"I've been left alone, even by the paparazzi, because what sells is sex and scandal. Absent that, they really don't have much interest in you. I'm still married, still working, still happy."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Matt Damon on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Matt Damon on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Matt Damon on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Matt Damon on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Matt Damon on Marilyn Monroe
"I'd love to be a dad. I hope I'd be great at it. That's every man's fear, yet his most important job."
"My parents divorced when I was young but I was brought up in two really loving households. I didn't have a contentious relationship with my mom or dad."
"My mother is a professor of early childhood education. When I was two she would say she knew I was going to be an actor."
"There are people who appear in the magazines and I don't know who they are. I've never seen anything they've done and their careers are over already. They're famous for maybe 10 minutes. Real careers, I think, take a long time to unfold."
"I'd had people say, 'You'll enjoy being famous for a week, and you'll never enjoy it again'. But I don't think I had that week. I may have been working and missed that moment."