30+ Best Pirate Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational pirate quotes will make you look at life differently and help you live a meaningful life.

Most Famous Pirate Quotes

Pirate was going to be my middle name, but then my uncle had a problem with it because pirates are bad. – Billie Eilish

Even pirates, before they attack another ship, hoist a black flag. – Bela Kiraly

Growing up, there was only classical music on BBC Radio. We had to listen to the American Forces Network in Germany, which played pop songs, or the pirate radio boats off the coast. – Michael Caine

When a pirate grows rich enough, they make him a prince. – George R R Martin

I like Pirate’s Booty. Prunes and olives, too. I love hummus. I can eat that until I die. I tend to eat mostly organic food. – Queen Latifah

Let’s jump on board, and cut them to pieces. – Johnson 81

I know a lot of grime artists started off on pirate radio, but I missed that era; I was way too young. – Stormzy

There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate’s loot on Treasure Island. – Walt Disney

Belize is still a pirate haven and is run more or less along the lines established centuries ago by the likes of Captain Morgan, Blackbeard, and Captain Barrow. – John McAfee

If the pirate with a scarf had been more poetically minded he’d have thought that her eyes were like a thousand emeralds, glittering in a far-off pirate treasure chest. But he wasn’t, so he just thought that she had really really green eyes, a bit like seaweed. – Gideon Defoe

I was not into sci-fi, science fiction, at all. I was into some of the old pirate films with Burt Lancaster and stuff. I liked them. – Mads Mikkelsen

Steam is not really leading the PC in any creative way, but it certainly has proved that the PC is a viable commercial platform by having a product that is amazingly easy to use for the end user, to the point where it’s easier to buy a game on Steam than it is to pirate it. – Markus Persson

There’s very little admirable about being a pirate. There’s very little functional about a pirate. There’s very little real about a pirate. – Will Oldham

It’s not everyday you get to do a pirate movie, you might as well go for it. – Keira Knightley

There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates. – James Russell Lowell

When I was about 5 I think, I desperately wanted to be a pirate and have the hat and everything. – Keira Knightley

Merchant and pirate were for a long period one and the same person. Even today mercantile morality is really nothing but a refinement of piratical morality. – Friedrich Nietzsche

A pirate spreading misery and ruin over the face of the ocean. – Thomas Jefferson

Ever since I read ‘Kitchen Confidential,’ I saw a little light bulb go off. Being a chef is like being on a pirate ship; it’s not like ‘Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe?’ or whatever my impression was as I was growing up. – Jon Favreau

I think pirates, like astronauts, particularly for a boy, are always kind of worth thinking about. – Daniel Handler

The really best acting is children in a playground or in a backyard. They’re just lost in their imagination. The backyard isn’t a pirate ship or a jungle, in the same way that the soundstage isn’t Shambala. – Nolan North

It is when pirates count their booty that they become mere thieves. – William Bolitho

It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy. – Steve Jobs

I had a role in ‘DodgeBall,’ where I played a pirate who played dodge ball. I’d say 80 to 90 percent of my lines were ‘Garrr’ or ‘Arghh.’ And it was all about what the quality of your ‘Grr-arr’ was. – Alan Tudyk

But the pirates never showed, and the slaves found themselves trapped on a narrow peninsula. (Lesson: never trust pirates.) – Erik Sass

I went to high school, and I started getting bullied because I was very weird. I mean, freshman year I went to school in a pirate suit – I just didn’t care. I’m not like the cool girls – I’m the other girl. The one that’s basically a nerd, but proud of that. – Lele Pons

It’s funny that pirates were always going around searching for treasure, and they never realized that the real treasure was the fond memories they were creating. – Jack Handey

I had some really early recordings when I was 16 or 17. I was rapping over jungle beats with my friends. We used to do pirate radio stations in my area, down near Brighton. They were pretty terrible. – Rag’n’Bone Man

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