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John Wayne – A Pictorial

 

“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

 

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“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.” ~ John Wayne

 

John Wayne


 

“I am a demonstrative man, a baby picker-upper, a hugger and a kisser – that`s my nature.” ~ John Wayne

 

John Wayne with his third wife Pilar Pallete


 

“I’m an American actor. I work with my clothes on. I have to. Riding a horse can be pretty tough on your legs and elsewheres.” ~ John Wayne

 

John Wayne between takes of "Tall In The Saddle" (1944)


 

“I don’t want ever to appear in a film that would embarrass a viewer. A man can take his wife, mother, and his daughter to one of my movies and never be ashamed or embarrassed for going.” ~ John Wayne

 

John Wayne in "The Longest Day" (1962)


 

“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

 

John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara - "The Quiet Man" (1952)


 

“God, how I hate solemn funerals. When I die, take me into a room and burn me. Then my family and a few good friends should get together, have a few good belts, and talk about the crazy old time we all had together.” ~ John Wayne

 

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