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  • ''The world only remembers the winners.''
    Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. Admiral Lutjens (Karel Stepanek), Sink the Bismarck! 1960. Based on a true story. Based on the book by C.S. Forrester.
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  • ''Never forget that you are Germans. Never forget that you are Nazis!''
    Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. Admiral Lutjens (Karel Stepanek), Sink the Bismarck! Addressing the Bismarck crew, 1960. Based on a true story. Based on the book by C.S. Forrester.
  • ''They have to prove their superiority every day. It's their one tremendous weakness.''
    Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. Captain Shepard (Kenneth More), Sink the Bismarck! Referring to the Nazis, 1960. Based on a true story. Based on the book by C.S. Forrester.
  • ''It's simple: either you have discipline or you haven't.''
    Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. Captain Shepard (Kenneth More), Sink the Bismarck! 1960. Based on a true story. Based On A Book By C.S. Forrester.
  • ''Getting emotional about things is a peacetime luxury. In wartime, it's much too painful.''
    Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. Captain Shepard (Kenneth More), Sink the Bismarck! Asked why he shows no emotion, 1960. Based on a true story. Based on a book by C. S. Forrester.
  • ''I think there's a difference between a gamble and a calculated risk.''
    Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. Captain Shepard (Kenneth More), Sink the Bismarck! 1960. Based on a true story. Based On A Book By C.S. Forrester.
  • ''This is London.''
    Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. Edward R. Murrow (Himself), Sink the Bismarck! Famous radio tagline of newsman during the war—he narrates this film as if giving radio broadcasts, 1960. Based on a true story. Based on the book by C.S. Forrester.
  • ''The battle of the North Atlantic is a grim business, and it isn't going to be won by charm and personality.''
    Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. First Sea Lord (Laurence Naismith), Sink the Bismarck! 1960. Based on a true story. Based on the book by C.S. Forrester.
  • ''He's cold as a witch's heart.''
    Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. First Sea Lord (Laurence Naismith), Sink the Bismarck! Referring to a fellow officer, 1960. Based on a true story. Based on a book by C.S. Forrester.
  • ''Why is it we never get our bad medicine in small doses?''
    Edmund H. North, British screenwriter, and Lewis Gilbert. First Sea Lord (Laurence Naismith), Sink the Bismarck! Referring to bad news, 1960. Based on a true story. Based on the book by C.S. Forrester.

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