47 Total Quotes

Aaron Eckhart Quotes

the highest regard you can receive. That photo can describe an entire life, just an honor, as well as a fun moment.
Aaron Eckhart
#Honor

Thank You for Smoking.
Aaron Eckhart
#Smoking

For Nick, the game, basically, is convincing people. It's getting people to look at things your way. That's the big game in life, and that's what he's teaching his son. That's what he and his friends talk about when they get together. He's not defending cigarettes so much as he's defending his right to defend cigarettes.
Aaron Eckhart
#People

All these people are so firm on their positions. That's where the humor in the movie comes from, ... It's like the debate team. Nothing is rooted, everything is malleable. As soon as you start to hate what Nick Naylor is saying, then you have a senator saying the same thing. Everybody is complicit; whatever their cause is, they all have unethical thoughts. It just shows that we're all just out there trying to ply our trade.
Aaron Eckhart
#Humorous

Audiences like both savory and unsavory characters, and [even] unsavory elements can be attractive. It all depends on how passionate you are about playing them.
Aaron Eckhart
#Audiences

I think people could come out of this movie thinking, although all of these are very serious subjects, (political) spin is very serious because the truth is more important than the spin. But sometimes spin becomes the truth, or that's the perception.
Aaron Eckhart
#People

He came prepared to play. He fulfilled the author's intention. It's his movie. He's the man in it.
Aaron Eckhart
#Intention

Nick is a tobacco lobbyist who loves his job and doesn't apologize for it, which [as a role] is exciting and fun because it's politically incorrect and titillating you get great jokes out of it,
Aaron Eckhart
#Job #Jokes

A film has its own life and takes its own time.
Aaron Eckhart
#American Actor

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

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
#American Actor

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

Directors, producers can make you look good or make you look bad.
Aaron Eckhart
#American Actor

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

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
#American Actor

I don't do comedy so much although I would like to do a comedy.
Aaron Eckhart
#American Actor

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
#American Actor

I mean, the problem is, I think I'm a great writer.
Aaron Eckhart
#American Actor

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
#American Actor

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

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

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
#American Actor

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

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

I would like to direct.
Aaron Eckhart
#American Actor

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
#American Actor

I'd like to do a romantic comedy.
Aaron Eckhart
#American Actor

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

I'm sort of fascinated by the whole espionage crime thing.
Aaron Eckhart
#American Actor