Movie Quotes from Lonesome Dove: Quotes from the movie Lonesome Dove

… They say you’re a man of vision!.. A man of vision, huh?.. Hell of a vision.

1. dan’s feeling bloody today, ain’t he? 2. ain’t he!

1. I had a job waitin’ tables once…on a riverboat. I wasn’t no older than Newt there. 2. What happened? 1. I had to give it up. I was too young and pretty….and the whores….wouldn’t let me alone.

1. I’ll bet she’s always been a lady.
2. Well, a lady can slice your jugular as quick as a Comanche.

1. If I had done what you said, they’d still be alive. You told me to stay
2. I know I did son, and I’m sure you wish you had, but yesterday’s gone and we can’t ever get it back. Now, you go on with your digging and I’ll tidy up the deed.

1. You cheated. 2. Well, I wouldn’t say I did and I wouldn’t say I didn’t, but I will say this: A man who wouldn’t cheat for a poke, don’t want one bad enough.

1.) Dan hates sodbusters….2.)Hates their guts and livers

Aint much of a crime, whackin a surly bartender

Any man who wouldnt cheat for a poke, dont want a poke bad enough.

Any man with any sense t’all can tell when it’s sundown without you ringin that bell

Aye God Woodrow its been quite a party.

Aye God Woodrow, that’s Jake Spoon.

Aye God, Woodrow, its been quite a party.

Bol: I can wack that bell if I want to.

By God Woodrow, its not dyin’ i’m talking ’bout, it’s livin’.

Call- Quit Pullin’ on that jug, I want you sober tonight.
Gus- We’ll speakin’ of sober there’s someone who aint.

Call: Gus’ right boys. The best thing you can do with death is ride off from it.

Call: I bet you have been up all night reading the good book

Cap’n Call: That was a dang stupid thing to do–bringing that old sign along–you’ll have us the laughing stock of the whole country–with that–we don’t rent pigs part.
Gus: Well, we don’t rent pigs. I figured it’s better to say it right up front–’cause a man that does like to rent pigs is–is hard to stop.
Cap’n Call: If that ain’t bad enough you got all those Greek words on there too–
Gus: I told you Woodrow a long time ago it ain’t Greek — it’s Latin.
Cap’n Call: What does it say in Latin?
Gus: Well, it’s a motto–it just says itself -uva uvam vivendo varia fit (captain chimes in)
Cap’n Call: You don’t have any idea what it says–you found that in some old book or something– for all you know it invites people to rob us.
Gus: Well, the first man that comes along that reads Latin is welcome to rob us as far as I’m concerned. I’d like the chance to shoot at an educated man once in my life.

Goodbye to you my good friend.

Gus did you cheat? I won’t say I did and I won’t say I didn’t, but I will say any man that don’t cheat for a poke don’t want one bad enough.

Gus McCrae: Women like to see what they look like. Ain’t that right Woodrow?

Woodrow Call: I guess you’re the one that’d know about that.?

Gus McCrae: You do more work than you got to, so it’s my obligation to do less.?

Gus: Rye will do providing it gets here quick.

He ain’t much of a mentioner.

He was a good boy with a real pretty tenor voice.Now Im going to Montana.

Hell boys, I’d a damn sight rather be hung by a bunch of friends than a bunch of damn strangers.

Hell you dont get excieted about nothign exept biskets maybe.

Here’s to the sunny slopes of long ago.

I believe we will require a little respect.I’m Capt. Augustus McCrae, and this is Capt. Woodrow F. Call. Now if you look over there, you can see us in earlier days when the people around here wanted to make us senators. Now the one thing we didn’t put up with is doddling service. And as You can See, We still DON’T put Up With It.

I bet a nickle, prepare to shed a tear or two ladies.

I can find Texas but how do I find July?!

I despised you for who you were then, and I despise for what you’re doing now.

I guess you’ve been settin up all night reading the good book.

I hate rude behavior in a man…..I won’t tolerate it.

I just hope Mr. Duck’s there, I intend to kill him.

I’d like a chance to shoot at an educated man at least once in my life

I’d like to see the herd you and Jake put together. Herd of whores…. maybe.

I’ll say a word, just a word. This was a good brave boy. He had a fine tennor voice. We’ll all miss that. There’s accidents in life and he met with a bad one. Now the same may happen to us if we aint carful. Dust to dust. Now let the rest of us go on to Montana.

I’ve been bit worse by bed bugs down in Saltillo.

it aint dyin’ I’m talking about, it’s livin.

It don’t do to rile Woodrow F. Call.

It says: ‘JOSH DEETS: Served with me 30 years, fought in 21 engagements with the Comanche and the Kiowa. Cheerful in all weathers, never shirked a task. Splendid behavior.’ That’s what it says.

It’s a little early in the day to go wigglin’ your bean, ain’t it Jake?

It’s a motto. It just says itself.

It’s better to have ’em and not need ’em than to need ’em and not have ’em

Jake always was too leaky a vessel to put much hope into.

Let’s go on and go if we’re goin’

Lets go on and go if we’re going.

Life in San Francisco is still just life. Now if you want only one thing out of life too much, it’s bound to be a disappointment. So, the only healthy way to live life, as I see it, is to enjoy all the little everyday things, like a sip of whiskey in the evening, a soft bed, or a glass of buttermile, or say a fiesty gentleman like myself

Life is short, shorter for some than for others. Now we best be moving on to Montana.

Lorie Darlin you look as fresh as the morning.


Newt, you and Dish start diggin’ that well….you don’t mind workin’ for your breakfast there do you Dish?

Now the only healthy way to live as I see it, is to learn to love all the little everyday things.

Only been here one day and here you guys already made a horse thief out of me.
Well that’s a step up for you Jake, isn’t it?

Pea, you’re in over your head.

Rye or what’ll it be oldtimer?

That was money well spent, both times.

thats how she got that pretty little scar, i kinda like it, dont you?

There are some things my vanity just won’t abide.

These lives here are lost for good son, and giving pain for pain ain’t gonna bring ’em back.

They don’t know but the wrath of the Lord is about to descend upon ’em.

uva uvam vivenda varia fit

We got enough to do around here without you rid’n into town.

Well Woodrow, you do more work than you got to, so it’s my obligation to do less

Well, adios boys.

Well, I’m glad I ain’t scared to be lazy.

Well, the older the violin, the sweeter the music

what’s good for me aint necessarily good for the weak minded.

woodrow- hell i’ve been bit worse by bedbugs down in saltio

Woodrow: I suppose you have been up al night reading the good book.

Woodrow: It is better to have it and not need it, then to need it and not have it.

Woodrow: What kind of education is that?

Woodrow: WOMEN!!

You been well her? Well shit who aint?

you been with her well hell who aint

You been with her? Well shit who aint?

You boys wanna fight!? Draw your wages first

You ever bring that tongue of yours north of the canadian river Ill cut it off…and feed it to my wolf pups!

You know Dish. He ain’t one to quit on a garment just ’cause it’s got a little age.

You know the rules, Jake. You ride with an outlaw, you die with an outlaw.

you pigs git, head on down to the
creek if you want to eat that snake

you want me to haul you to texas,
we just got to Montana

[jake talks bad to newt,woodrow knocks jake off his horse and pokes him in the chest]Not another word!

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