20+ Best Heath Ledger Quotes I Wish I Had Read

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Heath Ledger was born on April 4, 1979, in Perth, Australia. His breakout role was in the film 10 Things I Hate About You with Julia Stiles. Ledger received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for his role in Brokeback Mountain. 

In 2008, after completing filming on Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight, Ledger died as the result of an accidental prescription drug overdose. 

He received a posthumous Best Actor Academy Award for his performance as “The Joker.” Ledger had a daughter with actress Michelle Williams.

We have compiled a list of Heath Ledger quotes for you to read.

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Heath Ledger Quotes

The reason that you dance and sing is to make the audience feel like they’re dancing and singing. As long as you’re having fun with it and giving it 100 percent, they’re gonna feel that.

 

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.

 

The day I stop having fun, I’ll just walk away.

 

Anyone that has a job that takes them away from home, I think, can understand the difficulties in maintaining consistency, not only with your family and those you love but with your friends.

 

If you make decisions based upon people’s reactions or judgments then you make really boring choices.

 

I generally don’t think most situations can be labeled as black or white.

 

I’m still a kid. I’m like six years old. But it’s just a matter of wanting to get up, it’s just a big journey. I felt like when I left home that I was on a journey, and I still am.

 

If you are just safe about the choices you make, you don’t grow.

 

I feel like I’m wasting time if I repeat myself.

 

It’s kind of a rule of thumb for me to self-doubt going into any kind of project. I always think that I shouldn’t be doing it and I don’t know how to do it and I’m going to fail and that I fooled them. I always try to find a way out.

 

I like to do something I fear.

 

I’m kind of addicted to moving.

 

I’m in control of my life, not anyone in Hollywood.

 

I never want to feel like I’ve achieved my goal. It’s like Chinese farmers. They never admit that it’s a good season. They feel like they’ll be punished.

 

In a way, I was spoon-fed, if you will, a career. It was fully manufactured by a studio that believed that they could put me on their posters and turn me into their bottle of Coca-Cola, their product.

 

It’s odd, that’s why I don’t like telling people I played field hockey. It’s real big in Australia for guys. But I say I played in America, and everybody goes, ‘Oh, you girl!’

 

I’m just not one of those naturally funny, relaxed actors who enjoy the spotlight and are so good at it.

 

I apologize for my terrible interview skills.

 

In my opinion, New York City police officers are brave.

 

In order not to hold a frame with someone, you have to be intimidated by them.

 

It’s rare that there’s a role that requires an Australian accent.

 

It can be a little distressing to have to over intellectualize yourself.

 

I like to set up obstacles and defeat them.

 

From 18 to 22, I was alone, living in L.A. with a bunch of friends, partying.

 

When I started to watch some of the films I’d done, I realized I was doing movies that I might not actually want to see.

 

I thought, I need to be more cautious about my choices – it reflects on who I am.

 

I never took an acting class, so I’ve made all my mistakes on film.

 

If you spend all day on horseback, and you hop off, you walk around like you still have a horse between your legs. And it affects your shoulders. They fall.

 

When I first started acting, I was just crap.

 

I don’t know, as long as I get to evolve and grow as an actor and as a person, that’s the stuff I’m after.

 

I have a lot of great distractions outside of acting.

 

I didn’t want to raise my child in Hollywood.

 

I do keep pre-occupied.

 

I felt like my career was out of my hands.

 

When I’m not acting, I do like to take a year off at a time, at least if I can, just in order to keep acting exciting – otherwise I get bored very quickly.

 

You know, I’m not in a hurry, and everybody else in Hollywood – particularly agents and managers – they’re all in a hurry.

 

I love acting and I have a lot of fun.

 

There’s nothing like working with your mates – it’s the way it should be, as far as I’m concerned.

 

Had I listened to my agent, I’d be running around in tights, climbing buildings and stuff.

 

I feel like I’ve never been in a film that people have liked before.

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