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Frigates are the eyes of a fleet.


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Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon.

Gentlemen, when the enemy is committed to a mistake we must not interrupt him too soon.



Recollect that you must be a seaman to be an officer and also that you cannot be a good officer without being a gentleman.

Recollect that you must be a seaman to be an officer and also that you cannot be a good officer without being a gentleman.



I owe all my success in life to having been always a quarter of an hour before my time.

I owe all my success in life to having been always a quarter of an hour before my time.



Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat.

Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat.



England expects that every man will do his duty.

England expects that every man will do his duty.



Desperate affairs require desperate measures.

Desperate affairs require desperate measures.



Duty is the great business of a sea officer; all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be.

Duty is the great business of a sea officer; all private considerations must give way to it, however painful it may be.



A fleet of British ships at war are the best negotiators.

A fleet of British ships at war are the best negotiators.



I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.

I could not tread these perilous paths in safety, if I did not keep a saving sense of humor.



In Sea affairs, nothing is impossible, and nothing is improbable.

In Sea affairs, nothing is impossible, and nothing is improbable.





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If you would listen, sir, in the sense of being aware of your conflicts and contradictions without forcing them into any particular pattern of thought, perhaps they might altogether cease.

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