Jake Gyllenhaal Quotes

Jake Gyllenhaal Quotes: You can't just lump things into two categories. Things aren't that simple.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Quote: I'm superstitious a little bit.
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Quotes about Jake Gyllenhaal: Ang [Lee] gave us a lot of books about cowboys who had been gay or stories about it and all that stuff. And I just talked to a lot of my friends - who [was] their first, particularly same-sex, first situation. That was fascinating to me - trying to learn what that was in a certain period of time. Certain age. The secrecy involved in it. All those things.
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Quote about Jake Gyllenhaal: I think I find tactile things, you know. Just the feeling of blood itself is enough for me. If you, even if it's not real blood. I mean that's enough, like sometimes there are very simple things that are enough.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Sayings: I don't think I had any idea at the time how to work with someone as masterful as he is. And I don't think at the time I really understood what was happening. I think I was in a space where I was like: there are all these things. I was shooting all these takes with David [Fincher], and I was just confused, as a person, and as an actor feeling a little too big for my britches and that this thing was happening and then also not having enough skill yet, and technique to know exactly where I was, and know about the character.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Saying: I think I'm not in this work to not look at life as it is. I'm not in it to say,
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Sayings about Jake Gyllenhaal: I think I'm generally - fear, fear is very still, so in terms of that kind of fear - there's so many different kinds of fear, but fear is something, particularly in movies, that's interesting, because it's created by the film maker, that was created by [David] Fincher, that's why he's brilliant.
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Saying about Jake Gyllenhaal: It's amazing how the world has changed because, at that time [2005], a lot of actors didn't want to play a gay role.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Quotes: I think it's more, at least at the time, a sense of abstraction. My mind doesn't really work in a way where there's a definitive sense of something. I go one way and then it opens up into a million different ideas, and somehow, when you look at the art, Buddhist art, or particularly Tibetan art, you know, it's a similar thing. All of a sudden there are a million lotus leaves and you're following one to the next and to another, and I related to that, and it felt simple and easy to me. And it made me feel smart.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Quote: Do you know what fear stands for? False Evidence Appearing Real.
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Quotes about Jake Gyllenhaal: One of the things that I'm so proud of [about] that movie [Brokeback Mountain], was to see, within the past basically 10 years, how much has changed. When the Supreme Court [issued a ruling] just a little while ago, I felt like we had been part, a little part and parcel of that movement.
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Quote about Jake Gyllenhaal: At Columbia there's no performing arts department, so I was searching for it everywhere I could, and I took some photography classes and I ended up becoming fascinated with Eastern Religion, and ultimately it seemed to encompass the more abstract mind that I have.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Sayings: I can't not have something attached to like what actually happens in real life. Like I can't do a romantic comedy without there being something where like, in the case of Annie Hathaway's character, her character ends up having Parkinson's, you know? To me, I feel like that's love, you know? Like to me. So every movie has to have that kind of sense of that.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Saying: I don't want to be lofty when I say this, but I don't know what a success is any more. I know how we define it, but that was a moment where I went,
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Sayings about Jake Gyllenhaal: I always find you go back to an animal; it will always show you the sort of primal aspects of behavior. You always know how to respond if you choose that.
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Saying about Jake Gyllenhaal: I think, when someone say,
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Jake Gyllenhaal Quotes: I've decided as an actor the only, the power I have really is in the performance. It's the only real place I get to sort of communicate.
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Jake Gyllenhaal Quote: There's no shame in somebody who doesn't necessarily do that job knowing a little bit more in that instance than you might know about your own job, you know, and I think that is where movies are such a collaborative art form.
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