Extortion doesn't become a lady.

Thomas Durant

This is my only friend.

Sean McGinnes

Tonight, I say who I am.

Elam Ferguson

Life does have its surprises.

Cullen Bohannon

Mickey McGinnes: What if, God forbid, you were to lose?
Cullen Bohannon: That ain't going to happen.

Get down off that horse and put me in the cut.

Elam Ferguson

Lily Bell: It's been a while since I've seen such a...
Cullen Bohannon: A shithole?

Thomas Durant: The railroad gave you freedom?
Mickey McGinnes: Aye, and our father gave us the whipping of a lifetime.

Lily Bell: You don't know who or I am or what I'm capable of.
Cullen Bohannon: No, I don't and I sure as hell don't care.

Cullen Bohannon: Why cut 'em up? What do you people get out of it?
Joseph Black Moon: Your people have done much worse.
Cullen Bohannon: Maybe. Maybe, but I'm going to keep them from skinning your ass alive if you bring that white women back.

Sean McGinnes: She's just a whore, mate.
Mickey McGinnes: Then make me a liar, you bastard. Go talk to her. Go on.

Blood will be spilled. Lives will be lost. Fortunes will be made. Men will be ruined.


Hell on Wheels Season 1 Quotes

Daniel: You released your slaves and still fought in the war. Why?
Cullen: Honor.

Sean: Do you not believe in a higher power?
Cullen: Yes, sir. I wear it on my hip.