A Knights Tale
"I never felt the weight of a leading man and the weight that I was carrying the movie because I had a great ensemble cast with me the whole time," Ledger recalled. "So, the only weight that I felt was when I saw my mug on the poster, THAT was just slightly intimidating."
"It keeps you alive doing smaller movies and smaller roles. There's less pressure. It's fun to be able to just walk in and walk out and not have the pressures of creating this huge arch for the character to carry a movie. You can just go in there and pretty much do what the f**k you want."
"It was one of the most beautiful scripts I've ever read. So a combination of those two things and also the character of Ennis del Mar. I'd never come across such a complex, lonely figure and I felt it was going to be an opportunity to mature as a person and mature as an actor and that's always exciting.”
Im Not There
“I feel like I’m wasting time if I repeat myself. I feel the same way about everything I do. The day I say, ‘It’s good’ is the day I should start doing something else.”
The Dark Knight
“I don't know if I was fearless, but I certainly had to put on a brave face and believe that I have something up my sleeve and something that was different.”