45 Motivational Heath Ledger Quotes For Success In Life

Heath Andrew Ledger was an Australian actor, photographer, and music video director. After performing roles in several Australian television and film productions during the 1990s, Ledger left for the United States in 1998 to further develop his film career. These Heath Ledger quotes will motivate you.

Best Heath Ledger Quotes

  1. “People generally express more in between their sentences when they’re not speaking. Words are usually there to disguise who someone is or what they’re feeling.” ~ Heath Ledger
  2. “Don’t let anyone ever make you feel you don’t deserve what you want.” ~ Heath Ledger
  3. “Never give up on what makes you smile” ~ Heath Ledger
  4. “When anything is blocking my head or there’s a worry in my life, I just go sit on Mars or something and look back here at Earth. All you can see is this tiny speck. You don’t see the fear. You don’t see the pain. You don’t see thought. It’s just one solid speck. Then nothing really matters. It just doesn’t.” ~ Heath Ledger
  5. “If you make decisions based upon people’s reactions or judgments then you make really boring choices.” ~ Heath Ledger
  6. “I think the most common cause of insomnia is simple; its loneliness.” ~ Heath Ledger

  7. “I believe that whatever doesn’t kill you, simply makes you… stranger.” ~ Heath Ledger
  8. “If you are just safe about the choices you make, you don’t grow.” ~ Heath Ledger
  9. “I like to do something I fear.” ~ Heath Ledger
  10. “It’s like anything in life, visualizing the old man you’re going to become: As long as you have a clear picture of that – the life you want to lead – eventually you’ll probably get there.” ~ Heath Ledger, Heath Ledger quotes about life
  11. “I’m still a kid. I’m 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.” ~ Heath Ledger
  12. “You have to be willing to be manipulated in the first place because you can either recognize that in your director and then fight it because you don’t trust them, but I’m not going to let them manipulate me. Or you think they’re on to something and that they’re manipulating something out of you which is interesting and new.” ~ Heath Ledger
  13. “Some people just wanna see the world burn.” ~ Heath Ledger

  14. “I’m an extremely private dude and all this is happening so damn quick. I really haven’t had any time to rationalize it. But it’s nothing that I’m going to let freak me out or take control of me or my thoughts or my real life.” ~ Heath Ledger
  15. “Nobody panics when things go “according to plan”. Even if the plan is horrifying!” ~ Heath Ledger
  16. “Let’s put a smile on that face!” ~ Heath Ledger
  17. “You know, I’m not in a hurry, and everybody else in Hollywood – particularly agents and managers – they’re all in a hurry.” ~ Heath Ledger
  18. “I love acting. Oh, God, I love it. But all this fame and all this bullshit attention. I’m not supernatural. I’ve done nothing extremely special to deserve the position. It happens every couple of years, and it’s happened to hundreds of people before me.” ~ Heath Ledger, Heath Ledger quotes on acting and love
  19. “I sat around in a hotel room in London for about a month, locked myself away, formed a little diary and experimented with voices – it was important to try to find a somewhat iconic voice and laugh. I ended up landing more in the realm of a psychopath – someone with very little to no conscience towards his acts.” ~ Heath Ledger
  20. “The Oscars are a really strange concept to me, that films and acting can be competing against each other. We’re not running the same race. It’s like we’re all doing different sports in fact.” ~ Heath Ledger
  21. “I generally don’t think most situations can be labeled as black or white.” ~ Heath Ledger

  22. “I’m shy. People get confused. They think as an actor you can get up and be confident on the screen. Why aren’t you like this in normal life? Why can’t you act in your social life? ‘Because I can’t!'” ~ Heath Ledger
  23. “I’ve never had high expectations of my work and I certainly am not going to let that plague my thoughts. I’m just going to continue to choose what feels right for me at the time and go with it.” ~ Heath Ledger
  24. “The first memory I have, anyway, I guess – I think it was my second birthday and the cake came out with the candles and I was very excited and I was, like, “Oh! A cake!” and then my cousin blew out the candles. I was so disappointed. It just broke my heart. And so that’s stamped in my brain.” ~ Heath Ledger
  25. “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.” ~ Heath Ledger
  26. “In the birthing process, you come out just realizing how stupid and weak men are! I mean, I might as well not have been in there, we’re useless!” ~ Heath Ledger
  27. “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.” ~ Heath Ledger
  28. “I do keep pre-occupied.” ~ Heath Ledger

  29. “Do I really look like a guy with a plan?” ~ Heath Ledger
  30. “I have never had great expectations for my performance or a film. I try not to think about the outcome. If you look that far ahead, it sort of taints your choices as an actor. I try as hard as I can to believe that no one is ever going to see it and that it’s not even a movie. Then you can allow yourself to bear more. Then, once a project is done, I tend to forget about it until it comes out.” ~ Heath Ledger
  31. “I apologize for my terrible interview skills. I wasn’t prepared to expose stories about something so special and wonderfully private that is happening in my life. I guess a part of me wishes that I’d never had to and that maybe I could protect this special time. I was dreaming.” ~ Heath Ledger
  32. “A little fight in you. I like that.” ~ Heath Ledger

  33. “Want to know how I got these scars? My father was a drinker and a fiend. And one night he goes off crazier than usual. Mommy gets the kitchen knife to defend herself. He doesn’t like that. Not one bit. So, me watching, he takes the knife to her, laughing while he does it. He turns to me, and he says, ‘why so serious?’ He comes at me with the knife. ‘Why so serious?!’. He sticks the blade in my mouth. ‘Let’s put a smile on that face!’ And why so serious?” ~ Heath Ledger
  34. “I think your personal evolution runs hand in hand with your professional evolution. Performance and the person you are kind of grow simultaneously.” ~ Heath Ledger
  35. “My nervous energy is usually the easiest form of energy to tap into.” ~ Heath Ledger

  36. “I like to see films that come out with lower budgets because you’re forced into using your imagination. You don’t have everything at your fingertips. You have to create it from scratch.” ~ Heath Ledger
  37. “I only do this because I’m having fun. The day I stop having fun, I’ll just walk away. I wasn’t going to have fun doing a teen movie again. I don’t want to do this for the rest of my life. I don’t. I don’t even want to spend the rest of my youth doing this in this industry. There’s so much more I want to discover.” ~ Heath Ledger
  38. “Most of the time you don’t even know they’re there. Now, that’s a scary thing. It’s really strange and invading, but I’m still working it all out. I try to not let it bother me. And if I want to swim naked in my pool, I’m still going to do it. I certainly don’t want to feel that I have to change everything in my life that I do to cater to them. I just won’t let it happen.” ~ Heath Ledger
  39. “I’m born to be a father. And I’ve been looking forward to this all my life.” ~ Heath Ledger

  40. “We’re actors at the end of the day. I don’t take it home with me. My experience outside of work, I love… when I hear wrap, it’s the most exciting part of my day. I’m the first to have my make-up off, in the car, out. I’ve gotta go home. I want to get back to my life. I love it back there.” ~ Heath Ledger
  41. “If having true love and love that is expressive and free outside of work affects a project where you have to be restrained and in denial and fixed and closed off. This doesn’t mean you go out and just destroy your love outside of your life and kind of mirror your movie.” ~ Heath Ledger
  42. “I’m just not one of those naturally funny, relaxed actors who enjoy the spotlight and are so good at it.” ~ Heath Ledger
  43. “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.” ~ Heath Ledger
  44. “Introduce a little anarchy, upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos. I’m an agent of chaos, and you know the thing about chaos? It’s fair.” ~ Heath Ledger
  45. “I do think that drugs and alcohol have been glorified and exoticized in such a way that it gets into the art world.” ~ Heath Ledger

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