David Carradine movie quotes

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Identikit and personal data
Name
John Arthur
Last name
Carradine
Pseudonym
David Carradine
Born
December 8, 1936
Died
June 3, 2009
Gender
male
Nationality
North American
Profession
actor
Zodiac sign
Sagittarius
David Carradine movie quotes, phrases and lines
25 in english
David Carradine quotes
  • “- Boxcar Bertha: I want somethin' I ain't ever had.
    - Big Bill Shelly: How you gonna get that?
    - Boxcar Bertha: Guts and luck.
    - Big Bill Shelly: Luck! Hell, luck is bein' a Vanderbilt or a Carnegie.
    - Boxcar Bertha: Just grabbin' somethin' good when it comes by.
    - Big Bill Shelly: Sure, enough, honey.”

    Barbara Hershey - Boxcar Bertha
    David Carradine - Big Bill Shelly
    [Tag:luck]
  • “- Boxcar Bertha: I'd do anything you want. Wanna quit, we'll quit. We'll go away.
    - Big Bill Shelly: I ain't a quitter. If you wanna leave, there are no chains on you, honey.
    - Boxcar Bertha: You dumb.
    - Big Bill Shelly: What do you mean?
    - Boxcar Bertha: I ain't leavin'.”

    Barbara Hershey - Boxcar Bertha
    David Carradine - Big Bill Shelly
    [Tag:escape, leaving]
  • “First getting shot, then getting married - bad habits.”
    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    [Tag:death, marriage]
  • “Remember: no sarcasm, no backtalk. At least not for the first year or so. You're gonna have to let him warm up to you. He hates Caucasians, despises Americans, and has nothing but contempt for women, so in your case... it might take a little while. Adiós.”

    David Carradine - Bill
  • “Clark Kent is Superman's critique on the whole human race.”
    David Carradine - Bill
  • “- The Blind Man: You can't do it!
    - Cord: Can't do what?
    - The Blind Man: You can't step on the same piece of water twice.”

    David Carradine - The Blind Man
    Jeff Cooper - Cord
    [Tag:changing, water]
  • “Before this tale of bloody revenge reaches its climax, I'm going to ask you some questions, and I want you to tell me the truth. However, therein lies the dilemma. Because, when it comes to the subject of me, I believe you are truly and utterly incapable of telling the truth – especially to me, and least of all to yourself. And, when it comes to...” (continue)(continue reading)

    David Carradine - Bill
    [Tag:lies, questions, truth]
  • “Tie two birds together, and even though they have four wings, they cannot fly.”
    David Carradine - The Blind Man
    [Tag:ability, birds, flying]
  • “- Jacob Rixley: What do you and your brothers think about a life sentence? I mean, you're lucky they don't allow hanging in this state. Come on, Cole, tell me what you think about this.
    - Cole Younger: Ah, hell. We played a rough game... and we lost.”

    James Whitmore Jr. - Mr. Jacob Rixley
    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    [Tag:losing, prison, risk]
  • “- Cole Younger: What does the winner get?
    - Belle Starr: Nothin' both of you ain't already had.
    - Cole Younger: Don't hardly seem worth it.
    - Belle Starr: It ain't. You're both crazy, but you do keep me amused. I am having a real good time.”

    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    Pamela Reed - Belle Shirley Starr
  • “- Bill: I'd like to believe that you're aware enough even now to know that there's nothing sadistic in my actions. Well, maybe towards those other... jokers, but not you. No Kiddo, at this moment, this is me at my most... masochistic.
    - The Bride: Bill... it's your baby...”

    David Carradine - Bill
    Uma Thurman - The Bride
  • “- Cord: How long have you been blind?
    - The Blind Man: How long have you been blind?
    - Cord: I'm not blind.
    - The Blind Man: Am I?
    - Cord: Do you answer every question with a question?
    - The Blind Man: Do you question every answer?
    - Cord: Talking to you is like talking to a wall.”

    Jeff Cooper - Cord
    David Carradine - The Blind Man
  • “- Cole Younger: When this is all over, I'm goin' to write a book; make myself more famous than I already am.
    - Frank James: I trust you'll give me a copy.
    - Cole Younger: Nope. You gotta pay, Frank; you gotta pay.”

    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    Stacy Keach - Frank James
    [Tag:avarice, fame, writing]
  • “- Belle Starr: Seems like you folks are havin' a real nice party in there.
    - Cole Younger: I expect so, with free food and drink and all.
    - Belle Starr: How come I wasn't invited?
    - Cole Younger: 'Cause you're a whore, Belle.
    - Belle Starr: I might be; but at least I ain't a cheap one.”

    Pamela Reed - Belle Shirley Starr
    David Carradine - Cole Younger
  • “Don't you listen to the desert? Even when there's no wind the sand sings.”
    David Carradine - Changsha
    [Tag:desert, sound, wind]
  • “- The Blind Man: A fish saved my life once.
    - Cord: How?
    - The Blind Man: I ate him.”

    David Carradine - The Blind Man
    Jeff Cooper - Cord
    [Tag:eating, fish]
  • “I'm a killer! I'm a murdering bastard, you know that. And there are consequences to breaking the heart of a murdering bastard.”
    David Carradine - Bill
    [Tag:heart, killing]
  • “Is that not the perfect visual image of life and death? A fish flapping on the carpet, and a fish not flapping on the carpet.”
    David Carradine - Bill
    [Tag:death, life]
  • “Cord... each moment that passes changes you. You do not... cannot possess even yourself. How can you hope to possess anyone or anything else?”
    David Carradine - The Blind Man
  • “As you know, l'm quite keen on comic books. Especially the ones about superheroes. I find the whole mythology surrounding superheroes fascinating. Take my favorite superhero, Superman. Not a great comic book. Not particularly well-drawn. But the mythology... The mythology is not only great, it's unique.”
    David Carradine - Bill
    [Tag:heroes, mythology]
  • “- The Blind Man: Buddha once sat before a wall, and when he arose he was enlightened.
    - Cord: Do you compare yourself with Buddha?
    - The Blind Man: No. Only to the wall.”

    David Carradine - The Blind Man
    Jeff Cooper - Cord
    [Tag:comparison]
  • “- The Bride: You know, five years ago, if I had to make a list of impossible things that would never happen, you performing a coup de grace on me, by busting a cap in my crown, would have been right at the top of the list. But I'd be wrong, wouldn't I?
    - Bill: I'm sorry, was that a question? Of impossible things that could never happen, in this...” (continue)
    (continue reading)
    Uma Thurman - The Bride
    David Carradine - Bill
  • “- Cole Younger: You still chargin' $15?
    - Belle Starr: I sure am.
    - Cole Younger: Lot of money.
    - Belle Starr: Well, at the rate you're losin' you won't have to worry about it. Course you could always hold up another bank; scare some more innocent people half to death.”

    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    Pamela Reed - Belle Shirley Starr
    [Tag:crime, money]
  • “You see? Cord! Play a Cord, strike a Cord? Even your name is a noise! What do you want, Cord? You want us to play on you? My wives can make your skin sing.”
    David Carradine - Changsha
    [Tag:name, noise]
  • “- Jim Younger: Maybe we need to send a couple of people down there and look things over before we just ride in there.
    - Jesse James: Clell's already scouted it out. What's wrong with you, Jim? Talkin' soft is something I'd expect from Cole or Frank.
    - Cole Younger: I gave up tryin' to talk sense to you a long time ago, Jesse.”

    Keith Carradine - Jim Younger
    James Keach - Jesse James
    David Carradine - Cole Younger
    [Tag:prudence, thieves]
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