Shiver me timbers, mates! When ye talk like a pirate on September 19, be sure that ye remember those noble sealovers that shared their wisdom through their words. Numbskulls may not be appreciating the quotations, but knowing them would make your talking skills better as a pirate and a buccaneer. These quotes are from real people who have acted as pirates on the International Talk Like a Pirate Day, or those who have existed in history. Arrrh!
Quote 10: “Aarrr t’is simple, get over there in ya roughest motley clothing and uncork ye finest rum.”
It does not need a person to become too dressed to enjoy the simpler and the best things in life.
Quote 9: “On ye way ye lilly-livered sissy before I throw ye to the sharks!”
You do not have to be too negligent if you do not want a harder kind of punishment.
Quote 8: “I be the fairest buccaneer of me generation lad, and don’t ye forget it!”
This is a line of pride for those who like to make a show of their talent and skill.
Quote 7: “I’ll make ye walk the plank and swim with the skarks if ye say that again!”
Watch your mouth or you will get it…
Quote 6: “Treat ‘er to some of ya finest rum and the heart of the fair maiden will be yours!”
Show your very best if you want the heart of the woman you love to be yours.
Quote 5: “Wear ye best breeches and ye’ll shine like stars over the seven seas!”
Look your best and you will outshine the rest!
Quote 4: “Damnation seize my soul if I give you quarters, or take any from you.”
Respect to your own house if you do not want a person to stay, nor have the chance to stay at their house since you respect them.
Quote 3: “Damn you villains, who are you? And from whence came you?”
You do not know your enemies? Ask them and you will find out.
Quote 2: “That scallywag just cut me up, ah’ll cut him ear to ear for ‘is crimes!”
A famous line of betrayal. An axiom or an old rule in the Mosaic law: An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.
Quote 1: “Aarrr! She’s a buxom beauty. Win the heart of that fair maiden by offering ‘er a stroke of ye parrot!”
As you appreciate the beauty of the woman you fancy, you can find favor in her sight by letting her hold the things that matters most to you.
These quotations may be heard in this year’s Talk Like a Pirate Day, but at least now that you know some of them, and how it can be applied on your one day pirate life. These quotes should help you express what you want to say in pirate. Just be sure to wear that dress and bring a parrot with you to enjoy that one day celebration. Arrgh!