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Dirty Harry, for example.
by Charlton Heston

Dirty Harry, for example.
Clint Eastwood was not a rogue cop.
He was a maverick cop, but he was a good guy.
- Charlton Heston

To the world, you are America.
- Charlton Heston

You cut their money back, for one thing...
I go back a long way with the NEA.
- Charlton Heston

I've played three presidents, three saints and two geniuses -
and that's probably enough for any man.
- Charlton Heston

 

You can spend a lifetime, and, if you're honest with yourself,
never once was your work perfect.
- Charlton Heston

It's been quite a ride.
I loved every minute of it.
- Charlton Heston

Well, we have certainly produced great art before we did this.
In my view, there are any number of areas of government
which tax money should not be spent.
- Charlton Heston

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As an artist, I understand that, and I value the creative input of the artist.
- Charlton Heston

The trouble with movies as a business is that it's an art,
and the trouble with movies as art is that it's a business.
- Charlton Heston

The big studio era is from the coming of sound until 1950,
until I came in...
I came in at a crux in film, which was the end of the
studio era and the rise of filmmaking.
- Charlton Heston

Society mends its wounds.
And that's invariably true in all the tragedies,
in the comedies as well.
And certainly in the histories.
- Charlton Heston

You could think of extraordinary examples to the contrary:
The Grapes of Wrath...
and even into the 70s.
- Charlton Heston

Undeniably the American art form, too.
And yet more and more, we see films made that diminish
the American experience and example.
And sometimes trash it completely.
- Charlton Heston

In recent years, anyone in the government,
certainly anyone in the FBI or the CIA,
or recently, in again, Clint's film,
In the Line of Fire,
the main bad guy is the chief advisor to the president.
- Charlton Heston

And their pals vote for their stuff when they're not on the panel,
and it just keeps going that way.
And they tend to be very fringe artists,
so anything before the 20th century is not worth considering.
This is out of date.
- Charlton Heston

Shakespeare is the outstanding example of how that can be done.
In all of Shakespeare's plays, no matter what tragic events occur,
no matter what rises and falls, we return to stability in the end.
- Charlton Heston

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Love is only a dirty trick played on us
to achieve continuation of the species.
- W. Somerset Maugham

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty.
The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
- Ross Perot

You dirty, double-crossing rat.
- James Cagney

I love to have battles of the wits with people that
can dish fast and dirty -
and it leads to problems occasionally,
'cause I can sound mean without attempting to be mean.
- Alton Brown

Fantastic!
Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break,
your coats are getting dirty, everything's dark,
dingy - what a great time for a movie!
- John Hughes

Censorship feeds the dirty mind more than the four-letter word itself.
- Dick Cavett

Pigs are not that dirty.
And they're smart, strange little creatures.
They just need love.
- Shelley Duvall

According to Johnny Carson, I was the guy who Marlon
sent out to do all the dirty work.
- Jim Fowler

Quoting, like smoking, is a dirty habit to which I am devoted.
- Carolyn Heilbrun

Organized crime is the dirty side of the sharp dollar.
- James Chiles

I just love getting dirty.
- Robin Wright Penn

Confrontation is not a dirty word.
Sometimes it's the best kind of journalism as long
you don't confront people just for the sake of a confrontation.
- Don Hewitt

Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts.
So long as we are dirty, we are pure.
- Charles Dudley Warner

I see L.A.
as a beautiful blonde with dirty underwear.
- David Boreanaz

I don't come to tournaments to make friends,
to go to parties, to hold conversations.
I come to be the best, and I'm not mean and cruel and dirty.
- Venus Williams

I reject the cynical view that politics is a dirty business.
- Richard M. Nixon

It would be flattering to call it a modern Dirty Harry,
but I think this film deals more with the loss of his
wife than the traditional revenge vigilante films.
- Vin Diesel

You're not going to find a man whose socks don't get
dirty or who doesn't snore.
- Helen Reddy

Steve McQueen was from a time when you didn't know
every little dirty thing about our public figures.
He and James Dean were very mysterious,
archetypal American heroes.
- Sheryl Crow

Whatever is funny is subversive, every joke is ultimately a custard pie...
a dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.
- George Orwell

I do most of my business on that dirty Internet that
you were just talking about,
where I find there is a lot of freedom to report exactly what I want.
- Matt Drudge

If my uniform doesn't get dirty, I haven't done anything in the baseball game.
- Rickey Henderson

I can't do the same thing every night,
the same gestures...
it's like putting on dirty panties every day.
- Brigitte Bardot

That's the dirty little secret of Mormon growth.
Lots of baptisms don't necessarily translate into long-term membership.
- David Campbell

I go outside, and I'm wearing a funky T-shirt and my hair is dirty,
and people say, 'What's wrong with her? She needs to invest in a hairbrush.'
- Kristen Stewart

Patriotism, when it wants to make itself felt in the domain of learning,
is a dirty fellow who should be thrown out of doors.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Whatever happened to the good old days:
you know,
dirty attics, tuberculosis and general all-round suffering?
- Arnold Wesker

I prefer to remake flops.
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels was a remake of a flop,
and The Quiet American is a remake of a flop.
- Michael Caine

The band broke up because I couldn't bear Rotten anymore
because he was an embarrassment with his silly hats and his,
like, shabby, dirty, nasty looking appearance.
- Sid Vicious

No, I'm happy doing this.
Five sweaters and a pair of dirty pants,
you can make pretty good money.
- McLean Stevenson

The Irish are the only men who know how to cry for
the dirty polluted blood of all the world.
- Norman Mailer

A lot of history is just dirty politics cleaned up
for the consumption of children and other innocents.
- Richard Reeves

I kind of thought the writers were starting to take
Taylor and make her kind of down and dirty.
- Hunter Tylo

I'm a musician first, a food-lover second,
a dirty mouth with feet, and a girl last time I checked.
- Tori Amos

I am leaving the town to the invaders:
increasingly numerous,
mediocre, dirty, badly behaved, shameless tourists.
- Brigitte Bardot

The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor.
He's dirty and he does his best to deny the fact that
he's a hero the whole time.
- Frank Miller

I've been on jobs where there's that one actor who is just a miserable,
miserable no-good, dirty bastard, and it just turns the whole process sour.
- Joe Pantoliano

If American politics are too dirty for women to take part in,
there's something wrong with American politics.
- Edna Ferber

Like sex in Victorian England, the reality of Big Business
today is our big dirty secret.
- Ralph Nader

I was married for 30 years.
Isn't that enough? I've had my share of dirty underwear on the floor.
- Martha Stewart

Whatever is dirty, it is women's job to clean up,
or drive some man to clean up, and that goes for everything from cellar to senate.
- Agnes Macphail

I thank God I was raised Catholic, so sex will always be dirty.
- John Waters

Prejudice and discrimination have always been a big part of my life.
When I was 6, I got beat up and called dirty Jew boy
because they thought I looked Jewish.
- Philip Zimbardo

I'm forbidden fruit.
Once you go to certain households, mommy doesn't want
you to see that dirty man who sticks his tongue out
and spits out blood and all that stuff.
- Gene Simmons

It's hard for me to get used to these changing times.
I can remember when the air was clean and sex was dirty.
- George Burns

Cut your morning devotions into your personal grooming.
You would not go out to work with a dirty face.
Why start the day with the face of your soul unwashed?
- Robert A. Cook

Whenever someone asks me if I want water with my Scotch,
I say I'm thirsty, not dirty.
- Joe E. Lewis

There were air raids at night.
The factory was dark and dirty.
And I remember thinking - well - I must find somebody
or something because like this I cannot go on.
- Ruth Pitter

The dirty little secret of journalism is that it really isn't a profession,
it's a craft.
All you need is a telephone and a conscience and you're all set.
- Andrew Sullivan

When I first came to Nashville, people hardly gave
country music any respect.
We lived in old cars and dirty hotels,
and we ate when we could.
- Loretta Lynn

It's tragic when people think feminism is a dirty word.
- Siobhan Fahey

Reality is a dirty word for me, I know it isn't for most people,
but I am not interested.
There's too much of it about.
- Ken Russell

I had a kind of meandering little career,
and then I was given a chance to play one of the bottom six in The Dirty Dozen.
- Donald Sutherland

Living inside the shuttle was a little like camping out.
We ended up sleeping in our seats.
You had to pay attention to housekeeping,
not get things too dirty.
- Robert Crippen


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