The Lost City of Z (2016) quotes

James Gray.

Charlie Hunnam.
Robert Pattinson.
Sienna Miller.

A true-life drama, centering on British explorer Col. Percival Fawcett, who disappeared whilst searching for a mysterious city in the Amazon in the 1920s.

To dream to seek the unknown. To look for what is beautiful is its own reward. A man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for?
– Nina Fawcett

The river will be our home for the next two years. We shall not fail. Mankind awaits our discoveries.
– Percy Fawcett

Terrible disease, murderous savages. The journey may well mean your life. But you could reclaim your family name.
– Sir George Goldie

You don’t care about us, you don’t even care about going home. You only care about your lost city.
– James Murray

Peace means only that nothing will change.
– Baron De Gondoriz

You come here to make maps. Why is that? So that there may be peace. What is peace? Peace means my business will flourish. I will flourish. Peace means only that nothing will change. I will help you because you will make sure that nothing will change.
– Baron De Gondoriz

If we may find a city, where one was considered impossible to exist, it may well write a whole new chapter in human history.
– Percy Fawcett

We all made of the same clay.
– Percy Fawcett

Mr. Fawcett, that jungle is hell, but one kind of likes it.
– Henry Costin

I understand that it’s dangerous, but you’ve said so yourself, with everything that’s happened in Europe, it’s not possible to choose a safe passage through life. So many men near my own age did not return from the war, and… And who is to say it will not happen again? It could, mother. It could happen again.
– Jack Fawcett
By all accounts, I should be furious because you’ve just… You’ve just used my very own words against me. And how can I refute them? They are my own.
– Nina Fawcett

Men and women have performed their roles since the beginning of time! It is the cornerstone of our civilization.
– Percy Fawcett
I must say, I did expect more understanding from you, and I am disgraced by your ignorant posture!
– Nina Fawcett