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A collection of thoughts and quotes by Haley Joel Osment on commercial, professionalism, audition, money, act, roles, dancing, advice, love, industry and art.

18 Notable Quotes By Haley Joel Osment That You Would Surely Not Want To Miss

Quick Facts

Famous As: Actor

Born On: April 10, 1988

Born In: Los Angeles, California, United States

Haley Joel Osment is a famed American actor who gained recognition with ‘The Sixth Sense,’ a thriller film, after performing a series of roles in films and television. He also earned an ‘Academy Award nomination’ for the same. Thereafter, he was seen in lead roles in movies like, ‘Pay It Forward,’ and ‘A.I Artificial Intelligence.’ ‘American Buffalo,’ a play by David Mamet marked his Broadway debut in 2008. He is also renowned for his recent comic roles like ‘The Spoils of Babylon’ and ‘Sex Ed.’ Here is a compilation of sought-after sayings and quotations by Haley Joel Osment which have been amassed from the vast sea of his roles, gigs, thoughts, interviews, movies, public utterances and life. Zoom through the quotes and thoughts by Haley Joel Osment and see what they have in store for you.

Kobe Bryant is my favorite basketball player. He takes risks. He goes for the shot. He isn't cautious with whatever he does.

Haley Joel Osment

People love to get scared. People want to see the worst thing that can happen.

Haley Joel Osment

When I was a little kid, I loved imagining things. I'd go outside and put on a cape and just imagine I was somebody else.

Haley Joel Osment

There's so much to learn about acting and performance in general... I mean, acting is a very complex art, and there are a lot more theories and methods and techniques to it than I think anybody would think.

Haley Joel Osment

I like normal stuff people fear - like spiders and heights. I'm frightened by the unknown, by things that are hard to figure out and get a grip on.

Haley Joel Osment

I'm going to try and model myself after Kurt Russell and Jodie Foster.

Haley Joel Osment

I've never had a MySpace or a Facebook page. I avoid that entirely.

Haley Joel Osment

It's hard to act terrified when you have 200 crew members around you.

Haley Joel Osment

I try to keep away from being big-headed. That's what causes people to lose the acting thing. They start being commercial, and then they stink for the rest of their lives.

Haley Joel Osment

I think most actors would say some of the most fun roles are when you're evil, and that's been really exciting to be the bad guy in a lot of scenarios. Because when you're 12, you don't get to play the villain too often.

Haley Joel Osment

I would be a terrible person to be in a relationship with because I'm either sleeping or at the theater.

Haley Joel Osment

For me, choice is the most important thing because I'm going to be an adult actor pretty soon. So I've got to be choosing the right roles now so that by the time I get to that age there will be wide options available.

Haley Joel Osment

My favorite place is Central Park because you never know what you're going to find there. I also like that when I look out the windows of surrounding hotels, it's seems like I'm looking out over a forest.

Haley Joel Osment

My dad never told me that when you audition, you might not get the role. He wanted to wait until my first disappointment to tell me.

Haley Joel Osment

Just keep learning from the role and not just go for the money.

Haley Joel Osment

I try to keep away from being bigheaded. That's what causes people to lose the acting thing. They start being commercial, and then they stink the rest of their life. But there are several respected adult actors who were child actors that started very young. I'm going to try to model myself after Kurt Russell and Jodie Foster. Just keep learning from the role and not just go for the money.

Haley Joel Osment

The best advice my dad ever gave me is that acting is believing. Acting is not acting. It isn't putting on a face and dancing around in a mask. It's believing that you are that character and playing him as if it were a normal day in the life of that character.

Haley Joel Osment

I never wanted to do Harry Potter. I thought it should have stayed as a book. There are some books that should be made into movies and some that shouldn't. Harry Potter is 70% imagination. When the movie comes out, it's going to be such a stereotype for kids. When they think of Harry Potter, they're going to think of what is portrayed on screen.

Haley Joel Osment