"Marriage hasn't been my thing. But gay people, knock yourselves out!"
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Ben Affleck on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Ben Affleck on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Ben Affleck on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Ben Affleck on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Ben Affleck on James C. Dobson
"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."