Quotes from Jack Hawkins movies and TV shows

Quintus Arrius: Your eyes are full of hate, forty-one. That's good. Hate keeps a man alive. It gives him strength.

Quintus Arrius: Now listen to me, all of you. You are all condemned men. We keep you alive to serve this ship. So row well, and live.

More Ben-Hur quotes

Capt. Ericson: Steady as she goes, Number One.

Norwegian Captain: You are thinking about the men in the water? The men you had to kill?
Capt. Ericson: The men I had to kill.
French Captain: It was necessary to do it.
Norwegian Captain: It is war. There is no blame. But there may be thoughts.
French Captain: Naturally there may be thoughts.
Norwegian Captain: And for thoughts, there is gin.

More The Cruel Sea quotes

General Allenby: I believe your name will be a household word when you'll have to go to the War Museum to find who Allenby was. You're the most extraordinary man I've ever met.
T.E. Lawrence: Leave me alone.
General Allenby: What?
T.E. Lawrence: Leave me alone.
General Allenby: Well, that's a feeble thing to say.
T.E. Lawrence: I know I'm not ordinary.
General Allenby: That's not what I'm saying.
T.E. Lawrence: All right! I'm extraordinary! What of it?

Prince Feisal: My friend Lawrence, if I may call him that. "My friend Lawrence." How many men will claim the right to use that phrase? How proudly! He longs for the greenness of his native land. He pines for the Gothic cottages of Surrey, is it not? Already in imagination, he catches trout and engages in all the activities of the English gentleman.
General Allenby: That's me you're describing, sir, not Colonel Lawrence.

General Allenby: I've got orders to obey, thank God. Not like that poor devil. He's riding the whirlwind.
Mr. Dryden: Let's hope we're not.

General Allenby: You acted without orders, you know.
T.E. Lawrence: Shouldn't officers use their initiative at all times?
General Allenby: Not really. It's awfully dangerous.

General Allenby: I'm promoting you Major.
T.E. Lawrence: I don't think that's a very good idea.

General Allenby: I fight like Clausewitz, then you fight like Saxe.
T.E. Lawrence: We should do very well, then, shouldn't we?

T.E. Lawrence: I killed two people. One was... yesterday? He was just a boy and I led him into quicksand. The other was... well, before Aqaba. I had to execute him with my pistol, and there was something about it that I didn't like.
General Allenby: That's to be expected.
T.E. Lawrence: No, something else.
General Allenby: Well, then let it be a lesson.
T.E. Lawrence: No... something else.
General Allenby: What then?
T.E. Lawrence: I enjoyed it.

More Lawrence of Arabia quotes

Major Race: Is that your wife?
Lt. Col. Hyde: Yes.
Major Race: Is she dead?
Lt. Col. Hyde: No, no. I regret to say the bitch is still going strong.

More The League of Gentlemen quotes

Reverend Otto Witt: Death waits you! You have made a covenant with death, and with Hell you are in agreement. You're all going to die! Don't you realise? Can't you see? You're all going to die! Die! Death awaits you all.

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