Herod Antipas Quotes in The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Herod Antipas Quotes:
John the Baptist: Are you going to free me?
Herod Antipas: I am going to kill you.
John the Baptist: Then you free me!
Herod Antipas: [walking away] I hope so.
Herodias: I heard that name John the Baptist. I hear he speaks evil things of me wherever he goes.
Salome: His heart should be ripped from his body!
Herod Antipas: Your daughter, Herodias, grows more like her mother day by day.
Salome: Do I not please you?
Herod Antipas: My stepdaughter pleases me very much, Salome.
Salome: [to John the Baptist] Yes, we do live in a very wicked world.
Salome: You frighten me, you angry man!
Herod Antipas: Salome, come back!
Salome: This beast amuses me. Make him dance! On a bed of hot coals.
Herodias: For better to cut his vicious tongue from its roots.
Herod Antipas: [observing John the Baptist from a distance] One more Messiah on the way. Do these Jews never tire of inventing deliverers?
Herod Antipas: Dance for me Salome! Salome, drink little wine. Taste this, so that I may drain the cup.
Salome: I'm not thirsty.
Herod Antipas: Salome, dance for me. I command you to dance!
Salome: I will not dance.
Herod Antipas: You cannot refuse me. Salome will now dance for us!
Salome: I do refuse.
Herod Antipas: Salome, I beg of you. I'll give you anything you want.
Herod Antipas: Tell me, Lucius. What manner of man is Pontius Pilate? How should I treat him? What is his weakness?
Lucius: Same as any man. Vanity.
Pontius Pilate: [Lucius is reporting to Pontius Pilate and Herod Antipas on Jesus' Sermon on the Mount] What did the man say?
Lucius: [dryly] He spoke of... peace, love, and the brotherhood of man.
Herod Antipas: Humph! Is that all?
Lucius: That is all.
Herod Antipas: [noticing Pilate looks puzzled] What is the matter?
Pontius Pilate: The look on Lucius' face.
Herod Antipas: He had a long journey. He looked tired.
Pontius Pilate: He looked more than tired to my eyes.
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