If I had it to do over again, I'd probably do everything I did. But that's not necessarily the right thing to do.
Contrary to what people think, I'm no politician, and when I have something to say I say it through my movies.
I am a demonstrative man, a baby picker-upper, a hugger and a kisser - that's my nature.
You can't whine and bellyache because somebody else got a good break and you didn't.
I am an old-fashioned, honest-to-goodness, flag-waving patriot.
Well, there are some things a man just can’t run away from.
All battles are fought by scared men who’d rather be someplace else
When you stop fighting, that’s death.
Talk low, talk slow, and don’t say too much.
Give the american people a good cause, and there’s nothing they can’t lick.
Life is tough, but it’s tougher if you’re stupid
I never trust a man who doesn’t drink
Out here, due process is a bullet
Never apologize and never explain, it’s a sign of weakness
My hope and prayer is that everyone know and love our country for what she really is and what she stands for.
A man deserves a second chance, but keep an eye on him
Life's hard. It's even harder when you're stupid
I was ashamed to admit I was hipped to the idea of acting. That's why I started in with the props.
In westerns, you meet a hardy bunch of characters. There is no jealousy on such pictures.
I've loved reading all my life.
I'm not the sort to back away from a fight. I don't believe in shrinking from anything. It's not my speed; I'm a guy who meets adversities head on.
Real art is basic emotion. If a scene is handled with simplicity - and I don't mean simple - it'll be good, and the public will know it.
Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.
Nothing is so discouraging to an actor than to have to work for long hours upon hours in brightly lighted interior sets.
I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.
Nobody should come to the movies unless he believes in heroes.
Get off your horse and drink your milk.
Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.
All I'm for is the liberty of the individual.
My folks always let me go to the movies every saturday . We were really motion-picture goers.