Sanderson Reed Quotes in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003)
Sanderson Reed Quotes:
[Allan aims his elephant gun at a fleeing assassin]
Sanderson Reed: But he's so far away.
[Allan lowers the gun with a grunt of frustration]
Sanderson Reed: Yes, I thought he was.
[Allan puts on a pair of glasses]
Allan Quartermain: God, I hate getting old.
[He aims the rifle and fires. In the far distance, the assassin goes down. Reed gapes]
Sanderson Reed: Where is your sense of patriotism?
Allan Quatermain: [stands up with a drink] God save the Queen.
[the other patrons of the club mutter an apathetic return to the toast]
Nigel: God save her.
Allan Quatermain: [to Reed] That's about as patriotic as it gets around here.
Sanderson Reed: They're indestructible.
Allan Quatermain: No, just armor-plated.
[Chasing Moriarty, Tom Sawyer bumps into an invisible man]
Tom Sawyer: Skinner?
Tom Sawyer: It's okay! It's Skinner!
[to the invisible man]
Tom Sawyer: What the hell are you doing here?
Sanderson Reed: What makes you think I'm Skinner, huh?
Sanderson Reed: There is great unrest. Countries set at each other's throats, baying for blood. It's a powder-keg. The trouble of which I speak could set a match to the whole thing: War.
Allan Quatermain: Wi-With whom, exactly?
Sanderson Reed: Everyone. A world war.
Allan Quatermain: That notion makes you sweat?
Sanderson Reed: Heavens, man. Doesn't it you?
Allan Quatermain: This is Africa, dear boy. Sweating is what we do.
Sanderson Reed: But you're Allan Quatermain. Stories of your exploits have thrilled English boys for decades.
Allan Quatermain: That I know. And Nigel has done a grand job reminding me. But... with each past exploit I've lost friends, white men and black... and much more. And I'm not the man I once was.
Sanderson Reed: The Empire needs you.
Allan Quatermain: But the question is, do I need the Empire?
Sanderson Reed: [to coachman] Don't... wander... off.
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