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Richard Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Richard
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“You hardly know me, Johnny, so I beg you to believe my reputation: I’m a constant soldier and a sometime poet and I will be King.”
James Goldman
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The Lion in Winter
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Johnny
Richard
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reputation
kings
poets
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“You get Alais and you get the kingdom but I get the one thing I want most. If you’re king, England stays intact. I get that. It’s all yours now-the girl, the crown, the whole black bloody business. Isn’t that enough?”
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“Geoffrey: Why, you chivalric fool-as if the way one fell down mattered. Richard: When the fall is all there is, it matters.”
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“You know what I am? I’m the family nothing. Geoffrey’s smart and Richard’s brave and I’m not anything.”
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“It’s a heavy thing, your nothing. When I write or send for you or speak or reach, your nothings come. Like stones.”

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