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A collection of quotes and thoughts by John Wayne on code, live-by, shootist, cowboy, true-grit, pilgrim, family, courage, death, scared, picture, hope and movies.

24 John Wayne Quotes That Teach You To Live Like A Boss

Quick Facts

Famous As: Actor

Born On: May 26, 1907

Died On: June 11, 1979

Born In: Winterset, Iowa, United States

Died At Age: 72

John Wayne was a distinguished American filmmaker and actor. He was nicknamed ‘Duke’ and won an ‘Academy Award’ in 1969 for ‘True Grit’. For three decades, he continued to be amongst the top box office drawers. In a career that spread over several decades, he became one of the greatest stars in Hollywood. Some of his most noted works include, ‘The Searchers’, ‘The Stagecoach’ and ‘Cavalry Trilogy’ amongst various others. He also appeared in a number of movies that were specificaly made to entertain the troops engaged in the Second World War. We have created a corpus of some popular, inspiring and famous quotable quotes and sayings by John Wayne which have been excerpted from the vast sea of his works. Wayne’s thoughts, opinions, works and movies will forever be cherished and treasured by film lovers across all ages. Zoom through the quotes and thoughts by John Wayne.

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

John Wayne

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.

John Wayne

You're short on ears and long on mouth.

John Wayne

A man deserves a second chance, but keep an eye on him.

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.

John Wayne

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.

John Wayne

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

John Wayne

Talk low, Talk slow, and Don't say too much.

John Wayne

My hope and prayer is that everyone know and love our country for what she really is and what she stands for.

John Wayne

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

John Wayne

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

John Wayne

We’re burnin’ daylight.

John Wayne

It's getting to be ri-goddamn-diculous.

John Wayne

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

John Wayne

Thanking people is dangerous business. A name always slips your mind.

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

John Wayne

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.

John Wayne

COWBOYS, just like the word says.

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.

John Wayne

Tomorrow hopes we have learned something from yesterday.

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.

John Wayne

I've loved reading all my life.

John Wayne

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

John Wayne

I would like to be remembered, well ... the Mexicans have a phrase, "Feo fuerte y formal". Which means he was ugly, strong and had dignity.

John Wayne