Pirate Quotes

Every normal man must be tempted at times to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.
– Henry Lewis Mencken, 1880 – 1956

The average man will bristle if you say his father was dishonest, but he will brag a little if he discovers that his great-grandfather was a pirate.
– Bern Williams

Even pirates, before they attack another ship, hoist a black flag.
– Bela Kiraly

There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.
– James Russell Lowell, 1819 – 1891

Now and then we had a hope that if we lived and were good, God would permit us to be pirates.
– Mark Twain, 1835 – 1910

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One thought on “Pirate Quotes

  1. Trey Carter says:

    I only have a question. I am doing a research paper in my GT class on pirate Henry Avery (Every). I need some quotes that he said during his time as a pirate. I have had no luck finding any. Please help if you can. Thank-you, Trey Carter

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