Famous Quotes By Clint Eastwood


  1. Crimes against children are the most heinous crime. That, for me, would be a reason for capital punishment because children are innocent and need the guidance of an adult society.
  2. Everybody thinks making films back to back is a big deal but they did it all the time in the old days.
  3. I had three points I wanted to make: That not everybody in Hollywood is on the left, that Obama has broken a lot of the promises he made when he took office, and that the people should feel free to get rid of any politician who's not doing a good job.
  4. I haven't been very active in politics.
  5. I keep working because I learn something new all the time.
  6. I mean, I've always been a libertarian. Leave everybody alone. Let everybody else do what they want. Just stay out of everybody else's hair.
  7. I still work out on a daily basis.
  8. I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me.
  9. I was drafted during the Korean War.
  10. If a person doesn't change, there's something really wrong with him.
  11. If I'd had good discipline, I might have gone into music.
  12. I'm not really conservative. I'm conservative on certain things. I believe in less government. I believe in fiscal responsibility and all those things that maybe Republicans used to believe in but don't any more.
  13. It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
  14. Men must know their limitations.
  15. My mother knew how to read music and everything. But I just kinda learned off of records. And so, I was listening to records and I'd play 'em over and over.
  16. Our modern society - especially in the West, and especially now - reveres youth.
  17. Overnight stardom can be harmful to your mental health. Yeah. It has ruined a lot of people.
  18. People love westerns worldwide. There's something fantasy-like about an individual fighting the elements. Or even bad guys and the elements. It's a simpler time. There's no organized laws and stuff.
  19. Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.
  20. Society is at odds with itself.
  21. Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
  22. The prospect of dating someone in her twenties becomes less appealing as you get older. At some point in your fife, your tolerance level goes down and you realize that, with someone much younger, there's nothing really to talk about.
  23. There are a lot of conservative people, a lot of moderate people, Republicans, Democrats, in Hollywood. It is just that the conservative people by the nature of the word itself play closer to the vest. They do not go around hot dogging it.
  24. There's a lot of great movies that have won the Academy Award, and a lot of great movies that haven't. You just do the best you can.
  25. There's only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it is I'll get married again.
  26. They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.
  27. This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
  28. Whether you like it or not, you're forced to come to the realisation that death is out there. But I don't fear death, I'm a fatalist. I believe when it's your time, that's it. It's the hand you're dealt.
  29. You always want to quit while you are ahead. You don't want to be like a fighter who stays too long in the ring until you're not performing at your best.
  30. You know when you're young and you see a play in high school, and the guys all have gray in their hair and they're trying to be old men and they have no idea what that's like? It's just that stupid the other way around.

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