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Sayid Jarrah (Character)
from "Lost" (2004)

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"Lost: The Economist (#4.3)" (2008)
Sayid Jarrah: You're not the best candidate for this kind of mission.
Jack Shephard: What kind of mission is that?
Sayid Jarrah: I'm going to make Locke give me Charlotte. And I'm going to do it without any bloodshed.
Jack Shephard: As opposed to the way I'd do it.
Sayid Jarrah: Last time you encountered him, you put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger. That's not good diplomacy.

[last lines]
Ben Linus: I have another name for you.
Sayid Jarrah: But they know I'm after them now.
Ben Linus: Good.

Frank Lapidus: What happened to Miles?
Sayid Jarrah: I traded him.
Frank Lapidus: Traded him?
Sayid Jarrah: I promised you Charlotte. Here she is.
Frank Lapidus: You cheated.
Sayid Jarrah: Did I?
Frank Lapidus: Yes, you did. Lucky for you, that guy's nothing but a pain in my ass.

Sayid Jarrah: Naomi, were you close to her?
Miles: Nope. Met her on the boat.
Sayid Jarrah: You don't seem particularly affected by her death.
Miles: Sure I'm affected. She was hot and I dug her accent.
Kate Austen: Nice.

Sayid Jarrah: [to Locke about Ben] Forgive me, but the day I start trusting him is the day I would've sold my soul.

Sayid Jarrah: Hurley, where did they go?
Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes: Look, I guess they were too busy tying me up to tell me.

Ben Linus: I lost a dollar, you know.
Sayid Jarrah: How did you manage that?
Ben Linus: I bet John that you wouldn't be stupid enough to fall for your friend as bait.
Sayid Jarrah: What do you know about friendship?
Ben Linus: I know it's no use having friends you can't trust.

"Lost: Sundown (#6.6)" (2010)
Omar: You bring flowers for my wife?
Sayid Jarrah: I'll give them to you if you want.

Sayid Jarrah: Why is Claire here? And what was she talking about?
Dogen: She's a confused girl, under the influence of an angry man.
Sayid Jarrah: What man?
Dogen: For years, he has been trapped, but now Jacob is gone, he's free. This man will not stop until he has destroyed every living thing on this island. He is evil incarnate.

John Locke: What if I told you that you could have anything you wanted. What if I said you can have anything in the entire world?
Sayid Jarrah: I would tell you that the only thing I ever wanted, died in my arms, and I'll never see it again.
John Locke: What if you could?

Sayid Jarrah: There is a man in the jungle... about a mile south of us by the outer wall. He sent me back here to give you a message. He wants you to know that Jacob is dead. And because he's gone, none of you have to stay here anymore. You're free. The man that I met is leaving the island forever. And those of you who want to go with him, should leave the temple and join him. You have until sundown to decide.
Cindy Chandler: What happens at sundown if we stay?
Sayid Jarrah: You die.

Dogen: I was a business man once. In Osaka. I worked at a bank. I was good at my job. Very successful. And one Friday, I was promoted. My associates took me out to celebrate. I had too much to drink. Every Friday I picked my son up from baseball. He was twelve. The accident was very bad. I survived. But my son... And then, in the hospital, a man came to me. A man I had never met. And he told me that he could save my son's life, but I would have to come here... to this island... where I would have a new job. And I could never see my boy again.
Sayid Jarrah: Who was this man?
Dogen: His name was Jacob.
Sayid Jarrah: Jacob drives a hard bargain.
Dogen: The man outside... I take it he offered you a similar bargain?
Sayid Jarrah: Yes.

"Lost: The Greater Good (#1.21)" (2005)
Sayid: I did it because I sensed you might be our best hope in surviving here, but I don't forgive what you did, and I certainly don't trust you, and now you're going to take me to the hatch.
Locke: Hatch? But I already showed you...
Sayid: John, no more lies.

Shannon Rutherford: You asked if you could do anything for me.
Sayid: Anything.
Shannon Rutherford: John Locke killed my brother, will you do something about that?

Locke: [to Sayid] Okay, I'll tell you something you *don't* know.
Sayid: Please do.
Locke: The first week after the crash, there was a cave-in. Jack was trapped. Do you remember that?
Sayid: Of course.
Locke: You, Kate and Sawyer went out into the jungle to triangulate a signal.
Sayid: [suddenly worried] Yes.
Locke: You were hit from behind, knocked unconscious. When you woke up, the transceiver, your equipment was destroyed.
[long pause as both men look at each other and Sayid realizes what Locke is telling him]
Locke: That was me.

[Sayid has Locke at gun point]
Sayid: This is one time you better *not* be telling the truth!

"Lost: Tabula Rasa (#1.3)" (2004)
Sayid: Basic photography - point and shoot. Satellites can shoot but they must be told where to point.
Charlie: Oh... bollocks.

Sayid: To relay what we heard, without fully understanding it will cause a panic. If we tell them what we know, we take away the hope, and hope is a very dangerous thing to lose.

Charlie: They'll find us. They have satellites in space that can take pictures of your license plate.
Sayid: If only we were all wearing license plates.

Sayid: [Boone slips the gun and clip from Sawyer and Sayid while they sleep, to stand watch] Give it back to me.
Sawyer: Oh, yeah. Give it to "Al Jazeera". He'll protect us.

"Lost: Abandoned (#2.6)" (2005)
Shannon: So, does all this - the tent, flowers - mean that we're serious now?
Sayid: Quite definitely not. I do this for all the girls I meet on deserted islands.

[talking about the gun]
Shannon: You need to carry that all the time?
Sayid: I only carry it because I have someone to protect.

[Shannon falls]
Sayid: Shannon! Are you okay?
Shannon: Do not help me up!
Sayid: Let's go back.
Shannon: Why don't you believe me? I need you to believe in me.
Sayid: I do believe in you.
Shannon: You don't! No-one does. They think that I'm some kind of joke. They think I'm worthless.
Sayid: Shannon you are not worthless.
Shannon: You say that now, but you don't... You're just gonna leave me. I know as soon as we get out of here you're just going to leave me.
Sayid: I will never leave you. I love you. And I believe you.
Shannon: You do?
Sayid: I do.

"Lost: Confidence Man (#1.8)" (2004)
Sayid: [Sayid plans to get asthma medicine from Sawyer] Part of my training entailed getting the enemy to communicate. Just give me ten minutes with him. He'll give us the medicine.

[last lines]
Sayid: [leaving camp] I've worse things to fear than what's in the jungle. What I did today - what I almost did - I swore to do never again. If I can't keep that promise, I have no right to be here.
Kate: There's nowhere to go.
Sayid: Someone has to walk the shore and map the island. And see what else there is. I can't think of a better person to do it than the only one I trust. I hope we meet again.

Sawyer: You know what I think, Ali? I think you've never actually tortured anybody in your life.
Sayid: Unfortunately for us both, you're wrong.

"Lost: He's Our You (#5.10)" (2009)
Ilana: I like sad men.
Sayid Jarrah: I'm sorry to hear that.

Sayid Jarrah: You were right about me.
Young Ben: What?
Sayid Jarrah: I am a killer.

Sayid Jarrah: Who is that man?
James 'Sawyer' Ford: He's our you.

"Lost: One of Them (#2.14)" (2006)
Jack: [walks in on Locke and Sayid examining Henry Gale, who Rousseau shot in the arm with an arrow] What the hell is going on here?
Sayid: Rousseau trapped him in the jungle. She believes he's an... Other.
Henry Gale: An other *what*?
Jack: So you shot him with an arrow?
Sayid: Do I have the bow?

Sayid: My name is Sayid Jarrah, and I am a torturer.

"Lost: The Whole Truth (#2.16)" (2006)
Sayid: Do Jack and Locke know about this?
Ana-Lucia Cortez: Jack and Locke are a little too busy worrying about Locke and Jack.

Locke: You shot him with an arrow?
Sayid: Do I have a bow?

"Lost: What Kate Does (#6.3)" (2010)
Sayid Jarrah: Who are these people? What do they want?
Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes: It's the Others, dude. They caught us... again. I dunno, I think they are trying to protect us.
Miles Straume: Uh, as you can see, Hugo here has assumed the leadership position so that's pretty great.

Jack Shephard: And you know, before when you... when you thanked me for saving your life, I, I didn't have anything to do with it Sayid. I didn't fix you. They did.
Sayid Jarrah: I don't care who fixed me. I only care about who I trust.

"Lost: The Long Con (#2.13)" (2006)
[to Sayid]
Hurley: Hey man. You gonna put the lime in the coconut and drink 'em both up?
[Sayid doesn't get it]
Hurley: Lime in the coconut? The song?
Sayid: What do you want Hurley?

Hurley: [listening to a radio transmission] You hear how clear that is? That's gotta be close, right?
Sayid: Radio waves at this frequency bounce off the ionosphere. They can travel thousands of miles. It could be coming from anywhere.
Hurley: Or any time...
Hurley: Just kidding, dude.

"Lost: Confirmed Dead (#4.2)" (2008)
Sayid Jarrah: You say you are not here on a rescue mission and the world at large believes us to be dead. But here we are alive and well and you don't seem remotely surprised to see us.
Miles: Oh my God, you guys were on Oceanic flight 815.
[with huge sarcasm]
Miles: WOW! Is that better?

Sayid Jarrah: Juliet, you lived amongst the Others, why would Ben say the people coming here intend to do us harm?
Juliet Burke: Because he's a liar. And he's trying to scare us, that's what Ben does. Or, because the people coming here intend to do us harm.

"Lost: There's No Place Like Home: Part 2 (#4.13)" (2008)
Jack Shephard: We're gonna have to lie.
Sayid Jarrah: Lie about what?
Jack Shephard: Everything. All of it. Every moment since we crashed on the island.
Frank Lapidus: Jack, now I know I'm new to this group and everything but isn't this the place where everybody starts jumping up and down and hugging each other?

Sayid Jarrah: We're being watched.
Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes: Dude, I've been having regular conversations with dead people. The last thing I need now is paranoia.

"Lost: One of Us (#3.16)" (2007)
Sayid Jarrah: I want you to tell me everything you know.
Juliet Burke: If I told you everything I know, they'd kill me.
Sayid Jarrah: What do you think I'll do, if you don't...?

Jack Shephard: I trust her. My word should be good enough.
Sayid Jarrah: [rather quickly replies] It's not.

"Lost: Walkabout (#1.4)" (2004)
Kate: What is it?
Claire: Somebody's in there.
Sayid: Everyone in there's dead.
Jack: Sawyer.
Sawyer: Right behind ya, jackass

"Lost: Lockdown (#2.17)" (2006)
Sayid Jarrah: [talking to Henry Gale about finding the balloon] But still I did not believe it to be true. So I dug up that grave and found that there was not a woman inside, there was a man. A man named Henry Gale.

"Lost: Because You Left (#5.1)" (2009)
Sayid Jarrah: [to Hurley, about Ben] Listen to me, Hurley. If you ever have the misfortune for running into him, whatever he tells you, just do the opposite.

"Lost: Pilot: Part 2 (#1.2)" (2004)
Sayid Jarrah: Does anyone speak French?
Boone Carlyle: She does.
Shannon Rutherford: No I don't! What?
Boone Carlyle: What the hell are you talking about? You spent a year in Paris!
Shannon Rutherford: Drinking! Not studying!

"Lost: The Glass Ballerina (#3.2)" (2006)
Sun Kwon: We're building quite a large fire.
Sayid Jarrah: We have to make sure Jack will see the smoke.
Sun Kwon: Why are you lying to me, Sayid?
Sayid Jarrah: I'm fairly certain our friends have been captured.
Sun Kwon: You're not building this fire for our people. You're building it for the others.

"Lost: Orientation (#2.3)" (2005)
Locke: [trying to convince Jack to push the button in the hatch] You saw the film, Jack. This is a... this is a two person job, at least.
Sayid: This argument is irrelevant.
[goes to push the button]
Jack: Sayid, don't.
Sayid: Jack.
Jack: Don't. It's not real. Look, you want to push the button, you do it yourself.
Locke: If it's not real, then what are you doing here, Jack? Why did you come back? Why do you find it so hard to believe?
Jack: Why do you find it so easy?
Locke: It's never been easy!
Kate: Maybe you should just do it.
Jack: No...
[less convinced]
Jack: It's a button.
Locke: [pleading] I can't do this alone, Jack... I don't want to.
[echoing the word of his former girlfriend]
Locke: It's a leap of faith, Jack.

"Lost: The Man from Tallahassee (#3.13)" (2007)
Sayid Jarrah: Alex?
Alex: How do you know my name?
Sayid Jarrah: You look just like your mother.
Alex: How could you know? My mother's dead.
Sayid Jarrah: Yes, I am sure that is what they told you.

"Lost: Namaste (#5.9)" (2009)
Young Ben Linus: What's your name?
Sayid Jarrah: Sayid. What's yours?
Young Ben Linus: I'm Ben.
Sayid Jarrah: It's nice to meet you, Ben.

"Lost: Three Minutes (#2.22)" (2006)
Sayid Jarrah: Is it true? Henry's escaped?
Dr. Jack Shephard: Yeah.
Sayid Jarrah: Who's going after him?
Dr. Jack Shephard: Locke and Eko went out in the middle of the night.
James "Sawyer" Ford: But we ain't seen either of them since.
Sayid Jarrah: Those are the guns, aren't they? What are you doing with them?
James "Sawyer" Ford: What do you think we're doing? It's time to finish this.
Sayid Jarrah: When do we leave?
James "Sawyer" Ford: In the morning.
Dr. Jack Shephard: You're not coming, Sayid.
Sayid Jarrah: Excuse me?
Dr. Jack Shephard: Michael wants to keep it small. Me, Kate, Hurley, and him.
James "Sawyer" Ford: Yeah, well "Him" says even though Pippi Longstockings and the damn Grape Ape are ideal candidates for the Dirty Dozen, I'm just gonna say we might wanna bring along the Red Beret!

"Lost: Special (#1.14)" (2005)
Charlie: Guys, you have to look at this!
Jack: What is it?
Charlie: Claire's diary.
[hold it out for them to read]
Sayid: You read her diary?
Charlie: I know, I'm bloody scum... just read it!

"Lost: White Rabbit (#1.5)" (2004)
Sayid: [referring to Sawyer] If you go after him now, he'll give you nothing. If you wait, a rat will always lead you to it's hole.

"Lost: Collision (#2.8)" (2005)
Sayid: [to Ana-Lucia, who has just handed over her pistol to him] What good would it be to kill you, if we're both already dead?

"Lost: Left Behind (#3.15)" (2007)
Sayid Jarrah: [as they gather up to leave the Other's home Sayid realizes Juliet is packing up too] She's not coming.
Jack Shephard: Yes she is.
[everyone stops cold, and stares in wonderment]
Jack Shephard: They left her behind, just like they left us. They obviously don't want her. She's one of us. She goes with us.

"Lost: The Candidate (#6.14)" (2010)
Sayid Jarrah: Listen carefully, There's a well on the main island, half a mile south of the camp we just left. Desmond's inside it. Locke wants him dead which means you're going to need him for something. You understand me?
Jack Shephard: Why are you telling me this?
Sayid Jarrah: Because it's going to be you, Jack.
[runs off with the bomb]
Hugo 'Hurley' Reyes: Sayid!

"Lost: The Shape of Things to Come (#4.9)" (2008)
Sayid Jarrah: I have no life. They took it from me.

"Lost: The Beginning of the End (#4.1)" (2008)
James 'Sawyer' Ford: Look, we gotta call the Doc.
Sayid Jarrah: Did you listen to Desmond? Charlie wrote on his hand...
James 'Sawyer' Ford: Look, I'm sorry he's dead. But I don't even know what the hell "not Penny's boat" means.
Sayid Jarrah: Calling Jack accomplishes nothing.
Juliet Burke: It would accomplish warning him.

"Lost: Numbers (#1.18)" (2005)
Hurley: Hi. You awake?
Sayid: I was just wondering that myself.

"Lost: LA X - Part 1 (#6.1)" (2010)
[last lines]
Sayid Jarrah: What happened?

"Lost: This Place Is Death (#5.5)" (2009)
[after Kate leaves the parking lot for not wanting to go back to the Island, Sayid starts to do the same]
Ben Linus: Sayid, where are you going?
Sayid Jarrah: I don't want any part of this.
[points to Jack]
Sayid Jarrah: And if I see you or him again, it'll be extremely unpleasant for all of us.
[walks away]

"Lost: Solitary (#1.9)" (2004)
Sayid: [answering Danielle's question about what is written on back of Nadia's photograph] You'll find me in the next life, if not in this one.

"Lost: Greatest Hits (#3.21)" (2007)
Sayid Jarrah: While I appreciate your honesty, Jack, that doesn't explain why you brought us out here.
Jack Shephard: [yelling into the forest] Danielle! Show 'em.
[Danielle picks up two wires and when she touches them together, dynamite blows up a tree of in the distance]
Jack Shephard: When Juliet told me they were coming, the first thing I thought was, "Where the hell are we gonna hide this time?" But hiding is pointless. They're just gonna keep coming back. And so I went out and found some help. And, for the past few days, she's been bringing dynamite back from The Black Rock. For the very first time, we know exactly what they want, when they are coming to get it, and they have no idea that we are going to be waiting for them. So, Juliet is going to mark the tents with the white rocks, just like she was told to. But there's not going to be any pregnant women inside; there's gonna be plenty of what we just used on that tree. So, tomorrow night, we stop hiding, we stop running, we stop living in fear, because when they show up, we're going to blow them all to hell.

"Lost: The Hunting Party (#2.11)" (2006)
Sayid: This music is quite depressing.

"Lost: Live Together, Die Alone (#2.23)" (2006)
Sayid: [looking at the huge stone foot] I don't know what is more disquieting; the fact that the rest of the statue is missing, or that it has four toes.

"Lost: Meet Kevin Johnson (#4.8)" (2008)
Sayid Jarrah: Hello, Michael.
Michael Dawson: Not now man.
Sayid Jarrah: Yes, right now. Why are you on this boat?
Michael Dawson: I'm here to die.