Popular Gladiator Quotes
There was a dream that was Rome. You could only whisper it. Anything more than a whisper and it would vanish, it was so fragile.Marcus Aurelius
I may die here in this cell or in the arena tomorrow. What possible difference can I make?Maximus
Those giraffes you sold me, they won't mate. They just walk around, eating, and not mating. You sold me... queer giraffes. I want my money back.Proximo
Listen to me. Learn from me. I was not the best because I killed quickly. I was the best because the crowd loved me. Win the crowd and you will win your freedom.Proximo
Marcus Aurelius: Let us pretend that you are a loving daughter, and I am a good father.
Lucilla: This is a pleasant fiction, is it not?
Ultimately, we're all dead men. Sadly, we cannot choose how but, what we can decide is how we meet that end, in order that we are remembered, as men.Proximo
Marcus Aurelius: You have proven your valor once again, Maximus. Let us hope for the last time.
Maximus: There is no one left to fight, sire.
Marcus Aurelius: There is always someone left to fight. How can I reward Rome's greatest general?
Maximus: Let me go home.
Marcus Aurelius: Ah, home.
Marcus Aurelius: Won't you accept this great honor that I have offered you?
Maximus: With all my heart, no.
Marcus Aurelius: Maximus, that is why it must be you.
Commodus: You and I are not much different. You take life when you have to, as I do.
Maximus: I have only one more life to take. Then it is done.
Quintus! Release my men. There was a dream that was Rome. It shall be realized. These are the wishes of Marcus Aurelius.Maximus
[to his daughter Lucilla] If only you had been born a man, what a Caesar you would have made.Marcus Aurelius
Three weeks from now, I will be harvesting my crops. Imagine where you will be, and it will be so.Maximus