Nurse St. Cloud Quotes in Ernest Goes to Camp (1987)
Nurse St. Cloud Quotes:
[Krader has come to kill Ernest with his rifle. He points his rifle at Ernest and has him dead in the crosshairs]
Nurse St. Cloud: [v.o] If he had faith in The Great One, the knife would not cut him.
[Krader fires and inexplicably misses, much his his own and Ernest's surprise. He moves closer and aims again]
Nurse St. Cloud: [v.o] If he had courage; *true* courage, the rock would not break him.
[Krader fires again and misses. He moves closer and targets Ernest again]
Nurse St. Cloud: [v.o] If the brave was pure of heart, the arrow could not catch him.
[Krader fires and misses. He moves to point-blank range and takes aim. Ernest plugs the rifle barrel with his finger and smirks]
Ernest P. Worrell: [smugly] Paper, rock scissors.
Nurse St. Cloud: And that was the ritual of the Blade, the Stone, and the Arrow.
Ernest P. Worrell: Like in our culture: Paper, Rock, Scissors.
Nurse St. Cloud: You will have great wealth if you let these men own the land.
Nurse St. Cloud: He says, who can own a tree? Who can own a rock? Only the Great Spirit. Mister Black, these grounds are the homes to our ancient Indian ceremonial grounds, my grandfather and I are the last of our tribe.
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