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The Best A Knight's Tale Movie Quotes

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The best A Knight's Tale quotes make you realize how great the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. Let's rank the greatest quotes from A Knight's Tale, with the help of your votes. Starring Heath Ledger and Shanynn Sossamon, A Knight's Tale was directed by Brian Helgeland and released in 2001.

What is your favorite A Knight's Tale quote? One memorable line was when William said, "My pride is the only thing that they can't take from me." Another great line from A Knight's Tale is, "Welcome to the New World. God save you, if it is right that he should do so," spoken by William.

Vote up your top A Knight's Tale quotes, regardless of which character they come from.

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    It's Called A Lance

    Jocelyn: I've come to see what you'll wear to banquet tonight.
    William: Nothing.
    Jocelyn: Well, then we'll cause a sensation, for I'll dress to match.
    William: Don't you ever get tired of putting on clothes?
    Chaucer: Um, I believe she's talking about taking them off, my lord.
    Jocelyn: A flower is only as good as its petals. Don't you think?
    William: A flower is good for nothing.
    Jocelyn: Really?
    William: You can't eat a flower, a flower can't keep your warm...
    Jocelyn: And a rose never knocked a man off a horse either.
    William: You're just a silly girl, aren't you?
    Jocelyn: Better a silly girl with a flower, than a silly boy with a horse and a stick...
    Wat: It's called a lance! Hellooo!


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      There'll Be The Devil To Pay

      William: I'll ride in his place.
      Roland: What's your name, William? I'm asking you, William Thatcher, to answer me with your name. It's not Sir William. It's not Count, or Duke or Earl William. It's certainly not King William.
      William: I'm aware of that.
      Roland: You have to be of noble birth to compete!
      William: A detail. The landscape is food. Do you want to eat or don't you?
      Roland: If the nobles find out who you are there'll be the devil to pay.
      William: Then pray that they don't.


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        Jesus Is English

        French Squire 1: An Englishman will not win this French tournament. English legs are unsteady on French soil.
        French Squire 2: And because French wine is too much for English bellies.
        French Squire 3: And most importantly, because the Pope himself is French.
        Roland: Well, the Pope may be French, but Jesus is English! You're on!


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          Welcome To The New World

          Wat: You have been weighed.
          Roland: You have been measured.
          Kate: And you absolutely...
          Chaucer: Have been found wanting.
          William: Welcome to the New World. God save you, if it is right that he should do so.


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