Movie Quotes from True Grit: Quotes from the movie True Grit

#1-Give me your cup. #2-I don’t drink coffee, thank you. #1-Well, now, what do you drink? #2-I’m partial to cold buttermilk. #1-Well, we ain’t got none of that. We ain’t got no lemonade either!

#1-I hope you don’t think I’m going to keep you in whiskey? #2-I don’t buy that, I confiscate it. And a touch of it wouldn’t do you any harm against the night air! #1-I would not put a thief in my mouth to steal my brains! #2-Well, it’s the real article! Genuine, double-rectified bust head! Aged in the keg!

#1-Lawyer Daggett again. #2-She draws him like a gun!

#1-Lawyer Daggett, Lawyer Daggett who is this famous pleader whose name I was happily ignorant of ten minutes ago? #2-Have you ever heard of The Great Arkansas River Vicksburg and Gulf and Steamship Company? #1-I have done business with the G.A.V. & G, yes. #2-Well he’s the one who forced them into receivership. #1-Oh

#1-Ned, I mean to kill you in two minutes or take you to Fort Smith to hang at Judge Parker’s convenience. Which’ll it be? #2-I call that bold talk for a one-eyed fat man.

#1-Who’s the best Marshall they have? #2-Bill Waters is the best tracker, the meanest one is Rooster Cogburn a pitiless man double tough fear don’t enter into his thinking, I’d have to say L.T. Quinn is the straightest he brings his prisoners in alive… #1-Where would I find this Rooster?

–Do you need a good lawyer?
–I need a good judge!

–What are you doing?
–Lookin’ for sign.
–You couldn’t set it if you saw it.

1. You shot him in the lower lip? What was you aiming for? 2. His upper lip.

Damn Texican, saved my life twice and the second time he was dead!

Everything happens to me! Now I’m shot by a child!

Fill your hands, you son of a bitch.

How long you Texicans been mounted on sheep?


I only take one step at a time. That’s why I was given two feet.

I oughta paddle your rump!

I won’t rest until Tom Chaney is barking in hell!

I’ve never seen anyone in bed at 10 in the morning that wasn’t sick.

If I ever meet one o’ you Texas boys that ain’t drunk water out of a hoof print, I’ll shake his hand or buy him a Daniel Webster cigar!

If I had a big ol’ hoss pistol like that I wouldn’t be scared of no BOOGER MAN!

If I smelled as bad as you, I wouldn’t live near people.

John Wayne just before the shooting starts. *Fill your hands you son of a bitch!*

LeBeouf, you get crossways with me and you’ll think a thousand of brick had fell on you.

LeBoeuf: There’s times I’ve drunk water from a muddy hoof print and been glad of it.
Cogburn: If I EVER meet one o’ you Texas YAY-HOOS that AINT drunk water from a hoof print, I’ll…I’ll shake his hand or buy him a Dan’l Webster see-gar.

Looking back is a bad habit.

Mr. Rat, I have a writ here says you’re to stop eating Chin Lee’s cornmeal forthwith. Now it’s a rat writ, writ for a rat, and this is lawful service of same. See, doesn’t pay any attention to me.

My God girl! That’s a Colt’s Dragoon!!

Now it’s a writ, writ for a rat, and this is lawful service of same.

She reminds me of me.

That’s bold talk for a one-eyed fat man.

That’s the position them New Mexicans took!

The hangman is a Yankee, they say he won’t spring the trap on a boy who wore the blue.

This ain’t no grade. Why I’ve freighted iron stoves up steeper grades ‘n this.

Those horses can’t outrun Little Blackie, they’re loaded down with fat men and iron.

Well a gun that AINT loaded and cocked aint good for nothin!

Well, come see a fat old man sometime!

Well, come see a fat, old man, sometime!

Well, sister…the time has come for me to ride hard and fast.

Why, by God, girl, that’s a Colt’s Dragoon!

Yer partner’s killed ya and I done the same her him.

You can’t serve papers on a rat, baby sister. You gotta shoot him or let him be.

You do and it’ll be the biggest mistake you ever made, you Texas Brush Popper.

You should be taking the train, Frank. Fort Smith is too long a ride.

Your leg will be swolled up tighter than Dick’s hatband!

Your to old and to fat to be jumping fences-maddie ross
well, come see the fat old man sometime! (jw jumps fence and movie ends)

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