Colonel Mekum Quotes in Soldier (1998)
Colonel Mekum Quotes:
Church: Todd was our best man.
Colonel Mekum: You still don't get it, do you, Captain?
[He draws his pistol and shoots one of the wounded soldiers right between the eyes]
Colonel Mekum: Your men are obsolete.
Church: My daddy always said, "When you want to insert a nail into a piece of wood, don't do anything fancy or glamorous. Just take the damn hammer and hit the son of a bitch until it's in."
Colonel Mekum: And what the hell does that crap mean in English, Captain?
Colonel Mekum: A growl? He heard a growl?
Rubrick: Well, he didn't say the word "growl." He said "a throat noise." But I asked him to imitate it and it sounded like... a growl to me.
[after Caine 607 loses an eye to Todd during training]
Colonel Mekum: Do you know how much it costs to breed you, you big moron? To train you? To feed you? What good is this man now? He's got no depth perception! All he can do is walk point and take the first hit!
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