Be careful, be very careful, or you might find yourself wearing peasant shoes.


Cesare: Don't look.
Lucrezia: The pluck my eyes out.

Affections can be lethal in this Rome of ours.


Sometimes goodness needs the help of a little badness.


Giulia: Did Rome once provide for them?
Pope: The pigeons?
Giulia: No your Holiness, the orphans.

The Pope has two faces, my son. One looks to the future, the other to the past.


Juan: A cleric prays. He doesn't fight.
Cesare: Well this cleric does both.

Rodrigo: We did love our children, did we not my dear?
Vanozza: To a fault.

Sforza: Where am I?
Cesare: Where all roads lead to...Rome.

Cesare: Micheletto, seems I am not Papal legate after all.
Micheletto: Then what are you, your Eminence?
Cesare: Seems I am nobody, Micheletto. Either that, or a hostage.

I serve God, and can only pray the Papacy survives its current occupant.

Della Rovere

Giulia: Kings are of short supply.
King Charles: I am of novelty value then.

The Borgias Quotes

Woman: You're a cleric?
Cesare: Didn't you notice?
Woman: There was nothing ecclesiastical about you last night.

You will fight like dogs over this corpse I leave, for this throne of Saint Peter's, but it was pure once.

Pope Innocent