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The Outlaw Josey Wales Quotes

The Outlaw Josey Wales is a TV show that was first aired in 1970 . The Outlaw Josey Wales ended in 1970.

It features Robert Daley (producer) as producer, Jerry Fielding in charge of musical score, and Bruce Surtees as head of cinematography.

The Outlaw Josey Wales is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of The Outlaw Josey Wales is 135 minutes long. The Outlaw Josey Wales is distributed by Warner Bros..

The cast includes: Clint Eastwood as Josey Wales, Will Sampson as Ten Bears, Sondra Locke as Laura Lee, John Vernon as Fletcher, Chief Dan George as Lone Watie, Sam Bottoms as Jamie, Clint Eastwood as Josie Wales, Woodrow Parfrey as Carpetbagger, William O'Connell as Sim Carstairs, Paula Trueman as Grandma Sarah, Matt Clark as Kelly, Joyce Jameson as Rose, Royal Dano as Ten Spot, Doug McGrath as Lige, and John Quade as Comanchero Leader.

The Outlaw Josey Wales Quotes

Chief Dan George as Lone Watie

  • (Chief Dan George) "Get Ready little lady."
  • (Paula Trueman) "What?"
  • (Chief Dan George) "Hell is coming to breakfast."
  • (Chief Dan George) "Get ready, little lady. Hell is coming to breakfast."
  • (Chief Dan George) "I'm gettin' better at sneaking up on you like this. Only an Indian can do something like this."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "That's what I figured."
  • (Chief Dan George) "You figured?"
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Only an Indian could do something like that."
  • (Chief Dan George) "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."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "More like old habits than old age."
  • (Chief Dan George) "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."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "I wonder where she ever got that idea."
  • (Chief Dan George) "How did you know which one was goin' to shoot first?"
  • (Clint Eastwood) "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."
  • (Chief Dan George) "How 'bout the one on the right?"
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Never paid him no mind; you were there."
  • (Chief Dan George) "I could have missed."
  • (Chief Dan George) "Howdy."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Howdy."
  • (Chief Dan George) "Somethin' wrong?"
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Uh, no."
  • (Chief Dan George) "I guess you were right."
  • (Chief Dan George) "I ain't that old after all."
  • (Chief Dan George) "I'm glad you stopped me when you did. I might have killed her."
  • (Chief Dan George) "We thought about it for a long time, "Endeavor to persevere." And when we had thought about it long enough, we declared war on the Union."
  • (Chief Dan George) "They said a man could get rich on reward money if he could kill you."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Seems like you was looking to gain some money here."
  • (Chief Dan George) "Actually, I was looking to gain an edge. I thought you might be someone who would sneak up behind me with a gun."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Where'd you ever get an idea like that? Besides it ain't supposed to be easy to sneak up behind an Indian"
  • (Chief Dan George) "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."

Will Sampson as Ten Bears

  • (Will Sampson) "Then you will die."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "I came here to die with you. Or live with you. Dying ain't hard for men like you and me. It's living that's hard when all you've ever cared about has been butchered or raped."
  • (Will Sampson) "These things you say we will have, we already have."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "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."
  • (Will Sampson) "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."

Clint Eastwood as Josey Wales

  • (Clint Eastwood) "Dyin' ain't much of a livin', boy."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Are you gonna pull those pistols or whistle Dixie?"
  • (Clint Eastwood) "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."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "You dumb kid."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "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."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "You have any food here?"
  • (Chief Dan George) "All I have is a piece of hard rock candy. But it's not for eatin'. It's just for lookin' through."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "When I get to likin' someone, they ain't around long."
  • (Chief Dan George) "I notice when you get to DISlikin' someone they ain't around for long neither."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away."
  • (Granny Hawkins) "So, you'll be Josey Wales."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Now, how might you know that, Granny?"
  • (Granny Hawkins) "Soldiers were here looking for you 'bout two hours ago."
  • (William O'Connell) "Uh, I was goin' to mention that to you -- as soon as I got the chance."
  • (Granny Hawkins) "They say you killed your own men."
  • (Sam Bottoms) "Those lying, blue-scum bellies --"
  • (Granny Hawkins) "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?"
  • (Clint Eastwood) "What's that?"
  • (Granny Hawkins) "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."
  • (Granny Hawkins) "You can pay me when you see me again, Josey Wales."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "I reckon so."
  • (Bounty hunter #1) "You're wanted, Wales."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Reckon I'm right popular. You a bounty hunter?"
  • (Bounty hunter #1) "A man's got to do something for a living these days."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Dyin' ain't much of a living, boy."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Chief, I was just wondering: I suppose that mangy red-bone hound's got no place else to go either."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "He might as well ride along with us; Hell, everybody else is."
  • ("Bloody Bill" Anderson) "Name's Anderson. Bloody Bill's what they call me."
  • ("Bloody Bill" Anderson) "Red Legs? You'll find them up in Kansas. They're with the Union. And we're goin' up there and set things aright."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "I'll be comin' with you."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Anyone gets hit, sing out. Slap iron to it. It's the fastest way to stop the blood."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "I reckon so."

Sam Bottoms as Jamie

  • (Sam Bottoms) "You can't get 'em all, Josey."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "That's a fact."
  • (Sam Bottoms) "How come you're doing this, then?"
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Because I ain't got nothin' better to do."
  • (Sam Bottoms) "I wish we had time to bury them fellas."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "To hell with them fellas. Buzzards gotta eat, same as worms."
  • (Sam Bottoms) "I figured you could use some help."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "You get those holes a-leakin', I'm gonna whomp you with a knotted plow line."
  • (Sam Bottoms) "We whooped 'em again, Josey."
  • (Sam Bottoms) "They comin'."
  • (Woodrow Parfrey) "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."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Well, Mr. Carpetbagger. We got somethin' in this territory called the Missouri boat ride."

Doug McGrath as Lige

  • (Doug McGrath) "Benny. Come out. We got us the Josey Wales."

John Vernon as Fletcher

  • (John Vernon) "Look at those boys over there: tied-down guns. Bounty hunters. Come out of a war, got no other way to make a livin'. Every last mother's son of them wants that money you got on Wales' head. Now, you and me didn't ride all that way for that. I don't want to hear Wales dead -- I want to SEE Wales dead."
  • (John Vernon) "I think I'll go down to Mexico to try to find him."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "And then?"
  • (John Vernon) "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?"
  • (Clint Eastwood) "I reckon so. I guess we all died a little in that damn war."
  • (Senator) "Fletcher, there's an old saying, to the victors belong the spoils."
  • (John Vernon) "There's another old saying Senator. Don't piss down my back and tell me it's raining."
  • (John Vernon) "Damn you, Senator. You promised me those men would be decently treated."
  • (Senator Lane) "They were decently treated. They were decently fed and then they were decently shot. Those men are common outlaws, nothing more."
  • (John Vernon) "What the hell is this Redleg doin' here? You said regular Federal authorities would be handling this."
  • (Senator Lane) "Captain Terrell is the regular Federal authority now."
  • (John Vernon) "Captain Terrell is a bloodthirsty sonofabitch. He's a looter and a pillager. He's the worst enemy those men have got."
  • (John Vernon) "He's"
  • (John Vernon) "has got the first move And I'd tell him."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "What's that?"
  • (John Vernon) "That the war is over."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "I reckon we all lost a little bit in that damn war."
  • (Senator) "The war's over. Our side won the war. Now we must busy ourselves winning the peace. And Fletcher, there's an old saying: To the victors belong the spoils."
  • (John Vernon) "There's another old saying, Senator: Don't piss down my back and tell me it's raining."

Sondra Locke as Laura Lee

  • (Sondra Locke) "Kansas was all golden and smelled like sunshine."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Yeah, well, I always heard there were three kinds of suns in Kansas, sunshine, sunflowers, and sons-of-bitches."

Matt Clark as Kelly

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Paula Trueman as Grandma Sarah

  • (Paula Trueman) "What's all that paint about?"
  • (Chief Dan George) "It's my death face."
  • (Paula Trueman) "You know, we're sure gonna show them redskins somethin' tomorrow. No offense meant."
  • (Chief Dan George) "None taken."
  • (Paula Trueman) "This Mr. Wales is a cold-blooded killer. He's from Missouri, where they're all known to be killers of innocent men, women and children."
  • (Chief Dan George) "Would you rather be riding with Comancheros, Granny?"
  • (Paula Trueman) "No, I wouldn't."

John Quade as Comanchero Leader

  • (John Quade) "You damn fools. Ten Bears gonna want him a fresh woman. Fresh, that little gal will bring ten, maybe twelve horses. Now, if one of you has to, you can take that old woman over there. She might be worth one donkey."

William O'Connell as Sim Carstairs

  • (William O'Connell) "Ten year I been ferryin' Kansas Redlegs, Union cavalry, Missouri guerillas -- you name it. Mad dogs them guerillas. You look sideways at 'em --"
  • (William O'Connell) "they kill ya."
  • (Woodrow Parfrey) "Sound like hard men to do business with."
  • (William O'Connell) "You bet. You know in my line of work, you gotta be able either to sing "The Battle Hymn Of The Republic" or "Dixie" with equal enthusiasm -- dependin' upon present company."
  • (Woodrow Parfrey) "Can't say as I blame you for that. Only good business to play it safe."

Woodrow Parfrey as Carpetbagger

  • (Woodrow Parfrey) "Your young friend could use some help."
  • (Woodrow Parfrey) "This is it -- one dollar a bottle. It works wonders on wounds."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "Works wonders on just about everything, eh?"
  • (Woodrow Parfrey) "It can do most anything."
  • (Clint Eastwood) "How is it with stains?"

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