"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."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Matt Damon on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Matt Damon on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Matt Damon on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Matt Damon on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Matt Damon on Oscar Wilde
"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."
"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."
"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."