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100 Best Quotes from The Last Kingdom

Destiny isn’t the only thing that has viewers on the edge of their seats when it comes to The Last Kingdom. People also can’t get enough of all the quotable moments in this series.

The Last Kingdom is a historical drama based on the novel series The Saxon Stories by Bernard Cornwell. The story follows Uhtred of Bebbanburg as he fights to recapture his ancestral land.

With the release of The Last Kingdom‘s final season, it’s time for all of us to take a look at some quotes from the series. Here’s the scoop on the best quotes from The Last Kingdom!

1. “My journey continues. My paths leads north to blood fields. To revenge and to Bebbanburg. Destiny is all.” — Uhtred

2. “We can be enemies or lovers. We can suffer or we can rule.” — Skade

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg
The Last Kingdom | Episode Four © Carnival Film & Television Ltd Photographer: Kata Vermes Alexander Dreymon (as Uhtred)

3. “Whatever I discover about my enemies is written down.” — Alfred

4. “Revenge will not bring you peace, only death.” — Beocca

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg and cast members of The Last Kingdom
The Last Kingdom / Series Two Photographer: Des Willie © Carnival Film & Television Limited 2017 Gerard Kearns (as Halig), Alexander Dreymon (as Uhtred) , Ian Hart (as Beocca) Eva Birthistle (as Hild)

5. “I do not seek battles. Battles just seem to seek me.” — Uhtred

6. “Fear is within all of us. As is strength” – Alfred 

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg and cast members of The Last Kingdom
The Last Kingdom / Series Two Photographer: Des Willie © Carnival Film & Television Limited 2017 Ian Hart (as Beocca), Thure Lindhardt (as Guthred), Gerard Kearns (as Halig), Alexander Dreymon (as Uhtred), Eva Birthistle (as Hild)

7. “Land and silver is what all men desire and I’m no different” – Uhtred

8. “You are a fine and true young man who will one day be a mighty king.” – Aethelhelm

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9. “Courage is finding the will to overcome your fear, nothing More.” – Uhtred

10. “Aethelwold, you’re as much a warrior as you are a King.” — Uhtred

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11. “The truth of a man lies not in the land of his birth, but in his heart. A king must be a king on his own terms. He cannot be his father, he can only be himself” – Uhtred

12. “Fear can be expelled with knowledge” – Alfred

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13. “Soon, all of the kings in England shall be kings of nothing.” — Ravn

14. “I have given half my life to Wessex. I will give no more.” — Uhtred

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15. “I prefer the company of the Gods to stupid men.” — Brida

16. “Not everybody enjoys a fool.” — Brida

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17. “The future is fate, it won’t change.” — Uhtred

18. “When one side seeks to destroy the other, you must choose in order to survive.” — Sigtryggr

Eysteinn Sigurdarson as Sigtryggr, Ruby Hartley as Stiorra and Jaakko Ohtonen as Wolland
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19. “It’ll take some time to make her right, which means she’ll be expensive.” – Smith

20. “If she’s right, I’ll pay in silver. How much?” – Uhtred

21. “Eight, and I’ll make her my finest.” – Smith

Eysteinn Sigurdarson as Sigtryggr and Ruby Hartley as Stiorra
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22. “Eight, and if she’s not your finest, you’ll be her first.” – Uhtred

23. “I’ve given her some beauty, but she is a tool, no more, no less.” – Smith

24. “She’s exactly as I’d hoped. We said ten?” – Uhtred

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25. “We said eight.” – Smith

26.  “She’s worth ten. – Uhtred

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg in The Last Kingdom
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27. “What binds a man to his land? What power within allows him to give his life to preserve his land and the lives of the families who work it? It can only be love.” — Uhtred

28. “Not every sword stroke is a kill! A kill is something you must fashion.” — Uhtred

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred and Bamshad Abedi-Amin as Yahya
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29. “I want them to know that I am alive. I need them to know that I’m alive because they hold what’s mine.” — Uhtred

30. “A good King relies upon good advice.” — Alfred

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg in The Last Kingdom
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31. “We are one, you and I. From the moment I took your hand on the steps of the great hall of Eoferwic, we were bound as one.” — Uhtred

32. “I fear no number of kneeling clergymen will change what a heathen’s axe has already decreed.” — Odda

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33. “I would rather be at the top of a hill than on the flat.” — Alfred

34. “If your God’s with you, you’re a lucky man.” — Uhtred

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35. “God created everything that surrounds me, the fields, rivers, the forests. The land is my church.” — Uhtred

36. “Ragnar, look around you. We’re enemies, bound only by greed.” – Uhtred

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37. “It does not matter what they call us, so long as they obey.” — Uhtred

38. “Without their King, there is no hope.” – Guthrum

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg and cast members of The Last Kingdom
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39. “It does not matter what they call us, so long as they obey.” — Uhtred

40. “Do not sleep tonight. You may not wake.” – Uhtred

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41. “You will never be rid of me. Accept it. Accept me.” — Skade

42. “There’s no justice here. Only the church.” — Uhtred

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43. “To Uhtred, the true Lord of Bebbanburg. A man I have never understood, but without whom I would not die a king.” — Alfred

44.  “The heathen cares only for personal gain.” — Alfred

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45. “Good to see you again, Brida.” – Leofric

46. “How did you manage to get such a big head into such a small helmet?” – Brida

47. “It was necessary.” – Leofric

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48. “The priest doesn’t lie. Despite him being a priest.” — Uhtred

49. “The act of committing ink to parchment gives a deed permanence.” — Alfred

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50. “A country is its history, the sum of all its stories, we are what our fathers made us.” — Alfred

51. “The promises you have made will stand. Blood feuds last a lifetime. What you do, arseling, is you keep living each day until the last.” — Leofric

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52. “To fight, men need a lord who can lead them into battle without fear.” — Uhtred

53. “To advise a king is a great honor. But it can also be a curse.” — Beocca

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54. “Lord, you cannot simply execute your subjects as you please. This is the ninth century.” – Aldhelm

55. “Beocca… You should wash out your mouth.” – Alfred

56. “Yes Lord, I will. With ale.” – Beocca

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57. “Nothing finishes an evening in an alehouse so well as a fight.” — Uhtred

58. “One path looks like another.” — Uhtred

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59. “Hey, why do I always have to pretend to be the virgin?” – Osferth

60. “Because no one would believe I am the virgin.” – Uhtred

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg and cast members of The Last Kingdom
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61. “Wessex, Mercians, all Christians. This will bring them together.” – Brida

62. “Then you will have united the Saxons. Alfred would be very proud!” – Haesten

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63. “That day I asked her why you left us. And she said that you fought because you believed in a cause. Not for God, or the gods, or for Saxons, or for Danes, but to keep safe the people that you love.” – Young Uhtred

64. “To Uhtred of Mercia! Finally, he can pay us some money!” – Finan

65. “I very much doubt it.” – Pyrlig

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66. .”She said that is why you will always have the strength to stand up when others fall and to go on when those around you say it is hopeless. It is why these men love you and will follow you wherever you go… as will I.” – Young Uhtred

67. “Brida, I see you’ve swallowed yet another wasp.” – Beocca

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg and cast members of The Last Kingdom
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68. “Dane boy, who looks like a rat.” – Beocca

69. “I am Sihtric.” – Sihtric

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg and cast member of The Last Kingdom
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70. “She asks for your help not because you are her oathman, Uhtred, but because you are the man that she trusts the most.” – Beocca

71. “Say nothing.” – Uhtred

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72. “I won’t so much as fart in your direction, Lord.” – Finan

73. “I am Uhtred, son of Uhtred.” – Uhtred

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg and cast members of The Last Kingdom
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74. “I will take revenge on all those who have betrayed me and I will not rest until they suffer at my hand.” – Brida

75. “I hoped the silence meant that she had found peace.” – Uhtred

76. “Most forgot her. I did not.” – Uhtred

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77. “Some say I came to see you.” – Aethelfaed

78. “I wish that were true, but I think it is not.” – Uhtred

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg and cast members of The Last Kingdom
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79. “What is this madness?” – Sigtryggr

80. “It is not madness to honor the gods.” – Brida

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81. “You do not speak for the gods. Our gods do not need a priestess!” – Sigtryggr

82. “I will spare her life if you bring me Uhtred.” – Brida

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg and cast members of The Last Kingdom
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83. “I believe you will not see the spring.” – Eadith

84. “Do not be afraid, brother, she’s here to save us.” – Rǫgnvaldr

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85. “The gods will not forget what you’ve done in their name.” – Stiorra

86. “Hold your tongue or my men will cut it out for you.” – Brida

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87. “You have taken my city and murdered my people. You will face me.” – Stiorra

88. “Let her death be a warning to all of you who would stand beside the Dane slayer‘s daughter.” – Brida

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89. “Perhaps you’re afraid the gods will favor me?”  – Stiorra

90. “You know nothing of the gods.” – Brida

Alexander Dreymon as Uhtred of Bebbanburg and David Dawson as Alfred in The Last Kingdom
The Last Kingdom | Episode Eight © Carnival Film & Television Ltd Photographer: Kata Vermes Alexander Dreymon (as Uhtred) and David Dawson (as Alfred)

91. “They should reach Grimesby by Sunday, then Bebbanburg on the Day of Ascension.” – Sable

92. “When is Ascension?” – Uhtred

93. “Ten days before Pentecost.” – Sable

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94. “Two weeks from now.” – Sable

95. “I rode for peace and Sigtryggr has repaid us with more bloodshed.” – Edward

96. “You must be the one to do it.” – Sigtryggr

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97. “They will cheer for you in Valhalla. And I will sing for you here on earth.” – Stiorra

98. “I will wait for you in the halls of our ancestors. Will you find me?” – Sigtryggr

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99. “To Uhtred, the true Lord of Bebbanburg. A man I have never understood, but without whom I would not die a king.” – Alfred

100. “Every lord is the hero of his own songs.” – Uhtred

If you enjoyed reading these quotes, you’re in luck because Netflix is developing a film that will serve as a sequel to the series.

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