The Wild Bunch

The Wild Bunch quotes

47 total quotes (ID: 629)

Crazy Lee
Deke Thornton
Multiple Characters
Pike Bishop


Thornton: Tell me, Mr. Harrigan. How does it feel gettin' paid for it? Gettin' paid to sit back and hire your killin's with the law's arms around you? How does it feel to be so god-damned right?
Harrigan: Good.
Thornton: You dirty son-of-a-bitch!
Harrigan: You've got thirty days to get Pike, or thirty days back to Yuma. You're my Judas goat, Mr. Thornton. I want all of them back here, head down over a saddle.


[about Mapache] He's a killer for Huerta who calls himself a general. He's been fighting Villa - and losing. But with enough guns, he can become a power in northern Mexico. My guess is, Pike will try to get them for him.

[to Harrigan] I need 20 trained men, not recruits. And not this gutter trash you've given me.

Feathers flew like a turkey! Well, they shouldn't have run; they shouldn't have run.

I figure that damn General will try to take this load without payin' for it and shoot us in the bargain. Only thing that'll change his mind is if somethin' would happen to these guns.

If they ever get armed with good leaders, this whole country will go up in smoke.

If they move, kill 'em!

She had a husband. If I'd had any sense, I'd have killed him. He wasn't around. I got careless. One night, he walked in on us. Got her with the first shot. Got me here with the second. Then the damned coward turned and ran. There isn't a day or an hour that passes that I don't think about it.

Tell me, Mr. Harrigan...how does it feel, getting paid for it? How does it feel to sit back and hire your killin', with the law's arms around you? How does it feel to be so god damn right?

This is our last go-around, Dutch. This time, we do it right!

We started together. We'll end it together.

We're not gonna get rid of anybody. We're gonna stick together, just like it used to be. When you side with a man, you stay with him. And if you can't do that, you're like some animal - you're finished! We're finished! All of us!

Well, how'd you like to kiss my sister's black cat's ass?

What I don't know about I sure as hell am gonna learn.

What I like and what I need are two different things.