The Top 10 Best Lines From A Western

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  • BIG COUNTRY (1958)

    Charles Bickford/Major Terrill: “If there’s anything I admire more than a friend, it’s a dedicated enemy.”

  • EL DORADO (1966)

    John Wayne/Cole Thornton: I’m looking for a tin star with a drunk pinned to it.”

  • HIDALGO (2004)

    Viggo Mortensen/Hopkins: “Mister, you can say anything you want about me. I’m going to have to ask you not to talk about my horse that way.”

  • HOMBRE (1962)

    Paul Newman/John Russell: “Hey, I got a question. Hou you planning to get down that hill?”

  • HONDO (1953)

    John Wayne/Hondo Lane: “Man ought to do what he thinks is best” PLUS “Everybody gets dead.”

  • THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE (1962)

    Carleton Young/Maxwell Scott: “No, sir, this is the west. when the legend becomes fact, print the legend.”

  • RIO BRAVO (1959)

    John Wayne/John Chance: “It’d be pretty close. I’d hate to have to live on the difference.”

  • RIO GRANDE (1950)

    Ben Johnson/Sgt. Tyree: “Get it done, Johnny Reb” PLUS “Beans. Nobody ever tell the army that they grow beef around this part of the country?”

  • THE SEARCHERS (1956)

    John Wayne/Ethan Edwards: “That’ll be the day.”

  • SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON (1959)

    John Wayne/Captain Brittles: ” Never apologize, it’s a sign of weakness.”

    Victor McLaglen/Sgt. Quincannon: “Laddie, I’ve never gone peaceably anywhere in me life.”

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