Movie Quotes from Shootist, The: Quotes from the movie Shootist, The

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(John Wayne) Who the hell is? – THE FONZ!

(The Marshall sending him into the bar to wait for Books.) Don’t wet your pants.

(The sheriff, morning after the shootout, outside the Metrapol.)
Who left this car here? There is no overnight parking.

–Goodbye, Mrs. Rogers.
–Goodbye, Mr. Books.

–Sir, are you hurt?–No, but they are. Call the marshall.

–You curse too much.
–The hell I do!

–You have killed upwards of thirty men and I shoot as good as you do!
–Friend, there’s nobody up there shooting back at you. It’s not always being fast or even accurate that counts. It’s being willing. I found out early that most men, regardless of cause or need, aren’t
willing. They blink an eye or draw a breath before they pull the trigger…And I won’t.

A man’s death is about the most private thing in his life.

A man’s emotions tangle him up sometimes. I’ve been operating on the raw edge lately.

And I thought the Fonz was a bad ass!

Are you talking to me?

Care to try your luck?

Dammit, I wish to hell you’d ride with me.

I apologize for the unchristian things I’ve said and done. I’m sorry, and I’ll do whatever I can for you.

I don’t believe I ever killed a man that didn’t deserve it.

I never killed a man who didn’t deserve it.

I won’t be wronged. I won’t be insulted. And I won’t be laid a hand
on. I don’t do these things to other people, and I require the same
from them.

I would not die a death like I just described. Not if I had your courage.

I’ll tend myself.

I’m a dying man scared of the dark.

I’m not a horse thief!

I’ve been full of alone lately.

Just take care of old Dollar.

Keeping you alive long enough to die natural is costing us a pretty penny!


My spread’s not much bigger than yours.

Old Books is cashing in.

Quite a night. Your bedroom looks like a damn slaughterhouse.

Ron Howard as Richard Boone pulls up in his oldsmobile.*GET A HORSE*

She cried on my shoulder this morning, on account of you. I had to comfort her.

That’s a crackerjack of a name for a woman!

The day they lay you away, what I do on your grave wont pass for water.

These are our happy days….happy days.


Well, a man should know how to handle a gun.

Well, I may be windy, but I ain’t ornery. When my time comes to die, I’ll just do it. Why in the devil don’t you?

Would you care to do business with a voice from the grave?

Would you give me a shootin’ lesson?

You have a cancer…Advanced.

You have a fine color when you’re on the scrap.

You have two ways of leaving this establishment: immediately, or dead.

You have two ways to leave this establishment, my friend. Immediately
or dead.

You sir, are a lier, AND, you stink! I asked if you shit your pants, and you said NO. You obviously did.
*Yes… but… I thought you ment today.

You stay out of this!

You were trying to cheat me, and Moses was trying to cheat you.

You’ve got a streak of kindness a mile wide.

Your dieing! YAHOO! well don’t take to long.

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