Matt Damon

Matt Damon quotes

Quotes by and about Matt Damon

(Continued from his main entry on the site.)

Damon: "[During rehearsal of a high school play] it struck me that [Ben Affleck] wasn't taking his role seriously enough. He played a very small role in this play, and he wasn't taking it seriously enough, so I went up and told him that he'd never make it in the theater!"

Damon: "The amazing thing [about Clint Eastwood] is how fast he works. He can knock off a bunch of shots in a couple of hours that would take another director a whole day."

Damon: "The frustrating thing about being an actor [is that] you're not controlling your own destiny."

Damon: "I'm dying to [direct]. I'm really excited about it."

Damon: "[It is] hard for me to turn down work."

Damon: "I feel I have an unspoken deal with the paparazzi: 'I won't do anything publicly interesting if you agree not to follow me.'"

Damon: "If I had a bucket list, I'd say raising my four girls to be strong, good women would be number one."

Anthony Minghella: "There's something so apple pie about him. You know he was the best-looking kid in his school, won all the awards at track and field and dated the most popular girl."