"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."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Christian Bale on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Christian Bale on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Christian Bale on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Christian Bale on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Christian Bale on Marilyn Monroe
"Art is something to be proud of. Art is no compromise."
"I have this theory that, depending on your attitude, your life doesn't have to become this ridiculous charade that it seems so many people end up living."
"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."
"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."
"How serious can a movie about time-traveling robots be? You want it to be cool and fun."