Ethan Hawke Quotes

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Ethan Hawke Quotes

The girls who like me arent the ones I like. Or, if I do and they want to commit, I suddenly need tons of time with my friends.
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There have always been two ways to be rich: by accumulating vast sums or by needing very little.

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Understanding that he relies on all that surrounds him, a knight is kind above all.

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I auditioned for Robert Redford once and I was so starstruck I couldn't even speak. I had a mic wire at a screen test clipped to me and then I got kind of nervous and I paced in a circle and then took a step and tripped and fell on my face. You just have to forgive yourself and keep going on.

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The girls who like me aren't the ones I like. Or, if I do and they want to commit, I suddenly need tons of time with my friends.

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It is very difficult for any couple who are married if both people are ambitious. I don't know if it's just too hard to be married to a woman that wants to be a movie star.

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If you're not a real chameleon of an actor and if you're not one of those guys who can really shape-change themselves all the time, one of the ways to keep pushing yourself and keep changing is to be in different kinds of movies.

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I think it's my job to risk looking foolish. One of the things I've learned from the actors I've worked with is you don't get something for nothing. If you don't risk looking foolish, you'll never do anything special.

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There is no trick to writing a believable love story, a heartbreaking scene or real-sounding dialogue. All you need is to tell the truth. It's always heartbreaking.

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Directing is like putting together a collage.

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The drones are really interesting - how have the troops withdrawn from Afghanistan? Because we've upped the drone strikes and most of the country doesn't even really know what that means or who we're killing or ... it's such a new weapon that we don't know what the long term impacts of that kind of military action is going to be.

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We all have this fantasy of finding our one true love who's going to be the perfect fit. It's just not a reality.

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Years ago I was going to play Chet Baker in another movie and I really felt drawn to that character and the script is good and I met with Robert and we seemed simpatico and we developed. But I had a real passion for that role and that brought me deep into that film 'cause I got the sense that Robert [Budreau] was going to really let me be creative inside this part.

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It's difficult to make any kind of action movie that might be unique or worth watching.

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Your development as a person should coincide with your development in all aspects of your life.

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I believe in the healing restorative power of art and communication. And so that's probably my rule. But that doesn't apply to bedtimes. And stuff like that.

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In fact, I think my life is always going to be difficult, because I am trying to do something ... "original" is a big word. It's kind of pathetic, but I have to love what I'm doing.

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