Words matter. These are the best Christian Slater Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I’m an actor; I have an ego that is sometimes disproportionate to the reality of the situation.
I try to stay away from the craft services table on set! That’s probably why I am able to still get work in this business: I stay away from junk food.
I lost myself, and a lot of characters I played, I have latched onto some of their identities just because I was so lacking in anything of my own.
I think games are starting to branch out. It’s not just guys sitting at their computer stations. Games are so fun, that everybody gets into them a little bit.
I can be going through nothing, but within me, in my head, oh my God! It can be a circus.
I’m blown away by the graphical detail of today’s games. I can’t imagine that it’s going to get any better, but it’s just going to continually progress and soon we’ll be living in that world.
My mom put me in a Pampers commercial on TV.
Eighty-five per cent of the time, people want to talk about ‘True Romance.’ That’s the film I’ve made that really seems to have stuck with people.
The guys from Atari that are making the next Alone in the Dark game came and we had a great meeting. I’d love to do that. I’m a fan of videogames. I like them. And to get to be part of one of them would be a fun and exciting thing.
I’m not a great card player. Keeping my cards close has always been a challenge for me.
Success can be a very difficult thing to deal with.
Jail was a result of me not taking time for myself. So I was forced to take some time for myself.
I don’t think of myself as offbeat and weird. As a kid, I saw myself as the type of guy who would run into a burning building to save the baby.
I was always such an incredible fan of John Woo, I just wanted to do this film with him.
The Internet opens up so many doors. It’s a phenomenal tool for education but also a way for people to be scary and dangerous. We’re living in a world where we can be hacked and exposed.
I have brought a PS2 on set with me before. But games can be really addicting, and that’s dangerous. So I tend to keep it fairly limited on a certain level.
When I’m in the kitchen, I don’t want anybody else in the kitchen. I have a system – and the system, it’s another form of insanity that has grabbed me.
The movies I’ve made at a certain time of my life were exactly right for the stage of my life, the frame of mind I was in at the time. Each character I’ve had to play has been me in that time in my life.
I’ve always been fond of Winona Ryder.
I’m trying not to put myself into anything I’m not 100 percent confident about.
As I’ve gotten to know myself over the years, I realised I’m kind of a sweet, sensitive guy, a shy guy, and communication is not something I’m so good at.
This is what Hollywood tends to do. It tends to disregard tradition, history and anything factual, twisting it and turning it and making it all okay regardless of what the English may think of it.
The Internet definitely could be a weapon of mass destruction – it’s not going to come in a bomb, it’s going to come as a cyberattack. It’s pretty amazing to see what a small group of people can do if they really know how to control the universe.
I can promote until I am blue in the face, but ultimately nobody knows what makes a hit.
‘Heathers’ was probably the first time when I started to notice that people were opening doors for me and giving me tables at restaurants, regardless of what I was wearing. A whole world opened up to me that was shocking and weird and different, and I enjoyed it, and, you know, I took great advantage of it at times.
I’ve been taking my time now between projects looking for stuff that has a little bit more substance, that isn’t surface. Some of the films that I’ve done in the past really were surface.
I’ve calmed down, certainly, from the days of being 18, but I’m still having a good time.
Tony Scott was one of the best directors I’ve ever worked with, and I was devastated when I heard about his death. He was a great guy with great energy. But this is a difficult business, and people’s lives are sometimes difficult.
It’s always a leap of faith when you get involved with somebody.
I am a gypsy, in a way. It’s a condition of my profession.
My dad was a theater actor, so I would follow him backstage. And my mom was a casting director. The moment I heard the applause and realized it would get me out of school, I was hooked.
I do have a Twitter account, and there’s a woman at my agency who got that all set up for me. I don’t know how many followers I have. It’s not one of those things I check on a regular basis.
After I did Untamed Heart I wanted to do a film that was outrageous. I really wanted to do, you know, a performance. I don’t want to allow my image to rule the choices that I make.
When I did ‘Young Guns II,’ I hung out with Emilio and Kiefer, and I once took a trip with Rob Lowe – we jumped trains.
How do I feel about being a star now? Well I still try to live life and enjoy what I am doing.
Some of the characters that I played as a kid were rebellious teenagers, and people would see those performances and project a particular image onto me. And 90 percent of the time, I would do everything I could to live up to that sort of image and be that individual.
I have that glass-half-empty syndrome, and it takes a great deal of effort to climb out of the hole of darkness that I choose to live in mentally.
There was a time when I felt I should do everything that was offered to me, you know, ride the wave.
Drama can be an addiction. It’s so, so sneaky. Jealousy – all of those things can really send you in a lot of different crazy directions.
I took a lot of time off after Mobsters and although I did something I had never done before, which was to direct a play, The Laughter Epidemic, it felt like a vacation.
Strike and struggle precede success, even in the dictionary.
Updating passwords and changing them all the time is something I’m involved in.
When you sign onto something, you want the character to be redeemable and likeable, hopefully, and understandable.
I’m not a religious person by any means. But I certainly believe in some kind of a higher power and something looking out for me. I’ve definitely had angels that have either guided me or helped me through moments in my life, without a doubt.