Beau Geste Quotes

Beau Geste: Medals are like hemorrhoids, Dig. Sooner or later every asshole gets one.

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General Pecheur: Will you shut up?
Digby Geste: I'm afraid I can't answer that question, sir.

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Markoff: [Markoff props a dead man on the fort's wall] Everybody does his duty at Zinderneuf, dead or alive! We'll make those Arabs think we've got a thousand men.

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Markoff: [to a dead soldier he props on the wall] The rest of the bullets you stop won't hurt as much as that first one.

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Markoff: The jewel you stole. I want it.
Michael 'Beau' Geste: I have no jewel.
Markoff: I know you have.
Michael 'Beau' Geste: I haven't.
Markoff: Are you sure?
Michael 'Beau' Geste: Quite sure.
Markoff: I advise you to change your mind. Otherwise, when this is over, I may have to shoot you to make sure.
Michael 'Beau' Geste: I understand, Sergeant.
Markoff: You mean you'd rather not hand it over now and save your life?
Michael 'Beau' Geste: No, Sergeant.
Markoff: That's very unfortunate... for you.

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Markoff: [as the Arabs flee] Look at them. They come when I want them, and they go when I don't need them anymore. They're beaten, but they've put down a mutiny for me. They've given me the Legion of Honor, and they've made me an officer!

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