Quotes from the Movie National Treasure

You know something? You're shouting again. And it's really starting to annoy. You would do well, Dr. Chase, to be a bit more civilized in this instance.

Benjamin Franklin Gates

She really can't shut her mouth, can she? Look, I will let you hold this if you promise to shut up, please!

Benjamin Franklin Gates

Of all the ideas that became the United States, there's a line here that's at the heart of all the others. "But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and provide new Guards for their future security."

Benjamin Franklin Gates

If there's something wrong, those who have the ability to take action have the responsibility to take action.

Benjamin Franklin Gates

I'm gonna steal it. I'm gonna steal The Declaration of Independence.

Benjamin Franklin Gates

To high treason. That's what these men were committing when they signed the Declaration. Had we lost the war, they would have been hanged, beheaded, drawn and quartered, and-Oh! Oh, my personal favorite-and had their entrails cut out and burned! So... Here's to the men who did what was considered wrong, in order to do what they knew was right... what they knew was right.

Benjamin Franklin Gates

You know, Agent Sadusky, something I noticed about fishing? It never worked out so well for the bait.

Benjamin Franklin Gates

Sadusky, I'm still not against you. But I found door #3, and I'm taking it.

Benjamin Franklin Gates

180 years of searching and I'm 3 feet away.

Benjamin Franklin Gates

It's surrounded by guards... video monitors... and little families from Iowa... and little kids on their eighth grade field trips.

Riley Poole

Is that that hot girl? How does she look?

Riley Poole

When are we gonna get there? I'm hungry. This car smells weird.

Riley Poole

Who wants to go down the creepy tunnel inside the tomb first?

Riley Poole

It's a big blue-ish green man... with a strange-looking goatee... I'm guessing that's significant.

Riley Poole

Look... Stairs.

Riley Poole

Will someone please explain to me what these magic numbers are?

Riley Poole

Our evil plan is working.

Riley Poole

Okay, Ben, pay attention. I've brought you to the Library of Congress. Why? Because it's the biggest library in the world. Over 20 million books. And they're all saying the same exact thing: Listen to Riley.

Riley Poole

Ben, the, uh, the mean D-declaration lady is behind you.

Riley Poole

What do you care? You got the girl.

Riley Poole

Is it a billion dollar pipe? Is it a million dollar pipe?

Riley Poole

Either way we're still gonna die.

Riley Poole

Door number one, you go to prison for a very long time. Door number two, we are going to get back the Declaration of Independence, you help us find it, and you still go to prison for a very long time, but you feel better inside.

Agent Sadusky

Someone's got to go to prison, Ben.

Agent Sadusky

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