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

It is hard to tell of happiness. Time goes by and we feel safe too soon.

One Stab

Tristan, I have nowhere to send this letter and no reason to believe you wish to receive it. I write it only for myself. And so I will hide it away along with all the things left unsaid and undone between us.

Susannah

Samuel: Still hung over?
Tristan: Still drunk!

I still sometimes dream that I'm the mother of your children. I wanted her to die.

Susannah

Forever turned out to be too long.

Susannah

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 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

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

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Legends of the Fall Quotes

It is hard to tell of happiness. Time goes by and we feel safe too soon.

One Stab

Tristan, I have nowhere to send this letter and no reason to believe you wish to receive it. I write it only for myself. And so I will hide it away along with all the things left unsaid and undone between us.

Susannah