M: Quoting Tennyson’s poem Ulysses: Though much is taken, much abides; and though. We are not now that strength which in old days. Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are… One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will.. To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Q: It always makes me feel a bit melancholy. Grand old war ship. being ignominiously haunted away to scrap… The inevitability of time, don’t you think? What do you see?
James Bond: A bloody big ship. Excuse me.
Q: 007. I’m your new Quartermaster.
James Bond: You must be joking.
Q: Why, Because I’m not wearing a lab coat?
James Bond: Because you still have spots.
Q: My complexion is hardly relevant.
James Bond: Your competence is.
Q: Age is no guarantee of efficiency.
James Bond: And youth is no guarantee of innovation.
Q: Well, I’ll hazard I can do more damage on my laptop sitting in my pajamas before my first cup of Earl Grey than you can do in a year in the field.
James Bond: Oh, so why do you need me?
Q: Every now and then a trigger has to be pulled.
James Bond: Or not pulled.
Q: It’s hard to know which in your pajamas. Q.
James Bond: 007.