Capt. Rev. Samuel Clayton: Well, the prodigal brother. When d'you get back? I ain't seen you since the surrender. Come to think of it, I didn't see you at the surrender. Ethan Edwards: Don't believe in surrender. I still got my saber, Reverend. Didn't turn it into no plowshare, neither.
Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965), U.S. screenwriter, and John Ford. Capt. Rev. Samuel Clayton (Ward Bond), Ethan Edwards (John Wayne), The Searchers, when Ethan Edwards returns home to Texas several years after the end of the Civil War (1956).