I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is,
the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
In this world there's two kinds of people, my friend. Those
with loaded guns, and those who dig. You dig.
The Good, Bad and Ugly
Listen, punk. To me you're nothin' but dogshit, you understand?
And a lot of things can happen to dogshit. It can be scraped
up with a shovel off the ground. It can dry up and blow away
in the wind. Or it can be stepped on and squashed. So take
my advice and be careful where the dog shits ya!
Nothing wrong with shooting...as long as the right people
Opinions are like assholes, everybody has one.
The Dead Pool
There's only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon
as I learn what it is I'll get married again.
They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder
This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could
have invaded some country.
On cost of making Gran Torino
We boil at different degrees.
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.
I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun
around, I want to be in control of it.
There's a rebel lying deep in my soul. Anytime anybody tells
me the trend is such and such, I go the opposite direction.
I hate the idea of trends. I hate imitation; I have a reverence
Wild Open Spaces: Why We Love Westerns
I don't want to need you because I can't have you.
Let's not go and ruin it by thinking too much.
When I was doing 'Bridges of Madison County' I said to myself
'this romance stuff is really rough, when can I get back to
shooting and killing.'
Are you going to pull those pistols or whistle Dixie?
The Outlaw Josey Wales
When you're young, you're very reckless. Then you get conservative.
Then you get reckless again.
Overnight stardom can be harmful to your mental health. Yeah.
It has ruined a lot of people.
You should never give up your inner self.
You know when you're young and you see a play in high school,
and the guys all have gray in their hair and they're trying
to be old men and they have no idea what that's like? It's
just that stupid the other way around.