Colonel MacKenzie: I hoped today would be a good day. Hope is a dangerous thing.
Colonel MacKenzie: I hoped today might be a good day. Hope is a dangerous thing. That's it for now, then next week, Command will send a different message. Attack at dawn. There is only one way this war ends. Last man standing.
General Erinmore: Down to Gehenna, or up to the Throne, He travels the fastest who travels alone.
General Erinmore: [quoting Rudyard Kipling] They're walking into a trap. Your orders are to deliver a message calling off tomorrow morning's attack. If you fail, it will be a massacre.
Lance Corporal Schofield: [talking about his reckon] I swapped it with a French captain.
Lance Corporal Blake: You swapped it? For what?
Lance Corporal Schofield: Bottle of wine.
Lance Corporal Blake: What did you do that for?
Lance Corporal Schofield: I was thirsty.