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Consistently named one of the best movies of all time, Paths of Glory takes place during WWI when French forces refuse to advance into an impossible fighting situation only to be made examples of by the General of their forces. The war film, starring Kirk Douglas, stages the soldiers of war as pawns in the games of the higher echelons of government and the military.This list includes all the best Paths of Glory lines and moments, just as they appeared in the actual movie script. Whether they are funny quotes, sad quotes, quotes about love or death, all the most famous Paths of Glory quotes are here.
An Apology is Needed
General Broulard: It would be a pity to lose your promotion before you get it. A promotion you have so very carefully planned for.
Colonel Dax: Sir, would you like me to suggest what you can do with that promotion?
General Broulard: Colonel Dax! You will apologize at once or I shall have you placed under arrest!
Colonel Dax: I apologize... for not being entirely honest with you. I apologize for not revealing my true feelings. I apologize, sir, for not telling you sooner that you're a degenerate, sadistic old man. And you can go to hell before I apologize to you now or ever again!
Ashamed to Be One
Colonel Dax: Gentlemen of the court, there are times that I'm ashamed to be a member of the human race and this is one such occasion.
A Difficult Situation
General Broulard: Colonel Dax, are you trying to blackmail me?
Colonel Dax: It's an ugly word, but you are in a difficult situation.