Ripley
Sigourney Weaver as "Ripley" in Aliens (1986):
[to Jones, the cat] And you, you little shit-head... you're staying here.
Josey Wales
Josey Wales
Actor: Clint Eastwood (age 46 in this movie)
Josey Wales's Memorable Quotes:
Josey Wales
Now remember, when things look bad and it looks like you're not gonna make it, then you gotta get mean. I mean plumb, mad-dog mean. 'Cause if you lose your head and you give up then you neither live nor win. That's just the way it is.
Josey Wales
Lone Watie
When I get to likin' someone, they ain't around long.I notice when you get to DISlikin' someone they ain't around for long neither.
Ten Bears
Josey Wales
These things you say we will have, we already have.That's true. I ain't promising you nothing extra. I'm just giving you life and you're giving me life. And I'm saying that men can live together without butchering one another.It's sad that governments are chiefed by the double tongues. There is iron in your words of death for all Comanche to see, and so there is iron in your words of life. No signed paper can hold the iron. It must come from men. The words of Ten Bears carries the same iron of life and death. It is good that warriors such as we meet in the struggle of life... or death. It shall be life.
Bounty Hunter #1
Josey Wales
You're wanted, Wales.Reckon I'm right popular. You a bounty hunter?A man's got to do something for a living these days.Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy.
Fletcher
Josey Wales
[last lines]

[Fletcher knows he's talking to Josey Wales]

I think I'll go down to Mexico to try to find him.And then?He's got the first move. I owe him that. I think I'll try to tell him the war is over. What do you say, Mr. Wilson?I reckon so. I guess we all died a little in that damn war.
Jamie
Josey Wales
You can't get 'em all, Josie.That's a fact.How come you're doing this, then?Because I ain't got nothin' better to do.
Lone Watie
Josey Wales
How did you know which one was goin' to shoot first?Well, that one in the center: he had a flap holster and he was in no itchin' hurry. And the one second from the left: he had scared eyes, he wasn't gonna do nothin'. But that one on the far left: he had crazy eyes. Figured him to make the first move.How 'bout the one on the right?Never paid him no mind; you were there.I could have missed.
Josey Wales

[referring to Lone's dog]

Chief, I was just wondering: I suppose that mangy red-bone hound's got no place else to go either.

[spits tobacco juice on the dog's forehead]

He might as well ride along with us; Hell, everybody else is.
Jamie
Carpetbagger
Josey Wales
[Josey and Jamie are waiting for the Redlegs to cross the river]They comin'.

[Josie pulls a Sharp's rifle with a early telescopic sight on it from his horse]

Do you really think you can shoot all those men down before they shoot you? No, no, Mr. Josey Wales; there is such a thing in this country called justice!Well, Mr. Carpetbagger. We got somethin' in this territory called the Missouri boat ride.

[shoots the rope hauling the ferry across the river]

Lone Watie
Josey Wales
[Josie has walked up on Lone and Moonlight having sex]Howdy.Howdy.Somethin' wrong?Uh, no.I guess you were right about one thing.

[smiles]

I ain't that old.
Josey Wales
Ten Bears
You be Ten Bears?I am Ten Bears.I'm Josey Wales.I have heard. You are the grey rider. You would not make peace with the Bluecoats. You may go in peace.I reckon not. I got no place else to go.Then you will die.I came here to die with you. Or to live with you.
Josey Wales
Lone Watie
You have any food here?All I have is a piece of hard rock candy. But it's not for eatin'. It's just for lookin' through.
Josey Wales
Are you gonna pull those pistols or whistle Dixie?
Jamie
Josey Wales
I wish we had time to bury them fellas.To hell with them fellas. Buzzards gotta eat, same as worms.
Josey Wales
Dyin' ain't much of a livin', boy.
Josey Wales
Anyone gets hit, sing out. Slap iron to it. It's the fastest way to stop the blood.
Bloody Bill Anderson
Josey Wales
[Missouri guerillas come upon Josey sitting by his family's graves]Name's Anderson. Bloody Bill's what they call me.

[Looks around]

Red Legs? You'll find them up in Kansas. They're with the Union. And we're goin' up there and set things aright.I'll be comin' with you.
Lone Watie
Josey Wales
I'm gettin' better at sneaking up on you like this. Only an Indian can do something like this.That's what I figured.You figured?Only an Indian could do something like that.

[Lone Watie hears a gun cock behind him; turns and sees Moonlight]

It's not right; this damn woman doing something like this to me. I used to have power. Now old age is creeping up on me.More like old habits than old age.
Laura Lee
Josey Wales
Kansas was all golden and smelled like sunshine.Yeah, well, I always heard there were three kinds of suns in Kansas, sunshine, sunflowers, and sons-of-bitches.
Josey Wales
[putting his dead friend on a horse and sending him into the enemy camp]This boy was brought up in a time of blood and dying and never questioned a bit of it. He never turned his back on his folks or his kind. I rode with him... and I got no complaints. The blue bellies will give ya a better burial than I can, boy.
Grannie Hawkins
Josey Wales
Sim Carstairs
Jamie
So, you'll be Josey Wales.Now, how might you know that, Granny?Soldiers were here looking for you 'bout two hours ago.

[Josey looks at Carstairs]

Uh, I was goin' to mention that to you... as soon as I got the chance.They say you killed your own men.Those lying, blue-scum bellies...They say you're a hard put and desperate man, Josey Wales. They're goin' to heel and hide you to a barn door. You know what I say?What's that?I say that big talk's worth doodly-squat. Now, them poultices be laced with feathermoss and mustard root. Mind you drop water on 'em occasional and keep 'em damp.

[Walks off]

You can pay me when you see me again, Josey Wales.I reckon so.
Carpetbagger
Josey Wales
Your young friend could use some help.

[holds up a bottle of patent medicine]

This is it... one dollar a bottle. It works wonders on wounds.Works wonders on just about everything, eh?It can do most anything.

[spits tobacco juice on the carpetbagger's coat]

How is it with stains?
Lone Watie
Josey Wales
[realizes Josey has snuck up behind and pulled a gun on him]They said a man could get rich on reward money if he could kill you.Seems like you was looking to gain some money here.Actually, I was looking to gain an edge. I thought you might be someone who would sneak up behind me with a gun.Where'd you ever get an idea like that? Besides it ain't supposed to be easy to sneak up behind an Indian.I'm an Indian, all right; but here in the nation they call us the "civilized tribe". They call us "civilized" because we're easy to sneak up on. White men have been sneaking up on us for years.
Lone Watie
Josey Wales
[Josey and Lone Watie are relaxing after Moonlight has cooked for them]That meal was damn good. I'm gonna take up teepee livin' if it's like this. You know she thinks I'm some kind of a Cherokee chief.I wonder where she ever got that idea.
Kelly
Josey Wales
Rose
Ten Spot
[Josie has walked into the saloon in Santa Rio] What'll you have?Whiskey.[laughing] Maybe you'd like somethin' else.Beer?Been a long time since somebody ordered a drink in San Rio.Been a long time since we had anythin' to drink.Yep, first the silver run out, then the people run out, then the whiskey run out, then the beer run out. Don't matter, it's good to see a high roller come through.

[Josie walks out]

What's the matter with him?I guess some folks don't like to be called 'high rollers'. I knew a man once; he didn't like to be called 'high handed'.
Jamie
Josey Wales
[after Jamie and Josie kill Abe and Lige]I figured you could use some help.You get those holes a-leakin', I'm gonna whomp you with a knotted plow line.
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