"There's something really great and romantic about being poor and sleeping on couches."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Ben Affleck on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Ben Affleck on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Ben Affleck on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Ben Affleck on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Ben Affleck on Fran Lebowitz
"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."