22 Remarkable Heath Ledger Quotes

22 Remarkable Heath Ledger Quotes

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Heath Ledger, born in 1979, was an actor and director from Australia. He has starred in many feature films, including I’m Not There, The Dark Knight, and Brokeback Mountain. He sadly died of suicide on January 22, 2008 at the very young age of 28.

“All of this is so insignificant. In the grand scale of things, there have been so many before who have been in this position. I’m just another one. Life is so short. It’s like we’re already
gone, really, in retrospect.”

“Aren’t we at the stage these days when it just doesn’t … matter? It’s a story of love and it’s a story between two people. If people can’t get over that and just accept it as a story, then that’s their problem. I’m big enough and brave enough to do it.”

“I actually hate comic book movies, like fucking hate them, they just bore me shitless and they’re just dumb. But I thought what Chris Nolan did with Batman was actually really good, really
well directed, and Christian Bale was really great in it.”

“I felt this was such a refreshing story of love. For me, our characters were also complex, and to…really investigate this form of humanity and expression of love was an opportunity that I
hadn’t had.”

“I flipped through his journals and then it was (history) out the window. We were making it into a romp. We wanted to have a clean slate and just have fun.”

“I had a year where I sat around on my butt and declined generous offers to do more teen movies and more of the same characters as the one from 10 Things. I was literally living off Ramen
noodles and water just because I was sticking to my guns. It was very hard because they offer you so much money. It’s so easy to say, ‘Ah fuck it, at least I can live and eat.”‘

“I have never had great expectations of my performance or of a film. I try not to think about the outcome. If you look that far ahead, it sort of taints your choices as an actor. I try as
hard as I can to believe that no one is ever going to see it and that it’s not even a movie. Then you can allow yourself to bare more. Then, once a project is done, I tend to forget about it
until it comes out.”

“I only do this because I’m having fun. The day I stop having fun, I’ll just walk away.”

“I’m not good at future planning. I don’t plan at all. I don’t know what I’m doing tomorrow. I don’t have a day planner and I don’t have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the
past, not in the future.”

“In this industry, interest in you comes in waves, it’s so tidal. And so I don’t really want to jump on the first wave that comes along.”

“It transcends a label. It’s a story of two human beings that are in love; get over the fact that it’s two men — that’s the point.”

“It was an opportunity not to take acting too seriously. We obviously weren’t taking Casanova too seriously. Essentially we were borrowing his name and his legend and just having fun with
it.In my personal life, however, I want to achieve more babies! But I’ll probably go back to work mid-next year.”

“It was one of about 60 television interviews I completed in that sitting and it sounds like you landed the dud.”

“It was pretty clear that this story hadn’t been put to screen. It’s not very often that you come across a story that hasn’t been made.”

“It’s like anything in life, visualizing the old man you’re going to become: As long as you have a clear picture of that — the life you want to lead — eventually you’ll probably get there.”

“It’s not a disease. It’s not contagious. They should understand that it’s a story of pure love. They don’t have to be a hero. They don’t have to be brave like us. I guess a little bit of
maturity is being asked for because society has been immature in the past. That’s about it.”

“Matilda is adorable, and beautifully observant and wise. Michelle and I love her so much. Becoming a father exceeds all my expectations. It’s the most remarkable experience I’ve ever had —
it’s marvelous.”

“Most of the time you don’t even know they’re there. Now, that’s the scary thing. It’s really strange and invading, but I’m still working it all out. I try to not let it bother me. And if I
want to swim naked in my pool, I’m still going to do it. I certainly don’t want to feel that I have to change everything in my life that I do to cater to them. I just won’t let it happen.”

“There was this kind of industry-manufactured fear and risk factor that was surrounding the script.”

“We have a few places up our sleeves, … I would much rather work in Europe than America.”

“When anything is blocking my head or there’s worry in my life, I just go sit on Mars or something and look back here at Earth. All you can see is this tiny speck. You don’t see the fear. You don’t see the pain. You don’t see thought. It’s just one solid speck. Then nothing really matters. It just doesn’t.”

“When his lady friend Michelle Williams (of] Dawson’s Creek … spend at least a few months bonding.”