The Legend of Hercules – Quotes
King Amphitryon: I took Argos for you.
Queen Alcmene: For me? You took Argos for its gold.
Queen Alcmene: War is but a chronicle of Greece, told in the tears of young men’s mothers.
Queen Alcmene: In my vanity, I thought I could bring tenderness to a man with a craving for power.
Guard: Princess, you rode out without saying a word.
Princess Hebe: What word would have permitted me to?
Sotiris: So tell me, who is this Hercules?
Hercules: Don’t know yet.
Hercules: He is useless. You will set him free. I will fight them alone.
Sotiris: They’re your men now. They will stand behind you; as will I.
Hera: Your father brought wrath upon many, but Argos was a man’s doing.
Hercules: Where was this father when eighty men perished next to me? Where was he when my mother died?
Hera: He was always there. You were not ready for him.
Hera: You have been given a gift—ignore it and it will destroy you. Respect it and it will [strengthen] you.
How is it your survived?
Sotiris: I was given hope.
What is your hope now?
Sotiris: That my son’s life be spared.
King: He bleeds; and why? Because he’s nothing more than a man.
King: [Lists all the hardships in the people’s lives…] Is this a message of hope?
Hercules to Zeus: Father, I believe in you. Grant me strength.
Sotiris: The people are ready to lay down their lives for you, Hercules.
Hercules: What fate lies beyond [those doors], I cannot say. I only know what fate there is in retreat.