Quotes by 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
I have a fear of being boring.
– Christian Bale
I only sound intelligent when there's a good script writer around.
– Christian Bale
I think trying too hard to be sexy is the worst thing in the world a woman can do.
– Christian Bale
I'm English. Our dentistry is not world famous. But I made sure I got moldings of my old teeth beforehand because I miss them.
– 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
My method can be nothing, or the most intense, bizarre preparations you've ever seen.
– Christian Bale
What I love about my wife is that she's a really strong-minded, stubborn, fiery woman. I find that sexier than anything else.
– Christian Bale
There was a great complexity to my father. He was a devoted family man. But, in the same breath, he simply was not suited to an anchored life. He should have been somebody who had a backpack, an old map, a bit of change in his pocket and that was it - roaming the world.
– Christian Bale
There are movies that require fantasy and slightly more fantastical acting. Lines that are good for certain movies, in real life circumstances, would be absolutely unbelievable things to really say, and you would look at these people like they're freaks for conversing that way. But somehow for certain styles of movies, it works, and it seems fine.
– Christian Bale
The only thing I would unequivocally say is that I have never had any interest in romantic comedy I just couldn't do it. I think I'd be terrible.
– Christian Bale
One of the places where we lived when I was growing up had this big wood out the back. And starting when I was about 8, I used to enjoy just walking alone through the wood late. Eleven p.m. Midnight. Later.
– 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
My dad was the biggest influence on my life because he was never boring.
– Christian Bale
Look, I've got incredible pride for my family. I've absolutely fallen into that cliche of a dad who could just happily talk about my daughter endlessly.
– Christian Bale
In terms of the romantic kind of lead, I just never enjoy those movies very much. Maybe they'll come to interest me more as I get older. I doubt it, but maybe. Romantic comedies tend to be, for me, an oxymoron.
– Christian Bale
I'm an actor I'm not a politician. I always kick myself when I talk too much about family, or personal things.
– Christian Bale
I will never say never, but I will say never to doing the more typical romantic comedies. You know, unless I'm getting audited and I'm on the street and I desperately need some dough and that's the only thing that I'm getting.
– Christian Bale
I met my grandfather just before he died, and it was the first time that I had seen Dad with a relative of his. It was interesting to see my own father as a son and the body language and alteration in attitude that comes with that, and it sort of changed our relationship for the better.
– Christian Bale
I like the idea of movies having a magic element. How many times have you seen an actor in a movie who you know only as the character? It's wonderful, isn't it?
– Christian Bale