Uncle Willie McLeod Quotes in The Desperadoes (1943)
Uncle Willie McLeod Quotes:
Uncle Willie McLeod: [toasting] Here's to green pastures and no fences!
Uncle Willie McLeod: Three men murdered in cold blood! What's the sense to it?
Jack Lester: We was robbin' a bank!
Uncle Willie McLeod: I'm a lot older than you, Jack. In my time, I've seen a lot of men with itchy trigger fingers like you - and they're all in Boot Hill with dirt in their face. Somebody cured them of that itch.
Jack Lester: Would you like a couple of holes in that big fat belly of yours?
Uncle Willie McLeod: [leaving] You're holdin' up the U.S. mail, amd that's a Federal offense.
Cheyenne Rogers: I was just goin' down to look at my horse.
Uncle Willie McLeod: Steve was in to see his horse a little while ago.
Uncle Willie McLeod: [laughs] Seems like there thee ain't nuthin' more lonesome than a lonesome horse.
Uncle Willie McLeod: [Uncle Willy laughs again] Except maybe a lonesome man.
Uncle Willie McLeod: A man don't need to be if the saloon's open.
Uncle Willie McLeod: A man can't do much when he gets old except save his money.
Sheriff Steve Upton: [leaving with Cheyenne as Willie sits on front porch] Good night, Uncle Willie.
Uncle Willie McLeod: Through with your courtin', boys?
Sheriff Steve Upton: For tonight... yeah.
Uncle Willie McLeod: [philisophically] Ah, havin' a daughter's a real trial. Man with a son can get all the sleep he needs, but with a daughter you can't close your eyes 'til everyone's gone home.
Uncle Willie McLeod: [referring to Cheyenne] Real bang-up outlaw they say... dangerous afoot, on a horse, or layin' on his back. Wouldn't think so quiet-spoken a fellas as him is bad would yuh?
Allison McLeod: They say he's a good badman.
Uncle Willie McLeod: There ain't no such thing. A bad man's bad for himself and for everybody else.
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