I followed all of the rules, man's and God's. And you, you followed none of them. And they all loved you more. Samuel, Father, and my... even my own wife.

Alfred

Because you love her, I will forgive that, ONCE! Say that again, and you are no longer my brother.

Tristan

Every warrior hopes a good death will find him.

One Stab

It was a good death.

One Stab

Samuel: Nice shiner.
Tristan: Yeah, well, I hit her back.

She was like the water that freezes inside a rock and breaks it apart. It was no more her fault than it is the fault of the water when the rock shatters.

One Stab

Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness and they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy, or they become legends.

One Stab

I thought Tristan would never live to be an old man. I was wrong about that. I was wrong about many things. It was those who loved him most who died young. He was a rock they broke themselves against however much he tried to protect them.

One Stab

Samuel: I'll bring you back the kaiser's helmet.
Colonel Ludlow: Bring yourself back. That'd please me more.

Don't talk at me boy as if I've never seen a war!

Colonel Ludlow

You guys look like a bunch of ice-cream cones!

Tristan

Screw'm! Screw'm all! Screw the gov'm'nt!

Colonel Ludlow

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Legends of the Fall Quotes

She was like the water that freezes inside a rock and breaks it apart. It was no more her fault than it is the fault of the water when the rock shatters.

One Stab

Don't talk at me boy as if I've never seen a war!

Colonel Ludlow