Re: Monty Python and the Holy Grail
"Listen, strange women lyin' in ponds distributin' swords is no basis for a system of government. Supreme executive power derives from a mandate from the masses, not from some farcical aquatic ceremony."
"Oh, but you can't expect to wield supreme executive power just because some watery tart threw a sword at you."
"Oh but if I went 'round sayin' I was Emperor, just because some moistened bint lobbed a scimitar at me, they'd put me away."
ah, i love this movie. i have probably literally watched it more than any other movie, and have not watched it enough. a favorite part of the movie? i could not begin to begin.
that said, one of my all time favorite lines from the Python Universe:
"What is so funny about the name Biggus Diggus? You should know I have a vewy good fwend in Wome name Biggus Diggus."