Clint Eastwood Quotes

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  • My father died very suddenly at sixty-three. Just dropped dead. For a long time afterward, I'd ask myself, Why didn't I ask him to play golf more? Why didn't I spend more time with him? But when you're off trying to get the brass ring, you forget and overlook those little things. It gives you a certain amount of regret later on, but there's nothing you can do about it. So you just forge on.

    "Clint Eastwood: What I've Learned" by Cal Fussman, www.esquire.com. December 15, 2008.
  • I still work out on a daily basis.

  • Hitchcock used to believe that if there were three or four memorable scenes in a film that would be enough to drive it, but I don't know if that's true or not.

    Interview with Michael Parkinson, www.theguardian.com. October 6, 2003.
  • My father had a couple of kids at the beginning of the Depression. There was not much employment. Not much welfare. People barely got by. People were tougher then.

    "Clint Eastwood: What I've Learned" by Cal Fussman, www.esquire.com. December 15, 2008.
  • I haven't killed anybody all day. Help me keep it that way.

  • What happened is I was going to college in 1950. L. A. City College. A guy I knew was going to an acting class on Thursday nights. He started telling me about all the good-lookin' chicks and said, "Why don't you go with me?" So I probably had some motivation beyond thoughts of being an actor. And sure enough, he was right. There were a lot of girls and not many guys. I said, "Yeah, they need me here." I wound up at Universal as a contract player.

    "Clint Eastwood: What I've Learned" by Cal Fussman, www.esquire.com. December 15, 2008.
  • As you get older, you're not afraid of doubt. Doubt isn't running the show. You take out all the self-agonizing.

  • I know what you're thinking. Did he fire six shots or only five? Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement, I've kinda lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off, you've got to ask yourself one question: "Do I feel lucky?" Well, do ya, punk?

  • I'd say people get to work and start being more understanding of everybody - instead of calling everybody names, start being more understanding. But get in there and get it done. Kick ass and take names. And this may be my dad talking, but don't spend what you don't have.

    Source: www.esquire.com
  • In school, I could hear the leaves rustle and go on a journey.

  • You should just evaluate the work and make your judgments accordingly. That's the way you do it in life and every other subject.

    "Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams & Justin Timberlake Talk TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE, A STAR IS BORN & Republican National Convention". Interview with Christina Radish, collider.com. September 17, 2012.
  • There's really no way to teach you how to act, but there is a way to teach you how to teach yourself to act. That's kind of what it is; once you learn the little tricks that work for you, pretty soon you find yourself doing that.

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    Interview with Michael Parkinson, www.theguardian.com. October 6, 2003.
  • I have great respect for the FBI, and I know that there have been some rumors lately that the FBI was disenchanted because of what we were doing in story, or doing a certain take: that's not true. Actually the FBI was tremendously enthusiastic about us doing [ J. Edgar Hoover ] film.

    "Clint Eastwood, Leonardo DiCaprio Interview, J Edgar". www.moviesonline.ca.
  • Everybody has certain things they wish they hadn't done in life. They wish they hadn't kicked their dog when they were ten or something. There are many things you can go back and have regrets about. I don't like doing that. But by the same token I do agree that when you get to a certain stage in life, you change. And you should change.

    Source: www.psychologytoday.com
  • I believe in my gut. Most people intellectualize their instincts away, but when you feel something, you have to go for it. A Fistful of Dollars was a great instinct for me, because here I was, a guy who's doing Rawhide.

    Source: www.esquire.com
  • We are like boxers, one never knows how much longer one has

  • It's hard to tell what will stimulate curiosity nowadays because looking at some of the things that do excite people, you kind of go, "Ohh, OK. So this hasn't a chance." But we made it anyway. I think if people see the picture, they'll find a lot of parallels to today, ever since 9/11 and everything, that kind of fear that's going on in disturbance of the country.

  • That's why I don't rehearse a lot and why I shoot a lot immediately. I have ideas of where I'd like to take the character, but we both end up going together.

    "Clint Eastwood: What I've Learned" by Cal Fussman, www.esquire.com. December 15, 2008.
  • I take vitamins daily, but just the bare essentials not what you'd call supplements. I try to stick to a vegan diet heavy on fruit, vegetables, tofu, and other soy products.

  • I can't do that to myself...

    Clint Eastwood's at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, www.npr.org. August 30, 2012.
  • Go ahead, make my day.

    Clint Eastwood, Kathie Coblentz (1999). “Clint Eastwood: Interviews”, p.209, Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • I don't watch a lot of films. I'm usually involved in making them.

    "'American Sniper' director Clint Eastwood says the movie is anti-war". Interview with Stephen Galloway, www.businessinsider.com. March 17, 2015.
  • You have to be realistic about where you are in life and enjoy it.

    "Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams & Justin Timberlake Talk TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE, A STAR IS BORN & Republican National Convention". Interview with Christina Radish, collider.com. September 17, 2012.
  • I've always told my son Scott the same thing: Don't rush into anything, because there's gonna be a lot of fish in the sea. You can be one of the people that's lucky enough not to become a loser two and three and four times over like people do, just by being a little more patient.

    Source: www.esquire.com
  • [ J. Edgar]Hoover, I'm sure, felt that he was right in everything he did and even the things that we don't like about his character.

    "Clint Eastwood, Leonardo DiCaprio Interview, J. Edgar". MoviesOnline Interview, www.moviesonline.ca.
  • One day we will look back and realize that the Barack Obama Presidency was the biggest fraud ever perpetrated on the American people.

  • You know I've had people come up and ask me to sign their guns. Sign my name on gun handles and holsters and stuff. I've done it once or twice for law enforcement officials, but when people do that -- and there have been quite a few of them lately -- I always tell them no. I don't want to do that. I don't want my name on that and I hope you use this gun, whatever its purpose is, I hope it's used wisely.

  • What I think the mentor gets is the great satisfaction of helping somebody along, helping somebody take advantage of an opportunity that maybe he or she did not have.

  • Ever notice how you come across somebody once in a while you shouldn't have messed with? That's me.

    "'Tis The Season For Hollywood Blockbusters". Interview with Michele Norris, www.npr.org. December 3, 2008.
  • To me cinema can be a much more friendly world if there's a lot of things to choose from.

    Interview with Michael Parkinson, www.theguardian.com. October 6, 2003.
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