Quotes by Clint Eastwood

Our modern society - especially in the West, and especially now - reveres youth.
– Clint Eastwood
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.
– Clint Eastwood
Men must know their limitations.
– Clint Eastwood
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
– Clint Eastwood
If I'd had good discipline, I might have gone into music.
– Clint Eastwood
If a person doesn't change, there's something really wrong with him.
– Clint Eastwood
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.
– Clint Eastwood
I was drafted during the Korean War.
– Clint Eastwood
I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me.
– Clint Eastwood
I still work out on a daily basis.
– Clint Eastwood
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.
– Clint Eastwood
I keep working because I learn something new all the time.
– Clint Eastwood
I just think it is important that you realize , that you're the best in the world. Whether you are a Democrat or Republican or whether you're libertarian or whatever, you are the best. And we should not ever forget that. And when somebody does not do the job, we got to let them go.
– Clint Eastwood
I haven't been very active in politics.
– Clint Eastwood
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. But I didn't make up my mind exactly what I was going to say until I said it.
– Clint Eastwood
Everybody thinks making films back to back is a big deal but they did it all the time in the old days.
– Clint Eastwood
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.
– Clint Eastwood
And I think it's that time. And I think if you just step aside and Mr. Romney can kind of take over. You can maybe still use a plane. Though maybe a smaller one. Not that big gas guzzler you are going around to colleges and talking about student loans and stuff like that.
– Clint Eastwood