Top 15 Chuck Norris Quotes… and Then Some
Carlos Ray Norris was born on March 10th, 1940 in the small town of Ryan, Oklahoma. Today, he is one of the most iconic crossover film and television stars in the history of all celebrity. He is Chuck Norris. He’s not an action adventure star, a black belt martial artist, philanthropist, political activist, commercial pitchman or award winning public speaker. He’s actually all of these things and so much more. Chuck Norris has never been in a film that scored five stars on any critics list, but he very well may be one of the most well-known movie and television actors that have ever graced the screen. His films and his hit television show, “Walker, Texas Ranger” have a rabid cult fan following and he is one of the most prominent faces in Western pop culture.
For the sake of our children’s children, this man’s words need to be catalogued. Future generations must understand the greatness that is Chuck Norris. We will now unveil the top 15 sayings by Mr. Chuck Norris. There will be arguments about omissions and disagreements about ranking disagreements. These quotes will come from his fictional work in films and television and also many public interviews. Some of the quotes are from his very own codes of honor.
#15: “Violence is My Last Option” – If this were true of his film characters there would be a lot of stuntmen with unpaid mortgages.
#14: “Good Morals Lead to Good Laws” – Chuck is a true politico. He took this strong sense of country to his role as Walker, the Texas Ranger.
#13: “I will forget the mistakes of the past and press on to greater achievements.” – Even his mistakes were totally awesome.
#12: “I definitely feel like I have God in my corner.” – Chuck, I like to think He has you in his corner.
#11: “Men are like Steel. When they lose their temper, they lose their worth.” – I bet you didn’t know Chuck did metaphors this good.
#10: “You’re right. You do have the right to remain silent” – This one was said in character as Walker, I didn’t show the pause that he took to make the prisoner silent with some help from a swift kick to the gut.
#9: “I will remain highly goal-oriented throughout my life because that positive attitude helps my family, my country and myself.” – Why in the hell is this man not the President right now?
#8: “I think that you can learn from history.” – He’s right.
#7: “If I have nothing good to say about a person. I say nothing” – Well, one of his biggest hits was “Code of Silence.”
#6: “When I want your opinion, I’ll beat it out of you.” – This was said as lead character, the not so silent Eddie Cusack, in “Code of Silence.”
#5: “Some of the most miserable people I know are some of the richest people in America.”–Money can’t buy happiness but Chuck Norris can deliver it to you in 88 minutes on VHS.
#4: “My kind of trouble doesn’t take vacations.” – This was from “Lone Wolfe McQuade.” – I do not have a joke here; it’s just my favorite Chuck movie.
#3: “But it was a real experience to see Bruce Lee who was far ahead of everybody else in that field. He had a vision that was years ahead of everyone.” – Before Chuck Norris was an inspiration, he had an inspiration.
#2: “You need the tenacity to stick to it when things get tough. And have faith that you can do it.” – I need to finish this list so that I can go do some pushups.
#1: “I will develop myself to the maximum of my potential in all ways.” – After my pushups, I’m buying a Total Gym.
All jokes and hyperbole aside, what is their not to appreciate about this American icon. He’s close to his 80th birthday and could take out many men ¼ of his age. Chuck Norris will blow your knee out with a sidekick and blow your mind with some philosophy. There are far weaker Gods to worship.