Tombstone

Tombstone quotes

55 total quotes (ID: 585)

Curly Bill Brocius
Doc Holliday
Morgan Earp
Multiple Characters
Virgil Earp
Wyatt Earp


Narrator: Wyatt and Josie embarked on a series of adventures. Up or down, thin or flush, in 47 years they never left each other's side. Wyatt Earp died in Los Angeles in 1929. Among the pallbearers at Earp's funeral were early western stars Tom Mix and William S. Hart. Tom Mix wept.


Josephine Marcus: [looking lustfully at Wyatt] This is a remarkabale scene...I wonder who that tall drink of water is.
Mr. Fabian: My darling, you've cast your gaze upon the quintessential frontier type. Note the lean silhouette. Eyes closed by the sun, yet sharp as a hawk. He has the look of both predator, and prey.
Josephine Marcus: I want one.
Mr. Fabian: Happy hunting.

[Wyatt has patiently watched a blustery faro dealer belittle a group of players for several seconds. The dealer finally notices Wyatt's presence and looks up at him.]
Johnny Tyler: Somethin' on your mind?
Wyatt: Yeah, I'd just like to let you know that you're sitting at my seat.
Johnny Tyler: Is that a fact? You run your mouth awful reckless for a man that don't go heeled.
Wyatt: Oh, no need to go heeled to get the bulge on a tub like you.
Johnny Tyler: Is that a fact?
Wyatt: Hmm...that's a fact.
Johnny Tyler: [stands up] Well, gee, mister, I'm real scared.
Wyatt: Damn right you're scared, I can see that in your eyes.
[Tyler reaches for his pistol]
Wyatt: Go ahead, skin it! Skin that smokewagon and see what happens. [backhands Tyler]
Johnny Tyler: [tearing up] Look mister, I'm gettin' tired of your...
Wyatt: [backhands Tyler again] I'm gettin' about sick of your gas, now jerk that pistol and go to work! [backhands Tyler, who's mouth has started to bleed, yet again] I said throw down, boy. You gonna do something, or just stand there and bleed?

[Frank Stillwell, and Ike Clanton follow Wyatt and Virgil Earp to a train station in Tucson with plans to ambush them and their wives. Wyatt and his men were prepared, and Wyatt has just shot and killed Stillwell.]
Wyatt: All right, Clanton... you called down the thunder, well now you've got it! You see that? [Opens his overcoat, revealing a badge.] That says "United States Marshal".
Ike: [fearfully pleading for his life] Wyatt, please...I...
Wyatt: Take a good look at him, Ike.... 'cause that's how you're gonna end up! The Cowboys are finished, you understand me? From now on, I see a red sash, I kill the man wearin' it! So run, you cur... run! Tell all the other curs the law's comin'! You tell them I'm comin, and hell's comin' with me, you hear that? Hell's comin' with me!

[Billy Clanton is antagonizing Doc Holliday, who is playing Chopin on a harpsichord]'
Billy Clanton: You know any Stephen Foster?
Doc Holliday: [annoyed] Pardon?
Billy: Stephen Foster. Oh, Susannah, Camptown Races. Stephen stinkin' Foster!
Doc: Well, this happens to be a nocturne.
Billy: [confused] A which?
Doc: A nocturne! You know, Frederic ****ing Chopin?

Ed, what an ugly thing to say. I abhor ugliness... does this mean we're not friends anymore? You know, Ed, if I thought you weren't my friend, I just don't think I could bear it. (sets his guns on the table) There. Now we can be friends again.

Why, Kate, you're not wearing a bustle... how lewd.

Why Ike, whatever do you mean?

No. Not me. I'm in my prime.

Indeed sir, the last charge of Wyatt Earp and his immortals.

I've got two guns... (spins them in opposite circles). One for each of ya. (In response to the comment that he is seeing double)

Wyatt, I am rolling.

You're a daisy if you do.

Very cosmopolitan.

[quoting Coleridge] Weave a circle round him thrice, And close your eyes with holy dread, For he on honey-dew hath fed, And drunk the milk of Paradise.