Ben Affleck continues to up the ante with every film he does. Whether he is acting, directing or producing it, Affleck doesn’t pull out any stops. As the new Batman, we are expecting some major things from Affleck, so we decided to celebrate the perfectionist in the star with the 15 Best Ben Affleck Quotes Of All Time.
Think about all of the characters Affleck has played. From two superheroes from different universes, to an accused killer and bank robber. Affleck has had a pretty successful career that is only growing as he ages. His illustrious career has earned him respect among his peers and friends like Matt Damon.
Throughout his career, Affleck has also sought to inspire many and is never shy when voicing his opinions, whether it’s on politics or sports. When it comes to Tom Brady fanboys, Affleck is pretty much one of the biggest ones around. So, enough about Affleck, check out our 15 Best Ben Affleck Quotes Of All Time below.
15 Best Ben Affleck Quotes Of All Time
“When I watch a guy I know is a big Republican, part of me thinks I probably wouldn’t like this person if I met him, or we would have different opinions.”
“No matter how much you change, you still got to pay the price for the things you’ve done.”
“You wasted $150,000 on an education you could have got for a buck fifty in late charges at the public library.”
“I want to thank my wife who I don’t normally usually associate with Iran. I want to thank you for working on our marriage for 10 Christmases. It’s good. It is work, but it’s the best kind of work, and there’s no one I’d rather work with!”
“It’s important for me to try my hand at philanthropy because I want to leave behind a record of someone who did more than just gobble up stuff for themselves. I realized that a life lived for yourself is not much of a life.”
“I have a lot of influences. I like to sit down with the cinematographer a month before, and we’ll watch pieces of 20 or 30 movies. You’re basically the sum of all the experiences you’ve ever had, and they’re sort of shaken up in you and reproduced in the things you create, and that includes seeing movies.”
“When you are in your 20s and you’re not married with kids, you’re having fun. But when you’re in your 30s and you’re not married and don’t have kids, you begin to develop a Peter Pan complex. As you grow older, you have more responsibilities and you have to step up to them.”
“Sure, I suffered a lot. But it’s not like the end of the world and it’s not who I am. I lead quite a pleasant life and I’m able to divorce a perceived reality from my actual experience of life.”
“If I ever woke up with a dead hooker in my hotel room, Matt would be the first person I’d call.”
“I like roundtables because you can talk more directly to people. And you also can get kind of a vibe on what a journalist’s take is on something, and have a conversation with them more.”
“I just feel like sometimes I’m a force to be dealt with. My talents are sometimes overused and also sometimes underused. It’s not easy being me.”
“I’m sure I can make a movie that doesn’t feel like a seventies movie! But the truth is, that’s my favorite era in American filmmaking. To me, those were the great years.”
“One of the differences between now and then is that the idea of body image is a much bigger issue now. Back then, just being kind of heavy and barrel-chested passed for heroic. Now, you wouldn’t dare to play a hero without a lot of dieting and various specialized abdomen machines. But that was one of the things which was interesting about it and I did want to portray because there’s good and bad.”
“If you think Hollywood is depressing and corrupt, politics is really depressing and corrupt — and fueled even more than Hollywood by money — if that’s possible.”