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From Doc Holliday To Wyatt Earp 70+ Tombstone Quotes

Of all the films portraying the town of Tombstone, Arizona, the 1993 movie Tombstone has been praised for being the most historically accurate. The only version of this story to actually be shot in Arizona, Tombstone breathes new life into the oft-told story of the Showdown at the O.K. Corral. From Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer) funny and dry lines to Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russel) and the famous removal of Johnny Tyler (Billy Bob Thorton) from the Oriental Saloon, many parts of the film that one may assume as fiction are actually quite true! Here are some quotes to give you a small tastes of the sassy dialogue in Tombstone.
“I spent my whole life not knowing what I want out of it, just chasing my tail. Now for the first time I know exactly what I want… and who… and that’s the damnable misery of it.”
Wyatt Earp
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“I have two guns, one for each of you.”
Doc Holliday


I’m dying, how are you?
Doc Holliday

I’d just like to let you know that you’re sitting at my seat.
Wyatt Earp

There’s no normal life, Wyatt, it’s just life. Get on with it.
Doc Holliday
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“I have not yet begun to defile myself.”
Doc Holliday


No. Not me. I’m in my prime.
Doc Holliday

Take a good look at him, Ike… ’cause that’s how you’re gonna end up!
Wyatt Earp

Don’t need to go heeled to get the bulge on a dub like you.
Wyatt Earp

It appears he missed an excellent chance to keep his mouth shut.
Doc Holliday
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Ed, what an ugly thing to say… does this mean we’re not friends anymore? You know, Ed, if I thought you weren’t my friend, I just don’t think I could bear it.
Doc Holliday

You’re no daisy. You’re no daisy at all!
Doc Holliday

Why should I obtain by force that which I can obtain by cheating?
Doc Holliday

Your friends might get me in a rush, but not before I make your hand into a canoe. You understand me?
Wyatt Earp

Down by the creek, walking on water.
Doc Holliday

I’m afraid the strain was more than he could bear. Oh, I wasn’t quite as sick as I made out.
Doc Holliday

Well, this happens to be a nocturne.
Doc Holliday

I stand corrected, Wyatt. You’re an oak.
Doc Holliday

Skin that smoke wagon and go to work!
Wyatt Earp

I’m your huckleberry.
Doc Holliday

Say when.
Doc Holliday

to Johnny Ringo: Why Johnny Ringo, you look like somebody just walked over your grave.
Doc Holliday

Doc to Johnny Ringo: You look like someone just…walked over your grave.
Doc Holliday

“It appears my hypocrisy knows no bounds.”
Doc Holliday

I won’t fight you, Ringo. There’s no money in it.
Wyatt Earp

Yes, it’s true. You are a good woman. Then again, you may be the Antichrist.
Doc Holliday

Indeed, sir. The last charge of Wyatt Earp and his immortals
Doc Holliday

Five hundred… must be a peach of a hand. (responding to Ed Bailey’s Faro challenge)
Doc Holliday

My sweet, soft Hungarian devil.
Doc Holliday

Damn it, you’re the most fallible, stubborn, self-deluded, bullheaded man I’ve ever known in my entire life.
Doc Holliday

From now on I see a red sash, I kill the man wearing it. So run you cur. And tell the other curs the law is coming. You tell ’em I’m coming! And Hell’s coming with me you hear! Hell’s coming with me!
Wyatt Earp

You ain’t as stupid as you look, Ike.
Wyatt Earp

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.
Doc Holliday

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

Make no mistake, it’s not revenge he’s after. It’s a reckonin’.
Doc Holliday


Indeed sir, the last charge of Wyatt Earp and his immortals.
Doc Holliday

Really? What about hell? They got a sign or what?
Wyatt Earp

You gonna do somethin’ or just stand there and bleed?
Wyatt Earp

Run. Take that girl and start running. Run and don’t look back. All your life you been running and looking back and just barely existing and calling it getting by. This time run and don’t look back and call it living. Live every second, live it right up to the hilt. Live, Wyatt, Live for me.
Doc Holliday

When will you wake up? You wouldn’t know a normal life if it bit you in the ass.
Doc Holliday

You know why I’m here. My hypocrisy only goes so far.
Doc Holliday

Doc about Wyatt: He’s down by the creek, walkin’ on water.
Doc Holliday

You could have been busted up back there, or killed.
Wyatt Earp

[after killing Johnny Ringo] It would appear that the strain was more than he could bear.
Doc Holliday

A man like Ringo has got a great big hole, right in the middle of him. He can never kill enough, or steal enough, or inflict enough pain to ever fill it.
Doc Holliday

I beg to differ. We started a fight we never got to finish. Play for blood, remember?
Doc Holliday

I wonder who the devil was?
Wyatt Earp

“In all that time workin’ those cow towns, I was only ever mixed up in one shooting, just one. But a man lost his life and I took it! You don’t know how that feels, and believe me boy, you don’t ever want to know. Not ever!”
Wyatt Earp

Doc to Johnny Tyler: Johnny, I apologize. I forgot you were there. You may go now.
Doc Holliday

Oh, no need to go heeled to get the bulge on a tub like you.
Wyatt Earp

Go ahead, skin it. Skin that smokewagon and see what happens.
Wyatt Earp

I’m gettin’ about sick of your gas, now jerk that pistol and go to work!
Wyatt Earp

“You’re the doctor… Sad news friend, you lose.”
Doc Holliday

Fight’s commenced! Get to fightin’ or get away!
Wyatt Earp

Forgive me if I don’t shake hands.
Doc Holliday

Poor soul, you were just too high strung.
Doc Holliday

Nonsense. By all means, move.
Doc Holliday

You called down the thunder, well now you’ve got it.
Wyatt Earp

I don’t think I’ll let you arrest us today, Behan.
Wyatt Earp

Weave a circle round him thrice, /And close your eyes with holy dread, /For he on honey-dew hath fed, /And drunk the milk of Paradise.
Doc Holliday

No need to go heeled to get the bulge on a tub like you.
Wyatt Earp

Wyatt to Josephine: You’re different. No arguin’ that. But you’re a lady. I’d take my oath on it.
Wyatt Earp

I did my duty, now I’d like to get on with my life. I’m going to Tombstone.
Wyatt Earp

That’s what I love about Wyatt. He can talk himself into anything.
Doc Holliday

My dear, it appears that we may have to re-define the nature of our relationship.
Doc Holliday

The Cowboys are finished, you understand? I see a red sash, I kill the man wearin’ it!
Wyatt Earp

Look, darlin’. Johnny Ringo. The deadliest pistol since Wild Bill, they say.
Doc Holliday

Already got a guilty conscience, might as well have the money too.
Wyatt Earp

And you, music lover, you’re next.
Doc Holliday

You’re the only human being in my entire life that ever gave me hope.
Doc Holliday

you're the only human being in my entire life who ever gave me hope.


Well that is a hell of a thing for you to say Wyatt
Doc Holliday

I don’t know, there’s just something about him. Something around the eyes. Reminds me of… Me. Nope, now I’m sure of it. I hate him.
Doc Holliday


Maybe poker’s just not your game Ike. I know! Let’s have a spelling contest!
Doc Holliday

Not me. I’m in my prime.
Doc Holliday

Credat Judaeus Apella, Non Ego. The Jew Apella may believe it, not I.
Doc Holliday

I never saw a rich man that didn’t wind up with a guilty conscience. 2)I already got a guilty conscience. Might as well have the money, too.
Wyatt Earp

How the hell did we get ourselves into this?
Wyatt Earp

I told you we weren’t getting involved.
Wyatt Earp

I said throw down, boy!
Wyatt Earp


Why Ed does this mean we’re not friends anymore? You know Ed, if I thought you weren’t my friend… I just don’t think I could bear it!
Doc Holliday


I said poker’s an honest trade. Only suckers buck the tiger. The odds are all with the house.
Doc Holliday

And this time…… it’s legal.
Doc Holliday

Why, Kate, you’re not wearing a bustle… how lewd.
Doc Holliday

I’m gettin’ tired of all your gas, now jerk that pistol and go to work!
Wyatt Earp

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