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The Book of Eli Quotes

The Book of Eli is a television program that appeared on TV in 1970 . The Book of Eli ended in 1970.

It features Joel Silver; Susan Downey; Andrew Kosove; Broderick Johnson; Denzel Washington as producer, Atticus Ross; Leopold Ross, and Claudia Sarne in charge of musical score, and Don Burgess (cinematographer) as head of cinematography.

The Book of Eli is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Book of Eli is 117 minutes long. The Book of Eli is distributed by Warner Bros., and Summit Entertainment.

The cast includes: Denzel Washington as Eli, Mila Kunis as Solara, Gary Oldman as Carnegie, Ray Stevenson as Redridge, Chris Browning as Hijack Leader, Chris Browning as Hijacker, Jennifer Beals as Claudia, Malcolm McDowell as Lombardi, Evan Jones as Martz, Michael Gambon as George, Joe Pingue as Hoyt, Tom Waits as Engineer, and Frances de la Tour as Martha.

The Book of Eli Quotes

Evan Jones as Martz

  • (Evan Jones) "That was my cat."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Fine specimen."
  • (Evan Jones) "I saw you knock him off the bar."
  • (Denzel Washington) "No. I kind of shooed him. I didn't really knock him --"
  • (Evan Jones) "You raised your hand at him."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Won't happen again, I promise you."
  • (Bartender) "Hey, Martz, how about another drink?"
  • (Evan Jones) "That cat's been coming here for two years. Its got more right to be here than you."
  • (Denzel Washington) "I don't want any trouble."
  • (Evan Jones) "Well that's too bad. Cuz you got --"
  • (Denzel Washington) ""I know who you are. Murderer of innocent travelers on the road. You're gonna be held to account for the things you've done, do you know that? Do you?"

Gary Oldman as Carnegie

  • (Gary Oldman) "Ask and you shall receive. God is good, is he not?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "All the time."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Not all the time."
  • (Gary Oldman) "I need that book, I want that book, I want you to stay but if you make me have to choose I'll kill you and take that book"
  • (Denzel Washington) "Why, why do you want it?"
  • (Gary Oldman) "I grew up with that book, I know its power."
  • (Gary Oldman) "And who are you?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "Nobody."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Oh, I doubt that. The men you killed in my bar, now they were nobody."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Is he staying?"
  • (Mila Kunis) "We didn't do much talking."
  • (Jennifer Beals) "Solara honey, eat something."
  • (Mila Kunis) "Mom, give me your hand. Close your eyes. Mom, trust me -- Dear Lord."
  • (Mila Kunis) "We thank you for our food. Thank you for my mother. Thank you for the roof over our heads and our new friends. And, uh -- Well, I guess that's all for now."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Amen. That's the word you're looking for, Amen. That's how you stop. You said you didn't talk much. But did he do any reading? -- I asked you a question."
  • (Jennifer Beals) "Bill, don't."
  • (Gary Oldman) "You, shut your mouth."
  • (Gary Oldman) "You're hurting your mother, Solara. He said he read every day. Did he?"
  • (Mila Kunis) "Stop it."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Your mother would like you to tell me."
  • (Mila Kunis) "I don't know. I don't know -- Yes, okay. Yes, yes, he was reading."
  • (Gary Oldman) "What kind of book was he reading?"
  • (Mila Kunis) "I don't know. I don't know. An old leather one."
  • (Gary Oldman) "And?"
  • (Mila Kunis) "I don't know, it had some kind of thing on the front of it."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Show me."
  • (Mila Kunis) "I need you to let her go."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Show me."

Denzel Washington as Eli

  • (Denzel Washington) "Write everything exactly as I say it. The first book of Moses, called Genesis. Chapter 1, verse 1. In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Verse 2. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Verse 3. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light."
  • (Denzel Washington) "People had more than they needed. We had no idea what was precious and what wasn't. We threw away things people kill each other for now."
  • (Unnamed) "Please, don't hurt me. Here, take anything you want. You want some food? Take it."
  • (Denzel Washington) "I'm not gonna hurt you."
  • (Unnamed) "Yeah? That's what the last guy said. Could -- could you help me? The wheel came off. I can't fix it. Maybe if I -- if I could -- but I can't."
  • (Denzel Washington) "You know the only good thing about no soap -- is that you can smell hijackers a mile off."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Thank you lord for a warm bed to sleep on, thank you for the food we are about to eat, thank you for a roof over our heads on cold nights such as this, thank you for companionship in hard times like these, Amen."
  • (Denzel Washington) "We gotta go now."
  • (Mila Kunis) "They killed all these people."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Not just killed them, they ate them."
  • (Mila Kunis) "Her hands, her hands were shaking."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Too much human meat. Let's go."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Did you get blinded by the war or the sun after?"
  • (Jennifer Beals) "I was like this since birth, I was lucky, I was already used to living like this"
  • (Denzel Washington) "I like the perfume"
  • (Jennifer Beals) "Its just shampoo but thank you"
  • (Denzel Washington) "In all these years I've been carrying it and reading it every day, I got so caught up in keeping it safe that I forgot to live by what I learned from it."
  • (Unnamed) "Where are you going?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "West"
  • (Unnamed) "Can I come with you?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "No"
  • (Denzel Washington) "The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures: he leads me beside the still waters.He restores my soul he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil for thou art with me"
  • (Mila Kunis) "That's beautiful, did you write that?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "Yes, I did."
  • (Denzel Washington) "No, no. No. No, that was around a long time before you and I got here, that's for sure."

Mila Kunis as Solara

  • (Mila Kunis) "What was it like before?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "People had more than they needed, people didn't know what was precious and what wasn't, people threw away things they kill each other for now."
  • (Mila Kunis) "Can I come in?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "Give me a minute."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Someone already came with food and water. I got everything I need."
  • (Mila Kunis) "Are you sure about that? It's really bright in here. I'm Solara."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Right. You filled my canteen downstairs."
  • (Mila Kunis) "Yeah. You're the walker, right?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "Right."
  • (Mila Kunis) "If; if you're worried about paying, it's on the house."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Look. Paying for what?"
  • (Mila Kunis) "Why don't you take a seat?"
  • (Mila Kunis) "No."
  • (Mila Kunis) "No, I can't go. I can't. If I do, he'll hurt my mom."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Who?"
  • (Mila Kunis) "Carnegie."
  • (Denzel Washington) "He's your father?"
  • (Mila Kunis) "No, no, but we belong to him just the same. Look, I'll sleep on the floor. Tomorrow you can tell him you had a good time. I promise you, I will be no trouble. Please."
  • (Mila Kunis) "I want to come with you."
  • (Denzel Washington) "No, you don't."
  • (Mila Kunis) "I hate it here."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Then change it."
  • (Mila Kunis) "I didn't think you'd ever give up the book, I thought it was too important to you"
  • (Denzel Washington) "It was, I was carrying and reading it everyday, got so caught up in protecting it, I forgot to live by what I'd learnt from it"
  • (Mila Kunis) "And what's that?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "To do more for others than you do for yourself"
  • (Mila Kunis) "Do you really read the same book everyday?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "Without fail."
  • (Mila Kunis) "What do we do?"
  • (Frances de la Tour) "I know what the fuck I'm doing."
  • (Mila Kunis) "You know that voice you heard, did it say anything about this?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "We'll get out. Both of us."
  • (Michael Gambon) "What about us?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "Didn't say anything about you."
  • (Mila Kunis) "You are such a liar."
  • (Denzel Washington) "I'm not a liar."
  • (Mila Kunis) "You said I could come with you if I took you to the water."
  • (Denzel Washington) "I didn't say that, you said that, the road's no place for someone like you, trust me, you're safter there than you think."
  • (Mila Kunis) "Hey."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Yeah?"
  • (Mila Kunis) "Fuck you."

Chris Browning as Hijacker

  • (Chris Browning) "What ya got there in that pack?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "What pack?"
  • (Chris Browning) "He got a gun."
  • (Chris Browning) "Shit, it ain't loaded. Oh, they never are. Ain't that right, old man? Open the pack and tip it out on the road nice and slow."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Can't do that."
  • (Chris Browning) "Take off the fucking pack. And put it on the ground. Or DIE."
  • (Young Woman Hijacker) "Ooooh."
  • (Chris Browning) "Are you listening to me?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "I am now."
  • (Chris Browning) "Good."
  • (Denzel Washington) "You listening to me?"
  • (Chris Browning) "Yeah."
  • (Denzel Washington) "Good. Put that hand on me again, you won't get it back."
  • (Chris Browning) "Do you believe this fucking guy? All right, you want to do it the hard way."
  • (Chris Browning) "How'd you do that? He just cut my hand off. What are you standing around for? Kiss him."
  • (Chris Browning) "What'd he say?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "He's in shock. I think he meant, "Kill him.""

Malcolm McDowell as Lombardi

  • (Malcolm McDowell) "There's a whole series of beautiful Mozart and Wagner records, in still very pristine condition. But, never a Bible. Until now. May I ask what condition it's in?"
  • (Denzel Washington) "It's beat up. But it will do the job."
  • (Malcolm McDowell) "You don't have to leave, you know. You're more than welcome to stay. You'll be perfectly safe here."
  • (Mila Kunis) "Thank you. But this is something I have to do."
  • (Malcolm McDowell) "Where will you go?"
  • (Mila Kunis) "Home."

Tom Waits as Engineer

Jennifer Beals as Claudia

  • (Jennifer Beals) "Where's Solara?"
  • (Gary Oldman) "Out there -- her choice. I tried to -- bring her back. She refused."
  • (Jennifer Beals) "What did you do that she refused?"
  • (Gary Oldman) "Read it."
  • (Jennifer Beals) "What did you do to my daughter?"
  • (Gary Oldman) "Read it."
  • (Jennifer Beals) "What did you do to my daughter?"
  • (Gary Oldman) "You can start any time."
  • (Jennifer Beals) "Sorry. It's been so long, I don't remember."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Read it --"
  • (Jennifer Beals) "Do I have to? Really?"
  • (Gary Oldman) "No, you have to -- please --."
  • (Jennifer Beals) "Your leg."
  • (Gary Oldman) "It doesn't hurt anymore."
  • (Jennifer Beals) "I can smell it."
  • (Jennifer Beals) "You worked so hard for that book. You sacrificed so much, so many men. More than you could spare."
  • (Jennifer Beals) "Now, all those people who were too scared to even say your name, they're downstairs, tearing up the bar right now, did you know that? And there's no one there to stop them. And you're feverish."
  • (Jennifer Beals) "I can't imagine what it must feel like to have what you want so close, and it might as well be a million miles away."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Stop it --. are you leaving me? Claudia."
  • (Gary Oldman) "Claudia."

Joe Pingue as Hoyt

  • (Joe Pingue) "It's like he's protected somehow. Like there's nothing that can touch him"
  • (Gary Oldman) "Oh, he's just a fucking man. You put a bullet in him, he'll go down like any other."

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