Queen Deianira Quotes in The Loves of Hercules (1960)
Queen Deianira Quotes:
Queen Deianira: My father has paid with his life for the murder of your wife. I have given my people orders not to fight. If you still seek revenge, take my life. But spare my people, they are innocent.
Hercules: Your people need not be afraid of me. And I would not avenge myself on a defenseless woman; even if you are the daughter of a man who was my greatest enemy.
Queen Deianira: You generosity condemns me to a trial far worse than death. Of this you are aware.
Achilles: I am displeased at you having kept from your friend the fact of our forthcoming marriage. Well, now you know.
Hercules: Have you promised yourself to this man?
Queen Deianira: I have been vowed to Achellos in marriage. It was my father who wanted it.
Hercules: Your father committed many errors in his life. In my opinion, this one is the worst of them.
Queen Deianira: [whispering] Take me away.
Aleia: Deianira, I have no idea what they may have told you, but I swear to you I think I really am in love with Timanthes.
Queen Deianira: I know by the look in your eye that you speak the truth. I wish you'd find happiness.
Aleia: And you, have you found yours? As I have found mine?
Queen Deianira: No, you are lucky. You are free to love the man of your own choice.
Aleia: If I were queen, I'd...
Queen Deianira: If you werea queen, your fate would be as mine. You also would be bound to marry out of reason or duty. Even if in your heart you loved another.
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