49 Clint Eastwood Quotes For Success And Optimism In Life

Clinton Eastwood Jr. is one of the famous American actors and filmmakers. All the fame of the world was entrusted to him after his success in the TV series, Rawhide. Throughout his acting career of over fifty years, he remained in limelight and became one of the influential people in the history of America. Like his acting, Clinton Eastwood Quotes has equally entertained and encouraged the people throughout the nation.

Winner of many awards, including the Best Director Academy Awards, his perception about life is captivating as well as inspiring. Some of his successful films include Any Which Way You Can, Hang ‘Em High, Play Misty for Me, Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, The Outlaw Josey Wales, Escape From, Alcatraz and you name it. Mentioned below are some of the Clinton Eastwood Quotes that will encourage you as well as help you to look at events, people and life in a whole new way.

1. Take your work seriously, but don’t take yourself seriously.– Clint Eastwood

2. We were dealing with films that had very prominent roles for women and I felt I was actually contributing something. Many people had wondered why I would want to do a film where the best part was a woman’s part. But I wasn’t afraid to be the lesser intelligence in a film. – Clint Eastwood

3. People have lost their sense of humor. In former times, we constantly made jokes about different races. – Clint Eastwood

4. When you’re young, you’re very reckless. Then you get conservative. Then you get reckless again. – Clint Eastwood

5. The more time you have to think things through, the more you have to screw it up. – Clint Eastwood

6. If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster. – Clint Eastwood

7. I’m more focused on making a scene seem real as opposed to perfect. – Clint Eastwood

8. It’s a hell of a thing, killing a man. You take away all he’s got and all he’s ever gonna have. – Clint Eastwood

9. If you’re afraid to take risks in anything in life, it’s just boredom. – Clint Eastwood

10. I have a very strict gun control policy: if there’s a gun around, I want to be in control of it.– Clint Eastwood

11. You have to be realistic about where you are in life and enjoy it. – Clint Eastwood

12. One day we will look back and realize that the Barack Obama Presidency was the biggest fraud ever perpetrated on the American people. – Clint Eastwood

13. Romney and Ryan would do a much better job running the country, and that’s what everybody needs to know. – Clint Eastwood

14. 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

15. Hollywood seems to succumb to fads. Well, action films do well. Give me violence. Give me a scene where there’s a couple of car chases or shooting and stuff like that. They’re forgetting the fact that there’s a basic structure to a story that is essential to making it really broad and appealing. – Clint Eastwood

16. I’m anti – the pussy generation. Not to be confused with pussy. – Clint Eastwood

17. 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. – Clint Eastwood

18. As you get older you try to do things that please you more. You get a little more selfish. You start thinking I want to do things where I enjoy myself. – Clint Eastwood

19. It’s what people know about themselves inside that makes them afraid.– Clint Eastwood

20. Everybody is looking for a reason to not to take responsibility for their own actions in hand.– Clint Eastwood

21. Go ahead, make my day. – Clint Eastwood

22. There are two kinds of actors — one sits in a dressing room waiting for his call and the other gets out into the business and polishes his craft by absorbing everything. I don’t know enough, I’ll never learn everything I need to learn. When a guy thinks he’s already learned it, he can only go backwards. – Clint Eastwood

23. I was always annoyed by too much explaining. – Clint Eastwood

24. A lot of people are bored of all the political correctness. – Clint Eastwood

25. Let’s not go and ruin it by thinking too much. – Clint Eastwood

26. What Trump is onto is, he’s just saying what’s on his mind. And sometimes it’s not so good. And sometimes it’s… I mean, I can understand where he’s coming from, but I don’t always agree with it. – Clint Eastwood

27. I tried being reasonable, I didn’t like it. – Clint Eastwood

28. 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

29. I think the only way it has influenced me is to cause me to try to branch out and do other things. So that people will know that I am reaching out and trying to be a little more versatile. So they realize he is not a “Dirty Harry.” He doesn’t advocate martial law or mayhem -it’s a character. – Clint Eastwood

30. Plagiarism is always the biggest thing in Hollywood. – Clint Eastwood

31. I guess any movie actor can become a role model for audiences out there who enjoy him. – Clint Eastwood

32. An awful lot of good movies have gone unrecognized, and an awful lot of bad movies have had tremendous recognition. As long as you keep that in mind, you are never really disappointed. – Clint Eastwood

33. A lot of people are realizing they had the wool pulled over their eyes by Obama. – Clint Eastwood

34. I can’t do that to myself! – Clint Eastwood

35. Participating in a gun buy-back program because you think that criminals have too many guns is like having yourself castrated because you think your neighbors have too many kids. – – Clint Eastwood

36. Nothing wrong with shooting…as long as the right people get shot. – Clint Eastwood

37. I’ve taken advantage of a few breaks that came along and moved along with them. – Clint Eastwood

38. Pose? I don’t pose. What am I? Paris Hilton or something? – Clint Eastwood

39. My wife is my closest friend. Sure, I’m attracted to her in every way possible, but that’s not the answer. Because I’ve been attracted to other people, and I couldn’t stand ’em after a while. – Clint Eastwood

40. 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

41. I’m a great supporter of transcendental meditation. I’ve been using it for almost 40 years now – and I think it’s a great tool for anyone to have, to be able to utilize as a tool for stress. Stress, of course, comes with almost every business. I think there are enough studies out there that show that TM is something that could benefit anybody. It’s a great system to use. Otherwise, why would I’ve been doing it for all these years, for almost half of my life? – Clint Eastwood

42. When a naked man is chasing a woman through an alley with a butcher knife and a hard-on, I figure he isn’t out collecting for the Red Cross. – Clint Eastwood

43. I’m so glad for the dozens of times I haven’t listened along the way. – Clint Eastwood quotes

44. You have to teach yourself to act but Michael Chekhov will give you the necessary tools – and for me, Psychological Gesture and Centers are extremely valuable They work like a charm. I’ve used them all along and still do. – Clint Eastwood

45. 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

46. I know what you’re thinking ‘Did he fire six shots or only five? – Clint Eastwood

47. 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

48. You have to feel confident. If you don’t, then you’re going to be hesitant and defensive, and there’ll be a lot of things working against you. – Clint Eastwood

49. If a person is constantly evolving, constantly reading new material and being exposed to new material and growing in life, then you’re becoming, hopefully, a more intelligent and well-rounded individual. If you’re not then something’s wrong and you’re sliding back in the other direction. – Clint Eastwood

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