Top 40 Maverick Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Maverick Quotes from famous people such as Richard Coles, Ken Stott, Dervla Kirwan, Matt Haig, Donovan, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I don't think of myself as a maverick at all. Quite the

I don’t think of myself as a maverick at all. Quite the opposite – I really think of myself as quite conventional but dispersed over unusual territory.
Richard Coles
I’ve got a feeling that with the best coppers – and in fact the best people in any field of work – what sets them apart is a maverick quality. People who are not afraid to bend the rules in order to achieve the universally desired end.
Ken Stott
I watched ‘Lagerfeld Confidential,’ which was such an insight into the daily life of a maverick designer.
Dervla Kirwan
You don’t have to be a creative maverick to have a troubled mind. You just have to be human. There is no ‘us’ and ‘them.’ No one is one hundred per cent healthy, physically or mentally.
Matt Haig
I’m in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Jimmy Page gave me the MOJO Maverick award. I got an Ivor Novella Award for my very first song.
Donovan
You know, many people have said that I’m on the edge and I’m maverick for some of the big operations that I’ve done. I’m not at all. I pray; I ask God to give me wisdom, ‘Should I do it?’, guidance in terms of how to do it, who to consult with. All those kind of things are incredibly important.
Ben Carson
I’m a maverick. I’ve always been a maverick.
Sonny Bono
In Lithuania, I am known as a poet, and they don’t care about my cinema. In Europe, they don’t know my poetry; in Europe, I am a filmmaker. But here, in the United States, I am only a maverick!
Jonas Mekas
I always wanted to be an independent maverick, writing plays and putting them on myself.
Christian McKay
The characters I’ve played, especially Bret Maverick and Jim Rockford, almost never use a gun, and they always try to use their wits instead of their fists.
James Garner
Dirty Harry, for example. Clint Eastwood was not a rogue cop. He was a maverick cop, but he was a good guy.
Charlton Heston
Twitter is a form of free speech, and I’m all for that. But if Cee Lo Green, a maverick of sorts, can’t get on Twitter and say something outlandish or outrageous, then what is the whole point of Twitter at all?
CeeLo Green
Graham’s legacy is not as a maverick or a trailblazer. It is the legacy of a man who used Jesus as a tool to placate the masses so that the status quo of conservative white America could remain firmly in place.
Anthea Butler
I may be a maverick, but it doesn’t mean I like playing tricks.
Chen Guangbiao
There is a piece of me that likes to fondly imagine my maverick and rebellious nature. But, more accurately, I like to have a nice and cosy institution that I can rub up against a little bit.
Douglas Adams
They’ve pursued their own agendas, and they’ve done what they’ve wanted to do and not pursued traditional careers in the music industry. They’ve followed their own instincts, and they are in many ways maverick performers.
Neil Tennant
I replaced Jim Garner in ‘Maverick.’ I replaced George Sanders in ‘The Saint.’ I’ve replaced everybody.
Roger Moore
The whole world loves a maverick and the whole world wants the maverick to achieve something nobler than simple rebellion.
Kevin Patterson
When people tell me that I must get my maverick gene from my father, they are only half right. My father and I both have inherited our rebellious personalities from Nana. She has always lived her life on her own terms, something that was once considered quite scandalous, given the times she grew up in.
Meghan McCain
A maverick feels like he has no choice however difficult his choice of expression. In my case, it was going backwards into tonality. It seemed so wrong. The idea that progress is going into the past in a new way is very strange, even though there are precedents.
David Del Tredici
If you’re used to being a maverick, then people don’t get surprised when you start acting strangely.
Richard C. Armitage
Maverick is a word which appeals to me more than misfit. Maverick is active, misfit is passive.
Alan Rickman
Somebody asked me what do you regret. I said, well I was offered the role of Maverick in ‘Top Gun’ and I turned it down.
Scott Baio
I am a crazy Maverick fan. I would go there if Dallas was a great entertainment center.
Flula Borg
There is no ‘Top Gun 2’ in which Maverick is not the starring role.
Christopher McQuarrie
My main motivation is not to get bored. I’m just hoping I get a vaguely maverick reputation.
Vikram Seth
Some people are just more prepared to take risks than others. I grew up a gambler. That’s my name: Maverick.
Maverick Carter
I was a maverick. I went to five different colleges looking for I don’t know quite what.
Adam West
When I played Ivanhoe, kids used to come along and kick me because they thought I wore armour under my clothes. When I was Maverick, I was accepted as a cowboy. And in ‘The Persuaders,’ I became Lord Brett Sinclair. In other words, I am what I am for as long as I am.
Roger Moore