“Sergeant York” quotes(1941)
Plot – York is a Minnesota farmer who aspires to own a piece of land. In spite of the hard work, he doesn't reach his dream and abandons himself to alcohol, committing reprehensible actions. The pastor tries to persuade York and he succeeds: the guy is indeed taken by a mystical fervor and completely changes his life. Then World War II starts out and York joins the army. On the battlefield he falls in a crisis of conscience, anyway he manages to solve it and he becomes a legend.
All actors – Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, George Tobias, Stanley Ridges, Margaret Wycherly, Ward Bond, Noah Beery Jr., June Lockhart, Dickie Moore, Clem Bevans, Howard Da Silvashow all
“Sergeant York” Quotes 8 quotes
“Remember, guys, you're using real live ammunition! A bullet hasn't got any brains! It'll hit whatever you're aiming at, so don't start murdering each other!”
“The Lord sure do move in mysterious ways.”
“I ain't a-going to war. War's killing, and the Book's agin' killing! So war is agin' the Book!”
“- Major Buxton: Do you mean to tell me that you did it to save lives?
- Alvin: Yes sir, that was why.
- Major Buxton: What you've just told me is the most extraordinary thing of all!”
“That's the story of a whole people's struggle for freedom, from the very beginning until now, for we're still struggling. It's quite a story York, how they all got together and set up a government, whereby all men were pledged to defend the rights of each man, and each man to defend the the rights of all men. We call that a government of the...” (continue)(continue reading)