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  • Narrator: By his own approximation, Bob assassinated Jesse James over 800 times.


  • Narrator: By his own approximation, Bob assassinated Jesse James over 800 times. He suspected no one in history had ever so often or so publicly recapitulated an act of betrayal.


  • Jesse James: I guess i will take my guns off, i fear the neighbors might spy them.
    Jesse James: I guess I'll take my guns off... for fear the neighbors might spy them.


  • Robert Ford: You know what I expected? Applause. I was only 20 years old then. I couldn't see how it would look to people. I was surprised by what happened. They didn't applaud.


  • Dick Liddil: "If you so much as mention my name to Jesse, Boyyyy... I'd find out about it. You had better believe that...and I'll look you up, I'll knock on your door, and I will be as madd as a hornet...I will be hot" Dick Liddil
    Dick Liddil: If you so much as mention my name to Jesse, Boyyyy... I'd find out about it. You had better believe that...and I'll look you up, I'll knock on your door, and I will be as mad as a hornet...I will be hot Dick Liddil.


  • Jesse James: It seems to me if you have something to confess, you outta be right and you spit it out now.


  • Charley Ford: You think it's all made up don't yea, think it's all yarns and newspaper stories.
    Robert Ford: He's just a human being
    Robert Ford: He's just a human being.


  • Robert Ford: I've been a nobody all my life, and I won't give it this one opportunity and you can bet your life on that you just go on
    Robert Ford: I've been a nobody all my life, and I won't give it this one opportunity and you can bet your life on that you just go on.


  • Jesse James: You're giving me signs, to make me wonder maybe you're minds been changed about me.


  • Dick Liddil: No, poetry doesn't work with whores
    Dick Liddil: No, poetry doesn't work with whores.


  • Robert Ford: That'll be a good joke, if it was funny
    Robert Ford: That'll be a good joke, if it was funny.


  • Jesse James: "Can't figure it out, do you want to be like me or do you want to be me?"
    Jesse James: Can't figure it out, do you want to be like me or do you want to be me?


  • Jesse James: Yeah, just ain't no peace with old Jesse around. You ought to pity my poor wife.


  • Jesse James: Look at my red hands and my mean face... and I wonder 'bout that man that's gone so wrong.


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