The best Quotes from Braveheart

The best Quotes from Braveheart

Braveheart is a 1995 American epic historical drama film directed by, produced by, and starring Mel Gibson. Gibson portrays Sir William Wallace, a late-13th century Scottish warrior who led the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England.

Every man dies, not every man really lives.
William Wallace
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You think the people of this country exist to provide you with position. I think your position exists to provide those people with freedom.
William Wallace
1
It's all for nothing if you don't have freedom.
William Wallace
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Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it.
Malcolm Wallace
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The trouble with Scotland is that it's full of Scots.
Longshanks
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Historians from England will say I am a liar, but history is written by those who have hanged heroes.
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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
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Quotes about Braveheart

Before I wrote the film I had never heard of William Wallace and his story seemed so romantic to me. I think he is an ancestor, I feel his blood in my veins. I can't prove it but then no one can disprove it.

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I grew up a Baptist and went to seminary at Methodist school, Duke University, but I also don't worry too much about denominations. I love what John Wesley said - "If our hearts are together, let's not worry about whether our heads are together. If our hearts are together, then let's joins hands." So, I try to do that regardless of denominations.
I think that television lately has been extremely dark and, in some ways, cynical but I also think that people who are writing those shows probably feel exactly as I do - that sometimes the darkness of a story can highlight the light in a story. There's a lot of cynical stuff but I think it may be even more in movies now where you see so many movies about cynical and corrupted characters. That's the state of many movies right now but movies, television, all of culture, there's always going to be a battle between the stories that are cynical and stories that are hopeful.
I majored in religion for my entire undergraduate career at Duke University and then I went to seminary for a year unsure whether or not I really had the call to be a minister. I spoke with a pastor of my home church and told him I was going to seminary. He said "Do you feel the call to be a minister?" and I said "Honestly, I don't. I know it's the greatest call you could have but I'm not feeling that call myself. He said "Well, you know, you're wrong. It's not the greatest call. The greatest call is whatever calling God has for you."
Maybe the gift of any great person is the power to converse with our own hearts.
Storytelling is the greatest activity of any culture. Storytelling is how you build a family, how you pass along identity.
If I'm making a film and I'm not loving everything about it, then I know I've got to change something until I do.
After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate.
2
Acting is like lying. The art of lying well. I'm paid to tell elaborate lies.
Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
I don't make things complicated, that's the way they get all by themselves.
Occasionally I go shopping for clothes, but I find the whole thing a real chore.
Sunday evenings often feel like the weekend is over before it's even begun.
This is how liberty dies - with thunderous applause!
8
People learn to love their chains.
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12
Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
20
Remember, with great power. comes great responsibility!
Uncle Ben in Spider-Man
10
People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.
9
A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.
Zeus in Hercules
11
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
43
If you're a homeless, alcoholic Scott and you had tourettes... how would they ever know?
Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.
4
Warriors - the hour of victory has arrived. Come, you tauren! Rise up, you ogres! Today, you stand united with the Horde. Lok-Tar Ogar!
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1
Every night I watch the sunset and soak up every last ray of its warmth, and send it from my heart to yours.
Evelyn Johnson in Pearl Harbor
4
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