Only the Brave (2017) quotes

Director
Joseph Kosinski.

Cast
Josh Brolin.
Miles Teller.
Jeff Bridges.

Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire.

I don’t know what to do. Yeah, well, you gotta ask yourself, “What can I live with, and what can I die without?”
– Duane Steinbrink

If you’re looking for sympathy, the only place you’re going to find it is in the dictionary, somewhere between shit and syphilis.
– Duane Steinbrink

I’ve had to learn to live my life without needing you, and now you’re pissed at me?
– Amanda Marsh

I know you boys are looking for sympathy. You’ll find that in the dictionary somewhere between shit and syphilis.
– Duane Steinbrink

You got something to say to me before you walk out that door?
– Amanda Marsh
Well, I guess I said some shit last night I shouldn’t have.
– Eric Marsh
Yeah. You did. Why?
– Amanda Marsh
Because.
– Eric Marsh
Because what?
– Amanda Marsh
‘Cause… you’re smarter than I am, especially when we squabble. And it pisses me off.
– Eric Marsh
Well, I can appreciate that.
– Amanda Marsh
I bet you can.
– Eric Marsh

It’s not easy sharing your man with a fire.
– Marvel Steinbrink

There are two things that will make the mayor move. Fear and greed.
– Duane Steinbrink

The world’s full of people taking chances.
– Eric Marsh

Fire’s making a run for our line, and by the time she gets here she’s going to be too strong to hold. Gonna crown that ridge, spot over and run straight into town. If we back burn this side of the mountain, by the time that bitch comes over it won’t have no fuel to feed into.
– Eric Marsh
That’s a godawful idea. All the conditions favor the fire, and when that blaze comes down that mountain it’s gonna kick your ass and use your burn to get even stronger, we won’t be able to stop it.
– Evaluator Hayes
Well our line’s not gonna hold unless we burn it off.
– Eric Marsh
Well then slow it down until we get more resources up here.
– Evaluator Hayes
What you don’t understand sir…
– Eric Marsh
What you don’t understand is forty years, son. I was on the job when you were still shitin’ yellow, so if you think you’re gonna to make a big move and impress me, i’m tellin’ you right now, don’t!
– Evaluator Hayes
Due respect sir, you are just an observer, so let us do our job…
– Eric Marsh
No, you…
– Evaluator Hayes
No no no! Step off, now! Step… off!
– Eric Marsh