Robert Angier Quotes

Latest Robert Angier quotes from The Prestige (2006)

Robert Angier

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Robert Angier is played by Hugh Jackman in The Prestige (2006).

Quotes

But here, at the turn, I must leave you Borden. Yes, you, Borden, sitting there in your cell, awaiting your death. For my murder. image

But here, at the turn, I must leave you Borden. Yes, you, Borden, sitting there in your cell, awaiting your death. For my murder.

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 The man stole my life. I steal his trick. image

The man stole my life. I steal his trick.

#2

My passion is equal to the task. image

My passion is equal to the task.

#3

It was the greatest magic trick I've ever seen.

#4

Julia McCullough : I thought up a name for you: The Great Danton. Do you like it? It's sophisticated.
Robert Angier : It's French.

Nikola Tesla : Mr. Angier, have you considered the cost of such a machine?
Robert Angier : Price is not an object.
Nikola Tesla : Perhaps not, but have you considered the *cost*?
Robert Angier : I'm not sure I follow.
Nikola Tesla : Go home. Forget this thing. I can recognize an obsession, no good will come of it.
Robert Angier : Why, haven't good come of your obsessions?
Nikola Tesla : Well, at first. But I followed them too long. I'm their slave... and one day they'll choose to destroy me.
Robert Angier : If you understand an obsession, then you know you won't change my mind. image

Nikola Tesla : Mr. Angier, have you considered the cost of such a machine?
Robert Angier : Price is not an object.
Nikola Tesla : Perhaps not, but have you considered the *cost*?
Robert Angier : I'm not sure I follow.
Nikola Tesla : Go home. Forget this thing. I can recognize an obsession, no good will come of it.
Robert Angier : Why, haven't good come of your obsessions?
Nikola Tesla : Well, at first. But I followed them too long. I'm their slave... and one day they'll choose to destroy me.
Robert Angier : If you understand an obsession, then you know you won't change my mind.

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Olivia Wenscombe : Why would he trust me?
Robert Angier : Because you're going to tell him the truth.

#7

Olivia Wenscombe : I have fallen in love with him, Robert.
Robert Angier : Then I know how hard this has been for you.

#8

Robert Angier : He had a new trick today.
Olivia Wenscombe : Was it good?
Robert Angier : It was the most amazing magic trick I've ever seen.

#9

Robert Angier : In my travels, I have seen the future... And it is a strange future indeed. The world, ladies and gentleman, is on the brink of new, terrifying possibilities.
Robert Angier : What you are about to witness is not magic. It is purely science. I would like to invite you to come up on stage now so that you can examine the machine for yourselves.
Robert Angier : Man's reach exceeds his imagination!

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#11

Robert Angier : So what's going to be the climax of our show?
Merrit : Show? You don't have a show.

#12

Robert Angier : I haven't had a chance yet to compliment you on your beautiful theatre.
Merrit : It'll be a lot more beautiful when it's full, Mr Angier.

#13

He lives his act.

#14

Robert Angier : Where are the wires?
Alley : Exactly.

#15

Olivia Wenscombe : He says that it's even between you.
Robert Angier : Even? My wife for a few of his fingers?

#16

Would I be the man in the box or the prestige?

#17

Man's reach exceeds his imagination!

#18

You always were the better magician. We both know that. Whatever your secret was, you have to agree, mine is better.

#19

No one cares about the man in the box, the man who disappears.

#20

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