"I grew up in a home environment where I wasn't getting esteem for anything I did."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Ben Affleck on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Ben Affleck on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Ben Affleck on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Ben Affleck on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Ben Affleck on Robert Frost
"My mother taught public school, went to Harvard and then got her master's there and taught fifth and sixth grade in a public school. My dad had a more working-class lifestyle. He didn't go to college. He was an auto mechanic and a bartender and a janitor at Harvard."
"Rumors about me? Calista Flockhart, Pam Anderson, and Matt Damon. That's who I'm dating."
"I'm much more interested in what an actor has to say about something substantial and important than who they're dating or what clothes they're wearing or some other asinine, insignificant aspect of their life."
"Sure, I suffered a lot. But it's not like the end of the world and it's not who I am. I lead quite a pleasant life and I'm able to divorce a perceived reality from my actual experience of life."
"I find forgiveness to be really healthy."