Gulliver Quotes in Gulliver's Travels (1939)
Gulliver: [holding Prince David's wounded body in his hand] Poor, poor, foolish little people. Look what you've done. Now go ahead, break your nutshell heads over your songs! But did you have to break Glory's heart, King Little? Because you were thoughtless and selfish? And you, Bambo, almighty warrior, what have you won? You were too stubborn to think, too busy quarrelling the land to lend ear to the harmony that might have been yours. But now in you sorrow and despair, perhaps you will listen to your songs as they might be sung.
Gulliver: [looking around the town square] Where's everyone gone?
[the people of Lilliput quickly close their doors and windows]
Gulliver: This is no way to treat a harmless visitor.
[moved by this, the people of Lilliput open their doors and windows again]
[nighttime, at a dinner party in Lilliput]
Gulliver: [to King Little] Your Majesty, I'm sorry the Princess isn't with us.
King Little: Oh yes. Too bad. Too much excitment for one day.
[King Little faces forwards and notices Gabby trying to reach for something over his soup. Gabby slips and accidentally twangs King Little's spoon, causing it to splash in his soup. Gulliver laughs]
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