"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."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Giovanni Ribisi on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Giovanni Ribisi on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Giovanni Ribisi on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Giovanni Ribisi on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Giovanni Ribisi on Khalil Gibran
"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."
"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."