Elijah Mikaelson Quotes
[to Klaus] I...let this person in. I let her in. I don't let people in. You knew this, and you've taken her from me. I needed her and you've broken me.
[to mob of vampires] Gentlemen, shall we?
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Hayley: I just told you that I am betrothed in some backwater arrangement made by people that I never knew. Tell me that you think betrothals are stupid. Tell me that I have a choice.
Elijah: You will always have a choice.
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Elijah: You look...
Hayley: A hundred months pregnant and pissed off at the world?
Elijah: I was going to say "you look lovely."
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Elijah: Please tell me you've designed a stronger method to control the witch than playing hard to get.
Klaus: Well I've always been partial to the classics.
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Klaus: Seems rather uncivilized to laugh and dance around the body of a loved one.
Elijah: Yes, far better to practice your process of grief, Niklaus. Denial, rage, and hoarding coffins in basements.
The rifts in this city run far deeper than I even imagined, Niklaus. These tribes, these factions, they're families. Families who choose to fight. Mayhem has descended upon our home, and if I am to choose a side, to our victory, Brother.
Elijah: I have denied every single impulse that I have ever had for that women out of some misbegotten respect for intentions that you don't even have.
Klaus: I'm warning you--
Elijah: I'm warning you. I've forgiven you. I've stood by you. I've forsaken every single one of my desires in the name of your ridiculous redemption. No more. If I want something, I'll take it. And nothing--nothing--will stand in my way.
If the definition of insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting different results then surely my quest for your salvation ranks me as one of the maddest of men.