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The Best Men of Honor Quotes 

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Updated February 22, 2019 120 votes 67 voters 2.2k views

The best Men of Honor quotes make you realize how great the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. Let's rank the greatest quotes from Men of Honor, with the help of your votes. Starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Robert De Niro, Men of Honor was directed by George Tillman Jr. and released in 2000.

What is your favorite Men of Honor quote? One memorable line was when Billy Sunday said, "Think you deserve to be here, don't ya? Fraternizing among navy men? Think you're as good as they are? How 'bout me, cookie? You better than me?" Another great line from Men of Honor is, "Forgive me sir, but to me, the Navy isn't a business. It's an organization of people who represent the finest aspects of our nation. We have many traditions. In my career, I have encountered most of them. Some are good, some not so good. I would, however not be here today were it not for our greatest tradition of all," spoken by Carl Brashear.

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I Couldn't Have It is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Men of Honor Quotes
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I Couldn't Have It

Jo: Why do you want this so bad?
Carl Brashear: Because they said I couldn't have it.

 

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Honor, Sir

Carl Brashear: Forgive me sir, but to me, the Navy isn't a business. It's an organization of people who represent the finest aspects of our nation. We have many traditions. In my career, I have encountered most of them. Some are good, some not so good. I would, however not be here today were it not for our greatest tradition of all.
Captain Hanks: And which one is that, Chief Brashear?
Carl Brashear: Honor, sir.

 

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You Better Than Me

Billy Sunday: Think you deserve to be here, don't ya? Fraternizing among navy men? Think you're as good as they are? How 'bout me, cookie? You better than me?
Carl Brashear: You're damn right I am!

 

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Life Will Pass You By

Jo: Don't you see? I'm not like you. The things I want... The things I want are smaller. If I just work hard and keep my head down...
Carl Brashear: Your whole life will pass you by.

 

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