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Clint Eastwood

Clinton Eastwood Jr. is an American actor, film director and producer. After achieving success in the Western TV series Rawhide, he rose to international fame with his role as the "Man with No Name" in Sergio Leone's "Dollars Trilogy" of Spaghetti Westerns during the mid-1960s and as antihero cop Harry Callahan in the five Dirty Harry films throughout the 1970s and 1980s. These roles, among others, have made Eastwood an enduring cultural icon of masculinity. Elected in 1986, Eastwood served for two years as the mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California.

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Fate pulls you in different directions.
If you think it's going to rain, it will.
I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will. — © Clint Eastwood
I don't believe in pessimism. If something doesn't come up the way you want, forge ahead. If you think it's going to rain, it will.
Aging can be fun if you lay back and enjoy it.
You should never give up your inner self.
I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it.
Plagiarism is always the biggest thing in Hollywood.
Men must know their limitations.
I'm not really conservative. I'm conservative on certain things. I believe in less government. I believe in fiscal responsibility and all those things that maybe Republicans used to believe in but don't any more.
I love stories about women.
You have to feel confident. If you don't, then you're going to be hesitant and defensive, and there'll be a lot of things working against you.
Of course we all know Biden is the intellect of the Democratic Party. Kind of a grin with a body behind it.
Society is at odds with itself.
I've never met a genius. A genius to me is someone who does well at something he hates. Anybody can do well at something he loves - it's just a question of finding the subject.
Governor Romney has a great business background. He is extremely well educated. He has several degrees from Harvard, including, you know, business and including a law degree.
President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people. — © Clint Eastwood
President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people.
I'm not a New Age person, but I do believe in meditation, and for that reason I've always liked the Buddhist religion. When I've been to Japan, I've been to Buddhist temples and meditated, and I found that rewarding.
My whole life has been one big improvisation.
I had three points I wanted to make: That not everybody in Hollywood is on the left, that Obama has broken a lot of the promises he made when he took office, and that the people should feel free to get rid of any politician who's not doing a good job. But I didn't make up my mind exactly what I was going to say until I said it.
There's a rebel lying deep in my soul.
As you get older, you're not afraid of doubt. Doubt isn't running the show. You take out all the self-agonizing.
When I did 'Bird,' it was a surprise to some people, first because I wasn't in it and second because most of the films I'd been doing were cop movies or westerns or adventure films, so to be doing one about Charlie Parker, who was a great influence on American music, was a great thrill for me.
We boil at different degrees.
They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.
Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.
If you want a guarantee, buy a toaster.
Alfred Hitchcock once told me, when I was analyzing a lot of things about his pictures, 'Clint, you must remember, it's only a movie.'
I will never win an Oscar, and do you know why? First of all, because I'm not Jewish. Secondly, I make too much money for all those old farts in the Academy.
The less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
The prospect of dating someone in her twenties becomes less appealing as you get older. At some point in your life, your tolerance level goes down and you realize that, with someone much younger, there's nothing really to talk about.
Crimes against children are the most heinous crime. That, for me, would be a reason for capital punishment because children are innocent and need the guidance of an adult society.
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people's lives.
I was drafted during the Korean War.
I'm just a kid - I've got a lot of stuff to do yet.
As I get older, I tend to put more into family than I used to.
I don't like to see a president who is just out campaigning all year long or for the last four years. I'd like to see somebody who's going in the office. In fact, I'd like to not see them because that way you'd be sure that they'd be working.
Everybody accuses me of moving fast when I direct a picture. I don't move fast, but I just keep moving.
Whether you like it or not, you're forced to come to the realisation that death is out there. But I don't fear death, I'm a fatalist. I believe when it's your time, that's it. It's the hand you're dealt.
If you consider film an art form, as some people do, then the Western would be a truly American art form, much as jazz is. — © Clint Eastwood
If you consider film an art form, as some people do, then the Western would be a truly American art form, much as jazz is.
I don't mind telling a dark side.
And I think it's that time. And I think if you just step aside and Mr. Romney can kind of take over. You can maybe still use a plane. Though maybe a smaller one. Not that big gas guzzler you are going around to colleges and talking about student loans and stuff like that.
When you're young, you're very reckless. Then you get conservative. Then you get reckless again.
This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country.
What you put into life is what you get out of it.
I tried being reasonable, I didn't like it.
There's only one way to have a happy marriage and as soon as I learn what it is I'll get married again.
I'm interested in the fact that the less secure a man is, the more likely he is to have extreme prejudice.
When I was growing up, I wasn't an extrovert. If anything, I was an introverted kid and a very average pupil at school. I was very quiet.
Liberals are not always so liberal with people who disapprove - disapprove of their point of view.
I was drafted during the Korean War. None of us wanted to go... It was only a couple of years after World War II had ended. We said, 'Wait a second? Didn't we just get through with that?'
I was always respectful of people who were deeply religious because I always felt that if they gave themselves to it, then it had to be important to them. But if you can go through life without it, that's OK, too. It's whatever suits you.
I keep working because I learn something new all the time. — © Clint Eastwood
I keep working because I learn something new all the time.
The guys who won World War II and that whole generation have disappeared, and now we have a bunch of teenage twits.
I think being able to age gracefully is a very important talent. It is too late for me.
Just try not to ingest a lot of fats, and just try to eat carefully.
Respect your efforts, respect yourself. Self-respect leads to self-discipline. When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.
A war is a horrible thing, but it's also a unifier of countries.
The fact is, violence is not only not a beautiful thing, but it's also very painful and not without consequences for the perpetrator as well as the victim.
God gave you a brain. Do the best you can with it. And you don't have to be Einstein, but Einstein was mentally tough. He believed what he believed. And he worked out things. And he argued with people who disagreed with him. But I'm sure he didn't call everybody jerks.
Comedy isn't necessarily all dialogue. Think of Buster Keaton: the poker face and all this chaos going on all around him. Sometimes it's a question of timing, of the proper rhythm.
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