These Pirates of the Caribbean quotes will help you relive your favorite pirate series.
Pirates of the Caribbean, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, is one of the most successful movie series of the 2000s. These unforgettable films follow Captain Jack Sparrow (played by Johnny Depp) through his adventures as a pirate in the Caribbean Sea.
While, of course, packed with action, these movies don’t stop there. Viewers have been captivated by the comedic dialogue and wit of both Sparrow and his comrades. The films are full of gut-busting one-liners and silly anecdotes that are sure to keep you coming back for more.
Check out some of the best Pirates of the Caribbean quotes below.
Don’t forget to also check out these pirate quotes from both true and fictional swashbucklers.
The Most Iconic Pirates of the Caribbean Quotes from Captain Jack Sparrow and others
1. “Nobody move! I dropped me brain!” – Jack Sparrow
2. “I’ve got a jar of dirt!” – Jack Sparrow
3. “Did everyone see that? Because I will not be doing it again.” – Jack Sparrow
4. “The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude about the problem. Do you understand?” – Jack Sparrow
5. “The code is more what you’d call ‘guidelines’ than actual rules.” – Barbossa
6. “I love those moments. I like to wave at them as they pass by.” – Jack Sparrow
7. “Not all treasure’s silver and gold, mate.” – Jack Sparrow
8. “I’m dishonest, and a dishonest man you can always trust to be dishonest. Honestly, it’s the honest ones you want to watch out for because you can never predict when they’re going to do something incredibly stupid.” – Jack Sparrow
Best Pirates of the Caribbean quotes and dialogues
9. Elizabeth: “You are without a doubt the worst pirate I’ve ever heard of.”
Jack Sparrow: “But you have heard of me.”
10. Will Turner: “This is either madness, or brilliance.”
Jack Sparrow: “It’s remarkable how often those two traits coincide.”
11. Elizabeth: “We’ve come to rescue you.”
Jack Sparrow: “Have you now? That’s very kind of you. But it would seem that as I possess a ship, and you don’t, you’re the ones in need of rescuing, and I’m not sure, as I’m in the mood.”
12. Elizabeth: “I’m not that kind of girl!”
Jack Sparrow: “All evidence to the contrary.”
Pirates of the Caribbean Quotes That Made You Scratch Your Head
13. “No survivors? Then where do the stories come from, I wonder.” – Jack Sparrow
14. “Crazy people don’t know they’re crazy. I know I’m crazy, therefore I’m not crazy, isn’t that crazy?” – Jack Sparrow
15. “You lied to me by telling me the truth?” – Jack Sparrow
16. “Captain, I wish to report a mutiny. I can name fingers and point names.” – Jack Sparrow
17. “Now, a bit of discretion when courting a brunette. Never pursue her sister. But if you can not avoid the charm of her sister, kill the brother.” – Jack Sparrow
POTC quotes and One-Liners to Add to Your Vocabulary
18. “Savvy?” – Jack Sparrow
19. “’Ello poppet.” – Pirate
20. “You are a disappointment. A big disappointment.” – Jack Sparrow
21. “Does this face look like it’s been to the fountain of youth?” – Captain Teague
22. “Slap me thrice and hand me to me, mama. It’s Jack!” – Joshamee Gibbs
23. “How dare you do exactly what I would do if I were you.” – Jack Sparrow
24. “Why fight when you can negotiate?”- Jack Sparrow
Pirates of the Caribbean Quotes That Got a Laugh
25. “Mistook it for a brothel. Honest mistake.” – Jack Sparrow
26. “She’s safe, just like I promised. She’s all set to marry Norrington, just like she promised. And you get to die for her, just like you promised. So we’re all men of our word really… except for, of course, Elizabeth, who is in fact, a woman.” – Jack Sparrow
27. “If you were waiting for the opportune moment, that was it.” – Jack Sparrow
28. “‘Popular with the ladies’ is my middle name. Well, that and ‘danger’. And ‘freedom’. And possibly Robert. Depends on who you ask, really.” – Jack Sparrow
29. “Why is the rum always gone?” – Jack Sparrow
30. “Well! I think this has been a very good experience for all of us, eh? Spiritually? Ecumenically? Grammatically?” – Jack Sparrow
31. “If you want pain, try wearing a corset.” – Elizabeth
32. “Batten down the hatches, mates, it’s gonna get ugly! Relatively speaking.” – Jack Sparrow
33. “Why is it always magic and curses and metal ships and weird little dolls?” – Jack Sparrow
More Pirates of the Caribbean Quotes
34. “I’m disinclined to acquiesce to your request.” – Barbossa
35. “I’m Captain Jack Sparrow. The original. The only!” – Jack Sparrow
36. “One word, love: curiosity. You long for freedom. You long to do what you want to do because you want it. To act on selfish impulse. You want to see what it’s like. One day you won’t be able to resist.” – Jack Sparrow
37. “Complications arose, ensued, were overcome.” – Jack Sparrow
38. “Gentlemen! You shall always remember this as the day that you almost caught, Captain Jack Sparrow!” – Jack Sparrow
39. “A wedding? I love weddings. Drinks all around!” – Jack Sparrow
40. “Because you and I are alike, and there will come a moment when you have a chance to show it. To do the right thing.” – Elizabeth
41. “There’ll be no living with her after this.” – Jack Sparrow
Even More Pirates of the Caribbean Quotes from Jack Sparrow and the other characters
42. “What a horrible way to live.” – Jack Sparrow
43. “You better start believing in ghost stories, Miss Turner, you’re in one!” – Barbossa
44. “You’re off the edge of the map, mate. Here there be monsters.” – Barbossa
45. “Do you fear… death? Do you fear that dark abyss? All your deeds laid bare; all your sins punished?” – Davey Jones:
46. “It’s funny what a man will do to forestall his final judgement.” – Jack Sparrow
47. “Close your eyes and pretend it’s a bad dream. That’s how I get by.” – Jack Sparrow
48. “Well done, mates. I knew you had it in you. Now, come back in eight minutes and we’ll do it all over again, eh?” – Jack Sparrow
49. “I regret nothing, ever.” – Jack Sparrow
50. “So, your ability to remain free resides in the hands of a rum trafficker smitten with the drink.” – Joshamee Gibbs
Which of these Pirates of the Caribbean quotes is your favorite?
By now you’ve likely re-lived your favorite moments of the series. Perhaps you are ready to find yourself a copy and watch it all over again. If this is your first introduction to Pirates of the Caribbean, welcome aboard.
Inspired by a Disney park attraction, this series thrills fans from start to finish. If you’ve never been on the ride, it’s one you don’t want to miss.
Captain Jack Sparrow has won the approval of audiences with his thrilling adventures and waggish demeanor. With four popular films and more spin-offs on the way, there is always more to love (and more to quote).
Did you enjoy these Pirates of the Caribbean quotes and lines? Which of the quotes is your favorite? Let us know in the comment section below.
June 28, 2021 7:00 AM EST