“The Ballad of Buster Scruggs” quotes

Movie The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Ethan Coen, Joel Coen directed this movie in 2018
Title The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Year 2018
Directors Ethan Coen, Joel Coen
Genre Drama, Comedy, Musical
All actors – Tim Blake Nelson, Willie Watson, Clancy Brown, Danny McCarthy, David Krumholtz, Thomas Wingate, Tim DeZarn, E.E. Bell, Alejandro Patiño, Tom Proctor, Clinton Roberts, Matthew Willig, Jesse Youngblood, Jeffrey J. Dashnaw, James Franco, Stephen Root, Ralph Ineson, Mike Watson, Brian Brown, Ryan Brown, Richard Bucher, Jesse Luken, Michael Cullen, Austin Rising, James 'Scotty' Augare, Liam Neeson, Harry Melling, Jiji Hise, Paul Rae, Tom Waits, Sam Dillon, Bill Heck, Zoe Kazan, Grainger Hines, Jefferson Mays, Prudence Wright Holmes, Eric Petersen, Doris Hargrave, Jackamoe Buzzell, Ethan Dubin, Jordy Laucomer, Thea Lux, Bret Hughson, Rod Rondeaux, Raymond Kurshals, Jonjo O'Neill, Brendan Gleeson, Saul Rubinek, Tyne Daly, Chelcie Ross, , Aesop Aquarian, Charles Ash, Katy Bodenhamer, Stephen R. Estler, Bill Foster, Alex Halpern, David Hight, James LaPrelle, Shawn Lecrone, Grace LeSueur, Billy Lockwood, Nick A. Meyers, Martin Palmer, Vasilios Papadamakis, Christian Pedersen, Skyler Pinkerton, Michael Neal Powell, Diego Romero, J. Nathan Simmons, Michael E. Stogner, Karen Teliha, David White
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  • “I'm not a devious man by nature... but when you're unarmed, your tactics might gonna be downright Archimedean.”

    Tim Blake Nelson - Buster Scruggs
  • Misanthrope? I don't hate my fellow man, even when he's tiresome and surly and tries to cheat at poker. I figure that's just a human material, and him that finds in it cause for anger and dismay is just a fool for expecting better.”

    Tim Blake Nelson - Buster Scruggs
  • “How high can a bird count anyway?”

    Tom Waits - Prospector
  • “Sir, it seems that you're are a no better a judge of human beings than you are a specimen of one. Just on a brief inventory I'd say you could use yourself a shave and a better disposition. And lastly, if you don't mind me aspersing your friends... a better class of drinking buddies.”
    Tim Blake Nelson - Buster Scruggs
    [Tag:critics, dislike]
  • “There's just gotta be a place up ahead where men ain't low-down and poker's played fair. If there weren't, what are all the songs about? I'll see y'all there. And we can sing together and shake our heads over all the meanness in the used-to-be.”

    Tim Blake Nelson - Buster Scruggs
  • “- Alice Longabaugh: Gilbert had a saying for any situation. A ready bit of wisdom. He was very certain.
    - Billy Knapp: He was a doughface?
    - Alice Longabaugh: ...He had fixed political beliefs. All of his beliefs were quite fixed. He would upbraid me for being wishy-washy. I never had his certainties. I suppose it is a defect.”

    Zoe Kazan - Alice Longabaugh
    Bill Heck - Billy Knapp
    [Tag:belief, opinions]
  • “You know the story, but people can't get enough of them, like little children. Because, well, they connect the stories to themselves, I suppose, and we all love hearing about ourselves, so long as the people in the stories are us, but not us. Not us in the end, especially.”

    Jonjo O'Neill - Englishman