Talk:Monty Python's Life of Brian

From Wikiquote
Jump to navigation Jump to search


All these quotes are out of order from how they are said in the movie! Who wants to reorganize them...? -- 05:08, 29 December 2005 (UTC)

Be bold! Feel free to do it yourself. Wikis work best when people who recognize a problem tackle it when they see it. And please sign and date your talk-page postings by adding four tildes (~~~~) to the end, which the wiki software will convert into a signature and timestamp. ~ Jeff Q (talk) 06:24, 29 December 2005 (UTC)

romanes eunt domus[edit]

  • [Brian is writing graffiti on the palace wall. The Centurion catches him in the act]
  • Centurion: What's this, then? "Romanes eunt domus"? People called Romanes, they go, the house?
  • Brian: It says, "Romans go home. "
  • Centurion: No it doesn't ! What's the Latin for "Roman"? Come on, come on !
  • Brian: Er, "Romanus" !
  • Centurion: Goes like?
  • Brian: "..annus"?
  • Centurion: Vocative plural of "Romanus" is?
  • Brian: Er, er, "..anni" ?
  • Centurion: "Romani"[Writes "Romani" over Brian's graffiti] "Eunt"? What is "eunt"?
  • Brian: Er, "Go"
  • Centurion: Conjugate the verb, "to go" !
  • Brian: Er, "Ire". Er, "eo", "is", "it", "imus", "itis", "eunt".
  • Centurion: So, "eunt" is...?
  • Brian: Third person plural present indicative, "they go".
  • Centurion: But, "Romans, go home" is an order. So you must use the...?
  • [He twists Brian's ear]
  • Brian: Aaagh ! The imperative !
  • Centurion: Which is...?
  • Brian: Aaaagh ! Er, er, "i" !
  • Centurion: How many Romans?
  • Brian: Aaaaagh ! Plural, plural, er, "ite" !
  • Centurion: "Ite"[Writes "ite"] "Domus"? Nominative? "Go home" this is motion towards, isn't it boy?
  • Brian: Dative, sir !
  • [the Centurion holds a sword to his throat]
  • Brian: Aaagh ! Not the dative, not the dative ! Er, er, accusative, accusative, "domum", sir, "Ad Domum" !
  • Centurion: Except that "Domus" takes the...?
  • Brian: The locative, sir!
  • Centurion: Which is...?
  • Brian: Er, "Domum" !
  • Centurion: "Domum"[Writes "Domum"] "". Understand?
  • Brian: Yes sir!
  • Centurion: Now, write it out a hundred times.
  • Brian: Yes sir. Thank you, sir. Hail Caesar, sir.
  • Centurion: Hail Caesar ! And if it's not done by sunrise, I'll cut your balls off.
  • Brian: Oh thank you sir, thank you sir, hail Caesar and everything, sir! 11:39, 26 October 2010 (UTC)

crucifixion dialogue[edit]

(A neighboured crucifixion victim (Eric Idle) is saying to Brian, just before the common 'Always look on...' song)

  • You came from nothing and you'll go back to nothing. So what you´ve lost ... Nothing.
(the original words have to be checked)