Sarah Fenn: What are you going to do?
Bob Lee Swagger: Exercise my right to bear arms.

Bob Lee Swagger: I got a plan, but I think I'm going to need your help.
Sarah Fenn: Ok. I'll do it.
Bob Lee Swagger: I haven't even told you what it is yet.
Sarah Fenn: I know.

There's going to be more shooting, more people are going to die. I didn't start it, but I mean to see it through.

Bob Lee Swagger

Jack Payne: You know what they say is the first thing that a man feels when he shoots a civilian?
Bob Lee Swagger: The recoil of the rifle?
Jack Payne: [snickers] Yeah.
Bob Lee Swagger: Very original.

Howard Purnell: Have you given your official statement yet, 'cuz I would be VERY cautious about what went IN it.
Nick Memphis: Well, maybe I should wait for the report to come out, read it, and THEN remember.

Nick Memphis: I didn't know you had a woman.
Bob Lee Swagger: Neither did I... until they took her.

[first lines]
Donnie Fenn: Movement. Two men. Approximately... forty goats.
Bob Lee Swagger: They're not on anybody's side. We don't have to shoot them.

Louis Dobbler: You can kill him from that far away?
Bob Lee Swagger: At a mile and a half the bullet's gonna strike with more energy than a .44 magnum, point blank. Yeah, I think you can kill him.

Bob Lee Swagger: Suppose I was looking for man who could make a 2200 yard cold bore shot, who's alive that could do that?
Mr. Rate: Seems I heard about a shot like that being made not too long ago, said the guy's name was Bob Lee Swagger. Never met him my end, so I wouldn't know.
Bob Lee Swagger: Ya, they said that alright.
Mr. Rate: They also said that artificial sweeteners were safe, WMDs were in Iraq and Anna Nicole married for love.

They delivered me on a train, wrapped up like a present.

Bob Lee Swagger

Russ Turner: Now, the only reasonable question to ask after that is: what the fuck is going on?

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[last lines]
Senator Charles F. Meachum: Are you out of your mind? Are you out of your damn mind? I am a United States Senator!
Bob Lee Swagger: Exactly.

There's always a confused soul that thinks that one man can make a difference. And you have to kill him to convince him otherwise. That's the hassle with democracy.

Senator Charles F. Meachum