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    aaron eckhart Quotes

    When it gets down to it you just have to act.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    It makes me feel good that I can now sit there and go, I've worked with Jack Nicholson, Al Pacino, all the great actors that I've worked with... Sir Ben Kingsley.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    You never really know as an actor; it's completely out of your control, in terms of editing, and music, and film stock, shot selection, and what takes they use.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: control  music  film  stock 
     
    I'm an actor and it happened to go my way that day.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    I would like to direct.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    I think every actor wants to be an FBI or cop at one point.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    I think America right now is looking for somebody who appeals to every faction.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: right  america 
     
    I've not made a career of being physical in my movies, but I love sports. I'm a very physical guy.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: career  movie 
     
    I don't do comedy so much although I would like to do a comedy.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: comedy 
     
    I'd like to do more family dramas.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    I think that maybe that's my weakness, in that I don't know how to do it, so I just do what I do and try to do it as passionately and as well as I can.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: weakness 
     
    Filmmaking is a difficult process. There are the logistics of making a film. You have to do your part, and then change the entire thing around to do someone else's part. A lot of the magic is lost, in between that, and you have to figure out how to get it back.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: magic  process  lost  film 
     
    If it helps me in the way that if this movie is successful, I get to make more films, great, and the more films that I make and the more interest that I'm allowed to cover, the better for me and the better, hopefully, for the people who like to watch me.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: people  help  successful  movie  film 
     
    I like doing movies with kids in them, and you're explaining things. They're teaching you and you're teaching them, and the audience can loop through that.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: movie  teaching  kids 
     
    Funerals are important rituals. They don't just recognize that a life has ended; they recognize that a life was lived.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    A true measure of strength is to use your hands to incapacitate somebody.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: true  strength 
     
    Well, I've thought many times when my career was in the toilet, that I was going to have to seriously consider getting another job, I don't know what I'd do.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: time  thoughts  job  career  toilet 
     
    If you go to YouTube and look up 'grief' you can find them and it's just an unbelievable tool for an actor to be able to access, without being unethical. It's like accessing the deepest, most painful parts of a person.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: people  grief 
     
    I can think of films that I'm producing right now that are extremely hard-hitting, graphic films, that nobody necessarily wants to see, graphic in terms of violence, of adult content and racial and historical subject matter.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    But then, even with sex, I'm more in the school of less is more in movies.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: movie  sex  school 
     
    Yeah, I'd like to get the girl and at least make it through the film.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: girls  film 
     
    Actors aren't fighters. They don't know how to throw a punch. So, there's a lot of hitting in the face. I'd much rather fight with a stuntman than another actor. I don't like fighting with other actors because somebody always ends up getting hurt.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: hurt  fight  fighting 
     
    You can go left, you can go right, I don't give a damn. Just make a decision.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: decision  right 
     
    I have a dog and sometimes I'll be the littlest kid with my dog and marvel at his ears and his nose and how he looks at me. If he died, I'd bawl like a baby.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: dog  kids 
     
    I think women can be as cruel as men, and men as tender as women, and vice versa.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: men  women 
     
    I'm sort of fascinated by the whole espionage crime thing.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: crimes 
     
    But I guess I like playing flawed guys 'cause it gives a place for the characters to go.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: character 
     
    Right now, I have to admit, that I'm more interested in giving people a little bit of hope and goodness.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: people  goodness  right  giving  hope 
     
    But I will say this: In my humble opinion, knowing nothing about it, I do believe that they have remote viewers working on where Osama Bin Laden is. I absolutely, 100%, convinced of that.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: believe  knowing  opinion 
     
    I mean, the problem is, I think I'm a great writer.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: problem 
     
    I often feel that my days in New York City, that I was here for five years, didn't get one job, went on a thousands of auditions and literally did not get a job on a soap, not a movie, not TV, not nothing, although I did do some commercials thank God.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: job  movie  god  year 
     
    The day you stop caring what other people think of you is the day your life begins.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: people 
     
    You either die a hero or live long enough to become the villain.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: live  hero  die 
     
    A GOOD old-fashioned sex tape pretty much guarantees you a star on Hollywood Boulevard.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: star  sex 
     
    I think they are very important because westerns have a code and a symbolism.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    The F.B.I. is about nuts and bolts. It's all about witnesses and procedure and walking the streets.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    A film has its own life and takes its own time.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: time  film 
     
    I got as much information as I could, so I wouldn't look stupid, but this is a post 9/11 world and there's only so much you can do with the FBI in terms of research.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: world  research 
     
    I'm always fascinated with how a person becomes a good quality person, a productive person, and how it happened to me, because I was a terror.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: people  quality 
     
    The only morality in a cruel world is chance.
    — Aaron Eckhart
    tags: chance  world  morality 
     
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