"We live in a funny time. If you don't go corporate, you can't compete. You're relegated as irrelevant. People used to admire that."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Ethan Hawke on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Ethan Hawke on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Ethan Hawke on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Ethan Hawke on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Ethan Hawke on Elbert Hubbard
"If my kids are doing well, then my life is going pretty well. And if my kids aren't doing well, it doesn't matter how the other elements of my life are. It's kind of amazing to have a context like that. This is really wonderful."
"In New York, you've got Donald Trump, Woody Allen, a crack addict and a regular Joe, and they're all on the same subway car."
"It was never in my dreams to make my personal life anybody else's business."
"At every turn, when humanity is asked the question, 'Do you want temporary economic gain or long-term environmental loss, which one do you prefer,' we invariably choose the money."
"I've had a lot of experience in independent film, and about how to choose. You've got to be very discerning about where you put your five bucks, and where you cut and what you don't cut."