Quotes from the Movie Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead

Still, a chap ought to look smart in front of the men, don't you think?

Lieutenant John Chard

You mean your only plan is to stand behind a few feet of mealie bags and wait for the Zulus to attack?

Lieutenant John Chard

I'll lead the men up into the hills. I know exactly how to disperse them. Ambush, you see? We cut them down in the passes!

Lieutenant John Chard

Right now, I wish I were a damned ranker, like Hook or Hitch.

Lieutenant John Chard

That's a bitter pill! Our own damned rifles!

Lieutenant John Chard

I knew it... I knew it! They're going to attack both sides at once!

Lieutenant John Chard

If you're sick in hospital, I suggest you go and lie down.

Colour Sergeant Bourne

Pull your heads in afore they fall off!

Colour Sergeant Bourne

All right, then! Nobody told you to stop working!

Colour Sergeant Bourne

A prayer's as good as a bayonet on a day like this.

Colour Sergeant Bourne

I shall be exalted among the heathen. I shall be exalted in the earth. The Lord of Hosts is with us.

Colour Sergeant Bourne

Mister Witt, be quiet now, will you? There's a good gentleman. You'll upset the lads.

Colour Sergeant Bourne

Because we're here, lad. No one else. Just us.

Colour Sergeant Bourne

In Europe, young women accept arranged marriages to rich men. Perhaps the Zulu girls are luckier, getting a brave man.

Reverend Otto Witt

You will all be killed like those this morning -- and now the sick in their beds!

Reverend Otto Witt

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