"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."
"When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself."Giovanni Ribisi on Tecumseh
"Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day."Giovanni Ribisi on John Wooden
"When you practice gratefulness, there is a sense of respect toward others."Giovanni Ribisi on Dalai Lama
"Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."Giovanni Ribisi on Albert Schweitzer
"Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts."Giovanni Ribisi on Alan Cohen
"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."
"I could almost say it is my religion. I guess that sounds pretentious, but I want to live and breathe cinema."
"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."