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True Grit

True Grit quotes

48 total quotes

"Rooster" Cogburn
Mattie Ross
Multiple Characters
Ned Pepper
Ranger La Boeuf


View Quote A fella that carries a big-bore Sharps carbine might come in handy… if we get jumped by elephants, or buffalo, or something.
View Quote All the Parmalees is touched, but Harold's the worst… no, their Ma's the worst, then comes Harold's brother Farrell… but they're all good shots.
View Quote Baby sister, I was born game, and I mean to go out that way.
View Quote By God! That girl reminds me o' me!
View Quote Damn that Texican! When you need him, he's dead.
View Quote Fill your hand, you son-of-a-bitch!
View Quote General Price don't belong to me. He just rooms with me. Cats don't belong to nobody. 'Course, I depend on him.
View Quote I ain't dead yet, you bushwhacker!
View Quote I also notice that the men of Texas gouge their mounts with great brutal spurs — and cultivate their hair like lettuce!
View Quote I call that bold talk for a one-eyed fat man!
View Quote I never busted a cap on a woman or anybody much under sixteen. But it's enough that you know that I'll do what I have to do.
View Quote I only take one step at a time. That's why I was given two feet.
View Quote I served under General Kirby Smith. And I don't have to hang my head when I say it.
View Quote I want Tom Chaney hanged for killing my father! It's little to me how many dogs and senators he's killed in Texas.
View Quote I won't rest until Tom Chaney is barking in Hell.