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51 Top Quotes by Clint Eastwood

Famous Lines by Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood is a well known American actor, musician, director, producer as well as politician. He has directed several Academy Award winning films. Some of his popular quotes are listed below.

Clint Eastwood Quotes

  1. “You should never give up your inner self.” – Clint Eastwood
  2. “Go ahead, make my day” – Clint Eastwood
  3. “A good man always knows his limitations” – Clint Eastwood
  4. “It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people’s lives.” – Clint Eastwood
  5. “The innocence of childhood is like the innocence of a lot of animals.” – Clint Eastwood
  6. “People have lost their sense of humor. In former times, we constantly made jokes about different races.” – Clint Eastwood
  7. “I tried being reasonable, I didn’t like it.” – Clint Eastwood
  8. “You’ve got to ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’ Well, do ya punk?” – Clint Eastwood
  9. “The clock’s ticking, Pops, and I’m only getting older.” – Clint Eastwood
  10. “I know what you’re thinking, punk. He just threw three straight split-fingered fastballs at the knees. Does he have any left? Well, to tell you the truth in all the excitement, I kind of lost track myself…” – Clint Eastwood
  11. “Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that’s real power.” – Clint Eastwood
  12. “The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.” – Clint Eastwood
  13. “I’ve never met a genius. A genius to me is someone who does well at something he hates. Anybody can do well at something he loves — it’s just a question of finding the subject.” – Clint Eastwood
  14. “We boil at different degrees.” – Clint Eastwood
  15. “If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.” – Clint Eastwood
  16. “I don’t believe in pessimism. If something doesn’t come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it’s going to rain, it will.” – Clint Eastwood
  17. “My old drama coach used to say, ‘Don’t just do something, stand there.’ Gary Cooper wasn’t afraid to do nothing.” – Clint Eastwood
  18. “They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.” – Clint Eastwood
  19. “This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.” – Clint Eastwood
  20. “Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.” – Clint Eastwood
  21. “Men must know their limitations.” – Clint Eastwood
  22. “I’d like to be a bigger and more knowledgeable person 10 years from now than I am today. I think that, for all of us, as we grow older, we must discipline ourselves to continue expanding, broadening, learning, keeping our minds active and open.” – Clint Eastwood
  23. “We are like boxers, one never knows how much longer one has” – Clint Eastwood
  24. “There are two kinds of people in this world. ‘I’ people and ‘we’ people. I’ve always tried to be a ‘we’ person.” – Clint Eastwood
  25. “My uncle played rugby, and my dad played football, and they used to argue which game was the roughest – and everybody agreed rugby was. It’s a great team sport, and to be successful, every person has to play in the same level.” – Clint Eastwood
  26. “It’s a very confusing era that we’re in.” – Clint Eastwood
  27. “Every story has its demands.” – Clint Eastwood
  28. “A lot of people are bored of all the political correctness.” – Clint Eastwood
  29. “It’s always fun to talk about jazz.” – Clint Eastwood
  30. “When you’re young, you’re very reckless. Then you get conservative. Then you get reckless again.” – Clint Eastwood
  31. “Nobody looks like they did when they were 20, so why not take advantage of the fact that you’re changing, emotionally as well as physically?” – Clint Eastwood
  32. “Every movie I make teaches me something. That’s why I keep making them.” – Clint Eastwood
  33. “There’s only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it is I’ll get married again.” – Clint Eastwood
  34. “I have a very strict gun control policy: if there’s a gun around, I want to be in control of it.” – Clint Eastwood
  35. “Politicians have to make unpopular decisions. Schwarzenegger is going to understand the nature of his job. I wish him good luck, he’s going to need it. It’s going to be difficult for him.” – Clint Eastwood
  36. “It was sort of the beginning of celebrity in a way. They felt the heroes were all the people who died over there. They felt terrible about being singled out.” – Clint Eastwood
  37. “There’s a rebel lying deep in my soul.” – Clint Eastwood
  38. “What you put into life is what you get out of it.” – Clint Eastwood
  39. “I was kind of a little disappointed when they started building a competition between Marty (Martin Scorsese) and me. I have the greatest respect for him and all the films he’s done over the years.” – Clint Eastwood
  40. “Overnight stardom can be harmful to your mental health. Yeah. It has ruined a lot of people.” – Clint Eastwood
  41. “My whole life has been one big improvisation.” – Clint Eastwood
  42. “In school, I could hear the leaves rustle and go on a journey.” – Clint Eastwood
  43. “I don’t believe in pessimism. If something doesn’t come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it’s going to rain, it will.” – Clint Eastwood
  44. “Aging can be fun if you lay back and enjoy it.” – Clint Eastwood
  45. “He played the tour because he loved the game, but he loved to play percentage golf, Miller said.” – Clint Eastwood
  46. “I’m interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.” – Clint Eastwood
  47. “Ten Million Dollar Baby.” – Clint Eastwood
  48. “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.” – Clint Eastwood
  49. “If you think it’s going to rain, it will.” – Clint Eastwood
  50. “Hollywood, as everyone knows, glamorizes physical courage. . . . if I had to define courage myself, I wouldn’t say it’s about shooting people. I’d say it’s the quality that stimulates people, that enables them to move ahead and look beyond themselves.” – Clint Eastwood
  51. “In school, I could hear the leaves rustle and go on a journey.” – Clint Eastwood

Above are some of the well known lines by Clint Eastwood. If you have more quotes by Clint Eastwood do share them in the comments section.