“If he’d just pay me what he’s paying them to stop me from robbing him, I’d stop robbing him!”
That’s Paul Newman’s clever rationalization in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid! Those two lovable bankrobbers had some classic lines and put smiles on our faces.
And who could forget this exchange?
Butch Cassidy: Then you jump first.
Sundance Kid: No, I said.
Butch Cassidy: What’s the matter with you?
Sundance Kid: I can’t swim.
Butch Cassidy: Are you crazy? The fall will probably kill you.
The public doesn’t give a damn about integrity. A town that won’t defend itself deserves no help.” — High Noon
“Are you gonna pull those pistols or whistle Dixie?” — The Outlaw Josey Wales
“There’s always a man faster on the draw than you are, and the more you use a gun, the sooner you’re gonna run into that man.” —
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
“People scare better when they’re dying.” (Henry Fonda, Once Upon a Time in the West)
“If God didn’t want them sheared, he wouldn’t have made them sheep.” (Eli Wallach, The Magnificent Seven)
“I come close to killing you a couple of times when we were younger. It saddens me I didn’t.” (John Wayne, McLintock) “Since you haven’t learned to respect your elders, maybe you’ll learn to respect your betters!” (John Wayne, Big Jake)
“Men are gonna get killed here today, Sue, and I’m gonna kill ’em. ” (Kevin Costner, Open Range)
See if you can guess who said this:
1.”A cows nothing but a lot of trouble tied up in a leather bag.”
What movie did this quote come from?
2.”Man’s got a right to protect his property and his life, and we ain’t lettin’ no rancher or his lawman take either. A. Open Range
B. High Noon
D. Quigley, Down Under
A. Maureen O’Hara
B. Raquel Welch
C. Sharon Stone
D. Dale Evans
I’ll come back later in the day with those answers! Make your guess and check back, unless you’re sure
you know! And tell me, do you have a favorite quote from television or movie stars? A book? Who is your favorite notable quotable cowboy?