Gentleman Brown Quotes in Lord Jim (1965)
Gentleman Brown Quotes:
Gentleman Brown: If an army couldn't get this treasure out, what makes you think that we can?
Cornelius: The General was too ambitious. We just need to eliminate a certain... person.
Gentleman Brown: You mean murder?
Cornelius: Justice. Kill one pompous fool...
Gentleman Brown: Let's see now: You're out, he's in - and *he's* the fool?
Gentleman Brown: [to Cornelius] You have a natural talent for disaster! Try and improve yourself into an ordinary failure by keeping your mouth shut.
Gentleman Brown: [to Cornelius after breaking his liquor bottle with his sword] Drunk, you're useless... unreliable!
Schomberg: Sober he's the same.
Gentleman Brown: Now, where is this gold kept, is it guarded, if so, how, and by whom?
Cornelius: How do I know I can trust you?
Gentleman Brown: You don't know.
Cornelius: What do you think?
Schomberg: [shrugs] I'm a silent partner.
Cornelius: Then I suppose we'll have to take each other's word as gentlemen?
Gentleman Brown: [sighs] I suppose.
Gentleman Brown: [referring to Jim] I think his majesty had pretentions to heroism, a form of mental disease induced by vanity.
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