King Herod Quotes in The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
King Herod Quotes:
King Herod: The child of imagination is the child I fear.
[being questioned by King Herod]
King Herod: Are you the one whose birth was foretold?
[Jesus is silent]
King Herod: Answer me! Are you a king? How about me? Will you work a little magic for me? He's not guilty of a crime, he's just crazy.
King Herod: So, if you are the Christ, you're the great Jesus Christ, prove to me that you're divine. Change my water into wine! That's all you need do, then I'll know it's all true. Come on, King of the Jews!
King Herod: I only ask things I'd ask any superstar. What is it that you have got that puts you where you are?
King Herod: I will end this threat to my rule.
[Herod then sends all his guards to kill any child under 2 years old - or any woman carrying a child]
Townswoman: No, not my child.
King Herod: I once had a wife who betrayed me. Two sons did the same... before your time.
King Herod: Where are they now?
Antipas: No more.
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