People think it’s an obsession. A compulsion. As if there were an irresistible impulse to act. It’s never been like that. I chose this life. I know what I’m doing. And on any given day, I could stop doing it. Today, however, isn’t that day. And tomorrow won’t be either.
Christian Bale: Out of the Furnace Press Conference
Oh it’s great. It just kinda shows the symbol Batman living regardless you got our films, you got the comic books, you got the tv series and it all builds up to fantastic moments like that. What a thing to organize that , it was fantastic for them to organize that for that little guy [Batkid]. - Christian Bale about how great he feels about the larger legacy of having been involved with Batman.
And so you know, I look forward to seeing what Ben will do with it. (x)
It aint for everybody you know, Ben’s obviously gonna have to do his own thing…(x)
You are not into the hype machine of Award Season at all, as I recall.
Well, I’m into supporting whatever film I’m doing. It’s not like a 100-metre dash where someone crosses and you go, ‘Man, they got it!’ It’s all opinion… I just do not feel right about getting into any kind of tit for tat against other actors going ‘Oh, I’m better than you…”, you know? Come on, let’s not start doing that. Let’s not start subtly pretending that we’re better and put other people down. Even if we’re not directly saying it, that’s what’s being said.