35 Best Duane Chapman Quotes from Dog the Bounty Hunter

Duane Chapman, commonly known as Dog the Bounty Hunter, is a former bail bondsman and bounty hunter in the United States.


Top 10 Duane Chapman Quotes


Where mercy is shown, mercy is given. ~ Duane Chapman.

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You know God gives me that inner strength that super strength to get through things. ~ Duane Chapman.


I’ve been a biker, I’ve been a convict, I’ve been a husband, father, and son. ~ Duane Chapman.

Six men can carry you or 12 men can judge you. You decide! ~ Duane Chapman.


Born on a mountain, raised in a cave. Arresting fugitives is all I crave. ~ Duane Chapman.

I’m very emotional. That’s why I wear shades a lot. ~ Duane Chapman.


As a bounty hunter, I have to dress the part. If I came to the door and looked like Carrot Top, you’d laugh. ~ Duane Chapman.

Dog is God spelled backward. ~ Duane Chapman.

You can’t be afraid to put out a fire if you’re a fireman. You can’t be afraid to be a police officer and carry a gun if you’re afraid to get up and go out there. So you’ve got to put that fear to the side and go out in faith to overcome that. ~ Duane Chapman.

I’m Native American, so it’s in my blood to always want brothers and friends. I’m a good brotherhood guy. ~ Duane Chapman.


I have the utmost respect and aloha for black people who have already suffered so much due to racial discrimination and acts of hatred. ~ Duane Chapman.


If I was Judge Del Rosario, I would say Ili, of all people, you know better. ~ Duane Chapman.


I’ve always taken pride to be the white guy that can talk to the black people, that can refer to them truly as a brother from a different mother. ~ Duane Chapman.

Best Duane Chapman Quotes

I need to get a greater vocabulary than what I have and when I get mad and my brain searches for a word. I have to find different words and to do that you need to have more of an education. ~ Duane Chapman.


Your mind is torn between love and righteousness, then honey go righteousness and God will bless you back. ~ Duane Chapman.


When you break someone down – make sure you always raise them up higher than they were before. ~ Duane Chapman.

When mercy is shown – mercy is given. ~ Duane Chapman.

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The closest thing to hell on earth is prison. It’s the worst experience I’ve ever had in my life. Besides death. ~ Duane Chapman.

I love what I do. I love to capture the guy. I love to tell the victim ‘Don’t worry anymore. They’re in jail.’ And this is my way to heaven. This is my way to contribute to America what I know how to do best, and that’s chase down the predator. ~ Duane Chapman.


In Hawaii, we have something called Ho’oponopono, where people come together to resolve crises and restore peace and balance. ~ Duane Chapman.


I’m going to be Dog, and I’m going to be an entertainer. And I’m going to make mistakes. ~ Duane Chapman.


I have a hard problem, being some part Native American – being a Christian: do you get burned, do you get cremated, do you get – let the sharks eat you? How do you die? ~ Duane Chapman.

Famous Duane Chapman Quotes


I was ignorant. Stupid. Unlearned. I usually get taught lessons the hard way, because God wants me to remember. ~ Duane Chapman.


And I used to say, ‘I’m black, too.’ In other words, I – my whole life I’ve been called a half-breed, a convict, king of the trailer trash, this and that. I take that and stand. ~ Duane Chapman.

We believe that God is big enough to give every nationality their own religion, as he’s given them their own taste in food, in plants, in furniture, and housing. I think that each religion has their basic Christ-ish way to get to the Everlasting God. ~ Duane Chapman.

My father is the reason I am the way I am today. He’s why I acted up and he’s why I prayed to be the opposite of him. We made up before he died but I vowed to never raise my kids like how he raised me. ~ Duane Chapman.


I’m marrying my common-law wife, Beth, the Christian way, with a preacher and all that. ~ Duane Chapman.

A lot of times in life we’re all looking for that second chance. The kids I met tonight – who I’m representing have not even had their first chance. Some of these kids – I don’t know how in the world they can do it without a mother or a father. What would I have done without my mother? ~ Duane Chapman.

Everybody’s under God’s planet, and God is the Almighty, the Beginning, the End, the Alpha, the Omega. He’s Big Daddy. He gives out these little soldiers and sons and angels and saints to help everybody else get through to him. I’m not the ‘Jesus-only or you’re going to Hell’ kind of guy. ~ Duane Chapman.


He robs anyone on Christmas – he deserves double the sentence. ~ Duane Chapman.

Faith is the substance of hope – of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen. So if you can hope for it and imagine it, and keep imagining and hoping and seeing yourself driving a new car, or seeing yourself getting that job, or seeing yourself excel, seeing yourself help that person – that is faith. ~ Duane Chapman.

Popular Duane Chapman Quotes


I was in prison for a charge in Texas, murder one. Back in the ’70s in Texas, I was there. I heard the shot. I was in the car. ~ Duane Chapman.


What I had was heart and faith and I said I’m going to do this for every convict alive and I’m going to make sure the world knows just because we fell one time doesn’t mean we can’t get up and let our light shine. ~ Duane Chapman.

If you love them and their addicted – you’ve got to do something about it. You have to show them tough love. ~ Duane Chapman.


I say to all fathers – be as good as you can be- because your sons and daughters will follow in your footsteps. ~ Duane Chapman.


It’s just like being a father; you got to show them love and you got to show them the path. I don’t like this role-model stuff, though. ~ Duane Chapman.

So these were the 35 top Duane Chapman quotes and sayings.

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