“Men of Honor” quotes(2000)
Plot – Carl Brashear doesn't allow anything to hinder his dreams. Son of a Kentucky farmer, Carl leaves his home in search of a better life and joined the Navy, which recently opened to ethnic minorities. Carl writes for two years over a hundred letters to be accepted in the School Sub program, but the officer instructor, Billy Sunday, doesn't want to hear anything about Carl or his ambitions. Sunday, a famous diving officer chief instructor, challenges and pursues Carl mercilessly, expecting him to throw in the towel, but Carl's determination is unshakable: nothing will hinder his dream, not even Sunday himself. Years later, after an accident occured to Carl has left him invalid, he and Sunday have to unexpectedly join their forces.
All actors – Robert De Niro, Cuba Gooding Jr., Charlize Theron, Aunjanue Ellis, Hal Holbrook, Michael Rapaport, Powers Boothe, David Keith, Holt McCallany, David Conrad, Joshua Leonard, Carl Lumbly, Lonette McKee, Glynn Turman, Dennis Troutman, Joshua Feinman, Theo Nicholas Pagones, Ryan Honey, Chris Warren Jr., Lester B. Hanson, Jack Frazier, David Richard Heath, Demene E. Hall, Alimi Ballard, Shawn Michael Howard, Troy Lund, Henry Harris, Matt Dotson, David Meyers, Richard Perry Turner, George 'Chick' Rankins, Richard Sanders, Nasir Najieb, Dennis Bateman, Eric Newsome, Steven Clark Pachosa, Marilyn Faith Hickey, Bruce Burkhartsmeier, Michael Tyrone Williamson, Michelle Guthrie, Michael Patrick Egan, Scott Kraft, Tim Monsion, Dulé Hill, Timothy McCuen Piggee, John Polce, The Count, Allen Gerbino, Art Gotisar, Robert Blanche, Ivory Dilley, Chad W. Smathers, Wayne Morse, Rachel Jahn, Jon Du Clos, Leon Russom, Richard Radecki, Randy Flagler, Jeremy Taylor, Ayanna Berkshire, Carl Brashear, Heath Centazzo, Jayson Crittenden, Joe Guarneri, Ethan Hoyt, Chris Krueger, Jonah Loeb, Tyler Posey, Geno Romo, Laurie Slater, Brad Everett Youngshow all
“Men of Honor” Quotes 7 quotes
“A Chief Petty Officer shall not drink. However, if he should drink he shall not get drunk. If he should get drunk, he shall not stagger. And if he should stagger, he shall not fall. And if he should fall, he will fall in such a manner as to cover up his rank so that passerby will think he is an officer.”
“- Chief Carl Brashear: Forgive me sir, but to me, the Navy isn't a business. It's an organization of people who represent the finest aspects of our nation. We have many traditions. In my career, I have encountered most of them. Some are good, some not so good. I would, however not be here today were it not for our greatest tradition of all.
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“Sir, I am a Navy man. Where I come from, there are no oceans. Only dirt farms and ornery mules. And no self-respecting Navy man makes a living driving mules.”