(Son)Pa, why does he want to talk to you? (Pa)It’s you sister son. You didn’t think she was going to stay here and care for us all her life did you? (Son)I don’t get it. (Pa)Well son she’s ripe now, so the pickers will be coming by.
–Never shot a man before.
–They ain’t goin’ to know that.
–They’re getting closer every day, Pa?
–Are they on our land.
–Then it don’t concern us.
–Virginia needs all of its sons, Mr. Anderson.
–That might be so, Johnson, but they’re my sons! They don’t belong to the state.
–Why do you come to bother coming to church at all if you are going to be late every Sunday?
–Tell me, does the Lord wait on me to do his work?
Aman who eats with his hat on is going nowhere in a hurry.
BURN IT! BURN THE TRAIN!
Burn it, Burn the train!! It takes people away when they don’t want to go.
Burn the train!
Do you like her, son?
Eternally is a long time, Sam.
He used to steal horses for free, now the government pays him to do it!
Johnson: When are you going to take this war seriously, Mr. Anderson. I’m going to tell you this one time, Johnson. I take my corn seriously because it’s mine. I take my potatoes and my tomatoes seriously for the same reason. I take note of this fence too because it’s mine. But this war isn’t mine and so I take no note of it.
Pa, the pickers are here!
There’s not much I can tell you about this war. It’s like all wars, I guess. The undertakers are winning. And the politicians who talk about the glory of it. And the old men who talk about the need of it. And the soldiers, well, they just wanna go home.
They’re not the state’s son’s. They’re MY sons! When they were babies, I didn’t see the state coming along with a spare tit.
This war is like all wars. The undertakers are winning it. The politians tall of the glory of it, the old men tell of the need of it, and the soldiers, they just want to go home.
This war is not mine and I take no note it.
This war is not mine and I take no note of it.
We thank you Lord for this food. We cleared the land. We planted it. We cared for it and harvested it. We prepared it. Just the same we thank you for it.
You take good care of the baby. She’s probably the only one around here with a brain.
You the leader of this band of fools?
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