11168925_detBraveheart is an epic movie, directed and starred by an American actor. Mel Gibson,  an actor, director, screenwriter and producer have starred in film such as Lethal Weapon 1, 2 and 3,  Mad Max, The Passion of the Christ and other films.

Braveheart revolved around William Wallace, a Scottish commoner and rebel who inspired Scottish to regain their freedom. William is the key figure in the 13th century Scottish rebellion against King Longshark and England.

The story is based on a true event, with slight moderation of course. It is an inspiring movie, a must watch if you have not seen it yet. For those who have seen the movie and want to muse over Braveheart quotes, especially William Wallace speech on freedom, before the legendary Battle of Stirling, wherein the Scottish despite outnumbered defeated the English army then this is your chance as this page contains numerous memorable quotes that could inspire you to do something good in your life.

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Memorable Quotes


The following are Mel Gibson’s famous quotes from Braveheart, as William Wallace.

“I have been given nothing. God makes men what they are.” – William


“They may take our lives, but they’ll never take our freedom!”- William Wallace


“We can. And we will. We won at Stirling, and still you quibble. We won at York and you would not support us. If you will not stand up with us now then I say you’re a coward. And if you are Scotsmen, I am ashamed to call myself one.” – William


“I am William Wallace. And I see a whole army of my countrymen, here in defiance of tyranny! You have come to fight as free men. And free man you are! What will you do without freedom? Will you fight?!” – William Wallace


“Yes!, Fight and you may die. Run and you will live at least awhile. And dying in your bed many years from now, would you be willing to trade all the days from this day to that for one chance, just one chance, to come back here as young men and tell our enemies that they may take our lives but they will never take our freedom!” – William Wallace


“Every man dies. Not every man really lives.” – 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” – William Wallace


“From his king? Absolutely. Here are Scotland’s terms. Lower your flags, and march straight back to England, stopping at every home to beg forgiveness for 100 years of theft, rape, and murder. Do that and your men shall live. Do it not, and every one of you will die today.” – William


“I’m not finished. 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 ass.” William


“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” – William Wallace


“We all end up dead, it’s just a question of how and why.” William Wallace


“I have been given nothing. God makes men what they are.” William Wallace


“Never, in my whole life, have I ever sworn allegiance to him.” William Wallace


“Nor I. I want to live. I want a home, and children, and peace.” – William

Quotes From Braveheart

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The Academy Award movie has lots of inspiring and unforgettable quotes, below are just some of them.

“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 the Bruce


“All men betray. All lose heart.” – Leprous father of Robert Bruce


“I don’t wanna lose heart. I wanna believe as he does.” – Robert Bruce

“I know. I know you can fight. But it’s our wits that make us men.” – Malcom Wallace


“In order to find his equal, an Irishman is forced to talk to God. Yes, Father. The Almighty says don’t change the subject; just answer the fooking question.” – Stephen


“The Lord says He can get me out of this mess, but He’s pretty sure you’re fooked. Ah!” – Stephen


“The Almighty says this must be a fashionable fight. It’s drawn the finest people.” – Stephen

“Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it.” Malcom Wallace

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“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.” Princess Isabelle

“The trouble with Scotland is that it’s full of Scots.” – Longsharks


“Oh, my son would be most distressed by that. Uh, but in truth, if she were to be killed, we would soon find the king of France a useful ally against the Scots. You see, as king, you must find the good in any situation.” – Longsharks


“I’m the one who’s rotting, but I think your face looks graver than mine. Son, we must have alliance with England to prevail here. You achieved that. You saved your family; increased your land. In time you will have all the power in Scotland.” – Robert Bruce Father

“If you make enemies on both sides of the border, you’ll end up dead.” –Robert


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