not, and every one of you will die today."

-William Wallace.

29. "Truth is truth, even when told by a liar."

-William Wallace.

30. "Well, the test of a soldier is not in his arm, it’s here."[points at his head]

-William Wallace.

31. "Incompetence is often highly regarded in governmental circles."

-William Wallace.

32. "Of course, running a farm is a lot of work, but that will all change when my sons arrive."

-William Wallace.

33. "The answer is yes. Fight for me, you get to kill the English."

-William Wallace.

34. "Go home. Some of us are in this; can’t help that, now. But you can help yourselves. Go home."

-William Wallace.

35. "What does that mean to be noble? Your title gives you claim to the throne of our country, but men don’t follow titles, they follow courage."

-William Wallace.

36. "Oh, it’s good Scottish weather, madam. The rain is falling straight down. Well, slightly to the side like."

-William Wallace.

37. "I want a wife and children, and grow crops, but it’s all for nothing if you don’t have freedom."

-William Wallace.

38. "I came back home to raise crops, and God willing, a family. If I can live in peace, I will."

-William Wallace.

39. "We all end up dead, it's just a question of how and why."

-William Wallace.

40. "Your title gives you the claim to the throne of our country, but men don't follow titles. They follow courage."

-William Wallace.

41. "I AM William Wallace! And I see a whole army of my countrymen, here, in defiance of tyranny. You’ve come to fight as free men, and free men you are. What will you do with that freedom? Will you fight?"

-William Wallace.

42. "Go back to England and tell them there that Scotland's daughters and sons are yours no more. Tell them Scotland is free."

-William Wallace.

43. "There's a difference between us. You think the people of this country exist to provide you with position. I think your position exists to provide those people with freedom. And I go to make sure that they have it."

-William Wallace.

44. "I see a whole army of my countrymen, here in defiance of tyranny. You've come to fight as free men...and free men you are. What will you do with that freedom? Will you fight?"

-William Wallace.

45. "Now is our chance. Now. If we join, we can win. If we win, well then we'll have what none of us has ever had before: a country of our own."

-William Wallace.

46. "Your heart is free. Learn to follow it."

-William Wallace.

'Braveheart' Conversation Quotes

From the conversations in the movie, we really get a true insight of what's happening in that particular scene of the movie. We especially get a feel for how the main character tells his enemies that they may die by fighting them....so read the exciting quotes from conversations in this list.

47. "Faudron: [bows] William Wallace, we've come to fight and to die for you.

William: Stand up, man, I'm not the pope."

-Faudron and William.

48. "William: I will love you my whole life. You and no other.

Murron: And I you. You and no other forever."

-William and Murron.

49. "Robert the Bruce: I respect what you said, but remember that these men have lands and castles. It's much to risk.

William Wallace: And the common man, who bleeds on the battlefield, does he risk less?"

-Robert the Bruce and William Wallace.

50. "Royal Magistrate: The prisoner wishes to say a word.

William Wallace: FREEEEE-DOMMMMMM."

-Royal Magistrate and William Wallace.

51. "Mother MacClannough: In this? You're out of your mind!

William Wallace: Oh, it's good Scottish weather, madam. The rain is falling straight down. Well, slightly to the side like."

-Mother MacClannough and William Wallace.

52. "MacClannough: Every nobleman who had the will to fight was at that meeting. We can not beat an army.

Malcolm: We do not have to defeat them. Just fight them. Now who's with me?"

-MacClannough and Malcolm.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Braveheart' quotes then why not take a look at warrior quotes, or [bravery quotes].

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