Quotation by Frank S. Nugent

Capt. York: Colonel, if you send out the regiment, Cochise'll think I've tricked him.
Col. Thursday: Exactly, we have tricked him. Tricked him into returning to American soil, and I intend to see that he stays here.
Capt. York: Col. Thursday, I gave my word to Cochise. No man is going to make a liar out of me, sir.
Col. Thursday: Your word to a breach-cladded savage, an illiterate, uncivilized murderer and treaty breaker. There's no question of honor, sir, between an American officer and Cochise.
Capt. York: There is to me, sir.
Frank S. Nugent (1908–1965), U.S. screenwriter, and John Ford. Capt. Kirby York (John Wayne) and Lt. Col. Owen Thursday (Henry Fonda), Fort Apache, Capt. York protesting when learning of Col. Thursday's duplicitous intentions and disdain toward the Indian leader (1948).

Based on the story "Massacre" by James Warner Bellah.
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