Top 33 Clout Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Clout Quotes from famous people such as Milton Friedman, Mo Ibrahim, Dick Durbin, Kathy Bates, Denzel Curry, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

And what does reward virtue? You think the communist co

And what does reward virtue? You think the communist commissar rewards virtue? You think a Hitler rewards virtue? You think, excuse me, if you’ll pardon me, American presidents reward virtue? Do they choose their appointees on the basis of the virtue of the people appointed or on the basis of their political clout?
Milton Friedman
Nobody messes with China, nobody messes with the United States, or with Europe, because these are really big entities with a lot of clout and a lot of economic power. They have a place at the table.
Mo Ibrahim
America wins when the voiceless have a seat at the table, when the vulnerable are protected, and when working families have the same political clout as the wealthy.
Dick Durbin
And people are always saying: ‘Well, you go to Hollywood and you get yourself a film career or a TV series, and then you can do anything you want. Because then you’ve got the clout.’ That had always sounded like a lot of hooey to me, but now I think it’s true, unfortunately.
Kathy Bates
With ‘Clout Cobain,’ when I made the song, I knew what I wanted to say. But I was gonna say it in a way where people could understand it.
Denzel Curry
I’m a Banksy fan. I’m also a fan of Chris Hobe, Mister Totem, Drew Wootten, Mad Clout, Hense and Sever, in visual and street art. And Jonathan Mannion and Shane Nash in photography.
Killer Mike
As long as there’s really good actors that use their clout to support fringe films, whatever genre it is, they’ll still get made.
John Curran
I thought I’d give myself 10 years as an entertainment journalist and build up so much clout that there was no way Hollywood could ignore me when I started delivering scripts. Little did I know they were very good at ignoring it.
Rod Lurie
There is no such thing as several Romanias, but only politicians who divide Romania depending on the interests of their parties and their clout.
Traian Basescu
I try to keep myself busy creatively; it’s for my own sanity after auditioning in the city for bad television shows and bad scripts and not being a name and having the clout to get my tapes passed on further.
Lauren Ashley Carter
Some residents, I suspect, may be politically motivated in suggesting that having two members of Congress lessens Montclair’s clout. Quite to the contrary. I think it increases Montclair’s visibility – as a matter of fact, Essex County’s visibility.
Rodney Frelinghuysen
Indeed, China may never acquire the geo-political influence and reach that Great Britain enjoyed in the 19th century and the United States of America did in the 20th, even though it may have already surpassed the geo-economic clout the two major powers enjoyed in the heyday of their empires.
Sanjaya Baru
I did everything in my power to give my brokers brand identity and clout in the market. I saw my job as parent to build them up and if I took care of them, then they would take care of their customer.
Barbara Corcoran
I’m going to actively fight for players’ rights. Not while I’m in college. I’m always going to keep a consistent track record of what I believe in. But I don’t have the clout or the means.
Josh Rosen
There’s really no precedent for someone like me gaining clout in the space that I’m in – a black woman directing films in Hollywood.
Ava DuVernay
The Cern laboratory in Geneva was set up in 1955 to bring together European scientists who wished to pursue research into the nuclear and sub-nuclear world. Physicists then had greater clout than other scientists because the memory of their role in the Second World War was fresh in people’s minds.
Martin Rees
I was born dirt-poor with barely a stitch on my back, and no name or prestige attached to me, and no real clout or connections.
Jeremy Scott
The effect of prizes on one’s career – if that is what to call it – is considerable, since they give one more clout with publishers and more notoriety among journalists. The effect on one’s writing, however, is nil – otherwise, one would be in deep trouble.
John Banville
Consolidation is so overwhelming. Someone who has one or two stations doesn’t have much clout.
Fred Eychaner
People feel like city government is corrupt. They feel like it doesn’t work unless you have clout.
Lori Lightfoot
Postcolonial critics are, I suspect, wrong when they argue that the mass of British people still mourn the loss of empire. But Britain’s politicians – and its Foreign Office – have found it hard to adjust to the loss, not so much of onetime colonies as of the global clout the colonies once afforded.
Linda Colley
I’m never going to overestimate the clout of my job.
Sam Fender
The Israeli lobby has clout in the U.S., which means that re-arranging the region and controlling its resources one way or another, will serve Israel through its control over the American administration.
Bashar al-Assad
Already this war on gangs in California is taking money from universities to build prisons, and the universities have some clout.
Tom Hayden
I feel like clout is something that builds up on your teeth.
Andrew Mason
I don’t necessarily like the things footballers do. All these kissing the badge, just doing it for the clout.
Micah Richards
Any time a president is re-elected, he has a little more political clout to get things done.
Evan Bayh
No self-respecting country – especially one with our clout and proud history – should sign up to a proposal that surrenders the power to veto our foreign and trade policy to another entity.
Priti Patel
Actors have given up their clout. Now decision making is in the hands of lighting men, designers, bankers, special-effects people. We need to cut that out and just go with the most able trained actors in the business.
Peter O’Toole
I didn’t do it because of the underlying greed that’s prevailing, but it is about greed, doing the right thing at the right time using your clout when you have it and what for and what reason.
Danny DeVito
I’m playing one of the principal roles, which gives you more clout and more confidence.
Charles Dance
The 9/11 Commission strongly recommends that the Nation

The 9/11 Commission strongly recommends that the National Intelligence Director be fully in control of the budget, from developing it to implementing it, to ensuring that the National Intelligence Director has the clout to make decisions.
Leonard Boswell
But MTV relishes its vestigial role as a star maker, so every year it puts all its clout into making the VMAs the biggest, splashiest, loudest show-biz extravaganza of the year, honoring all this music for existing, after a year of paying barely any attention to it.
Rob Sheffield