Top Ten Best Maximus Decimus Meridius Quotes from Gladiator
The Top Ten
1 My name is Maximus Decimus Meridius,commander of...Armies of...North,General of the Felix Legions...loyal servant to...true emperor,Marcus Aurelius.Father to a murdered son,husband to a murdered wife.And I will have my vengeance,in this life or the next.
2 I knew a man once who said, "Death smiles at us all. All a man can do is smile back."...You [Commodus] must know. He was your father.
3 The frost... Sometimes it makes the blades stick!
4 I have only one more life to take. Then it is done... The time for honoring yourself will soon be at an end... Highness.
5 You [Commodus] would fight me?... I think you've been afraid all your life.
6 Are you not entertained? Are you not entertained? Is this not why you are here?
7 They fought for you and for Rome... I've seen much of the rest of the world. It is brutal and cruel and dark, Rome is the light.
8 Five thousand of my men are out there in the freezing mud. Three thousand of them are bloodied and cleaved. Two thousand will never leave this place. I will not believe that they fought and died for nothing.
9 ...I will be harvesting my crops.Imagine where you will be...If you find yourself alone,riding in the green fields with the sun on your face,do not be troubled.For you are in Elysium,and you're already dead!Brothers,what we do in life,echoes in eternity!
10 Ancestors,I ask you for your guidance.Blessed mother,come to me with the Gods' desire for my future.Blessed father,watch over my wife and son with a ready sword.Whisper to them that I live only to hold them again,for all else is dust and air.
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