The Caine Mutiny
Important Quotations Explained
The Navy is a master plan designed by geniuses for execution by idiots.
Get this through your thick Reserve head, the heat is on. I'll be the guy everybody will hate. That's okay. I'm the exec of this ship, and I'll carry out my orders, do you hear?"
You can't assume a goddamned thing in the Navy.
[Willie's] mind was full of the flight that lay ahead. He was going to make May his wife. He did not know what manner of life they would find together, and he did not care now."
You've grown up. You know everything I can tell you. If you're still seeking out May, she must have qualities I've never had a chance to observe I wouldn't want to be shut out of your life, whatever you do. I'm rather short on sons.
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