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Rio Grande Movie Quotes


Here are a few of our favorite movie quotes from Rio Grande.

Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke ( John Wayne ):
"I've seen things that make my sense of duty important."


Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke ( John Wayne ):
"But he did enlist. He's here. And here he'll stay and here he'll serve."


Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke ( John Wayne ):
"On the official records you're my son. But on this post you are just another trooper. You heard me tell the other recruits what I will need from them. Twice that I will expect from you."


Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke ( John Wayne ):
"If you fail I'll have you spread eagle on a wagon wheel. If you desert you'll be found. Tracked down and broken into bits."


Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke ( John Wayne ):
"I don't want you men to be fooled about what's coming up for you. Torture. At least that."


Mrs. Kathleen Yorke ( Maureen O'Hara ):
"Ramrod, wreckage and ruin. Still the same Kirby."
Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke ( John Wayne ):
"Special privilege for special born. Still the same Kathleen."


Mrs. Kathleen Yorke ( Maureen O'Hara ):
"Well, what are you going to do about it? A nice, gentle soul who'd go ten miles out of his way before he's step on an ant."


Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke ( John Wayne ):
"The war department promised me 180 men. They sent me 18, all told. You are the 18. So each one of you will have to do the work of ten men."


Mrs. Kathleen Yorke ( Maureen O'Hara ):
"Aren't you going to kiss me goodbye?"
Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke ( John Wayne ):
"I don't ever want to kiss you goodbye."


General Philip Sheridan ( J. Carrol Nash ):
"If you fail, I assure you members of your court martial will be the men who rode with us at Shenandoah."


Lt. Colonel Kirby Yorke ( John Wayne ):
"Good evening, Kathleen."
Mrs. Kathleen Yorke ( Maureen O'Hara ):
"Good evening, Kirby."





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Kathleen Kirby takes a job with the enlisted men's wives. What does she do?

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