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Robert’s father: Alas, you know what it means to hate. Now you’re ready to be a king.
Robert the Bruce: My hate will die with you.
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Uncle Argyle: They are saying goodbye in their own way. Playing outlawed tunes on outlawed pipes.
Robert the Bruce: Lands, titles, men, power…nothing.
Robert’s father: Nothing?
Robert the Bruce: I have nothing. Men fight for me because if they do not, I throw them off my land and I starve their wives and children. Those men who bled the ground red at Falkirk fought for William Wallace. 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’s father: All men betray! All lose heart.
Robert the Bruce: I don’t want to lose heart. I want to believe as he does.
William Wallace: There’s a difference between us. You think the people of this land 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: I came home to raise crops, and God willing, a family. If I can live in peace, I will.
Wallace: It’s all for nothing if you don’t have freedom.