25 Powerful Hacksaw Ridge Quotes That Will Fire You Up

25 Powerful Hacksaw Ridge Quotes That Will Fire You Up

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The movie Hacksaw Ridge is based on a true story of World War 2 hero Desmond T Doss. It had an international release in November 2016 and captivated audiences all around the world.

Hacksaw Ridge was directed by Mel Gibson and the main theme is around the power of staying true to your convictions. If you haven’t watched the movie it would be great to check it out.

Here are 25 inspirational quotes from the movie Hacksaw Ridge:

  1. “I always dreamed about being a doctor. But, uh, I didn’t get much school.” ~ Desmond Doss
  2. “Working in a paper mill ain’t going to save this country.” ~ Hal Doss
  3. “I have to enlist, I can’t stay here while all of them go fight for me.” ~ Desmond Doss
  4. “I want to be a medic, I figure I’ll be saving people, not killing them.” ~ Desmond Doss
  5. “But I don’t know how I’m going to live with myself if I don’t stay true to what I believe.” ~ Desmond Doss
  6. “His religious views are certainly unique, but they do not constitute grounds for a Section 8 discharge.”
  7. “I’m going to be a medic. That’s going to be my way to serve.” ~ Desmond Doss
  8. “What you men fail to recognize is a unit is no better than its weakest member! Now, to help you learn that lesson, there will be no passes this weekend.” ~ Sgt. Howell
  9. “I’ve done everything they asked me, except this one thing, and I’m being treated like a criminal just ’cause I won’t kill.” ~ Desmond Doss

  10. “I won’t be able to live with myself if I don’t.” ~ Desmond Doss
  11. “I fell in love with you because you weren’t like anyone else and you didn’t try to be.” ~ Dorothy Schutte
  12. “Do not think for one moment that you will disappoint me. I will love you no matter what.” ~ Dorothy Schutte
  13. “It isn’t right that other men should fight and die, that I would just be sitting at home safe. I need to serve.” ~ Desmond Doss
  14. “I got the energy and the passion to serve as a medic. Right in the middle with the other guys.” ~ Desmond Doss
  15. “I learned how to hate quick. I learned how to judge people quicker, and I got you very wrong.” ~ Smitty Riker
  16. “With the world so set on tearing itself apart, it doesn’t seem like such a bad thing to me to want to put a little bit of it back together.” ~ Desmond Doss
  17. “Is that truly the way it works, sir? You fight for your country, you lose so much that was dear to you, and then you’re done with? The uniform is forgotten. You have no voice.” ~ Desmond’s father
  18. “Private Doss, you are free to run into the hellfire of battle without a single weapon to protect yourself.” ~ Judge
  19. “While everyone else is taking life, I’m going to be saving it.” ~ Desmond Doss

  20. “I ain’t going anywhere. I’m going to get you home. I got you, Ralph. Okay? I’m going to get you home.” ~ Desmond Doss
  21. “Please, Lord. Help me get one more. Help me get one more.” ~ Desmond Doss
  22. “All I saw was a skinny kid. I didn’t know who you were. You’ve done more than any other man could have done in the service of his country. And I have never been more wrong about someone in my life. I hope one day you can forgive me.” ~ Captain Glover
  23. “Most of these men don’t believe the same way you do. But they believe so much in how much you believe.” ~ Captain Glover
  24. “What you did on that ridge is nothing short of a miracle, and they want a piece of it. And they’re not going to go up there without you.” ~ Captain Glover
  25. “You’re going home, Desmond. We’ve taken Hacksaw.” ~ Captain Glover

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