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There are different reasons to make movies. ...
by Aaron Eckhart

There are different reasons to make movies.
- Aaron Eckhart

I'd like to do a romantic comedy.
- Aaron Eckhart

Yeah, but there's nobody who represents romance to me like Cary Grant.
- Aaron Eckhart

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

 

The F.B.I.
is about nuts and bolts.
It's all about witnesses and procedure and walking the streets.
- Aaron Eckhart

Through all the relationship stuff I've gone through in the past few years,
I know there are fundamental differences in how men
and women view sex and how they view their futures.
- Aaron Eckhart

I'm sort of fascinated by the whole espionage crime thing.
- Aaron Eckhart

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

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

I'm an actor and it happened to go my way that day.
- Aaron Eckhart

If we're talking about masculinity and tenderness,
I don't look at Clinton.
- Aaron Eckhart

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

Right now, I have to admit, that I'm more interested
in giving people a little bit of hope and goodness.
- 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

Some movies I see today have the most dramatic plot
points but the actors are not playing them dramatically.
- Aaron Eckhart

A film has its own life and takes its own time.
- Aaron Eckhart

I'd like to do more family dramas.
- Aaron Eckhart

Directors, producers can make you look good or make you look bad.
- Aaron Eckhart

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.
- 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

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

Yeah, I'd like to get the girl and at least make it through the film.
- Aaron Eckhart

It seems to me if you want something badly enough,
whether you're a man or a woman, you'll do whatever
you have to do to get it.
- Aaron Eckhart

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

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

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

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

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

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

I would like to direct.
- Aaron Eckhart

Some movies get rushed out right after you make them
and I'm not always happy with that.
- Aaron Eckhart

When it gets down to it you just have to act.
- Aaron Eckhart

I've been working for many years and I think I've managed
to work with some of the best people in the business,
which has been rewarding and an apprenticeship.
- Aaron Eckhart

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

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

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

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

Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again,
but expecting different results.
- Rita Mae Brown, also attributed to Einstein

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing
over and over and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein

In choosing joy, the finish line dissolves
into a different matter altogether.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

Uncertainty that comes from knowledge
(knowing what you don't know)
is different from uncertainty coming from ignorance.
- Isaac Asimov

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

We may have all come on different ships,
but we're in the same boat now.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The eyes of the cheerful and of the melancholy man
are fixed upon the same creation;
but very different are the aspects which it bears to them.
- Albert Pike

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

Could we change our attitude,
we should not only see life differently,
but life itself would be different.
- Katherine Mansfield

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

We are all different - and we are all one.
Take time to understand, and to appreciate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again
and expecting different results.
- Albert Einstein (attributed)

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

Celebration has many different outfits
but she always wears the same beautiful dancing shoes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We can never replace a friend.
When a man is fortunate enough to have several,
he finds they are all different.
No one has a double in friendship.
- Johann Schiller

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed,
and in such desperate enterprises?
If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

NO ONE is really different;
each of us is actually a member of the human race.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose your goal and keep your eye on it. Never give up.
Perhaps you will need to change your plan
and approach you goal from a different direction, but don't quit.
Keep thinking. Keep re-planning. Keep going.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The things that make me different are the things that make me.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Life and death are one thread,
the same line viewed from different sides.
- Lao Tzu

Often, we get stuck on a question
for which we can't find an acceptable answer.
That is a good time to consider asking a different question.
Every question is based on some assumptions -
usually invisible assumptions that we don't see, unless we go looking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Action is a great restorer and builder of confidence.
Inaction is not only the result, but the cause, of fear.
Perhaps the action you take will be successful;
perhaps different action or adjustments will have to follow.
But any action is better than no action at all.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Every day is a new beginning -
a day for a new plan and new action.
If today, in conscious awareness, you choose
the same plan as yesterday, you are wise.
If you choose a different plan, you are equally wise.
Whatever you choose, choose with intention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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