The best Dances with Wolves quotes make you realize how great the movie really is, even if you haven't seen it in a while. Let's rank the greatest quotes from Dances with Wolves, with the help of your votes. Starring Kevin Costner, Dances with Wolves was directed by Kevin Costner and released in 1990.
What is your favorite Dances with Wolves quote? One memorable line was when John Dunbar said, "I've always wanted to see the frontier." Another great line from Dances with Wolves is, "I was just thinking that of all the trails in this life, there are some that matter most. It is the trail of a true human being. I think you are on this trail, and it is good to see," spoken by Kicking Bird.
Vote up your top Dances with Wolves quotes, regardless of which character they come from.
John Dunbar: That's my hat... that's my hat!
Big Warrior: I found it on the prairie. It's mine.
Wind In His Hair: The hat belongs to Lieutenant.
Big Warrior: He left it on the prairie. He didn't want it.
Wind In His Hair: Well, you can see he wants it now. We all know it's a soldier hat. We all know who wears it. If you want to keep it, that's fine. But give something for it.
Wind In His Hair: Good... trade!
Ten Bears: Let us smoke a while.
John Dunbar: With Ten Bears, it was always more than a while. There was purpose in everything he did, and I knew he wanted me to stay. But I was sure of myself. I would be an excuse, and that's all the Army would need to find this place. I pushed him as far as I could to move the camp. But in the end, he only smiled and talked of simple pleasures. He reminded me that at his age, a good fire was better than anything. Ten Bears was an extraordinary man.
Stands With a Fist: I worked every day... very hard... there was a woman who didn't like me. She called me bad names... sometimes she beat me. One day she was calling me these bad names, her face in my face, and I hit her. I was not very big, but she fell down. She fell hard and didn't move. I stood over her with my fist and asked if any other woman wanted to call me bad names... No one bothered me after that day.
John Dunbar: I wouldn't think so.
John Dunbar: We are trying for a baby.
Kicking Bird: No waiting?
John Dunbar: No waiting.
Kicking Bird: I was just thinking that of all the trails in this life, there are some that matter most. It is the trail of a true human being. I think you are on this trail, and it is good to see.