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Pat Wheeler (Character)
from Rio Bravo (1959)

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Rio Bravo (1959)
Pat Wheeler: If I ever saw a man holdin' a bull by the tail, you're it.

Pat Wheeler: I told him you were one of the best.
Colorado Ryan: Well, I'll tell you what I'm a lot better at, Mr. Wheeler... that's minding my own business.

Pat Wheeler: A game-legged old man and a drunk. That's all you got?
John T. Chance: That's WHAT I got.

Pat Wheeler: [Chance needs help to fight Burdette and his men] What about my drivers? You could use them.
John T. Chance: Supposing I got 'em. What'd I have? Some well-meaning amatuers, most of 'em worried about their wives and kids. Burdette has 30 or 40 men, all professionals. Only thing they're worried about is earning their pay. No, Pat. I'd just be giving them more targets to shoot at. A lot of people'd get hurt. Joe Burdette isn't worth it. He isn't worth one of them that'd get killed.
Pat Wheeler: Then what are you gonna do? All you got for help is that old man down at the jail and this...
[indicating Dude]
Dude: [Spanish for drunk] Borrachon's the name, Mr. Wheeler. I'll step outside so you can talk more freely.

John T. Chance: Got any new men with you, Pat?
Pat Wheeler: Nah, nobody 'cept Colorado, here.
John T. Chance: Where'd you take him on?
Pat Wheeler: Fort Worth
John T. Chance: What does he do?
Colorado Ryan: I speak English, sheriff. If you wanna ask me.