Lucy Muir: I wish you wouldn't swear. It's so ugly.
Captain Gregg: If you think that's ugly, it's a good thing you can't read me thoughts.
Lucy Muir: It's no crime to be alive.
Captain Gregg: No, my dear, sometimes it's a great inconvenience. The living can be hurt.
Lucy Muir: This is he 20th century. We must rid ourselves of the old fetishes and taboos.
Captain Daniel Gregg: Come back here, you blasted grampus.
Anna Muir as an Adult: You know my weakness for sailormen.
Lucy Muir: Well, it's the first I've heard of it.
Anna Muir as an Adult: Oh, it's a lifelong vice.
Captain Daniel Gregg: I was young, but I was never foolish. Inexperienced, perhaps. Curious, as young men are. Eager for adventure. I matured early.
Anna Muir as an Adult: Perhaps, he did come back and talk to us? Wouldn't it be wonderful if he had? Then you'd have something - you know what I mean - to look back on with happiness.
Captain Daniel Gregg: You must make your own life amongst the living and, whether you meet fair winds or foul, find your own way to harbor in the end.
Captain Gregg: My dear, never let anyone tell you to be ashamed of your figure.
Sproule - London Publisher: Bless my soul, madam, I've got to publish this bilge in order to stay in business, but I don't have to read it.
Captain Gregg: Blasted women. Always make trouble when you allow one aboard.
Captain Daniel Gregg: It's my experience that women will do anything for money.