25+ Best Clint Eastwood Movie Quotes From The Iconic Actor

Supriya Jain
Dec 12, 2023 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Feb 18, 2021
Edited by Luca Demetriou
Director Clint Eastwood attends the premiere to promote the movie 'Letters From Iwo Jima'.

Clint Eastwood fans, listen up!

"I may not be the most pleasant person to be around, but I got the best woman who was ever on this planet to marry me. I worked at it, it was the best thing ever happened to me."This is one of the most famous Clint Eastwood Gran Torino quotes.

Clint Eastwood has never stopped us to amaze us with his ultimate talent of acting and mind-blowing personality. Apart from being an actor, Clint Eastwood is also known for his work as a composer, film director, and producer.

Clint Eastwood, a 90-year-old American Actor, has, throughout 60- years of Hollywood, never stopped being one of the most legendary personalities in show business. Born in San Francisco, Clint Eastwood won everyone's heart around the world by not just acting but his amazing filmography.

He holds a net worth of $375 million. The last movie Clint Eastwood starred in was 'The Mule' in 2018.

Clint Eastwood and John Wayne, the two most legendary and known actors as 'cowboy,' almost worked in a movie together in the mid-70s. Here are the best 25+ quotes by Clint Eastwood from his various blockbuster movies.

Do not forget to check out our other articles like 'The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly quotes' and cowboy quotes.

Best Clint Eastwood Movie Quotes From 'The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly'

'The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly' is the 1966 film in which Clint Eastwood played Blondie (a.k.a. a man with no name).

This movie is regarded as one of the greatest movies of all time. Here are the famous Clint Eastwood movie quotes from 'The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly', along with some timeless Clint Eastwood one liners and words.

1. "You see, in this world there's two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig."

- Blondie, 'The Good, The Bad, The Ugly'.

2. "Every gun makes its own tune."

- Blondie, 'The Good, The Bad, The Ugly'.

3. "God's not on our side because he hates idiots, also."

- Blondie, 'The Good, The Bad, The Ugly'.

4. "If your friends stay out in the damp, they're liable to catch a cold, aren't they? Or a bullet."

- Blondie, 'The Good, The Bad, The Ugly'.

5. "See you soon, idiots. It's for you."

- Blondie, 'The Good, The Bad, The Ugly'.

Best Clint Eastwood 'Unforgiven' Quotes

'Unforgiven' is the 1992 film in which Clint Eastwood played William (Bill) Munny. Here are the best Clint Eastwood western movie quotes from 'Unforgiven' that will lead you away from all the monotony.

6. "We all have it comin,' kid."

- William Munny, 'Unforgiven'.

7. "I've killed women and children. I've killed everything that walks or crawls at one time or another. And I'm here to kill you, little Bill, for what you done to Ned."

- William Munny, 'Unforgiven'.

8. "He should have armed himself... If he's going to decorate his saloon with my friend."

- William Munny, 'Unforgiven'.

9. "What I said the other day, you looking like me, that ain't true. You ain't ugly like me, it's just that we both have got scars."

- William Munny, 'Unforgiven'.

10. "Deserve's got nothin' to do with it."

- William Munny, 'Unforgiven'.

Best Clint Eastwood Quotes From 'Dirty Harry'

To tell you the truth, 'Dirty Harry' is the 1971 film in which Clint Eastwood played Harry and it is one of his most famous works. Here are the best Clint Eastwood quotes and words from the movie 'Dirty Harry'.

11. " Uh uh. I know what you're thinking. "Did he fire six shots or only five?" Well to tell you the truth in all this excitement I kinda lost track myself. But being this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world and would blow your head clean off..."

- Harry, 'Dirty Harry'.

12. "You've got to ask yourself a question: 'do I feel lucky?' Well, do ya, punk?"

- Harry, 'Dirty Harry'.

13. "Briggs, I hate the goddamn system! But until someone comes along with changes that make sense, I'll stick with it!"

- Harry, 'Dirty Harry'.

14. "It's a question of methods. Everybody wants results, but nobody wants to do what they have to do to get them done."

- Harry, 'Dirty Harry'.

15. "Now you know why they call me "Dirty Harry." I get every dirty job that comes along."

- Harry, 'Dirty Harry'.

Best Clint Eastwood Quotes From 'A Fistful Of Dollars'

'A Fistful Of Dollars' is the 1964 film in which Clint Eastwood played Man with No Name (Joe). Here are the best quotes by Clint Eastwood from the movie 'A Fistful Of Dollars'.

16. "Sometimes the dead can be more useful than the living."

- Joe, 'A Fistful Of Dollars'.

17. "You see, I understand you men were just playin' around, but the mule, he just doesn't get it. Course, if you were to all apologize..."

- Joe, 'A Fistful Of Dollars'.

18. "Baxter's over there, Rojo's there, me right smack in the middle."

- Joe, 'A Fistful Of Dollars'.

19. "My mistake: four coffins."

- Joe, 'A Fistful Of Dollars'.

20. "When a man's got money in his pocket, he begins to appreciate peace."

- Joe, 'A Fistful Of Dollars'.

Best Clint Eastwood Movie Quotes From Other Characters

Clint Eastwood quotes and characters from different movies are enjoyed by viewers even after so many years. Here are some of the best Clint Eastwood movie quotes for you to enjoy.

21. "Well, maybe I vowed to never again let my career come between me and a woman."

- Frank Horrigan, 'In The Line Of Fire'.

22. "Ever notice how you come across somebody once in a while you shouldn't have...that's me."

- Walt Kowalski, 'Gran Torino'.

23. "Mitch Leary: Because I'm planning to kill the President.

Frank Horrigan: Oh, now you shouldn't have gone and said that. It's a federal offense to threaten the President. You could go to jail, even if you don't mean it."

-Frank Horrigan, 'In The Line Of Fire'.

24. "Lilly Raines: What are you looking at?

Frank Horrigan: I was just wondering where you hide your firearm. Don't tell me, let me guess."

- Frank Horrigan, 'In The Line Of Fire'.

25.  "Around here, we got something known as a Missouri boat ride."

- Josey Wales, 'The Outlaw Josey Wales'.

26. "Thao: Hey that's bad for you

Walt Kowalski: Yeah, so is being in a gang, dipshit."

- 'Gran Torino'

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Clint Eastwood movie quotes, then why not take a look at 'All Quiet on the Western Front' quotes or Alfred Hitchcock quotes.

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Written by Supriya Jain

Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

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Supriya JainBachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

As a skilled member of the Kidadl team, Shruti brings extensive experience and expertise in professional content writing. With a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Punjab University and an MBA in Business Administration from IMT Nagpur, Shruti has worked in diverse roles such as sales intern, content writer, executive trainee, and business development consultant. Her exceptional writing skills cover a wide range of areas, including SOP, SEO, B2B/B2C, and academic content.

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