The Secret of NIMH Quotes
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    1451
      Nicodemus: Courage Of The Heart Is Very Rare...The Stone Has A Power When It's There.
      Mrs. Brisby: The Stone...
      1450
        Justin: It Was You... You Did It! You Killed Nicodemus. That Was No Accident!
        Jenner: Yes! I Killed Him.
        1449
          Mrs. Brisby: "I went to see the Great Owl."

          Mr. Ages: "Owl? You say you saw the Owl?"

          Mrs. Brisby: "Yes. He told me to ask for Nicodemus."

          Mr. Ages: "Yes, I know Nicodemus."

          Mrs. Brisby: "He lives with the rats."

          Mr. Ages: "More specifically, he's the leader of the rats."

          Mrs. Brisby: "You know him?"

          Mr. Ages: [abruptly] "No one has ever seen the Owl! And live to tell about it."
          1448
            Great Owl: "I must bid you good evening, Mrs..."

            Mrs. Brisby: "Mrs. Brisby."

            Great Owl: "Brisby? Mrs. Johnathan Brisby?"

            Mrs. Brisby: "Why, yes. He was my husband. But how did you know about him?"

            Great Owl: "That is not important. I will say this: His name is not unknown in these woods."
            1447
              Nicodemus: "Johnathan, wherever you are, your thoughts must comfort her tonight. She will be waiting, and you will not return."
              1446
                Nicodemus: "Johnathan, your wife has come at last. Perhaps now I can repay you for your kindness to me, yet Mrs. Brisby may serve the rats of NIMH more than we her. Jenner, I fear, could do her harm. He is consumed by a lust for power. Thus far the amulet has remained safely hidden, but if he finds it... Heaven help us."
                1445
                  Justin: "It's Jenner. He's at it again."

                  Mr. Ages: "There blows an ill wind!"

                  Justin: "He's before the Grand Council now. This time he's attacking Nicodemus openly."

                  Mr. Ages: "And the plan, no doubt."

                  Justin: "Nothing will come of it. I'll pass."

                  Mr. Ages: "Beware, boy, he's dangerous! He'll be the undoing of the rats of NIMH."
                  1444
                    Jenner: "Hear me! The Thorn Valley Plan is the aspiration of idiots and dreamers! We..." [sees Justin]

                    Jenner: "We were just talking about you."

                    Justin: "That's refreshing, Jenner, usually you're screaming about us."
                    1443
                      Nicodemus: "In the beginning, we were ordinary street rats, stealing our daily bread, and living off the efforts of man's work. We were captured, put in cages, and sent to a place called NIMH. There were other animals there, in cages. They were put through the most unspeakable torture, to satisfy some scientific curiosity. Often, at night, I would hear them cry out in anguish. Twenty rats and eleven mice were given injections. Our world began changing."
                      1442
                        Jeremy: "Nice evening, huh? I told you you'd love flying."

                        Mrs. Brisby: "I don't know how I let you talk me into this!"
                        1441
                          Teresa: "Oh! Auntie Shrew!"

                          Cynthia: "Oh, Auntie!"

                          Martin: "Oh, no!"
                          1440
                            Mrs. Brisby: "You're in great danger. NIMH is coming!"

                            Jenner: "Come come, let's return to the rosebush..."

                            Mrs. Brisby: "NIMH is coming!"

                            Rat 1: "NIMH!"

                            Mrs. Brisby: "In the morning!"

                            Rat 2: "NIMH!"

                            Mrs. Brisby: "Yes. You will all die unless you leave the farm tonight.
                            Jenner: Lies!"

                            Mrs. Brisby: "Please! You must believe me!"

                            Rat 1: "What if it's true?"

                            Rat 2: "We'll all be killed!"

                            Rat 3: "Don't panic!"

                            Jenner: "Don't listen! She's hysterical!"

                            Mrs. Brisby: "Get out now... Auughhh!"

                            [With a vicious backhand, Jenner sends Mrs. Brisby flying. He shucks his cape and draws his sword]

                            Jenner: You get out! I've had enough!
                            1439
                              Jenner:"I've learned this much: Take what you can, when you can."
                              Justin:
                              1438
                                Great Owl:"Step inside my house."
                                Mrs. Brisby hesitates.
                                Great Owl:"Come inside or go away!"
                                1437
                                  Mrs. Brisby:"You can unlock any door, if you only have the key."
                                  1436
                                    Jener:"I've learned this much: Take what you can, when you can."
                                    Justin:"Then you have learned nothing!"
                                    1435
                                      Jenner:
                                      No taste for blood, eh? They've taken the animal out of you.
                                      -Jenner
                                      1434
                                        Auntie Shrew:
                                        Cast not pearls before swine, I always say, and that includes insolent piglets!
                                        -Auntie Shrew
                                        1433
                                          Jeremy:
                                          If I was anywhere near a cat, I'd be sneezing my brains out.
                                          -Jeremy
                                          1432
                                            Cynthia:
                                            Antie Shrew, Timmy's sick.
                                            -Cynthia