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Aaron Eckhart Quotes


An American film and stage actor.
(1968 - )

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A film has its own life and takes its own time.
 

But I guess I like playing flawed guys 'cause it gives a place for the characters to go.
 

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.
 

But then, even with sex, I'm more in the school of less is more in movies.
 

Directors, producers can make you look good or make you look bad.
 

I always ask, why can't I be just like Cary Grant or something.
 

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.
 

I don't do comedy so much although I would like to do a comedy.
 

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.
 

I mean, the problem is, I think I'm a great writer.
 

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.
 

I think America right now is looking for somebody who appeals to every faction.
 

I think every actor wants to be an FBI or cop at one point.
 

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.
 

I think they are very important because westerns have a code and a symbolism.
 

I think women can be as cruel as men, and men as tender as women, and vice versa.
 

I would like to direct.
 

I would love to get great performances from actors as a director, because that's what I'm always looking for, a director that's going to help me go places I've never been before.
 

I'd like to do a romantic comedy.
 

I'd like to do more family dramas.
 


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