"Our modern society - especially in the West, and especially now - reveres youth."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Clint Eastwood on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Clint Eastwood on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Clint Eastwood on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Clint Eastwood on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Clint Eastwood on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."