Famous quotes containing the words webb peoples, david, webb and/or peoples:
“English Bob: What I heard was that you fell off your horse, drunk, of course, and that you broke your bloody neck.
Little Bill Daggett: I heard that one myself, Bob. Hell, I even thought I was dead. Til I found out it was just that I was in Nebraska.”
—David Webb Peoples, screenwriter. English Bob (Richard Harris)
“There is a sort of homely truth and naturalness in some books which is very rare to find, and yet looks cheap enough. There may be nothing lofty in the sentiment, or fine in the expression, but it is careless country talk. Homeliness is almost as great a merit in a book as in a house, if the reader would abide there. It is next to beauty, and a very high art. Some have this merit only.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“The Schofield Kid: It dont seem real, how he aint gonna never breathe again, ever. How hes dead, and the other one, too. All on account of pulling a trigger.
Will Munny: Its a hell of a thing, killing a man. You take away all hes got and all hes ever gonna have.”
—David Webb Peoples, screenwriter. The Schofield Kid (Jaimz Woolvett)
“A point has been reached where the peoples of the Americas must take cognizance of growing ill-will, of marked trends toward aggression, of increasing armaments, of shortening tempersa situation which has in it many of the elements that lead to the tragedy of general war.... Peace is threatened by those who seek selfish power.”
—Franklin D. Roosevelt (18821945)