Gunslinger Quotes

Quotes tagged as "gunslinger" (showing 1-30 of 38)
Jeff Cooper
“The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles.”
Jeff Cooper, Art of the Rifle

Stephen King
“the man in black travels with your soul in his pocket.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“Death, but not for you, gunslinger. Never for you. You darkle. You tinct. May I be brutally frank? You go on.”
Stephen King, The Dark Tower

Stephen King
“The scariest, most terrifying thing that I fear?"
Yes."
My Imagination."
I thought you were going to say "Fear, itself."
Then you have a small imagination."
Roland and Eddie”
Stephen King, The Dark Tower

Stephen King
“They had discovered one could grow as hungry for light as for food.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“They were close to the end of the beginning . . .”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“May you find your Tower, Roland, and breach it, and may you climb to the top!”
Stephen King, The Dark Tower

Stephen King
“Once again there was the desert, and that only.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“Take the dead from the dead, the old proverb said; only a corpse may speak true prophecy.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“There was murder, there was rape, there were unspeakable practices, and all of them were for the good, the bloody good, the bloody myth, for the grail, for the Tower.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“Do you believe in an afterlife?" the gunslinger asked him as Brown dropped three ears of hot corn onto his plate.

Brown nodded. "I think this is it.”
Stephen King

Stephen King
“The trap had a ghastly perfection”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“Don't feel sorry for yourself. Make do.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Dean F. Wilson
“That was the trouble with explaining with words. If you explained with gunpowder, people listened.”
Dean F. Wilson, Dustrunner

Stephen King
“The woman who preaches has poison religion. Let the respectable ones go”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Steven Magee
“I think we may have reached the point where guns need to be confiscated from police officers.”
Steven Magee

Stephen King
“Misery suffered did not justify misery to come.”
Stephen King, Wizard and Glass

Dean F. Wilson
“If you didn’t have your guns, you still had your mouth. Of course, you had to be careful how you fired that off.”
Dean F. Wilson, Coilhunter

Dean F. Wilson
“They were shooting far, and their accuracy suffered, but Nox didn't exactly have a lot of places to dance through the bullets. They came in number, like rain. You couldn't afford to get wet.”
Dean F. Wilson, Dustrunner

Stephen King
“My mother used to say that . . . and that the only real beauty is order and love and light.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Dean F. Wilson
“Nox didn’t say a word. He waited, counting the seconds in his mind. Sometimes you counted bullets and sometimes you counted time. Either one could kill you.”
Dean F. Wilson, Rustkiller

Dean F. Wilson
“He wondered if they knew fear, and thought that maybe if they didn’t, he could teach them it, like he’d taught manners to the foul-tongued and the red-handed.”
Dean F. Wilson, Rustkiller

Sandra Jones
“She wanted to savor him slowly like a lemon cream pie on a lazy summer day. One bite at a time.”
Sandra Jones, His Most Wanted

Dean F. Wilson
“The Coilhunter wasn’t much of a talker. He liked to keep things short and sweet, just like the lives of criminals. Well, the short bit anyway.”
Dean F. Wilson, Coilhunter

Dean F. Wilson
“You hang your heroes. That way they’ll never disappoint you.' It also brought to mind his own retort: 'But what about your enemies? What about the
villains? What do we do with those?”
Dean F. Wilson, Coilhunter

Dean F. Wilson
“She looked at her right hand, where the index finger was cut to a stump. Some said she lost it in an accident, when she was playing soldier with a live grenade. Others said she was taught a lesson by the law, and they took her trigger finger to make her keep on learning. Those were the lessons the Coilhunter liked. Why, he was quite the teacher himself.”
Dean F. Wilson, Coilhunter

Dean F. Wilson
“His father used to tell him that you can't eat principles. And no, you couldn't. But you could live by them.”
Dean F. Wilson, Dustrunner

Sandra Jones
“Gracious, I must be the luckiest drunk who ever floated the Arkansas River, or ---" he bowed slightly to the ladies, offering his warmest grin, "--- is this Heaven?”
Sandra Jones, His Most Wanted

Stephen King
“A few of the gunslingers dance, but only a few. And they were the young ones. The other ones only sat, and it seemed to me they were half embarrassed in all that light, that civilized light.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Gavin Reese
“Like I said, Landon, I've been in more gunfights than the Jersey mob." -- Sarah Strauss, Supervisory Special Agent, Office of the Arizona Attorney General”
Gavin Reese, Enemies Foreign

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