Curly Bill Quotes in Tombstone (1993)


Curly Bill Quotes:

  • Curly Bill: [takes a bill with Wyatt's signature from a customer and throws it on the faro table] Wyatt Earp, huh? I heard of you.

    Ike Clanton: Listen, Mr. Kansas Law Dog. Law don't go around here. Savvy?

    Wyatt Earp: I'm retired.

    Curly Bill: Good. That's real good.

    Ike Clanton: Yeah, that's good, Mr. Law Dog, 'cause law don't go around here.

    Wyatt Earp: I heard you the first time.

    [flips a card]

    Wyatt Earp: Winner to the King, five hundred dollars.

    Curly Bill: Shut up, Ike.

    Johnny Ringo: [Ringo steps up to Doc] And you must be Doc Holliday.

    Doc Holliday: That's the rumor.

    Johnny Ringo: You retired too?

    Doc Holliday: Not me. I'm in my prime.

    Johnny Ringo: Yeah, you look it.

    Doc Holliday: And you must be Ringo. Look, darling, Johnny Ringo. The deadliest pistoleer since Wild Bill, they say. What do you think, darling? Should I hate him?

    Kate: You don't even know him.

    Doc Holliday: Yes, but there's just something about him. Something around the eyes, I don't know, reminds me of... me. No. I'm sure of it, I hate him.

    Wyatt Earp: [to Ringo] He's drunk.

    Doc Holliday: In vino veritas.

    ["In wine is truth" meaning: "When I'm drinking, I speak my mind"]

    Johnny Ringo: Age quod agis.

    ["Do what you do" meaning: "Do what you do best"]

    Doc Holliday: Credat Judaeus apella, non ego.

    ["The Jew Apella may believe it, not I" meaning: "I don't believe drinking is what I do best."]

    Johnny Ringo: [pats his gun] Eventus stultorum magister.

    ["Events are the teachers of fools" meaning: "Fools have to learn by experience"]

    Doc Holliday: [gives a Cheshire cat smile] In pace requiescat.

    ["Rest in peace" meaning: "It's your funeral!"]

    Tombstone Marshal Fred White: Come on boys. We don't want any trouble in here. Not in any language.

    Doc Holliday: Evidently Mr. Ringo's an educated man. Now I really hate him.

  • Curly Bill: Hey Johnny, what did that Mexican mean by a sick horse is going to get us?

    Johnny Ringo: He was quoting the Bible, Revelations. "Behold the pale horse". The man who "sat on him was Death... and Hell followed with him".

  • [while watching a play in which Faust sells his soul to the Devil]

    Curly Bill: You know what I'd do? I'd take that deal 'n' crawfish, then drill that ol' Devil in the ass. What about you Juanito, what would you do?

    Johnny Ringo: I already did it.

  • Mexican Groom: [to the Cowboys, who have just shot him in the knee] You go hell!

    Curly Bill: You first.


  • Wyatt Earp: I just want you to know it's over between us.

    Curly Bill: Well... bye.

    Johnny Ringo: Smell that, Bill? Smells like someone died.

  • Curly Bill: [after a vicious gunfight with the Mexican police] Looks like we win.

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