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Christian Bale Quotes and Sayings

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I think trying too hard to be sexy is the worst thing
in the world a woman can do.
- Christian Bale

I tend to think you're fearless when you recognize
why you should be scared of things,
but do them anyway.
- Christian Bale

Essentially, I'm untrained, so I just go with my imagination
and try to put myself as solidly as I can into the
shoes of whatever person I'm going to be playing.
- Christian Bale

I have a fear of being boring.
- Christian Bale

 

An actor should never be larger than the film he's in.
- Christian Bale

I don't think I'm like any of the characters I've played -
they're all really far from who I am.
- Christian Bale

It's the actors who are prepared to make fools of themselves
who are usually the ones who come to mean something to the audience.
- Christian Bale

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It's not who I am underneath but what I do that defines me.
- Christian Bale

I only sound intelligent when there's a good script writer around.
- Christian Bale

If everyone really knew what a jerk I am in real life,
I wouldn't be so adored in the slightest.
- Christian Bale

When it comes to films, people often don't differentiate
between the message of a bad central character and
the message of the film itself.
They are two separate things.
- Christian Bale

I don't personally look to my own life experiences
for answers about how to play a scene.
- Christian Bale

I've had some painful experiences in my life,
but I feel like I'm trivializing them by using them for a scene in a movie.
I don't want to do that.
It just makes me feel kind of dirty for having done that.
- Christian Bale

You're creating a different world and the actor's job
is to be able to convince the audience to enter into that world,
whether it be actually something that you recognize
from your own life or not.
- Christian Bale

I went backwards and forwards over it until I was 22.
And then in the past few years I began to say to myself,
OK, look, I'm not messing around.
This is something I want to attack, instead of thinking,
I'll just see what happens with it.
- Christian Bale

And being as I'm somebody who loves movies like The Machinist,
I also love going along to big mass entertainment movies.
I get in the mood for all kinds of movies,
and so I like to try each of them.
- Christian Bale

All of the muscles were gone, so that was a real tough
time of rebuilding all of that.
But you have a deadline, you have an obligation.
You've said that you will commit to this part,
and I just can't live with myself for not really giving it as much as I can.
- Christian Bale

But I enjoyed getting sick, I didn't mind it at all.
So in that short amount of time, I did actually go
from 121 right back up to 180,
which is way too fast obviously.
And that resulted in some doctors visits to get things sorted out.
- Christian Bale

We are starting off with our own different characters
and our own laws and everything,
looking at Bruce Wayne and how he came to be the person
that he was and how he comes to be this man that jumps around in the Bat suit.
- Christian Bale

It's about pursuing it rather than waiting to see what comes along.
That's partly because I found myself getting typecast,
as everyone does unless they pursue roles that are
very different from what they've done before.
- Christian Bale

Obviously there are times with acting when exactly
what is required is just going through the motions,
and when doing nothing is the best thing.
But at other times, you have to make that leap beyond
the immediate environment of people putting up lights on the set.
- Christian Bale

No, only disappointment in myself on those occasions
I didn't manage to rise to the occasion as I felt I should've done.
I can always see how to do it, and then the challenge is,
Can I manage that each and every day?
- Christian Bale

My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's
complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism -
that's what I was saying about the difference between
the character's message and the film's message.
- Christian Bale

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha PHOTO

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr. PHOTO

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino PHOTO

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

When you are reluctant to change,
think of the beauty of autumn.
- V. B. Brown

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

Nurture your mind with great thoughts,
for you will never go any higher than you think.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
- Benjamin Spock

Exercise free-will.
CHOOSE each and every action you make,
every thought you think,
and every emotion you feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A man who does not think for himself does not think at all.
- Oscar Wilde

I think wholeness is God's design for us;
and that often amounts to embracing contradictions.
- Bono

Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg

There is nothing to do.
There is nothing to say.
There is nothing to think.
There is nothing to feel.
The River of Life just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Sometimes I think we're alone.
Sometimes I think we're not.
In either case, the thought is staggering.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Do not think that love,
in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary.
What we need is to love without getting tired.
- Mother Teresa

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed;
if in terms of ten years, plant trees;
if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.
- Confucius

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The presence of those seeking the truth
is infinitely to be preferred
to the presence of those who think they've found it.
- Terry Pratchett

Think for yourself and question authority.
- Timothy Leary

You can do what you have to do,
and sometimes you can do it
even better than you think you can.
- Jimmy Carter

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

If you think you can,
or you think you can't,
you're probably right.
- Henry Ford


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