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(1957–1962)

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Beauregard 'Pappy' Maverick: Son, as my old pappy used to say, if you're ever served a rare steak that is intended for someone else, don't bother with ethical details - eat as much as you can before the mistake is discovered.

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Bret Maverick: As my old pappy used to say, work is fine for killin' time, but it's a shaky way to make a living.

Bret Maverick: Never cry over spilt milk. It could've been whiskey.

Bret Maverick: As my old pappy used to say, "Son, stay clear of weddings because one of them is liable to be your own."

Bret Maverick: As my old pappy used to say, you can be a gentleman and still not forget all you know about self-defense.

Bret Maverick: As my old pappy used to say, a man does what he has to do - if he can't get out of it.

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Bret: Waco, I've never seen a man do so many things wrong. Have you ever been in a gulf hurricane?

Waco Williams: Nope.

Bret: Well, it's the big pine trees and the thick oak trees that get uprooted first. The palm trees are smart - they give with the wind.

Waco Williams: That sounds like pretty good advice for trees.

Bret: They live a long time.

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Bret: My Pappy always said, "A coward dies a thousand deaths, a hero dies but one." A thousand to one is pretty good odds.

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Bret Maverick: As my old pappy used to say, if at first you don't succeed, try something else.

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Pappy Maverick: A man does what he has to do - if he can't get out of it.

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Pappy Maverick: Son, hard work never hurt anyone - who didn't do it.

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Bret Maverick: Jed, only one man in a hundred plays poker by the odds. Luck's only important when you sit down with men who play as tight as you do. When I find that out I quit. It's *gambling*.

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Bret Maverick: Cole, as my old pappy always taught me, the only time you ever quit when you're winnin' is after you've won it all.

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Bart Maverick: As my pappy used to say, "Son, the best time to get lucky is when the other man's dealin'."

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Bret Maverick: As my old pappy used to say, a fox isn't sly; he just can't think any slower.

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