[Before a gunfight, to the undertaker.] Get three coffins ready.
[After same gunfight, to the undertaker] My mistake: four coffins.
You see, I understand you men were just playin' around, but the mule, he just doesn't get it. Course, if you were to all apologize... [the men laugh] I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughin'. Gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it...
[To Ramon] "When the man with a 45 meets the man with a rifle, you said, "the man with a pistol is a dead man." [Joe loads his gun] Let's see if it's true. Go ahead, load up and shoot.
Sometimes the dead can be more useful than the living.
When a man's got money in his pocket, he begins to appreciate peace.
You shoot to kill, you better hit the heart. Your own words, Ramon. [Ramon fires off two shots, but Joe stands right back up] The heart, Ramon. Don't forget the heart. Aim for the heart, or you'll never stop me.
Ramon Rojo: When a man with a .45 meets a man with a rifle, the man with a pistol will be a dead man. That's an old Mexican Proverb...and it's true.
Don Miguel Rojo: With a gun in his hand, nothing stands in his way.
Silvanito: I'm alive, and I want to remain with the living, understand? And when I'm dead, I want to remain with the dead. And I would be unhappy if somebody living forces me to remain with the living.
Chico: Our orders are to make sure he does not die... but also to make sure he regrets the day he was born.