69+ Best Tombstone Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Tombstone is a 1993 American Western film directed by George P. Cosmatos, written by Kevin Jarre (who was also the original director, but was replaced early in production), and starring Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer, with Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Powers Boothe, Michael Biehn, and Dana Delany in supporting roles, as well as narration by Robert Mitchum. Profoundly inspirational tombstone quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Tombstone Quotes

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

 Death is only a shadow across a path to heaven.

 Doc: It appears my hypocrisy knows no bounds

Devoted mother and father.

Wyatt: Doc, you’re not a hypocrite. You just like to sound like one

Now protecting us from above.

Fight’s commenced! Get to fighting’ or get away

 If winter comes, can spring be far behind?

In all that time working’ those cow towns, I was only ever mixed up in one shootin’, 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!

 I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days.

Skin that smokes the wagon and see what happens!

Beyond wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.

 Johnny Tyler: Well, for a man that don’t go heeled, you run your mouth kinda reckless, don’t you?

 Beyond the sunset.

Wyatt: No need to go heel to get the bulge on a tub like you

A citizen without reproach, a friend without pretense, a philanthropist without display, a Christian without hypocrisy.

How the hell did we get ourselves into this?

 If it takes forever, I’ll wait for you.

To Josephine I have nothing left, nothing to give you. I have no pride, no dignity, no money. I don’t even know how we’ll make a living, but I promise I’ll love you the rest of your life

Until we meet again.

 Wyatt: How we feelin’ today, Doc?

Real love stories never have endings.

Doc: I’m dying. How are you? Wyatt: Pretty much the same

So small, so sweet, so soon.

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

 Just in the morning of the day in youth and love, she died.

Crawley Drake: Ah, I see. To strike it rich. Well, all right, that’s fine. Tell you one thing, though I never saw a rich man who didn’t wind up with a guilty conscience. Wyatt: Already got a guilty conscience. Might as well have the money, too. Good day now.

 His presence lent a radiance so sublime no sense of death can dim or time.

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. That’s the damnable misery of it.

 An angel visited the Earth and took a flower away.

You die first, get it? Your friends might get me in a rush, but not before I make your head into a canoe, you understand me?

 A life measured in memories, not years

After watching a theatrical performance of Goethe’s Faust at the Bird Cage Theatre

Now twilight lets her curtain down and pins it with a star.

Wyatt: I wonder who the devil was? Josephine removes her mask, revealing herself as Satan Wyatt: I’ll be damned. Doc: leaning forward You may indeed, sir, if you get lucky

 The patriot’s blood is the seed of freedom’s tree.

I don’t want to play anymore. Wyatt: How many? Doc: Damn it, you’re the most fallible, stubborn, self deluded, bullheaded man I’ve ever known in my entire life. Wyatt: I call. look at Doc’s cards You win. Doc: You’re the only human being in my entire life that ever gave me hope.

 A day of duty done. A day of rest began.

I’m your huckleberry

Lord, thank you for a beautiful life.

Doc: Wyatt Earp is my friend. Turkey Creek Jack: Hell, I got lots of friends. Doc: I don’t.

 Generous of heart, constant in faith.

Nonsense, I have not yet begun to defile myself.

 Whoever believe in him may have eternal life

Taunting a card player who thinks he’s cheating 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!

 He passes from death to life.

 Billy Clanton: Why, it’s the drunk piano player. You’re so drunk, you can’t hit nothin’. In fact, you’re probably seeing double.

In the end, only three things matter: how much you loved, how gently you lived, and how gracefully you let go of things not meant for you.

Doc: Take out a second gun I have two guns, one for each of ya.

 I am ready to meet my Maker, whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter!

 Doc: What did you ever want?

 Now I know something you don’t!

Make no mistake; it’s not revenge he’s after. It’s a reckoning

Curiosity did not kill this cat.

Johnny: And you must be Doc Holliday

 Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.

Doc: That’s the rumor. Johnny: What are you, retired? Doc: Not me, I’m in my prime. Johnny: Yeah, you look it.

I hope to arrive to my death late, in love and a little drunk.

 Doc: Look, darling, Johnny Ringo. The deadliest pistoleer since Wild Bill, they say. What do you think, darling? Should I hate him? The way to heaven is on horseback.

Big Nose Kate: You don’t even know him. Doc: 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.

 Your paws left prints on our hearts.

Billy Clanton: You know any Stephen Foster?

 Remembering you is easy, I do it every day, it’s just the heartache of losing you that will never go away. 

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

 Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.

My hypocrisy goes only so far.

 The song ended but the melody lingers on.