In fact, he told the magazine that he wishes he'd taken on more sage advice around the time of his marriage to Uma Thurman, 43, which ended almost a decade ago.
"Success when you're young is really overwhelming," he added. "I thought marriage would decrease my variables or something. I was absolutely wrong … I had no business taking vows that would last more than two weeks."
The "Training Day" star actually thinks people like perennial bachelor Derek Jeter, who are honest about their situation, have the best chance at happiness.
"He lives his life like, "Hey man, I play shortstop for the New York Yankees. And I'm not going to get married until I'm no longer a shortstop for the New York Yankees,"" Hawke said. "Which is incredibly smart."