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Rooster Cogburn Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Rooster Cogburn
  1. #1
    “You can’t rob a thief, can you? I never robbed no citizens.”
  2. #2
    “I don’t like this kind of talk. It is like women talking.”
  3. #3
    “See that you mend your ways, boy, or I will come back some dark night and cut off your head and let the crows peck your eyeballs out.”
  4. #4
    “I have left off crying, and giggling as well. […] Here is the money. I aim to get Tom Chaney and if you are not game I will find somebody who is game. I know you can drink whiskey and I have seen you kill a gray rat. All the rest has been talk. They told me you had true grit and that is why I came to you. I am not paying for talk.”
  5. #5
    “LaBoeuf said, ‘There is something in what she says, Cogburn. I think she has done fine myself. She has won her spurs, so to speak. That is just my personal opinion.’ ”

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