American Gods Season 2 Episode 2: "The Beguiling Man" Quotes
Wednesday: Betty. Betty the Barbarian. You were forged from blue-collar sweat in the heartland of a forcibly Christian land. You are not what you came into this world as but instead, a berserker and worthy of a berserker's honor....You are the standard of my world though it may not be your way. I honor you in the most holy way that I know. The looming locomotive is the flaming arrow that soars through the heavy air from the bow of a Viking king. Let it strike you true and light your path to Valhalla!
Mr. Nancy: Valhalla? Ain't nobody going to fucking Valhalla. I see you in Cairo.
Wednesday: You will dine at the table of the Hooded One. We will meet in your reincarnation. Be proud, Betty. Be proud.
Sweeney: Graveyards are full of flowers.
Laura: Yup. Just another dead girl in a field.
You're different. There's a light in you that's stronger than anything else....It's there....I gave it to you. I gave it to you every day.Shadow's mother
Fatal flaw underestimating me. You think you can ghost in my machine? I am mankind's greatest achievement. I am the compass rose. I am fucking binary. Without me, shit don't spin.Technical Boy
Your gods see you as a traitor, complicit in the death of their kin. And you shun the gods of progress. So I wonder if you don't choose a side, will you be trampled by both?Mr. World
Love and war may sit on opposite sides of a coin but only so they may never meet.Bilquis
The old gods will scatter, hiding their heads in the depths, only to sprout anew and find me waiting. The way to kill Wednesday's hydra is to lasso their necks and chop them all at once.Mr. World
Laura: I don't know what kind of syphilitic time period spawned leprechauns, but in my world, infidelity does not warrant a death sentence.
Sweeney: Where I'm from, it's the greatest sin.
Laura: God is a fairy tale for grown-ups
Sweeney: Well, you're in the fairy tale now, aren't you?
Scientists call it hormesis, a little bit of poison to make you stronger. Your light is strong, my beautiful son.Shadow's mother
Mr. Nancy: You are the biggest, most unlucky leprechaun I have ever met.
Mad Sweeney: Bugger off!
Mr. Nancy: Bugger yourself off, bitch!
Great battles require great preparation.Wednesday