True grit is making a decision and standing by it, doing what must be done.— John Wayne
Scandalous True Grit quotations
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
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.
Sticking with a marriage. That's true grit, man.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
You must pay for everything in this world one way and another.
There is nothing free except the Grace of God. You cannot earn that or deserve it.
I won't rest until Tom Chaney's barking in hell.
Time just gets away from us.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
I would not put a thief in my mouth to steal my brains.
Having a Christian worldview means being utterly convinced that biblical principles are not only true but also work better in the grit and grime of the real world.
The wicked flee when none pursueth.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
But our trip was different. It was a classic affirmation of everything right and true and decent in the national character. It was a gross, physical salute to the fantastic possibilities of life in this country-but only for those with true grit. And we were chock full of that.
If you want anything done right you will have to see to it yourself every time.
I first knew Laurie Lewis by her considerable reputation as a fiddle player and a writer of songs. When an opportunity came along to sing with her I seized it. Getting to know her as a singer and a person has been pure pleasure. Her voice is a rare combination of grit and grace, strength and delicacy. Her stories are always true.
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.
The work of Jana Harris is unique in American writing.
She has always had a voice of true grit—sometimes harsh, sometimes funny, always close to the bone, tart, and indomitable.
I'm afraid that my wife picked up a number of colorful expressions from the Yanks and such, Frank offered, with a nervous smile. True, I said, gritting my teeth as I wrapped a water-soaked napkin about my hand. Men tend to be very colorful when you're picking shrapnel out of them.
Last year when "Black Swan," "True Grit" and "King's Speech" all grossed over $100 million, it gave studios and independent financiers the confidence to make daring movies. You know, and not do the same old you-know-what.