“You know, sometimes I think it’s givin’ the good Lord the worst of it to say He invented people.” – Noah Beery Jr. as Sam
“I will live as a Sioux… I will hunt as a Sioux… I will fight and I will even die as a Sioux.” – Rod Steiger as O’Meara
“You think I am brave because I carry a gun; well, your fathers are much braver because they carry responsibility, for you, your brothers, your sisters, and your mothers. And this responsibility is like a big rock that weighs a ton. It bends and it twists them until finally it buries them under the ground. And there’s nobody says they have to do this. They do it because they love you, and because they want to.” – Charles Bronson as O’Reilly
“I haven’t seen Berlin yet, from the ground or from the air, and I plan on doing both before the war is over.” – Steve McQueen as Hilts
“Do you know anything about a guy going around playing the harmonica? He’s someone you’d remember. Instead of talking, he plays. And when he better play, he talks.” – Jason Robards as Cheyenne
An intensely sad film about two brothers who cannot overcome their opposite perceptions of life.