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Edward Norton – 15 Quotes

 

15 Quotes by Edward Norton

 

I grew up on the golden age of children’s TV.

– Edward Norton


The best films of any kind, narrative or documentary, provoke questions.

– Edward Norton


Just because you’ve made a couple movies, you’ve done some good movies, you’ve been nominated for some Academy Awards, whatever, nobody’s entitled. It’s a business. If they don’t see it, I can think they’re wrong, but I’m not entitled to a $15 million budget to make a film.

– Edward Norton


A lot of why I do something is just the novelty of the experience.

– Edward Norton


If you’ve got a piece and you can feel the person who’s going to direct it is really made for it, if it’s really special for them, then it’s going to be a better-than-usual experience.

– Edward Norton


I’m not particularly precious about the theatrical experience any more.

– Edward Norton


I have this embedded faith in the process through which films of a certain type get discovered on longer timelines.

– Edward Norton


Anybody who is running a marathon or doing a walkathon, doing a fundraiser for their school, their company, by far it’s guaranteed the easiest and most fun way to quickly set up a fundraising campaign and send it around to your friends and family.

– Edward Norton


I almost forgot what it’s like to be proud of my government.

– Edward Norton


It’s dismaying to see the unilateralism that the government is doing.

– Edward Norton


I just love movies.

– Edward Norton


I like making movies for myself and my friends and people with my sensibility.

– Edward Norton


People wrestle sometimes making movies, and I think that conflict is a very essential thing. I think a lot of very happy productions have produced a lot of very banal movies.

– Edward Norton


Look, you’ve got a generation of people coming along who are going to form their own new relationship with the idea of supporting the causes that they care about or changing the world. And these people are not going to do it the way our parents do it.

– Edward Norton


I’ve always thought of acting as more of an exercise in empathy, which is not to be confused with sympathy. You’re trying to get inside a certain emotional reality or motivational reality and try to figure out what that’s about so you can represent it.

– Edward Norton


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