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By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

Healthy, lusty sex is wonderful.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

But you know, I'm very conscious that people criticize Hollywood. Yet we've created a form, the Western, that can be understood in every country. The good guys against the bad guys. No nuances. And the horse is the best vehicle of action in our medium. You take action, a scene, and scenery, and cut them together, and you never miss.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

I figured I needed a gimmick, so I dreamed up this drawl, the squint and a way of moving meant to suggest that I wasn’t looking for trouble but would just as soon throw a bottle at your head as not. I practiced in front of a mirror.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

I stick to simple themes. Love. Hate. No nuances. I stay away from psychoanalyst's couch scenes. Couches are good for one thing.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

I believe in white supremacy until the blacks are educated to the point of responsibility. I don`t believe in giving authority and positions of leadership and judgment to irresponsible people.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

All battles are fought by scared men who'd rather be some place else.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wayne

I've had three wives, six children and six grandchildren and I still don't understand women

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

True Grit is making a decision and standing by it, doing what must be done. No moral man can have peace of mind if he leaves undone what he knows he should have done.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

When you come to see a picture of mine, I want you to know that I'm not going to do anything that will make you uncomfortable. I want you to know that you won't be disappointed in me.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wayne

It's kind of a sad thing when a normal love of country makes you a super patriot. I do think we have a pretty wonderful country, and I thank God that He chose me to live here.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

A man's got to do what a man's got to do.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wayne

Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave? Sure I love my country with all her faults. I'm not ashamed of that, never have been, never will be.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

Well, there are some things a man just can't run away from.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

You're going to think I'm being corny, but this is how I really feel: I hope my family and my friends will be able to say that I was an honest, kind and fairly decent man.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

Women have the right to work wherever they want, as long as they have the dinner ready when you get home.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wayne

Screw ambiguity. Perversion and corruption masquerade as ambiguity. I don`t trust ambiguity. John Wayne

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wayne

Out here a man settles his own problems.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

I'm a greedy old man. Life's been good to me, and I want some more of it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

I drink for comradeship, and when I drink for comradeship, I don't bother to keep count.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

We brought nothing into this world and it's certain we can carry nothing out.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

Very few of the so-called liberals are open-minded.... They shout you down and won't let you speak if you disagree with them.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

America is the land of freedom and that’s the way I enjoy living.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

I'd like to know why well-educated idiots keep apologizing for lazy and complaining people who think the world owes them a living.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

Courage is being scared to death... and saddling up anyway.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

I eat as much as I ever did, I drink more than I should, and my sex life is none of your goddamned business.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wayne

Jesus Christ! I would crawl over the mountains of Beverly Hills on my hands and knees if I could do a movie with Doris Day!

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wayne

I would think somebody like Jane Fonda and her idiot husband would be terribly ashamed and saddened that they were a part of causing us to stop helping the South Vietnamese. Now look what's happening. They're getting killed by the millions. Murdered by the millions. How the hell can she and her husband sleep at night?

By Anonym 19 Sep

John Wayne

The worst part of it has been, I think, the adverse effect on family life. It kills off family conversation. And it’s harder to get your children to read books. I became a confirmed reader when I was growing up in Glendale. I’ve loved reading all my life. Now I’ve got this daughter, Aissa, a very bright young lady -- but it is a hard job to get her to read. Television’s just too easy.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

The West - the very words go straight to that place of the heart where Americans feel the spirit of pride in their western heritage - the triumph of personal courage over any obstacle, whether nature or man.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wayne

Sure I wave the American flag. Do you know a better flag to wave?

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

But don't get me wrong. As far as a man and a woman is concerned, I'm awfully happy there's a thing called sex. It's an extra something God gave us. I see no reason why it shouldn't be in pictures. Healthy, lusty sex is wonderful.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wayne

My main object in making a motion picture is entertainment. If at the same time I can strike a blow for liberty, then I'll stick one in.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

Westerns are closer to art than anything else in the motion picture business.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

There's been no top authority saying what marijuana does to you. I really don't know that much about it. I tried it once but it didn't do anything to me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

Government has no wealth, and when a politician promises to give you something for nothing, he must first confiscate that wealth from you -- either by direct taxes, or by the cruelly indirect tax of inflation.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

The hyphenated American is ridiculous. But that's what we have to put up with. I think that any person that's in the United States is better off here than they would be where they came from.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

Wayne: I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them ..... the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves. .... I'm quite sure that the concept of a Government-run reservation .... seems to be what the socialists are working for now -- to have everyone cared for from cradle to grave ..... But you can't whine and bellyache 'cause somebody else got a break and you didn't, like those Indians are. We'll all be on a reservation soon if the socialists keep subsidizing groups like them with our tax money.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

If everything isn't black and white, I say, 'Why the hell not?'

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

You have to be a man before you can be a gentleman.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

courage is being scared to death - and saddling up anyway" "A goal, A love and A dream give you total control over your body and your life

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

General MacArthur told me, "You represent the American serviceman better than the American serviceman himself.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

When you come slam bang up against trouble, it never looks half as bad if you face up to it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

We built your fort. We will not have it used against us.

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

Give the American people a good cause, and there's nothing they can't lick.

By Anonym 15 Sep

John Wayne

TRUE Courage is when you are scared to death and STILL saddle up and ride in!

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

I play John Wayne in every part regardless of the character, and I've been doing okay, haven't I?

By Anonym 13 Sep

John Wayne

Get off your horse and drink your milk.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wayne

Male menopause is a lot more fun than female menopause. With female menopause you gain weight and get hot flashes. Male menopause ? you get to date young girls and drive motorcycles.

By Anonym 14 Sep

John Wayne

Life's hard. It's even harder when you're stupid.