Quotes from the Movie Black Hawk Down

"Home in an hour, okay? Now, there will be some shooting. Bakara Market is the Wild West. But be careful what you shoot at, because people do live there."

Lieutenant Colonel Danny McKnight

"Nothing takes five minutes!"

Lieutenant Colonel Danny McKnight

"Son of a bitch... Romeo 6-4, We're right back where we started. I'm running low on ammo, I got many wounded including me, and vehicles that are barely running."

Lieutenant Colonel Danny McKnight

"Sergeant Eversmann, I heard you guys needed a lift."

Lieutenant Colonel Danny McKnight

"You Delta boys are bunch of undisciplined cowboys. Let me tell you something, Sergeant. When we get on the five yard line, you're gonna need my Rangers. So y'all better learn to be team players."

Captain Mike Steele

"If I ever see you undermine me again, I'll have you cleaning latrines with your tongue until you can't taste the difference between shit and french fries. Are we clear?"

Captain Mike Steele

"We are combat-ineffective, you understand me? We got too damn many wounded to move!"

Captain Mike Steele

"Two-five, this is Six-four. That's a negative on the medivac, it's not possible. JOC can't risk losing another bird. You're just gonna have to hold on."

Captain Mike Steele

"Tenth Mountain? No! Sir, with all due respect, my Rangers can provide rear security. We'll walk you out of the hot zone and then jump on the last few vehicles."

Captain Mike Steele

"Make no mistake: once you're in Bakara Market you're in an entirely hostile district. Don't underestimate their capabilities. We'll be going through friendly districts before hitting the market, so remember the rules of engagement: nobody fires unless fired upon. Now, Let's go get this thing done. Good luck, gentlemen."

General William Garrison

"Good luck, boys! Be careful. No one gets left behind."

General William Garrison

"We just lost the initiative."

General William Garrison

"Look, we have stirred up a hornet's nest here. We're fighting the entire city. I want every vehicle possible that's got four wheels and armor. Get it — get everything."

General William Garrison

"Well, you tell the general this: I understand, but it is my duty to remind him that my men are surrounded by thousands of armed Somali militia. It is imperative that we move them out of the hostile area and into the safe zone. I need his help now."

General William Garrison

"Ground personnel will have to mark target positions with infrared strobes. Get Little Birds on strafing runs and keep 'em going all night long. If we don't hold back this city... we're gonna have a hundred caskets to fill by morning."

General William Garrison

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