Richard Farnsworth movie quotes

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September 1, 1920
October 6, 2000
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Richard Farnsworth movie quotes, phrases and lines
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Richard Farnsworth quotes
  • I'd give each one of them a stick and, one for each one of them, then I'd say: "You break that". Of course they could real easy. Then I'd say: "Tie them sticks in a bundle and try to break that". Of course they couldn't. Then I'd say: "That bundle... that's family".
    Richard Farnsworth - Alvin
  • “- Lyle Straight, Alvin's Brother: Did you ride that thing all the way out here to see me?
    - Alvin Straight: I did, Lyle.”

    Harry Dean Stanton - Lyle
    Richard Farnsworth - Alvin
  • “- Red Blow: Pretty good food, huh?
    - Roy Hobbs: Damn good.
    - Red Blow: You can't spell it, but it eats pretty good, don't it?”

    Richard Farnsworth - Red Blow
    Robert Redford - Roy Hobbs
    [Tag:eating, food]
  • “But I don't really care for directors flaring up and trying to humble some actor.”
    Richard Farnsworth
  • “I was a stunt man for 35 years.”
    Richard Farnsworth
    [Tag:actors, career]
  • “No I didn't audition, I didn't even know David Lynch till the week before I started the film.”
    Richard Farnsworth
  • “I haven't had a drink in a lotta years, but now I'm gonna have me a cold beer.”
    Richard Farnsworth - Alvin
  • “- Alvin Straight: I want to thank you for your kindness to a stranger.
    - Danny Riordan, Clermont Resident: It's been a genuine pleasure having you here, Alvin. Write to us some time.
    - Alvin Straight: I will.”

    Richard Farnsworth - Alvin
    James Cada - Danny Riordan
  • “- Alvin Straight: Well, they may be mad. I don't think they're mad enough to want to lose you, or your little problem.
    - Crystal: I don't know about that.
    - Alvin Straight: Well, of course, neither do I, but a warm bed and a roof sounds a mite better than eating a hot dog on a stick with an old geezer that's travelling on a lawnmower.”

    Richard Farnsworth - Alvin
    Anastasia Webb - Crystal
  • “- Danny Riordan, Clermont Resident: Well, you know, Alvin, there's a lot of hills bigger than Clairmont's between here and Zion. Even if you get that mower running again, it might still break down.
    - Alvin Straight: Well, you're a kind man talking to a stubborn man.”

    James Cada - Danny Riordan
    Richard Farnsworth - Alvin
  • “Anger, vanity, you mix that together with liquor, you've got two brothers that haven't spoken in ten years. Ah, whatever it was that made me and Lyle so mad... don't matter anymore. I want to make peace, I want to sit with him, look up at the stars... like we used to do, so long ago.”
    Richard Farnsworth - Alvin
  • “There's no one who knows your life better than a brother that's near your age. He knows who you are and what you are better than anyone on earth. My brother and I said some unforgivable things the last time we met, but I'm trying to put that behind me... and this trip is a hard swallow of my pride. I just hope I'm not too late... a brother's a...” (continue)(continue reading)
    Richard Farnsworth - Alvin
  • “- Roy Hobbs: Red, it took me sixteen years to get here. You play me, and I'll give ya the best I got.
    - Red Blow: I believe you.”

    Robert Redford - Roy Hobbs
    Richard Farnsworth - Red Blow
  • “- Rat: What's the worst part about being old, Alvin?
    - Alvin Straight: Well, the worst part of being old is rememberin' when you was young.”

    Bill McCallum - Rat
    Richard Farnsworth - Alvin
  • “Without my oil, you got no automobiles. Without automobiles, you got no road construction, no sidewalks, no city lights, no gas stations, no automotive service, and no Berman subdivision stuck out in the tules, because nobody can get there.”
    Richard Farnsworth - Earl Rawley
    [Tag:energy, roads]
  • “- Alvin Straight: You don't think about getting old when you're young... you shouldn't.
    - Steve: There must be something good about gettin' old.
    - Alvin Straight: Well, I can't imagine anything good about being blind and lame at the same time but, still at my age, I've seen about all that life has to dish out. I know to separate the wheat from...” (continue)
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    Richard Farnsworth - Alvin
    Matt Guidry - Steve
  • “- Matthew Cuthbert: I've worked hard all my life. I'd rather just drop in the harness. I got old; I never noticed.
    - Anne Shirley: If I'd been the boy you sent for, I could have spared you in so many ways.
    - Matthew Cuthbert: I never wanted a boy. I only wanted you from the first day. Don't ever change. I love my little girl. I'm so proud of my...” (continue)
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    Richard Farnsworth - Matthew Cuthbert
    Megan Follows - Anna Shirley Cuthbert
    [Tag:daughter, helping, son]