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150 Best Doc Holliday Quotes: Tombstone Huckleberry

1. “Evidently, Mr. Ringo’s an educated man. Now, I really hate him. ”


2. “Wyatt Earp is my friend. ”


3. “I thought Tombstone was fairly good,” he said. “Val Kilmer played a good role in that and I sort of like the way he did it.”


4. “There is no hook my friend. There’s only what we do. ” — Doc Holliday (Dennis Quaid), Wyatt Earp


5. Doc: “What did you ever want?”


6. “You tell ’em I’m coming, and hell’s coming with me, you hear? Hell’s coming with me!” — Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell), Tombstone


7. “You’re no daisy at all. Poor soul, you were just too high-strung. ” — Doc Holliday


8. “Do you believe in friendship, Wyatt Earp?” — Doc Holliday (Dennis Quaid), Wyatt Earp


9. “Oh, Johnny, I’m sorry. I forgot you were there. You may go now. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


10. Johnny: “And you must be Doc Holliday. ”


11. “Forgive me if I don’t shake hands. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


12. “Ed, what an ugly thing to say. Does this mean we’re not friends anymore? You know, Ed, if I thought you weren’t my friend, I just don’t think I could bear it. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


13. ‘I’m your huckleberry, Ringo,’ replied the cheerful doctor. ‘That’s just my game.’ Holliday put out a hand and grasped the handkerchief. Both men reached for their six-shooters.”


14. ‘They say you’re the gamest man in the Earp crowd, Doc,’ Ringo said. ‘I don’t need but three feet to do my fighting. Here’s my handkerchief. Take hold.’


15. “I want your blood. And I want your soul. And I want them both right now!” — Johnny Ringo


16. “And you must be Ringo. Look, darling, Johnny Ringo. The deadliest pistoleer since Wild Bill, they say. What do you think, darling? Should I hate him?” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


17. “Indeed, sir. The last charge of Wyatt Earp and his immortals. ” — Doc Holliday


18. Wyatt: “How we feelin’ today, Doc?”


19. “My hypocrisy goes only so far. ”


20. Johnny Tyler: “Well, for a man that don’t go heeled, you run your mouth kinda reckless, don’t you?”


21. “Say goodbye to me. Go grab that spirited actress and make her your own. Take that beauty from it, don’t look back. Live every second. Live right on to the end. Live Wyatt. Live for me. Wyatt, if you were ever my friend, if you ever had even the slightest of feelin’ for me, leave now. Leave now. Please. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


22. “Not me; I’m in my prime. ”


23. (After watching a theatrical performance of Goethe’s Faust at the Bird Cage Theatre)


24. “He was a man in a lot of pain,” Kight said. “And so, probably the last month of his life, he wasn’t going anywhere. It is reported that he walked the streets of Glenwood and was a gentleman to the ladies. That’s all we have at this point – anecdotal information. We don’t know who was present when he died.”


25. “You know why I’m here. My hypocrisy only goes so far. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


26. “I spent my whole life not knowing what I want out of it, just chasing my tail. Now, for the first time, I know exactly what I want and who. That’s the damnable misery of it. ”


27. Wyatt: “How many cards do you want?”


28. “You Got Me!”


29. “Not me, I’m in my prime. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


30. “I’m Your Huckleberry”….Val Kilmer as Doc Holliday in Tombstone


31. Wyatt: “You could have been busted up back there, or killed. ”


32. “Make no mistake, it’s not revenge he’s after. It’s a reckoning. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


33. “Maybe poker just isn’t your game. I’ve got an idea… let’s have a spelling contest. ”


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35. “Nonsense, I have not yet begun to defile myself. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


36. Billy Clanton: “You know any Stephen Foster?”


37. “I’m Your Huckleberry,” declares Val Kilmer in the western Tombstone…and the phrase instantly becomes one of the most memorable lines ever uttered in a western.


38. “Wyatt Earp is my friend.” is the simple reply we receive. Doc has almost no friends, but Wyatt has been his best friend for years.


39. “There is no normal life. There is just life. Get on with it.” It reminds Wyatt that there is no such thing as a normal life.


40. “We started a fight we never got to finish. Play for blood, remember?” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


41. “Why, Ike, whatever do you mean? Maybe poker’s just not your game, Ike. I’ve got an idea! Let’s have a spelling contest. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


42. “I stand corrected, Wyatt. You’re an oak. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


43. “I don’t know if you are going to cover the confrontation between Doc Holliday and Johnny Ringo,” said Morey, according to The Making of Tombstone: Behind the Scenes of the Classic Modern Western, “but if you do, be sure to use the line from Walter Noble Burns’ book Tombstone: ‘I’m [your] huckleberry. That’s just my game.'”


44. “Fight’s commenced! Get to fightin’ or get away. ”


45. “Piss on you, Wyatt. ” — Doc Holliday


46. Doc: “All right, Clanton… you called down the thunder, well now you’ve got it! (reveals badge) You see that?”


47. Curly Bill Brocius: “You know what I’d do? I’d take that deal ‘n’ crawfish, then drill that ol’ Devil in the ass. What about you, Juanito, what would you do?”


48. “That line in the movie, ‘I’ll be your Huckleberry,’” Kight said, ‘that’s actually ‘huckle bearer,’ which is the piece of hardware on a casket that you carry the casket with.”


49. “When you have somebody as tough as that man was, it makes for a kind of an interesting human being,” Kight added.


50. “That derringer is controversial,” Kight said. “I’d like for some expert of history to settle that with me, but none of them are willing to come forward and say that on the front page of the paper.”


51. “Look at all the stars. You look up and you think, ‘God made all this, and he remembered to make a little speck like me. ’ It’s kind of flattering, really. ” — Morgan Earp


52. “I beg to differ, sir. We started a game we never got to finish. ‘Play for Blood,’ remember?” — Doc Holliday


53. “I’m your huckleberry” for Fun Fact Friday. Val Kilmer is my favorite version of Doc Holliday, from the movie Tombstone. One of his most popular quotes is this one said when he meets with Johnny Ringo and shoots him. The actual rendering should be “huckle bearer” for pallbearer. This is a handle on the coffin to carry it. Nice analogy and even better as “huckleberry.” #thenakedrancher #nakedrancher #ranch #western #cowboy #gunshooter #quote #imyourhuckleberry #tombstone #valkilmer #docholliday #johnnyringo #movie #casket #handle #huckle #funfactfriday


54. Wyatt: “I did my duty, now I’d like to get on with my life. I’m going to Tombstone. ”


55. “I have two guns. One for each of ya. ”


56. “Tales were told that he had murdered men in different parts of the country; that he had robbed and committed all manner of crimes, and yet when persons were asked how they knew it, they could only admit that it was hearsay, and that nothing of the kind could really be traced up to Doc’s account. ” –Wyatt Earp


57. “Well, I’m your huckleberry.”


58. “I spent my whole life not knowing what I want out of it, just chasing my tail. Now, for the first time, I know exactly what I want and who. That’s the damnable misery of it. ” — Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell), Tombstone


59. (To Josephine) “I have nothing left, nothing to give you. I have no pride, no dignity, no money. I don’t even know how we’ll make a living, but I promise I’ll love you the rest of your life. ” (they kiss)


60. “Weave a circle round him thrice, and close your eyes with holy dread. For he on honey-dew hath fed and drunk the milk of Paradise. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


61. “Oh. Johnny, I apologize; I forgot you were there. You may go now. ” — Doc Holliday


62. “It’s quoted in the Bible, Revelations: Behold the pale horse. The man who sat on him was death, and Hell followed with him. ” — Johnny Ringo


63. “I don’t wanna play anymore. ”


64. “You die first, get it? Your friends might get me in a rush, but not before I make your head into a canoe, you understand me?”


65. “Make no mistake; it’s not revenge he’s after. It’s a reckonin’. ”


66. “Remember what I said about people seein’ a bright light before they die? It ain’t true. I can’t see a damn thing. ” — Morgan Earp


67. “There is no normal life, there’s just life. Get on with it. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


68. “Why Johnny Ringo, you look like somebody just walked over your grave. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


69. “How the hell did we get ourselves into this?”


70. (After shooting Johnny Ringo) “You’re no daisy! You’re no daisy at all. Poor soul, you were just too high-strung. ”


71. “You’re a daisy if you do. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


72. “Wyatt Earp? I’ve heard that name before. Don’t know where, but it wasn’t good. ” — Doc Holliday (Dennis Quaid), Wyatt Earp


73. “I don’t think I’ll let you arrest us today, Behan. ”


74. “I found him a loyal friend and good company. He was a dentist whom necessity had made a gambler; a gentleman whom disease had made a vagabond; a philosopher whom life had made a caustic wit; a long, lean blonde fellow nearly dead with consumption and at the same time the most skillful gambler and nerviest, speediest, deadliest man with a six-gun I ever knew. ” –Wyatt Earp


75. Turkey Creek Jack Johnson: “Doc, you oughtta be in bed. What the hell you doin’ this for, anyway?”


76. “Already got a guilty conscience. Might as well have the money, too. Good day now. ” — Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell), Tombstone


77. “I am A Friend to any Brave and Gallant Outlaw”


78. “Make no mistake; it’s not revenge he’s after. It’s a reckoning. ”


79. “Nonsense, I have not yet begun to defile myself. ”


80. “Your lips are like a cherry;”


81. “I’ll be damned. ” — Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell), Tombstone


82. “Skin that smoke wagon and see what happens!”


83. “I enjoyed about as much of this as I could stand. ” — Doc Holliday, 1877


84. Florentino: “He talkin’ loco… crazy… somethin’ about a sick horse comin’ to get us. ”


85. “It appears he missed an excellent chance to keep his mouth shut. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


86. “Forgive me if I don’t shake hands. ”


87. “I’m dying. How are you?”


88. “It appears my hypocrisy knows no bounds. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


89. “I’m your huckleberry” for Fun Fact Friday. Val Kilmer is my favorite version of Doc Holliday, from the movie Tombstone. One of his most popular quotes is this one said when he meets with Johnny Ringo and shoots him. The actual rendering should be “h…


90. “Forgive me if I don’t shake hands.” Not only was it a show of disrespect to the sheriff, who had very little power in the town, but it also set Doc up as someone with a lot of power.


91. “Nonsense. By all means, move. ” — Doc Holliday


92. “I’m dying, how are you?” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


93. Billy Clanton: “Why, it’s the drunk piano player. You’re so drunk, you can’t hit nothin’. In fact, you’re probably seeing double. ” (draws a knife)


94. “I said poker’s an honest trade. Only suckers buck the tiger. The odds are all with the house. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


95. “Yes, it’s true. You are a good woman. Then again, you may be the Antichrist. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


96. “Conflict follows wrongdoing as surely as flies follow the herd. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


97. “Somebody had slipped (Holliday) a gun and he shot the guy in the hand,” Kight said.


98. Doc: “Wyatt Earp is my friend. ”


99. “I’m afraid the strain was more than he could bear. Oh, I wasn’t quite as sick as I made out. ” — Doc Holliday


100. “Only when confronted,” Kight said. “The man, the best I can tell, never started an argument. When he got in trouble, it was when other people started pickin’ a fight with him – especially in Leadville, the last gun fight he ever had.”


101. “You may indeed, sir if you get lucky. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


102. “I just want to stay out of the way of his guns,” Kight said. “That’s for sure.”


103. “When will you wake up? You wouldn’t know a normal life if it bit you in the ass. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


104. “If you fellows have been hunted from one end of the country to the other as I have been, you’ll understand what a bad man’s reputation is built on. I’ve had credit for more killings than I ever dreamed of. ” — Doc Holliday, 1886


105. “Yes, but there’s just something about him. Something around the eyes, I don’t know, reminds me of, me. No. I’m sure of it, I hate him. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


106. “I’m your Huckleberry. ”


107. “I feel it’s about to get weird. ” — Doc Holliday (Tim Rozon), Wynonna Earp, Season 3


108. “I wasn’t. And this time… [opens his coat to reveal a U. S. Deputy Marshal Badge] … it’s legal. ” — Doc Holliday


109. “A man like Ringo has got a great big hole, right in the middle of him. He can never kill enough or steal enough or inflict enough pain to ever fill it. He wants revenge. Revenge for being born. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


110. “In all that time workin’ those cow towns, I was only ever mixed up in one shootin’, just one! But a man lost his life, and I took it. You don’t know how that feels and believe me, boy, you don’t ever want to know. Not ever!”


111. “It would appear that the strain was more than he could bear. ” — Doc Holliday


112. “There is no normal life. There is just life. Get on with it. ”


113. “Fight’s commenced! Get to fightin’ or getaway. ” — Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell), Tombstone


114. Doc: “It appears my hypocrisy knows no bounds. ”


115. “I’m the man for the job…. to carry you to the grave.”


116. Wyatt: “What makes a man like Ringo, Doc? What makes him do the things he does?”


117. “I stand corrected, Wyatt. You’re an oak. ”


118. Doc: “Look, darling, Johnny Ringo. The deadliest pistoleer since Wild Bill, they say. What do you think, darling? Should I hate him?”


119. “Evidently, Mr. Ringo’s an educated man. Now, I really hate him. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


120. “I would ask him why he didn’t really pursue his love for his cousin Mattie (Holliday),” the Glenwood Springs Historical Society, Frontier Museum and Doc Holliday Collection executive director said. “That’s a whole interesting story right there… After Doc left Georgia, she became a nun.”


121. “I’m not traveling about the country in search of notoriety, and I think your newspaper fellows have already had a fair hack at me. ” — Doc Holliday, 1882


122. “My mama always told me never put off till tomorrow people you can kill today. ” — Doc Holliday (Dennis Quaid), Wyatt Earp


123. “You’re the only human being in my entire life that ever gave me hope. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


124. “Damn it. You are the most fallible, stubborn, self-deluded, bullheaded man I’ve ever known in my entire life. ”


125. “How the hell did we get ourselves into this?” — Wyatt Earp (Kurt Russell), Tombstone


126. “You gonna do somethin’ or just stand there and bleed?”


127. “I have two guns. One for each of ya.” Even if he sees double, he can put a bullet in both heads before there is time to blink.


128. “Damn it, you’re the most fallible, stubborn, self-deluded, bullheaded man I’ve ever known in my entire life. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


129. “There was something very peculiar about Doc. He was gentlemanly, a good dentist, a friendly man, and yet outside of us boys I don’t think he had a friend in the Territory. ” –Wyatt Earp


130. “While he never did anything to entitle him to a Statue in the Hall of Fame, Doc Holliday was nevertheless a most picturesque character on the western border in those days when the pistol instead of law determined issues. ” –Bat Masterson


131. (Taunting a card player who thinks he’s cheating) “Why Ed, does this mean we’re not friends anymore? You know, Ed, if I thought you weren’t my friend… I just don’t think I could bear it!”


132. “Why should I obtain by force that which I can obtain by cheating?” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


133. Josephine: (looking at Wyatt) “Interesting little scene. I wonder who that tall drink of water is. ”


134. “Why, Kate, you’re not wearing a bustle. How lewd. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


135. Sherman McMasters: “If they were my brothers, I’d want revenge, too. ”


136. “Anybody that can ride a horse from Texas to Dodge City, Kansas with tuberculosis has got my respect, or can ride the stage over from Leadville over Independence Pass and down into Aspen and Glenwood 6 months before he died has got to be one tough hombre.”


137. “Why Ed does this mean we’re not friends anymore? You know Ed, if I thought you weren’t my friend… I just don’t think I could bear it!” — Doc Holliday


138. “Wyatt and Josie embarked on a series of adventures. Up or down, thin or flush. In 47 years they never left each other’s side. Wyatt Earp died in Los Angeles in 1929. Among the pallbearers at Earp’s funeral were early western stars Tom Mix and William S. Hart. Tom Mix wept. ” — Narrator


139. (After shooting Johnny Ringo) “You’re no daisy! You’re no daisy at all. Poor soul, you were just too high-strung. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


140. “It appears my hypocrisy knows no bounds. ”


141. “Yes, it’s true. You are a good woman. Then again, you may be the Antichrist. ”


142. “Dave Rudabaugh is an ignorant scoundrel! I disapprove of his very existence. I considered ending it myself on several occasions, but self-control got the better of me. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


143. “Of all the nonsensical guff which has been written around my life, there has been none more ina59. ccurate or farfetched than that which has dealt with Doc Holliday. After Holliday died, I gave a San Francisco newspaper reporter a short sketch of his life. Apparently the reporter was not satisfied. The sketch appeared in print with a lot of things added that never existed outside the reporter’s imagination “ –Wyatt Earp


144. “I have two guns. One for each of ya’. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


145. Josephine: “I’m a woman; I like men. If that means I’m not ladylike, then I guess I’m just not a lady. At least I’m honest. ”


146. “You’re so drunk I bet you’re seeing double.” Not a second after those words leave the poor man’s mouth, Doc has both pistols in his hands.


147. “I’m your huckleberry. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


148. “Oh, Johnny, I’m sorry. I forgot you were there. You may go now. ” — Doc Holliday (Val Kilmer), Tombstone


149. “I found him a loyal friend and good company. He was a dentist whom necessity had made a gambler; a gentleman whom disease had made a vagabond; a philosopher whom life had made a caustic wit; a long, lean blonde fellow nearly dead with consumption and at the same time the most skillful gambler and nerviest, speediest, deadliest man with a six-gun I ever knew. ” –Wyatt Earp


150. “Forgive me if I don’t shake hands.” Not only was it a show of disrespect to the sheriff, who had very little power in the town, but it also set Doc up as someone with a lot of power.


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