“This is the west, Jim, a man is still expected to defend himself. If he allows people to think he won’t, he’s in trouble. Bad trouble.”
Below: The classic fight scene from The Big Country
or ‘How to pull your britches on, Western style’.
Not many folks can deliver a volley of insults like Heston:
“All I can say, McKay, is you take a helluva long time to say good-bye.”