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Judge: Mr. Booth, I admire your originality. If I accept your plea, regardless of verdict, every courtroom in this country would be inundated with pleas of demonic possession. Nobody would be guilty of anything anymore. Quite literally, 'The Devil made me do it.' You have three days to submit another plea, Mr. Booth.”
Eli: He tells me…to kill myself.”
Father Karras: Well, then let's introduce ourselves. I'm Damien Karras.
Demon: And I'm the Devil. Now kindly undo these straps.
Father Karras: If you're the Devil, why not make the straps disappear?
Demon: That's much too vulgar a display of power, Karras.”
Father Merrin: I think the point is to make us despair. To see ourselves as... animal and ugly. To make us reject the possibility that God could love us.”
Father Karras: You would like that?
Father Karras: But wouldn't that drive you out of Regan?
Demon: It would bring us together.
Father Karras: You and Regan?
Demon: You and us.”
Father Karras: Shut up!”
Demon: In here. With us.”
Sophia: [on Mrs. Claxton] To throw some holy water on her. If she spits up pea soup and her head spins around, we're in big trouble!”
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