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  • Ruby Thewes: This world won't stand long. God won't let it stand this way long.
    ‐ Submitted by Sunny S (15 months ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: Have you been shot?
    Inman: Not lately.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (23 months ago)

  • Bosie: King of Kings!
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (23 months ago)

  • Ada Monroe: I would have followed you anywhere... to Mongolia.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (23 months ago)

  • Ada Monroe: What we have lost will never be returned to us. The land will not heal - too much blood. All we can do is learn from the past and make peace with it.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (23 months ago)

  • Teague: A reckonin' is for your world, not mine.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: My love, where are you? With no hope of reachin' you that I write to you... as I have always done.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Inman: She's the place I'm headin'. But I hardly know her. I just can't seem to get back to her.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: Ruby, this fence may be the first thing I ever did that might produce an actual result.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: I count the numbers of words that have passed between us, Inman and me - not very many. But I think about it.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: Let's put him in a pot.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: Yesterday, I saw you walkin' back to me.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: Inman. It is three years and I remember your name.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: When this war is over, there will be a reckonin'.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: If you are fightin', stop fightin'. If you are marchin', stop marchin'. Come back to me. Come back to me is my request.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: Old lady Swanger says you need help. Here I am.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: If I cry one tear for my daddy I stole it off a crocodile.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Inman: I came back for you.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: All the while I've been packin' ice around my heart. How do I make it melt?
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: I brought you this book... and this photo. I'm not smilin' in it. I don't know how to do that... hold a smile.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Monroe: I lost your mother after twenty-two months of marriage. It was enough for a lifetime.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: I will not leave Cold Mountain. My last thread of courage is to wait... for you.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: I despise a floggin' rooster.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Reverend Veasey: Thank you. I was gonna do a grievous thing.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Teague: He ain't comin' back. You must know that in your heart. Look at me. I'm not nothin'.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Oakley: Play me somethin' sweet... like a girl's waitin' for me.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Inman: I ain't gettin' shot again for some cause I don't believe in.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: Are you alive? I pray to God you are.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: I wouldn't go near that rooster if I was you. He's the devil I'm sure of it. He's Lucifer himself.
    Ruby Thewes: Why I depise a floggin' rooster.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: I wouldn't go near that rooster if I were you. He's the devil I'm sure of it. He's Lucifer himself.
    Ruby Thewes: Why I despise a flogging rooster!
    ‐ Submitted by Rawballs B (2 years ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: Number one - shut this, it's freezin'. Number two - shut that door, it's freezin'. I'm layin' on my back, with two fingers poked my ears tryin' to shut out who's got a bag of diamonds and who's carryin' a tray. If you wanna get three feet up a bull's ass, listen to what sweethearts whisper to each other.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (3 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: Ruby... I'm sorry...
    Ruby Thewes: Every piece of this is a man's bullshit... they called this war a cloud over the land but they made the weather then they stand in in the rain and say 'Shit! It's raining!' [starts to cry]
    ‐ Submitted by Rawballs B (3 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: Ruby... I'm sorry...
    Ruby Thewes: Every piece of this is a ma's bullshit... they called this war a cloud over the land but they made the weather then they stand in in the rain and say 'Shit! It's raining!' [starts to cry]
    ‐ Submitted by Rawballs B (3 years ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: Number one - shut this door, it's freezing. Number two - shut that door, it's freezing. I'm laying on my back, with my fingers poked in my ears trying to shut out who's got a bag of diamonds and who's carrying a tray. If you want to get three feet up a bull's ass, listen to what sweethearts whisper to each other.
    ‐ Submitted by Jillian L (3 years ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: Have you been shot?
    Inman: Not lately.
    ‐ Submitted by Jillian L (3 years ago)

  • Reverend Veasey: Hey! Look at this! This is a good saw.
    Inman: It's not yours. You take it, you make us another enemy. You are a Christian- don't you know your commandments?
    Reverend Veasey: You'll find the good Lord very flexible on the subject of property. We could do a lot with this saw...
    ‐ Submitted by Jillian L (3 years ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: [On discussing the war's origin] Every piece of this is man's bullshit. They call this war a cloud over the land. But they made the weather and then they stand in the rain and say 'Shit, it's raining!'
    ‐ Submitted by Jillian L (3 years ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: Catastrophe. I can spell it too. Learned it in the same place you did: a school house. 'Ruby Thewes. You are a c-a-t-a-s-t-r-o-p-h-e.'
    ‐ Submitted by Ceara R (3 years ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: This world won't stand long. God won't let it stand this way long.
    ‐ Submitted by Ceara R (3 years ago)

  • Ruby Thewes: They call this war a cloud over the land. But they made the weather and then they stand in the rain and say 'shit, it's raining!'
    ‐ Submitted by Mauricio R (4 years ago)

  • Ada Monroe: Come back to me. Come back to Cold Mountain.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (4 years ago)

  • Bosie: By order of Zebulon Vance, Governor of this great state of North Carolina: any soldier turned deserter is guilty of treason and shall be hunted down like a dog. Any man takes in a deserter is likewise guilty of treason.
    ‐ Submitted by Diana A (4 years ago)

  • Bosie: Tell you what I got on my side.
    Inman: What have you got on your side?
    Bosie: The confidence of youth.
    ‐ Submitted by Diana A (4 years ago)

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