Biloxi Blues
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Arnold Epstein: Once you start compromising your thoughts, you're a candidate for mediocrity.

Arnold Epstein: Why do you think I'm a homosexual?
Eugene Morris Jerome: I guess it's because you never talk about girls.
Arnold Epstein: I never talk about dogs either. Does that make me a cocker spaniel?

Sergeant Toomey: You would need three promotions to get to be an asshole.

Eugene Morris Jerome: Man it's hot. It's like Africa hot. Tarzan couldn't take this kind of hot.

Arnold Epstein: You're a witness. You're always standing around watching what's happening, scribbling in your book what other people do. You have to get in the middle of it. You have to take sides. Make a contribution to the fight. Any fight. The one you believe in.

Factual error: During the scene where the platoon is stopped by the large lake on their 15 mile hike Sgt. Toomey says, "You must have been in the first World War." WWI and WWII were not referred to that way until years later.

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Trivia: The main character, Eugene Morris Jerome, is also the same character name in Brighton Beach Memoirs. Both characters also keep journals of their everyday life. Both characters also want to be writers as well.

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