53+ Best Braveheart Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Braveheart is a 1995 American epic historical fiction war film directed and co-produced by Mel Gibson, who portrays William Wallace, a late-13th-century Scottish warrior. The film depicts the life of Wallace leading the Scots in the First War of Scottish Independence against King Edward I of England. Profoundly inspirational Braveheart quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.

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Famous Braveheart Quotes

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

Your heart is free. Have the courage to follow it. — Malcolm Wallace

Of course, running a farm is a lot of work, but that will all change when my sons arrive. — William Wallace

Stephen is my name and I’m the most wanted man on my island, except I’m not on my island of course. — Stephen

Every man dies, not every man really lives. — William Wallace

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Well, my kilt will fly up, but I’ll try. — William Wallace

At last, you know what it means to hate. Now you’re ready to be a king. -Robert’s Father

Forgive me, sire. I thought that generosity might demonstrate your greatness to those you mean to rule. — Princess Isabelle

I want a wife and children, and grow crops, but it’s all for nothing if you don’t have freedom.  – William Wallace

What in the hell are the Irish doing fighting with the English? — Hamish

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

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

Who is this person that speaks to me as though I needed his advice? — King Edward I

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

I hope you washed your ass this morning, it’s about to be kissed by a king. — English Commander

Go back to England and tell them there that Scotland’s daughters and sons are yours no more. Tell them Scotland is free. — William Wallace

The answer is yes. Fight for me, you get to kill the English. — William Wallace

Fight and you may die. Run, and you’ll live… at least a while. And dying in your beds, many years from now, would you be willin’ to trade all the days, from this day to that, for one chance, just one chance, to come back here and tell our enemies that they may take our lives, but they’ll never take… our freedom! — William Wallace

The trouble with Scotland is that it’s full of Scots. — King Edward I

This Wallace, he doesn’t even have a knighthood, but he fights with passion and he inspires. — Robert the Bruce

Go home. Some of us are in this; can’t help that, now. But you can help yourselves. Go home. — William Wallace

Bring me, Wallace, alive if possible, dead…just as good. — King Edward I

I AM William Wallace! And I see a whole army of my countrymen, here, in defiance of tyranny. You’ve come to fight as free men, and free men you are. What will you do with that freedom? Will you fight? — William Wallace

Well, we didn’t get dressed up for nothing. — Hamish

Brave hearts do not back down back off. — Sophocles

I’ve lived long enough to live free. And proud to see you become the man that you are. I’m a happy man. — Campbell

In the year of our Lord thirteen fourteen, patriots of Scotland, starving and outnumbered, charged the fields of Bannockburn. They fought like warrior poets. They fought like Scotsmen. And won their freedom. — Narrator

Well, the test of a soldier is not in his arm, it’s here.

[points at his head]

– William Wallace

Oh, it’s good Scottish weather, madam. The rain is falling straight down. Well, slightly to the side like. — William Wallace

My hate will die with you. — Robert the Bruce

And the common man, who bleeds on the battlefield, does he risk less? — William Wallace

Yes, I’ve heard. Kills men by the hundreds. And if he were here, he’d consume the English with fireballs from his eyes, and bolts of lightning from his arse. — William Wallace

Incompetence is often highly regarded in governmental circles. — William Wallace

I shall tell you of William Wallace. Historians from England will say I am a liar, but history is written by those who have hanged heroes. — Robert the Bruce

She was my wife. We married in secret because I would not share her with an English lord. They killed her to get to me. I’ve never spoken of it, I don’t know why I tell you now, except… I see her strength in you. One day, you’ll be a queen. And you must open your eyes. You tell your king that William Wallace will *not* be ruled… and nor will any Scot while I live. — William Wallace

Lower your flags and march straight back to England, stopping at every home you pass by to beg forgiveness for a hundred 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 Wallace

Give me the strength to die well. — William Wallace

I know. I know you can fight. But it’s our wits that make us men. — Malcolm Wallace

The king will be dead in a month and his son is a weakling. Who do you think is going to rule this kingdom? — Princess Isabelle

Freeeedommm! — William Wallace

All men betray. All lose heart. -Robert’s Father

Never in my whole life did I swear allegiance to him. — William Wallace

Saying goodbye in their own way. Playing outlawed tunes on outlawed pipes. — Argyle Wallace

Truth is truth, even when told by a liar. — William Wallace

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

Not the archers. My scouts tell me their archers are miles away and no threat to us. Arrows cost money. Use up the Irish. The dead cost nothing.– King Edward I

It’s all for nothing if you don’t have freedom. — William Wallace

I don’t want to lose heart. I want to believe as he does. — Robert the Bruce

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. — William Wallace

Your heart is free. Learn to follow it. — William Wallace

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

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