Schomberg Quotes in Lord Jim (1965)
Gentleman Brown: [to Cornelius after breaking his liquor bottle with his sword] Drunk, you're useless... unreliable!
Schomberg: Sober he's the same.
Schomberg: The Captain of this ship is... do you know Gentleman Brown?
Cornelius: For this sort of work, we don't need any gentlemen.
Schomberg: [laughs] This "Gentleman" Captain Brown has given more business to Death than the bubonic plague. From Java to Fiji, he's wanted for piracy, slavery, mutiny, rape, murder, and some things that aren't even mentioned in the Bible!
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.
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