A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do.
A man’s got to have a code, a creed to live by.
Don’t say it’s a fine morning or I’ll shoot ya.
Hurry it up. We’re burning daylight.
It looks like it’s going to be another fine day.
Goddamn, I’m the stuff men are made of!
You can take everything a man has as long as you leave him his dignity.
Well, there are some things a man just can’t run away from.
Don’t pick a fight, but if you find yourself in one, I suggest you make damn sure you win.
All battles are fought by scared men who’d rather be someplace else.
Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway
When you stop fighting, that’s death
You know, pity isn’t for me.
Talk low, talk slow, and don’t say too much.
Nobody ever saw a cowboy on the psychiatrist’s couch
If everything isn’t black and white, I say why the hell not?
Words are what men live by…words they say and mean.
You tangle with me, I’ll have your hide.
Give the American people a good cause, and there’s nothing they can’t lick.
Nobody should come to the movies unless he believes in heroes.
I couldn't go to sleep at night if the director didn't yell 'cut.'
On his 1964 cancer surgery: I don't care if I never sell another ticket at the box office if it helps some other guy get a check-up and be as lucky as I was.
Life is tough, but it’s tougher if you’re stupid.
A man oughta do what he thinks is right.
I’ve always followed my father’s advice: he told me, first to always keep my word and second, to never insult anybody unintentionally. If I insult you, you can be goddamn sure I intend to. And, third, he told me not to go around looking for trouble.
I never trust a man that doesn’t drink.
When you come slam bang up against trouble, it never looks half as bad if you face up to it.
Out here, due process is a bullet.
Never apologize and never explain, it’s a sign of weakness.
Fill your hands, you son-of-a-bitch!
I am an old-fashioned honest-to-goodness flag-waving patriot.
You know, they may find a cure for cancer, even without your help, but if I were you, I wouldn’t bet my life on it.
I know those law books mean a lot to you, but not out here. Out here a man settles his own problems.
Young fella, if you’re lookin for trouble. I’ll accommodate you. Otherwise, leave it alone.
Sometimes it isn’t being fast that counts, or even accurate; but willing.
All I do is sell sincerity and I've been selling the hell out of that since I started.
Of his Vietnam trip in 1966: I can't sing or dance but I can go to the hospitals and give them something to write home about.
When the road looks rough ahead, remember the 'Man Upstairs' and the word H-O-P-E. Hang onto both and 'tough it out.'