"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."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."Clint Eastwood on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."Clint Eastwood on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."Clint Eastwood on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."Clint Eastwood on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."Clint Eastwood on Dalai Lama
"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."
"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."
"Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands."