Joshamee Gibbs – Character Quotes

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— Look alive and keep a weather eye. Not for nought it's called Shipwreck Island where lies Shipwreck Cove and the Town of Shipwreck.
— You heard him! Step lively!
— You know, for all that pirates are clever cogs, we are an unimaginative lot — when it comes to naming things.
— Right.
— I once sailed with a geezer, lost both of his arms, part of his eye.
— What'd you call him?
— Larry.

- Look alive and keep a weather eye. Not for nought it's called Shipwreck Island where lies Shipwreck Cove and the Town of Shipwreck.
- You heard him! Step lively!
- You know, for all that pirates are clever cogs, we are an unimaginative lot - when it comes to naming things.
- Right.
- I once sailed with a geezer, lost both of his arms, part of his eye.
- What'd you call him?
- Larry.
- Look alive and keep a weather eye. Not for nought it's called Shipwreck Island where lies Shipwreck Cove and the Town of Shipwreck.
- You heard him! Step lively!
- You know, for all that pirates are clever cogs, we are an unimaginative lot - when it comes to naming things.
- Right.
- I once sailed with a geezer, lost both of his arms, part of his eye.
- What'd you call him?
- Larry.
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— Those aren't pieces of eight. They're just pieces of junk.
— Aye. The original plan was to use nine pieces of eight to bind Calypso, but when the first court met, the brethren were to a one skint broke.
— So change the name.
— What? To «nine pieces of whatever we happen to have in our pockets at the time»? Oh, yes, that sounds very pirate-y.

- Those aren't pieces of eight. They're just pieces of junk.
- Aye. The original plan was to use nine pieces of eight to bind Calypso, but when the first court met, the brethren were to a one skint broke.
- So change the name.
- What? To «nine pieces of whatever we happen to have in our pockets at the time»? Oh, yes, that sounds very pirate-y.
- Those aren't pieces of eight. They're just pieces of junk.
- Aye. The original plan was to use nine pieces of eight to bind Calypso, but when the first court met, the brethren were to a one skint broke.
- So change the name.
- What? To «nine pieces of whatever we happen to have in our pockets at the time»? Oh, yes, that sounds very pirate-y.
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— Jack, I have to ask... You had the chalices, the water, the tear... You could have lived maybe forever.
— The Fountain does test you, Gibbs. But better to not know which moment may be your last. Every morsel of your entire being... alive to the infinite mystery of it all. And who's to say I won't live forever, eh? Discoverer of the Fountain of Youth. I have no say in it, Gibbs. It's a pirate's life for me. Savvy?

- Jack, I have to ask... You had the chalices, the water, the tear... You could have lived maybe forever.
- The Fountain does test you, Gibbs. But better to not know which moment may be your last. Every morsel of your entire being... alive to the infinite mystery of it all. And who's to say I won't live forever, eh? Discoverer of the Fountain of Youth. I have no say in it, Gibbs. It's a pirate's life for me. Savvy?
- Jack, I have to ask... You had the chalices, the water, the tear... You could have lived maybe forever.
- The Fountain does test you, Gibbs. But better to not know which moment may be your last. Every morsel of your entire being... alive to the infinite mystery of it all. And who's to say I won't live forever, eh? Discoverer of the Fountain of Youth. I have no say in it, Gibbs. It's a pirate's life for me. Savvy?
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— Ah, you pretended to love her, then you left her and broke her heart.
— Worse. I may have had, briefly, mind you... stirrings.
— Stirrings?
— Stirrings.
— What? Like feelings, you mean?
— No, no, no. Not quite all the way to feelings. More like... All right, feelings, damn you.
— And you left her still. That's low.
— Thank you.

- Ah, you pretended to love her, then you left her and broke her heart.
- Worse. I may have had, briefly, mind you... stirrings.
- Stirrings?
- Stirrings.
- What? Like feelings, you mean?
- No, no, no. Not quite all the way to feelings. More like... All right, feelings, damn you.
- And you left her still. That's low.
- Thank you.
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— Jack.
— Mr. Gibbs.
— Aye, captain.
— I thought so. I expect you're able to account for your actions, then.
— Sir?
— There has been a perpetual and virulent lack of discipline upon my vessel. Why? Why is that, sir?
— Sir, you're... You're in Davy Jones' Locker, captain.
— I know that. I know where I am. And don't think I don't.

- Jack.
- Mr. Gibbs.
- Aye, captain.
- I thought so. I expect you're able to account for your actions, then.
- Sir?
- There has been a perpetual and virulent lack of discipline upon my vessel. Why? Why is that, sir?
- Sir, you're... You're in Davy Jones' Locker, captain.
- I know that. I know where I am. And don't think I don't.
- Jack.
- Mr. Gibbs.
- Aye, captain.
- I thought so. I expect you're able to account for your actions, then.
- Sir?
- There has been a perpetual and virulent lack of discipline upon my vessel. Why? Why is that, sir?
- Sir, you're... You're in Davy Jones' Locker, captain.
- I know that. I know where I am. And don't think I don't.
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