Thufir Hawat Quotes in Dune (1984)
Thufir Hawat Quotes:
Paul: [sees Thufir] My God.
Paul: They've taken your mind.
Paul: Gurney, I see Thufir Hawat among the captives. Let him stand free.
Feyd-Rautha: [turns towards Thufir] The antidote.
[he slips a knife inside Thufir's sleeve]
Gurney Halleck: Thufir, come.
Paul: In payment of the many years of service to my family, you may ask me of anything you wish. Do you need my life, old friend? It is yours.
Paul: I mean this Thufir, if you are to strike, do it now.
Thufir Hawat: [raises knife, to everyone's shock, but drops it and turns back to Feyd] Did you truly believe, even for a moment, that I would fail my Duke TWICE?
[He rips out his own heart plug, then collapses into Paul's arms]
Thufir Hawat: Three generations of... you...
Paul: Carry this noble Atreides warrior away. Do him all honor.
Thufir Hawat: My lord?
Duke Leto Atreides: Thufir, haven't you heard from Duncan Idaho yet?
Thufir Hawat: No sire. I have, however, discovered what the city Freemen called out to Paul when we entered the city.
Duke Leto Atreides: Mahdi... And Lisan al Ghaeeb. Yes.
Thufir Hawat: It is a prophecy that a young leader will come to them with a Bene Gesserit mother. It follows the familiar messiah pattern.
Duke Leto Atreides: But Mahdi?
Thufir Hawat: Yes. It seems it is written that he will lead them to true freedom.
Thufir Hawat: Remember, the first step in avoiding a trap is knowing that one has been set.
Paul: If we know it's a trap, then why are we going?
Thufir Hawat: We have our new Army. Dr. Yueh, put the weirding module on him.
[Thufir holds Paul's shoulders admiringly, then playfully mimes stabbing him in the side of the neck]
Feyd-Rautha: All I see is an Atreides I want to kill.
Baron Harkonnen: Come, Feyd, Thufir's a Harkonnen now. Aren't you Thufir?
Thufir Hawat: [voice over] Oh, my Duke, how I've failed you.
Paul: I know, Thufir, I'm sitting with my back to the door. I heard you, Dr. Yueh and Gurney coming down the hall.
Thufir Hawat: Those sounds could be imitated!
Paul: [Looks around and sees he was right] I'd know the difference.
Thufir Hawat: [voice over] Yes, perhaps he would at that.
Thufir Hawat: Sector six through eighty progress reports, Sire.
Duke Leto Atreides: Take it, Thufir.
Thufir Hawat: [speaking rapidly into a communications device] Sector six-eighty, copy the sixth the sum of the eighth quadrant of the ninth plus eight-four circles weave the eighth quarter the fourth, copy!
[the device hums briefly]
Thufir Hawat: [to the communication device] Eight! Thufir Hawat, Mentant, Master of Assassins.
Thufir Hawat: [to the Duke] The palace is now secure.
Thufir Hawat: We're finding these sabotaged devices too easily...
Thufir Hawat: [seating himself on a bench along the training room wall] Activate a fighter.
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Characters on Dune (1984)
- Piter De Vries
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- Baron Harkonnen
- Padishah Emperor Shaddam IV
- Lady Jessica
- Reverend Mother Mohiam
- Guild Worker
- Gurney Halleck
- Dr. Kynes
- Duncan Idaho
- Dr. Wellington Yueh
- Reverend Mother Ramallo
- Spice Worker
- Shadout Mapes
- The Beast Rabban
- Guard, House Atreides