"I haven't been very active in politics."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Clint Eastwood on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Clint Eastwood on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Clint Eastwood on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Clint Eastwood on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Clint Eastwood on Joseph Stalin
"I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."