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Blood Diamond Quotes

Blood Diamond is a TV show that was first aired in 1970 . Blood Diamond ended its run in 1970.

It features Marshall Herskovitz; Graham King; Paula Weinstein, and Edward Zwick as producer, James Newton Howard in charge of musical score, and Eduardo Serra as head of cinematography.

Blood Diamond is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Blood Diamond is 143 minutes long. Blood Diamond is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Leonardo DiCaprio as Danny Archer, Jennifer Connelly as Maddy Bowen, Basil Wallace as Benjamin Kapanay, Arnold Vosloo as Colonel Coetzee, David Harewood as Captain Poison, Djimon Hounsou as Solomon Vandy, Stephen Collins as Ambassador Walker, Kagiso Kuypers as Dia Vandy, and Jimi Mistry as Nabil.

Blood Diamond Quotes

Arnold Vosloo as Colonel Coetzee

  • (Arnold Vosloo) "I'm not feeling the love here, Danny."
  • (Arnold Vosloo) "This red earth, it's in our skin. The Shona say the colour comes from all the blood that's been spilled fighting over the land. This is home. You'll never leave Africa."

Leonardo DiCaprio as Danny Archer

  • (Unnamed) "Archer. You're a dead man."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Ja, ja."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "you find yourself a good man alright?"
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "I have THREE sisters, they're all married to good men."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "That diamond is my ticket out of this God forsaken continent."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Don't tell me you're going to try and sell it yourself. To who, and for what price my friend? You need my help whether you like it or not."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "What are you talking about?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Listen, listen. They came into this city overnight. It's started. What are you gonna do about it, huh? Look, the right stone can buy anything; safety, information, even freedom, but a big stone does not stay secret for very long. The moment you tell anyone about it, your life is absolutely worthless. The only reason you're still alive is because you haven't told anyone where it is. Am I right? Am I?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Who do you think got you out of jail, huh? That makes us partners."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "I am not your partner."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "What if I helped you find your family?"
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "What do you know of my family?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Relief agencies are useless, the hospitals are overwhelmed. There are other ways, bro."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "Liar."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Look at me."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I know people, huh? White people. Without me, you're just another black man in Africa, alright?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "So, don't tell me you're here to make a difference, huh?"
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "And you're here to make a buck?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I'm here for lack of a better idea."
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "That's a shame."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "So you're a fisherman, ha? What do you catch mostly?"
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "Fish."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "You're a reporter, eh? Well piss off."
  • (Unnamed) "Hello, hello, hello, hello."
  • (Unnamed) "Papers, please."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Danny Archer. National Geographic."
  • (Unnamed) "You're crossing into Liberia."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Uh-I've got a letter from the Minister of Interior, and a Liberian visa as well. I'm doing a story on the "Maraquez""
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) ", who as you know, are allowed to cross the border in order to get into the grazing grounds. You ever, read National Geographic huh?"
  • (Unnamed) "You are under arrest -- for smuggling."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "No, no, listen here my friend, listen here all right. I'm good friends with Colonel Coetzee, Colonel Coetzee would not be pleased that you've interfered with his business. Now, you know who I am, all right? You don't wanna make trouble for me or my friends right? Now look, why don't I just look the other way, all right, you take one or two of those stones, you get something lekker for the wife, or maybe the mistress all right? We solve the problem right here?"
  • (Unnamed) "We go back to Free Town, and ask Colonel Coetzee how he wishes to thank his business associates."
  • (Unnamed) "Guys, take him away."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Out here, people kill each other as a way of life. It's always been like that."
  • (Commander Zero) "You get something for me?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "And yourself get something for me, huh?"
  • (Commander Zero) "You bring the plane come first."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Are you craze? You get to pay me first for them."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "This no fine, huh? This no fine."
  • (Commander Zero) "This no more you get."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Then your boys then can use one ol' rotten AK them against them government troops and their new weapons them, huh?"
  • (Commander Zero) "Maybe I could just kill you and take away what you bring back."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Then you get one more dead body instead of aeroplane way full with grenade launchers. So I think I go to them government then, huh? Them government, at least them go pay me, huh?"
  • (Commander Zero) "Wait, wait. Wait, my friend. This is the thing you want? Here."
  • (Commander Zero) "So many I not know what do with them all.; Hey, Archer, next time, you bring satellite TV, eh? I wanna see Baywatch."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Ja. Ja, ja."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "That's for breaking my TV."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Sometimes I wonder -- will God ever forgive us for what we've done to each other? Then I look around and I realize -- God left this place a long time ago."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "You risk my life like that again -- and I'll peel your face back off your head. You understand?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I'm here to see Commander Zero."
  • (Commander Rambo) "I am Captain Rambo."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Hey, I've seen your movies, huh."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "You come here with your laptop computers, your malaria medicine and you little bottles of hand sanitizer and think you can change the outcome, huh?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "American, huh?"
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "Guilty."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Well, Americans usually are."
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "-- Says the white South African?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Ts ts ts ts. I'm from Rhodesia."
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "We say Zimbabwe now, don't we?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Do we?"
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "Last time I checked."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Drive right at them, they'll panic."
  • (Basil Wallace) "No, do you know where the word "infantry" comes from, it means: Child Soldier. They're just children."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Let me tell you something. You sell blood diamonds too."
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "Really?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Yeah."
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "Tell me, how is that?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Who do you think buys the stones that I bring out? Dreamy American girls who all want a storybook wedding and a big, shiny rock like the ones in the advertisements of your politically-correct magazines. So, please, don't come here and make judgments on me, all right?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "T.I.A. This is Africa."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I like to get kissed before I get f***ed."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "In America, it's bling bling. But out here it's bling bang."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Because I stole a GPS, that's how."

David Harewood as Captain Poison

  • (David Harewood) "Young man, young man, listen to me. The gov'mint wants you to vote. They say "the future is in your hands." We now the future. So we take your hands. No more hands, no more voting."
  • (David Harewood) "You think I'm a demon, but that's only because I have lived in Hell."

Jennifer Connelly as Maddy Bowen

  • (Jennifer Connelly) "My dad came home from the war in '69. It took him about -- twenty years to get right."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "You Americans; you Americans love to talk about your feelings, huh? So, what does that mean? What? You've got a thing for messed up vets now?"
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "Shut up."
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "You lost both your parents."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "That's a; That's a polite way of putting it, ja. Mum was raped and shot and um -- Dad was decapitated and hung from a hook in the barn. I was nine"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) ". Boo-hoo, right?"
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Sometimes I wonder, will God ever forgive us for what we've done to each other? Then I look around and I realize -- God left this place a long time ago."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "It's uh -- Ah, What's the point, huh?"
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "The people back home wouldn't buy a ring if they knew it cost someone else their hand."
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "You lost both your parents."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "That's a polite way of putting it, ja. Mum was raped and shot and uh -- Dad was decapitated and hung from a hook in the barn. I was nine -- boo-hoo right?"
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "The entire country's at war. Why should I help this one person?"
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "I can't believe I just said that."
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "Three out of five ex-boyfriends polled think I need to be in a constant state of crisis. Maybe I just give a s***."
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "Tell me where you are, and I will come help you."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "I'm right where I'm supposed to be --"

Djimon Hounsou as Solomon Vandy

  • (Djimon Hounsou) "I thought you would steal it from me."
  • (Leonardo DiCaprio) "Yeah, yeah, it occured to me, huh?"
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "I understand White people want our diamonds, yes. But how can my own people do this to each other?"
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "Dia, come on."
  • (Kagiso Kuypers) "Leave me alone."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "Dia it is me, your father. Let's go."
  • (Kagiso Kuypers) "I don't know you. Fisherman."
  • (Kagiso Kuypers) "Get him, get him."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "So when people in your country read it, they will come help, yes?"
  • (Jennifer Connelly) "Probably not."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "Dia. Dia. Don't want to be late."
  • (Kagiso Kuypers) "English boys don't go to school every day."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "I will find you -- If it takes my life."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "He is my son. I am his father. I must go find him. Go ahead, shoot me if you want, but I will go find him."
  • (Djimon Hounsou) "Dia, What are you doing? Dia. Look at me, look at me. What are you doing? You are Dia Vendy, of the proud Mende tribe. You are a good boy who loves soccer and school. Your mother loves you so much. She waits by the fire making plantains, and red palm oil stew with your sister N'Yanda and the new baby. The cows wait for you. And Babu, the wild dog who minds no one but you. I know they made you do bad things, but you are not a bad boy. I am your father who loves you. And you will come home with me and be my son again."

Stephen Collins as Ambassador Walker

  • (Stephen Collins) "The Third World is not a world apart -- and the witness you will hear today speaks on its behalf. Let us hear the voice of that world. Let us learn from that voice -- and let us ignore it no more. Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Solomon Vandy."

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