"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."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Matt Damon on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Matt Damon on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Matt Damon on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Matt Damon on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Matt Damon on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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 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."