Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much.

— John Wayne

The most lavish John Wayne quotes that are little-known but priceless

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


Life is hard; it's harder if you're stupid.

John Wayne quote Courage is being scared to death, but sa

Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.


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.

John Wayne quote I'm only responsible for what I say, not

I'm only responsible for what I say, not for what you understand.


Tomorrow is the most important thing in life.

Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday.


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.


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.


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


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


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


I won't be wronged. I won't be insulted. I won't be laid a-hand on. I don't do these things to other people, and I require the same from them.


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.


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


About John Wayne

Quotes 129 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Actor
Birthday May 26, 1907

I have tried to live my life so that my family would love me and my friends respect me. The others can do whatever the hell they please.


Watergate is a sad and tragic incident in our history.

They were wrong, dead wrong, those men at Watergate. Men abused power, but the system still works. Men abused money, but the system still works. Men lied and perjured themselves, but the system still .


Life is tough, but it's tougher when you're stupid.


Out here, due process is a bullet.


True grit is making a decision and standing by it, doing what must be done.


I never trust a man that doesn't drink.


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.


Get off your horse and drink your milk.


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


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


Slap some bacon on a biscuit and let's go! We're burnin' daylight!


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


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.


If you can't be thankful for what you have, be thankful for what you have escaped.


The guy you see on the screen isn’t really me.

I’m Duke Morrison, and I never was and never will be a film personality like JOHN WAYNE . I know him well. I’m one of his closest students. I have to be. I made a living out of him.


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.


Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.


If you've got them by the balls their hearts and minds will follow.


Getting rid of a man without hurting his masculinity is a problem.

"Get out" and "I never want to see you again" might sound like a challenge. If you want to get rid of a man, I suggest saying, "I love you. . . . I want to marry you. . . . I want to have your children." Sometimes they leave skid marks.


Nobody ever saw a cowboy on the psychiatrist's couch.


Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much.


Republic. I like the sound of the word. It means people can live free, talk free, go or come, buy or sell, be drunk or sober, however they choose. Some words give you a feeling.


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


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.


Life is tough pilgrim, it is even tougher if you're stupid


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


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.


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


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.


My favorite four-letter words are 'hard work'.


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


Senator Joseph McCarthy was one of the greatest Americans who ever lived.


I want to play a real man in all my films, and I define manhood simply: men should be tough, fair, and courageous, never petty, never looking for a fight, but never backing down from one either.


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.


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


Never apologize, mister, it’s a sign of weakness.


There's right and there's wrong. You got to do one or the other. You do the one and you're living. You do the other and you may be walking around, but you're dead as a beaver hat.