"Spending two years on my uncle's ranch in Montana as a young man gave me the wisdom and the thrust to do westerns."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."Robert Duvall on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you."Robert Duvall on Aldous Huxley
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."Robert Duvall on Audrey Hepburn
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest Second, by imitation, which is easiest and third by experience, which is the bitterest."Robert Duvall on Confucius
"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it."Robert Duvall on Michael Jordan
"I'll keep on acting 'til they wipe the drool. I like the business. I like to do different parts and diverse characters. I haven't lost my enthusiasm yet!"
"I always considered myself as a character actor. I always try to be versatile to show different sides of human experience."
"When I'm at home in Virginia, I become more hermit-like. I like my own home."
"It's like kids playing house: 'You play the father, I'll play the mother.' You know, you dress up, you play, they pay, you go home. It's a game - acting's a game."
"I hope I left behind a legacy that people will enjoy. But whatever they want to say, I can't predict."