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Apache (film) Quotes

Apache (film) is a television show that was first aired in 1970 . Apache ended its run in 1970.

It features Harold Hecht as producer, David Raksin in charge of musical score, and Ernest Laszlo as head of cinematography.

Apache (film) is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Apache (film) is 87 minutes long. Apache (film) is distributed by United Artists.

The cast includes: Burt Lancaster as Massai, Ian MacDonald as Clagg, Jean Peters as Nalinle, Paul Guilfoyle as Santos, John McIntire as Al Sieber, and Walter Sande as Lt. Col. Beck.

Apache (film) Quotes

Paul Guilfoyle as Santos

  • (Paul Guilfoyle) "Even a hawk is an eagle among crows."

Jean Peters as Nalinle

  • (Jean Peters) "Why did you come back, Massai?"
  • (Burt Lancaster) "This is where I belong."
  • (Jean Peters) "Is it? Is this where you plan to die?"
  • (Burt Lancaster) "Only a warrior chooses a place to die. I am no longer a warrior."
  • (Jean Peters) "But will they not say that growing corn is woman's work?"
  • (Burt Lancaster) "I am a warrior. What I do can never be woman's work."
  • (Jean Peters) "My father wronged you. Many men have wronged you. But now you make yourself worse than they are. Now there is nothing in you but hate. You fight only yourself. You kill only for yourself. You are like a dying wolf biting at its own wounds."

Walter Sande as Lt. Col. Beck

  • (Walter Sande) "Do you think he means it this time?"
  • (John McIntire) "We'll see."

John McIntire as Al Sieber

  • (John McIntire) "You want us to kill you, don't you Massai, right out here in front of all your blood-thirsty brethren, so they can sing your praises around the campfire and start another war in your honor. It would be a sweet death, wouldn't it, Massai? A warrior's death. But you're not a warrior any more. You're just a whipped Indian -- and nobody sings about handcuffs."
  • (John McIntire) "It looks like he called the war off."
  • (Walter Sande) "Then why are you looking so glum about?"
  • (John McIntire) "I'm getting old, I guess. This is the only war we had. And we ain't likely to find another."
  • (John McIntire) "I knew Geronimo and Cochise when they were that buck's age. That's another one of the same breed. A real bronco Apache."

Burt Lancaster as Massai

  • (Burt Lancaster) "You call that life? If an Apache cannot live in his home mountains like his fathers before him, he is already dead."
  • (Burt Lancaster) "Every white man, every Indian, is my enemy. I cannot kill them all and someday they will kill me."
  • (Jean Peters) "Then we will live until someday."
  • (Burt Lancaster) "You are very silent."
  • (Jean Peters) "There are times when words come hard to a woman."
  • (Burt Lancaster) "Not often."
  • (Burt Lancaster) "I cannot stop fighting. I am the last real Apache in all the world -- except for the little one to be."
  • (Burt Lancaster) "I must hunt with the bow again. I may not be back tonight."
  • (Jean Peters) "You will come back?"
  • (Burt Lancaster) "You know I would not leave my rifle."
  • (Burt Lancaster) "Apaches are warriors, not farmers."
  • (Ian MacDonald) "You have seen the world of the white man -- their numbers are like leaves on the trees. That taught you nothing? The warriors' day is over. Once we Cherokees were like the Apaches. We feasted when the hunting was good. We starved when it was bad. But the white man ate all year around -- because he raised his own food. We found we could live with the white man -- only if we live like him."
  • (Burt Lancaster) "If the Cherokee is like the white man, then he is Massai's enemy."
  • (Ian MacDonald) "I am the enemy of no man."
  • (Burt Lancaster) "Then the Cherokee is a woman."
  • (Ian MacDonald) "I am no woman. My people have fought the white man many times but have always been driven west. First from a place called Carolina, then the land of Tennessee and then at last to Oklahoma. But there our chiefs grew wise. They did not fight and they did not run."
  • (Burt Lancaster) "Neither does the turtle."
  • (Ian MacDonald) "Are you afraid of the turtle? Then put your knife away."
  • (Burt Lancaster) "And there is no place in Massai's life for love. Love is for men who can walk without looking behind. For men who can live summer and winter in the same place."

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