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Braveheart Movie Quotes

Best Braveheart quotes, ranked by fans. This list of great movie quotes from Braveheart collects all of the most famous lines from the film in one place, allowing you to pick the top quotes and move them up the list. Quotations from movies are repeated all the time in other movies, on television, in speeches and in day-to-day life, so having a good knowledge of good movie quotes (and having resources useful to search movie quotes) have become essential. Many of the most notable quotes come from sources you may not even know about, some could even be the most memorable Braveheart quotes or come from some of the other most quotable movies of all time.

Consistently named one of the best movies of all time, Braveheart is the story of William Wallace, a commoner turned rebel who leads the Scottish into battle to fight the tyranny and oppression of the English ruling party. The movie was a cult, critical, and box office success and won the Oscars for Best Director (Mel Gibson) and Best Picture of the year when it was released in 1995.

This list includes all the best Braveheart lines and moments, just as they appeared in the actual movie script. Whether they are funny quotes, sad quotes, quotes about love or death, all the most famous Braveheart quotes are here.

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    Every Man


    William Wallace: Every man dies, not every man really lives.

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    Set Your Heart Free

    Malcolm Wallace: Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it.

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    Fight and You May Die


    William Wallace: Aye, 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!

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    My Hate Will Die With You

    Robert's Father: At last, you know what it means to hate. Now you're ready to be a king.
    Robert the Bruce: My hate will die with you.

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    Our Difference

    William Wallace: 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.

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    I Betrayed Him


    Robert the Bruce: Lands, titles, men, power, nothing.
    Robert's Father: Nothing?
    Robert the Bruce: 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's Father: All men betray. All lose heart.
    Robert the Bruce: I don't wanna lose heart. I wanna believe as he does.

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    Death Comes to Us All

    Princess Isabelle: You see? Death comes to us all. But before it comes to you, know this: your blood dies with you. A child who is not of your line grows in my belly. Your son will not sit long on the throne. I swear it.

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    Our Rules Before We Leave

    William Wallace: Before we let you leave, your commander must cross that field, present himself before this army, put his head between his legs, and kiss his own arse.

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    Help Yourselves and Go Home

    Hamish: There's somebody coming.
    Campbell: MacGregors from the next clan.
    MacGregor: We heard about what was happenin' and don't want you "Amadans" thinkin' you can have your fun without us.
    William Wallace: Go home. Some of us are in this; can't help that, now. But you can help yourselves. Go home.
    MacGregor: We'll have no homes left when the English garrison from the castle comes through and burns us out. And they will!

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    Scotland is Free

    William Wallace: Go back to England and tell them there that Scotland's daughters and her sons are yours no more. Tell them Scotland is free.

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    Our Wits Make Us a Man

    Young William: I can fight.
    Malcolm Wallace: I know. I know you can fight. But it's our wits that make us men.

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    One Day You'll Be a Queen

    Princess Isabelle: I understand you have suffered. I know... about your woman.
    William Wallace: She was my wife. We married in secret because I would not share her with an English lord. They killed her to get to me. I've never spoken of it, I don't know why I tell you now, except... I see her strength in you. One day, you'll be a queen. And you must open your eyes. You tell your king that William Wallace will *not* be ruled... and nor will any Scot while I live.

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    Arrows Cost Something Than Dead

    Longshanks: Not the archers. My scouts tell me their archers are miles away and no threat to us. Arrows cost money. Use up the Irish. The dead cost nothing.

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    Join Me and Win

    Robert the Bruce: Now, you've achieved more than anyone ever dreamed. But, fighting these odds, it looks like rage, not courage.
    William Wallace: It's well beyond rage. Help me. In the name of Christ, help yourselves. 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.

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    Saying Goodbye

    Young William: What are they doin'?
    Argyle Wallace: Saying goodbye in their own way. Playing outlawed tunes on outlawed pipes.

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    Ask For Forgiveness

    William Wallace: 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.

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    The Commoners and the Nobles

    Robert the Bruce: I'm not a coward. I want what you want, but we need the nobles.
    William Wallace: We need them?
    Robert the Bruce: Aye.
    William Wallace: Nobles.
    William Wallace: Now tell me, 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. Now our people know you. Noble, and common, they respect you. And if you would just lead them to freedom, they'd follow you. And so would I

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