Licos Quotes in The Loves of Hercules (1960)
Licos: [betraying Eurystheus] Hercules would be appeased only if he were convinced that the murderer of his wife had been justly punished.
Il generale: The citizens have spread the word that Hercules is coming. They're collecting groups ready for action. This looks like rebellion, I'm afraid.
Licos: My palace guards will cut them down.
Il generale: Yes, but the soldiers have already thrown away their arms. They've refuse to fight against their brothers.
Licos: Execute a few. They'll serve as an example for the others.
Il generale: The others will not obey.
Licos: They'll obey me or die. It's the only way to put down a rebellion.
Licos: Are you Megara?
Megara: Yes. Yes, I am. What do you want? If you want our gold, if you want our cattle, you can have it. Everything. But why must you take innocent life?
Licos: It is your life that interests us.
Megara: Mine? Mine?
Licos: It is your misfortune to be the wife of Hercules. But taking your life, we destroy what he loves most.
Megara: Hercules... will avenge me.
Licos: I hope he will, but his vengeance will fall on the person that I wish to destroy.
Eurysteus: I would like to be here tomorrow to enjoy the bitter torment of Hercules. This would be a fatal blow to him. He shall curse Heaven for not having killed him as well.
Licos: But his wish for death will only follow his revenge. When he finds out the truth about this, he will destroy us all.
Eurysteus: How will he find out?
Licos: He knows all those who are his enemies. He will not be long in realizing it was you.
Licos: Achellos is very hot tempered, an impetuous young man. He will not hesitate to challenge Hercules.
Philoctetes: Tell me, do you seriously expect Achellos to be able to kill the son of Zeus himself?
Licos: In all likelihood, the one to parish will be Achellos.
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