A Night to Remember Quotes.

1. "In Bruce’s opinion, the only fun in dating was the sport of it. The more it was like a tennis match, where he had to wear down his opponent through expertise and sheer force of will, the better he liked it."
- Francine Pascal, A Night to Remember

2. "Overriding everything else, the Titanic also marked the end of a general feeling of confidence."
- Walter Lord, A Night to Remember

3. "The night was a magnificent confirmation of "women and children first," yet somehow the loss rate was higher for Third Class children than First Class men."
- Walter Lord, A Night to Remember

4. "The Titanic woke them up. Never again would they be quite so sure of themselves. In technology especially, the disaster was a terrible blow. Here was the "unsinkable ship" -- perhaps man's greatest engineering achievement -- going down the first time it sailed. But it went beyond that. If this supreme achievement was so terribly fragile, what about everything else? If wealth mean so little on this cold April night, did it mean so much the rest of the year?"
- Walter Lord, A Night to Remember

5. "The clock in the wireless shack said 12:45 A.M. when the Titanic sent the first SOS call in history."
- Walter Lord, A Night to Remember

6. "This was the era when gentlemen formally offered their services to "unprotected ladies" at the start of an Atlantic voyage."
- Walter Lord, A Night to Remember

7. "Before the Titanic, all was quiet. Afterward all was tumult. That is why, to anybody who lived at the time, the Titanic more than any other single event marks the end of the old days, and the beginning of a new, uneasy era."
- Walter Lord, A Night to Remember

8. "Robertson called his ship the Titan; the White Star Line called its ship the Titanic. This is the story of her last night."
- Walter Lord, A Night to Remember

9. "Suddenly he was amazed to see a lifeboat floating near the starboard side. He phoned the bridge—did they know there was a boat afloat? An incredulous voice asked who he was. Rowe explained, and the bridge then realized he had been overlooked. They told him to come to the bridge right away and bring some rockets with him."
- Walter Lord, A Night to Remember

10. "Try and get off with Major Butt"
- Walter Lord, A Night to Remember

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