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Toms de Torquemada (Character)
from The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)

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The Pit and the Pendulum (1991)
Torquemada: Surely Rome understands that public executions discourage sin?
Cardinal: The good Lord, you know, padre, he want us to love our neighbor, no roast him, mmm? No roast him ...

[As Torquemada has the Cardinal bricked behind a wall]
Cardinal: For the love of God!
Torquemada: Yes, for the love of God.

Torquemada: Take them to their cells.
Maria: You swore you'd show mercy!
Torquemada: In this place, death is mercy.

Mendoza: Savior.
Torquemada: What are you doing here? Why don't you go torture some heretics!

Cardinal: The Pope also want the Inquisition to stop the use of torture. And declare an amnesty on all heretics and witches. Hmm?
Torquemada: Rome is behind the times. His Holiness is old and lost his zeal!
Cardinal: He is the Pope!
Torquemada: And I am the Inquisition!
Cardinal: His Holiness also DEMAND...order you to return to Rome with me for an audience.
Torquemada: I've received no such demand.
Cardinal: [chuckles] I just deliver it!


"El ministerio del tiempo: Una negociación a tiempo (#1.4)" (2015)
Julián Martínez: If you don't accept this bull, you shall burn in Hell!
Tomás de Torquemada: You don't decide who burns in Hell!
Julián Martínez: Who does, then? You?
Tomás de Torquemada: No! I only decide who burns here!

[repeated lines]
Tomás de Torquemada: Under the authority given to me by the Holy Church, I, Tomás de Torquemada, sentence this man to die in the fire.


History of the World: Part I (1981)
Torquemada: [singing] I asked 'em nicely! I said pretty please! They wouldn't convert, so I'll bang on their knees!