Quotes by Edward Norton

Edward Harrison Norton is an American actor and filmmaker. He has received multiple awards and nominations including a Golden Globe Award and three Academy Award nominations. Raised in Columbia, Maryland, Norton was drawn to theatrical productions at local venues as a child.

The best Quotes and Sayings

It's better for people to miss you than to have seen too much of you.

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

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

The more you can create that magic bubble, that suspension of disbelief, for a while, the better.

Edward Norton

I'm fascinated by the ways in which people express themselves, because their responses are often counter to what they're actually feeling. Like when they're frightened, they tend to freeze. When they're angry, it doesn't always come out as volume. There are wonderful contradictions in the way that people express their emotions.

Edward Norton