"I could almost say it is my religion. I guess that sounds pretentious, but I want to live and breathe cinema."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Giovanni Ribisi on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Giovanni Ribisi on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Giovanni Ribisi on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Giovanni Ribisi on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Giovanni Ribisi on Albert Camus
"I'm so critical of myself. I'm actually really, really proud of the film. It's really cool to see a movie at Sundance because everybody is so supportive."
"What's sad is that there is an addictive quality to that, to believing your own hype to allowing yourself to become validated by others and no longer by yourself. That's the danger of celebrity."
"I've been allowed to grow over the past twenty years. I've managed to avoid being trapped in one moment of my career and for that, I'm very thankful."