7 Inspirational Quotes of Wild West Wisdom from Clint Eastwood

Clint Eastwood. The name alone commands respect. And in honor of the rugged, one-of-a-kind wisdom exemplified by Clint’s characters in The Outlaw Josey Wales, Pale Rider and other movies, here are seven memorable quotes.

Clint Eastwood, Bartender: ”Go ahead, let the tears fall in the beer.” (Bronco Billy)

Clint Eastwood, Career Counselor: “Sometimes you gotta lose before you finally win.” (Ambush at Cimarron Pass)

Clint Eastwood, Financial Advisor: “When a man’s got money in his pocket, he begins to appreciate peace.” (Fistful of Dollars)

Clint Eastwood, Life Coach: “Now remember, things look bad and it looks like you’re not gonna make it, then you gotta get mean. I mean plumb, mad-dog mean. ‘Cause if you lose your head and you give up then you neither live nor win. That’s just the way it is.” (The Outlaw Josey Wales)

Clint Eastwood, Personal Trainer: “I ride from sunup to sundown. You either keep up or you don’t. You’ll feel better after a few hours on your mule.” (Two Mules for Sister Sara)

Clint Eastwood, Relationship Counselor: “Well, if you’re waitin’ for a woman to make up her mind, you may have a long wait.” (Pale Rider)

Clint Eastwood, Stylist: “Put your drawers on, and take your gun off.” (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly)

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