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Matt Damon Quotes and Sayings

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Success is not something I've wrapped my brain around.
If people go to those movies, then yes,
that's true, big-time success.
If not, it's much ado about nothing.
- Matt Damon

I never wanted to do the same kind of movies over and over anyway,
so my theory on it all is I'm just gonna try and dodge
the label and keep doing what I am doing.
- Matt Damon

Eventually stardom is going to go away from me.
It goes away from everybody and all you have in the
end is to be able to look back and like the choices you made.
- Matt Damon

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.
- Matt Damon

 

It's just better to be yourself than to try to be some
version of what you think the other person wants.
- Matt Damon

Now I feel I have an unspoken deal with the paparazzi:
"I won't do anything publicly interesting if you agree not to follow me."
- Matt Damon

Right before 'The Bourne Identity' came out,
I hadn't been offered a movie in a year.
- Matt Damon

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I found myself getting more publicly shy when the gala
events and big crowds started.
Some people embrace it.
To me, it's not worth enough to risk my private life being public.
- Matt Damon

If your movies don't perform, they just stop calling you.
- Matt Damon

It's better to be a fake somebody than a real nobody.
- Matt Damon

I honestly if I get a vacation I'm gonna go and sit
on my couch in New York cause that's the one place
I haven't been for a very long time.
- Matt Damon

For Ripley I learned to play some songs on the piano,
and I never really played them again.
- Matt Damon

I was never that much a focus of interest that I became
a 'thing' at an earlier point in my career.
I'm aware of having become a 'thing' now,
which doesn't give me a lot of pleasure.
- Matt Damon

If anybody wanted to photograph my life,
they'd get bored in a day.
'Heres Matt at home learning his lines.
Here's Matt researching in aisle six of his local library'.
A few hours of that and they'd go home.
- Matt Damon

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.
- Matt Damon

Some people get into this business and they're so afraid to lose anything.
They try to protect their position like clinging to a beachhead.
These actors end up making really safe choices.
I never wanted to go that route.
If I go down, I'm going down swinging.
- Matt Damon

Bond is part of the system.
He's an imperialist and a misogynist,
and he laughs at killing people, and he sits there slugging martinis.
It'll never be the same thing as this,
because Bourne is a guy who is against the establishment,
who is paranoid and on the run.
I just think fundamentally they're just very different things.
- Matt Damon

It's usually the exact same three things which are,
the Scripts, the Director and the Role those are the
three things I look for and really any two of them,
If I get two of them that's usually enough,
but definitely those are the things I look for.
- Matt Damon

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.
- Matt Damon

As for poker, I've stayed away from that,
even though when I was in Vegas for Ocean's Eleven,
I would get accosted by these guys begging me to play.
They just want to take my money.
They see me, think "actor" and see some easy money.
- Matt Damon

I think it's still hard for me to turn down work if
it's really good because for so many years I was so
desperate to get a job and couldn't and so it's kind
of an anathema for me to turn down work.
- Matt Damon

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll PHOTO
(Alice in Wonderland)

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford PHOTO

The Main Thing is to Keep
The Main Thing The Main Thing.
- Stephen Covey PHOTO

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb PHOTO

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Success consists of going from failure to failure
without loss of enthusiasm.
- Winston Churchill PHOTO
(also quoted as: "Courage is going from failure to failure
without losing enthusiasm."

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
- Robert F. Kennedy

If there is a will, there is a way.
- Anonymous

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Winners Dream Big Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Some people dream of success
while others wake up and work hard at it.
- Anonymous

The boldness of endurance is
the underline to almost every success.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A person acting from a motivation
of contribution and service
rises to such a level of moral authority
that worldly success is a natural result.
- Marianne Williamson

The size of your success is measured by
the strength of your desire;
the size of your dream;
and how you handle disappointment along the way.
- Robert Kiyosaki

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

The key to success, and to happiness,
is being fully engaged in life -
leading yourself with inspiration and committed action -
setting your own fine and honorable example.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

Success comes from knowing that
you did your best to become the best
that you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden

There are no secrets to success.
It is the result of preparation,
hard work, and learning from failure.
- Colin Powell

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

The only roadblock to success is limited thinking.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One important key to success is self-confidence.
An important key to self-confidence is preparation.
- Arthur Ashe

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

Success is failure recycled.
Life is death reborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't know the key to success,
but the key to failure is to try to please everyone.
- Bill Cosby

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

In order to succeed, your desire for success should
be greater than your fear of failure.
- Bill Cosby

The secret of success is constancy to purpose.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The path to success is to take massive, determined action.
- Tony Robbins

A man is a success if he gets up in
the morning and gets to bed at night,
and in between he does what he wants to do.
- Bob Dylan

You're standing on the threshold of success.
Don't look down, it'll make you dizzy.
- the character Timothy Q. Mouse in the Walt Disney movie Dumbo

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

Your success and happiness lies in you.
Resolve to keep happy, and your joy and you
shall form an invincible host against difficulties.
- Helen Keller

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

Not every difficult and dangerous thing
is suitable for training,
but only that which is conducive to success
in achieving the object of our effort.
- Epictetus

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready
for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Failure is only the opportunity to
begin again more intelligently.
- Henry Ford

The man who has won millions at the cost of his conscience is a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

Sure I am of this, that you have only to endure to conquer.
You have only to persevere to save yourselves.
- Winston Churchill

Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman,
before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.
- John Quincy Adams

In the midst of difficulty lies opportunity.
- Albert Einstein


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