"That's the way this business works: if your movies do well at the box office, you will be offered more movies. It doesn't matter if you're a nice guy or you're a prick. If your movies do well, there's a job waiting for you in Hollywood. It's not any more complicated than that."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Matt Damon on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Matt Damon on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Matt Damon on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Matt Damon on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Matt Damon on Walt Disney
"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."
"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."