Alexander Kent: Author Bio About and Best Quotes

Ten of My Favorite Alexander Kent Quotes 

Alexander Kent, a writer whom I am guessing you love? Here are our 10 best Alexander Kent quotes for you to enjoy. At Australia Unwrapped we believe every book has at least one quotable line, and our mission is to find them all. Here you will find Alexander Kent’s top 10 popular and famous quotes. Like every good writer Alexander Kent made a number of memorable quotes, here are some of our favorites: 

About Alexander Kent

Over nearly 60 years, ENGLISH NOVELIST DOUGLAS REEMAN delighted an international audience with sea stories, from the times of Nelson to the 20th century. As Alexander Kent, the former Royal Navy officer chronicled the sea adventures of Richard and Adam Bolitho during the Age of Fighting Sails. As Douglas Reeman, he wrote about naval action during the twentieth century, mainly focusing on the Royal Navy of Britain. Currently, more than 34 million copies of his books have been sold.

Born: October 15, 1924, Thames Ditton, The United Kingdom
Died: January 23, 2017
Genre: Historical Fiction

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Popular Quotes

“Only the brave lie here.”
― Alexander Kent, Sloop of War: Volume 4

 “They didn’t question the rights or wrongs of being here. Their lives were the ship, and one another. It was a pity many in high authority did not remember that.”
― Alexander Kent, Heart of Oak

“That the gods never concern themselves with the protection of the innocent, only with the punishment of the guilty.”
― Alexander Kent, Cross of St George

 “Bloody bullocks, beggin’ your pardon, gentlemen, but they’d take the wooden leg off a cripple to kindle a fire!”
― Alexander Kent, A Tradition Of Victory

 “Often you told me that responsibility and authority are privileges, not the rights of every man for the taking.”
― Alexander Kent, Enemy in Sight

 “If the first moment of the day fails to stir you, you are no longer fit to command.”
― Alexander Kent, Heart of Oak

“Home had a new meaning now. Jago watched him, and was satisfied. Like”
― Alexander Kent, Relentless Pursuit

 “Pride of friend or enemy did not need any words.”
― Alexander Kent, Colours Aloft!

“under our own protection. That was”
― Alexander Kent, Success to the Brave

“It’s men, not ships, sir.”
― Alexander Kent, Colours Aloft!

10 Famous Quotes by Author Alexander Kent

Quotes for all, here you found our selection of 10 Alexander Kent quotes. Make sure you help by commenting your best Alexander Kent quote below and sharing our favorite authors so we can look them up, read some of their works and give you the best quotes we can find. We hope you enjoyed our top 10 quotes by Alexander Kent. However, feel free to comment below if you disagree or would like to include some other great and memorable Alexander Kent quotes in our list. 

One Final Bonus – Alexander Kent Quote 

“He wished those at home who took such people for granted could see them now. They did not care about the cause or the reason, and none had come to this place of his own free will. They fought like lions, for each other, for the ship around them. It was their world. It was enough.”
― Alexander Kent, Colours Aloft!

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