Quotations from Dances with Wolves
Dances with Wolves is an American western-adventure drama that follows Lt. John Dunbar after his exile to a remote western Civil War outpost. Lt. Dunbar was a Civil War hero after he lead his Union troops to victory. After the war, he requests a transfer to a remote outpost, which he later finds to be desserted. He instead finds an Indian tribe and a pack of wolves. Throughout his stay, he becomes one with the natives. Directed by Kevin Costner. Starring Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, and Graham Greene. This film won seven Oscar Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.
Dances with Wolves is seen as one of the best films of the 1990s. Read some quotes from this great movie below.
Major Fambrough: You wish to see the frontier?
John Dunbar: Yes sir, before it's gone.
Ten Bears: You are the only white man I have ever known. I have thought about you a lot. More than you think. And I understand your concern. But I think you are wrong. The white man the soldiers are looking for no longer exists. Now there is only a Sioux named Dances With Wolves.
Ten Bears: Let us smoke a while.
John Dunbar: [voiceover] With Ten Bears, it was always more than a while. There was purpose in everything he did, and I knew he wanted me to stay. But I was sure of myself. I would be an excuse, and that's all the Army would need to find this place. I pushed him as far as I could to move the camp. But in the end, he only smiled and talked of simple pleasures. He reminded me that at his age, a good fire was better than anything. Ten Bears was an extraordinary man.
Toughest Pawnee: Only a white man would make a fire for everyone to see.
Pawnee #1: Maybe there's more than one.
Pawnee #2: There may be three or four.
Toughest Pawnee: I know three or four who will not be making the trip home.
Kicking Bird: I was just thinking that of all the trails in this life there is one that matters most. It is the trail of a true human being. I think you are on this trail and it is good to see.
John Dunbar: Dunbar, not Dumb Bear.
Wind In His Hair: We will shoot some arrows into the white man. If he truly has medicine, he will not be hurt. If he has no medicine, he will be dead.
Wind In His Hair: Dances With Wolves. I am Wind In His Hair. Do you see that I am your friend? Can you see that you will always be my friend?
Major Fambrough: Sir knight? I've just pissed in my pants... and nobody can do anything about it.
Pawnee #1: We have nothing to show for this trail.
Pawnee #2: We have no rifles. White men are sure to have rifles.
Pawnee #3: It's hard to say how many might be down there. We should forget this and go home. Toughest Pawnee: Then go. I would rather die than argue about a single line of smoke in my own country.
[the Toughest Pawnee rides off into the direction of the smoke]
Pawnee #1: He will not quit until we are all dead.
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