“White Squall” quotes

(1996)
Movie White Squall
Sir Ridley Scott directed this movie in 1996
Title White Squall
Year 1996
Director Ridley Scott
Genre Drama, Adventure
Plot – In 1960, thirteen students of the sailing school “Ocean Academy” have to go through the most difficult part of the course. The guys spend one entire year in the sea with the enigmatic skipper Christopher Sheldon. The challenge is tough and turns into tragedy when, during a storm, the ship sinks, causing the death of 4 students and 2 crew members. The survivors have to deal with a delicate problem: was the shipwreck caused by the captain incompetence? A true trial begins among the group.
All actors – Jeff Bridges, Caroline Goodall, John Savage, Scott Wolf, Jeremy Sisto, Ryan Phillippe, David Lascher, Eric Michael Cole, Jason Marsden, David Selby, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Zeljko Ivanek
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  • “You can't run from the wind. You trim your sails, face the music, and keep going.”
    Jeff Bridges - Sheldon 'Skipper'
    [Tag:destiny, sailors, wind]
  • “If we don't have order, we have nothing. Where we go one, we go all.”
    Jeff Bridges - Sheldon 'Skipper'
    [Tag:order, unity]
  • “You told us where we go one we go all. Well, we believed you. We lived by it, Sir. And now you're saying where you go we can't follow.”

    Scott Wolf - Chuck Gieg
    [Tag:changing, unity]
  • “Some of us are here for discipline, some for escape. And the rest don't even know why. I'm not sure where I fit in, but I can see a small piece of myself in each of them. I think I'll have friends here, and I hope this will be home.”

    Scott Wolf - Chuck Gieg
  • - Captain Christopher "Skipper" Sheldon: You know what's out there? Wind and rain, and some damn big waves, reefs and rocks, sandbars, and enough fog and night to hide it all.
    - Dean Preston: So why the hell do it?
    - Captain Christopher "Skipper" Sheldon: It builds character Mr. Preston of which you are in desperately short supply.

    Jeff Bridges - Sheldon 'Skipper'
    Eric Michael Cole - Dean Preston
  • “I'd love to go into the subject of vertigo and everything, but I wouldn't want you to go and piss your pants.”
    Ethan Embry - Tracy Lapchick
    [Tag:courage, risk]
  • “Nothing happens on this ship that I don't know about. She speaks to me in the night. So don't test me, not even a little.”
    Jeff Bridges - Sheldon 'Skipper'
    [Tag:managing, ships]
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