"My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation about the choices I make, listening, being objective and open-minded, and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger."
"My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her."Casey Affleck on George Washington
"The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness. When you become a mother, you are no longer the center of your own universe. You relinquish that position to your children."Casey Affleck on Jessica Lange
"My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it."Casey Affleck on Mark Twain
"Men are what their mothers made them."Casey Affleck on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso."Casey Affleck on Pablo Picasso
"If I can't see the humor in it, how am I going to be funny?"
"I have a very bad relationship with mice."