Popular Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Quotes
Capt. Jack Aubrey: What is it with this man? Did I kill a relative of his in battle, perhaps? His boy, God forbid?
Dr. Stephen Maturin: He fights like you, Jack.
Dr. Stephen Maturin: [referring to Blankeley's amputation] I'm sorry, Jack. I'm doing everything I can. I know you were close to his father.
Capt. Jack Aubrey: His father would've understood. He knew the life. His mother, however...
Dr. Stephen Maturin: Let me take a look at that brow of yours.
Capt. Jack Aubrey: What?
Damn, he was good. Just came out of nowhere. Hit us with a full broadside, cut across our tail and took out our rudder. Damn fine gunnery. We only slipped away because of the fog. Quite forunate, really. He may have had the weather gauge, but we had the weather gods.Capt. Jack Aubrey
Dr. Stephen Maturin: I have no idea what precisely it is you're talking about, but he did seem to come off rather well.
Capt. Jack Aubrey: Seven weeks sailing, and he happens in darkness on our exact position.
Dr. Stephen Maturin: Hm. Well, the French have their spies in England and elsewhere. As do we.
Capt. Jack Aubrey: Indeed. If he knew we were looking for him, he could have stood to sea and passed well clear.
Dr. Stephen Maturin: Well then, perhaps he was looking for us.
Name a shrub after me ... something prickly and hard to eradicate.Capt. Jack Aubrey
There! I have you! You're completely dished. Do you not know that in the service ... one must always choose the lesser of two weevils?Capt. Jack Aubrey
England is under threat of invasion, and though we be on the far side of the world, this ship is our home. This ship IS England!Capt. Jack Aubrey
Capt. Jack Aubrey: Well, Stephen... the bird's flightless?
Dr. Stephen Maturin: Yes.
Capt. Jack Aubrey: It's not going anywhere.
Capt. Jack Aubrey: To wives and sweethearts.
Officers: To wives and sweethearts.
Capt. Jack Aubrey: May they never meet!
This is the second time he's done this to me. There will not be a third.Capt. Jack Aubrey
We are worth more to them undamaged. Their greed... will be their downfall.Capt. Jack Aubrey
May I have the coin, please?Dr. Stephen Maturin