Clint Barton - Quotes


"You want me to slow him down, sir? Or are you sending in more guys for him to beat up?" - "Better call it, Coulson, 'cause I'm starting to root for this guy."

The Avengers

"Well, I see better from a distance."

"I'm not at my best with a gun."

"You got a lot of strays sniffing your tail."

The Avengers - Age of Ultron

"I'm gonna live forever. I'm gonna be made of plastic."

"I've done the whole mind control thing. Not a fan."

"Yeah, you better run."

"What? You didn't see that coming?"

"Okay. Look, the city is flying, we're fighting an army of robots, and I have a bow and arrow. None of that makes sense."


Pietro: "Keep up, old man!"
Clint: "Nobody would know. Nobody. The last I saw him an Ultron was sitting on him. Yeah, he'll be missed, that quick little bastard. I miss him already."

"It's been a long day."

Captain America - Civil War

"I retire for, what, like five minutes, and it all goes to shit."

"Look, you wanna mope, you can go to high school."

"I knew I should've stretched."

Tony: "You got tired of shooting golf?"
Clint: "Well, I played 18, shot 18. Just can't seem to miss."
Tony: "Well, first time for everything."
Clint: "Made you look."

Clint: "We haven't me yet. I'm Clint."
Black Panther: "I don't care."

Clint: "The Futurist, gentlemen! The Futurist is here! He sees all! He knows what's best for you, whether you like it or not."
Tony: "Give me a break, Barton. I had no idea they'd put you here. Come on."
Clint (spits!): "Yeah, well, you knew they'd put us somewhere, Tony."
Tony: "Yeah, but not some super-max floating ocean pokey. You know, this place is for maniacs. This is a place for..."
Clint: "Criminals? Criminals, Tony. Think that's the word you're looking for. Right? That didn't used to mean me. Or Sam, or Wanda. But here we are."
Tony: "Because you broke the law."
Clint: "Yeah."
Tony: "I didn't make you."
Clint: "La, la, la, la, la..."
Tony: "You read it, you broke it."
Clint: "La, la, la, la, la..."
Tony: "Right, you're all grown up, you got a wife and kids. I don't understand, why didn't you think about them before you chose the wrong side?"
Clint: "You gotta watch your back with this guy. There's a chance he's gonna break it."

The Avengers - Endgame

"What I want you can't give me."

"I'm game. I'll do it."

"Okay, I'll do my best."

"We're a long way from Budapest."

"Wow. Under different circumstances this would be totally awesome."


"Some guard dog you got there."

"A 22-year-old vigilante."

"Since when did start everybody saying, 'I love you', to everybody all the time?"

"You're gonna be alive because of me."

"That's Katniss Everdeen."

"I'm not trying to sell anything."

"Emergencies only, or I'll block and delete you."

Clint: "I could take this pretend-sword and you pretend to die and I take that suit, or I'm gonna real punch you and you're gonna real fall down and I'm gonna take that suit."
LARPER: "Just let me kill you. And I'll give you the suit."
Clint: "No."
LARPER: "Come on, man. You're a superhero in real life. This is as close as I'm ever gonna get to being one. Just work with me. Let me kill you."
Clint: "And I fought Thanos. Okay. Just make it quick."

Clint: "What you doin'?"
LARPER: "I'm trying to sell it. You gotta make it real. They gotta believe it."
Clint: "Just kill me."
LARPER: "You ready?"
Clint: "I'm begging you. Kill me."

"This is like talking to furniture."

"I'm not smashin' a '72 challenger."

"I'm not a role model. Never have been."

"Nobody calls me CB-One."

"Planning's not really my thing."

"I'm a weapon."

Kate: "Best shot you ever took?"
Clint: "Uh, the one I didn't take"

Clint: "It's... about the time I met someone. I was sent to take her out. And when I got there, when it was time... Um... I couldn't do it. I just had this feeling that she wanted out. Turns out, I was right."
Kate: "You mean Natasha."
Clint: "Yeah." He fights not to cry. "She was the best there was."
Kate: "I'm sorry."
Clint: "It's all right. It's, uh... When you do what I do for a living, it... It's just a game of managing loss, right?"

"Natasha.... I really need to talk to you right now. You were the bravest of us all, weren't you? Loyal, stubborn. You always had to win, didn't you? And for a stupid orange rock. I replayed that a million times in my head hoping for a different outcome. But I do my best every day to earn what you gave me. Just wanna say I'm... Just wanna say I miss you. And I'm so sorry for what I'm about to do."

"If you or anyone comes after me or my family, it will be the last thing you do. You have my word."

"This is some Christmas."

"We're all gonna die."

"Let's give them hell."

Yelena: "Before I kill you, I need to ask you one question."
Clint: "It's nice to finally meet you, Yelena."
Yelena: "I need to know what happened."
Clint: "Look, Yelena, if I told you what really happened, you'd never believe me. But what you need to know is your sister sacrificed herself and she saved the world. I'm sorry."
Yelena: "You're lying."
Clint: "What?"
Yelena: "You're pathetic. You're so pathetic."

Clint: "Nobody killed her. She made a choice."
Yelena: "Stop lying!"
Clint: "You're not listening to me. She sacrificed herself, understand? I couldn't stop her."
Yelena: "No."

Yelena: "Why would she sacrifice herself for you? Why do you deserve it?"
Clint: "I don't."
Yelena: "So she died because you let her."
Clint: "I fought for it. But she was better than me."
Yelena: "You should've fought harder."

Clint whistles the secret whistle.
Yelena: "How do you know that?"
Clint: "Your secret whistle with Nat. She talked about you all the time, Yelena."
Yelena: "She did? What did she say?"
Clint: "She told me about how you got separated as kids. She was flying that plane. I asked her if she was scared. All she could think about is that you were safe. That never changed, Yelena. She loved you. And always wanted you safe."
Yelena: "You got so much time with her."
Clint: "Yes, I did."
Yelena: "It shouldn't have gone this way. If I was there, I could have stopped it. I could have... I could have changed it."
Clint: "Nothing was gonna stop her, Yelena. You know Natasha."
Yelena whimpers.
Clint: "She made her choice. We're gonna have to find a way to live with that."
Yelena: "I loved her so much."
Clint: "Me, too." (choking on tears)

"It doesn't happen too often, but... every once in a while, you come across somebody, that just makes you better... in every way."

Clint Barton