John Wayne movie quotes

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John Wayne
May 26, 1907 in Winterset
June 11, 1979
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John Wayne movie quotes, phrases and lines
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John Wayne quotes
  • “Mr. Rat, I have a writ here says you're to stop eating Chen Lee's cornmeal forthwith. Now it's a rat writ, writ for a rat, and this is lawful service of the same. See? Doesn't pay any attention to me.”
    John Wayne - Rooster Cogburn
    [Tag:justice, sympathy]
  • “- Dan: Imagine finding you here.
    - Bijou: I'm the type of girl you're liable to find anywhere.”

    John Wayne - Dan
    Marlene Dietrich - Bijou
  • “Half the people in the world are women. Why does it have to be you that stirs me?”
    John Wayne - George Washington 'G.W.' McLintock
    [Tag:love, lust, women]
  • “You can't serve papers on a rat, baby sister. You gotta kill him or let him be.”
    John Wayne - Rooster Cogburn
  • “- Mattie Ross: Who's the best marshal they have?
    - 'Sheriff': Bill Waters is the best tracker. The meanest one is Rooster Cogburn, a pitiless man, double tough, fear don't enter into his thinking.”

    Kim Darby - Mattie Ross
    John Wayne - Rooster Cogburn
    [Tag:courage, cruelty, pity]
  • “Don't try to win this war all by yourself.”
    John Wayne - Capt. Jim Gordon
  • “- Ned Pepper: What's your intention? Do you think one on four is a dogfall?
    - Rooster Cogburn: I mean to kill you in one minute, Ned. Or see you hanged in Fort Smith at Judge Parker's convenience. Which'll it be?
    - Ned Pepper: I call that bold talk for a one-eyed fat man.
    - Rooster Cogburn: Fill your hand, you son of a bitch!”

    Robert Duvall - Ned Pepper
    John Wayne - Rooster Cogburn
    [Tag:challenge, daring]
  • - Rebecca 'Becky' McLintock: Well, he called me a... I can't even repeat the word!
    - Devlin Warren: I didn't necessarily call you anything, but I said what I said, and I'll stand by it to the death!
    - George Washington 'G.W.' McLintock: Well, just for the tally books, what did you say?
    - Devlin Warren: I said “any woman that allows a man to kiss... (continue)
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    Stefanie Powers - Rebecca 'Becky' McLintock
    Patrick Wayne - Devlin Warren
    John Wayne - George Washington 'G.W.' McLintock
  • “- Henry Gatewood: So you're the notorious Ringo Kid.
    - The Ringo Kid: My friends just call me Ringo - nickname I had as a kid. Right name's Henry.”

    Berton Churchill - Henry Gatewood
    John Wayne - The Ringo Kid
  • “Don't say it's a fine morning or I'll shoot you!”
    John Wayne - George Washington 'G.W.' McLintock
    [Tag:killing, morning]
  • “Well, there are some things a man just can't run away from.”
    John Wayne - The Ringo Kid
  • “- Mattie Ross: I hope you don't think I'm going to keep you in whiskey?
    - Rooster Cogburn: I don't buy that, I confiscate it. And a touch of it wouldn't do you any harm against the night air!
    - Mattie Ross: I would not put a thief in my mouth to steal my brains!”

    Kim Darby - Mattie Ross
    John Wayne - Rooster Cogburn
  • “- Mattie Ross: Trust you to buy another tall horse.
    - Rooster Cogburn: Yeah. He's not as game as Beau, but Stonehill says he can jump a four rail fence.
    - Mattie Ross: You are too old and fat to be jumping horses.
    - Rooster Cogburn: Well, come see a fat old man some time.”

    Kim Darby - Mattie Ross
    John Wayne - Rooster Cogburn
    [Tag:farewell, horses]
  • “The bigger the man, the deeper the imprint. And when he's in love, he suffers knowing it's a dead end.”
    John Wayne - Young Matt Matthews