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Quotes from Casey Affleck

"After I left LA... it was like waking up. And so I moved back east and stopped auditioning."

"Candle Cafe in New York City is far and away the best vegan restaurant I have ever been to. The best restaurant. Period."

"For people who have... had curve balls thrown at them, it is easier to digest change and digest change in other people. Change only scares the small-minded. The small-minded and me."

"I also learned to separate my experience on the set from how I felt about my performance in the movie. Because most of the time I just hate myself."

"I am in the process of starting a nonprofit organization that gives rescued animals a home in a simulated wild environment and, for those who have been tested on, who are disabled, aggressive, etc., their own space to live out their days."

"I didn't have to audition. That's common, but it had never happened to me before. Normally, I hate auditioning. I need to stew and think... let the character develop and grow inside me."

"I get offered a lot of the same type of thing... The teenage slasher movies."

"I have a very bad relationship with mice."

"I have friends who remember seeing fish hauled onto a boat's deck and beaten to death."

"I have had many, many cats. We seem to connect well. I had a snake when I was a boy. It was given to me on my birthday."

"I just gave up on acting for a couple of years until Good Will Hunting came around, and since it was Gus, it was hard to say no."

"I love getting ready to do a scene, and thinking about it, and talking about it. But the rest of the time, I'm so nervous and obsessed. I'm just tearing my hair out in the trailer. The whole time I'm really tense."

"I love it: The push and pull, the constant renegotiating of morals, ethics, what to do, how to live... All of us stuck here together trying to sort it all out. It's fun. It can be, anyway."

"I moved out to LA, got an agent, started auditioning. I didn't know anything about how it worked. And since I was really bad, luckily, I didn't get any of those parts."

"I tell people I'm studying Ebonics."

"I tricked myself into doing this movie."

"I'm tired of playing the brat."

"If I can't see the humor in it, how am I going to be funny?"

"In my movies, there has been little to do in the way of animal rights. I have never worked in a movie with animals. No horse-riding, no trained dogs, lions, bears. A few actors, but what could I do? We had to have them."

"It seems like they never say anything bad about actors, they just pump them up."

"My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark."

"My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation about the choices I make, listening, being objective and open-minded, and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger."

"People bitch about losing their anonymity and then get insulted when someone doesn't recognize them from whatever success they've had."

"People should try eating no animal products for just ONE DAY a week."

"The first dog I had was owned by an abusive couple. He was very skittish. He wouldn't let me hold him. It was explained to me that it was because of how he was treated."

"The first movie was mostly about George and Julia. This one is mostly about me and Catherine and our love story and our whole history. So it's a very different movie."

"The thing about Interview is that it's very flattering. I guess that's all most magazines are. They take the new, up-and-coming star and make them seem like they possess whatever qualities are popular... regardless of whether they have them or not."

"They wanted me to do Scream 2, and I hate talking about movies I turned down, because it sounds judgmental. There's nothing wrong with horror movies. I enjoy watching them. The main reason I turn a part down is if I think I won't be good."

"When a performance isn't working, it's usually because the actor is trying to do something and they're not able to express their idea very well. It's a muddled expression."

"When I like someone a lot, I get scared that I'll let them down. My fear of sucking is worst when I feel like someone thinks I'm good."

"Why can't people just say they were moved? Why do they have to say it's sappy?"

"You sleep with people all the time that you hate."

Total Quotes: 32

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