Casey Affleck quotes

  • 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.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Tree #Making Love #Supportive

  • 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
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Change #Curves #People

  • When I was a freshman in high school, my drama teacher, an incredible, inspirational genius, the guy who got me into acting, he encouraged me to get the lead in a musical. They didn't have any guys.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Teacher #Drama #School

  • You sleep with people all the time that you hate.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Hate #Sleep #People

  • 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.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Dog #Couple #Firsts

  • Most calves used by the dairy industry have their horns BURNED or GOUGED out of their heads.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Used #Dairy #Horns

  • People should try eating no animal products for just ONE DAY a week.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Animal #Ice Cream #People

  • If I can't see the humor in it, how am I going to be funny?
    -- Casey Affleck

  • 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.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Dog #Horse #Animal

  • 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.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Mom #Long #Choices

  • 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.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Thinking #Scared #Worst

  • Why can't people just say they were moved? Why do they have to say it's sappy?
    -- Casey Affleck

    #People #Moved

  • But when I start to kiss someone - lust is the easiest emotion to generate.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Kissing #Lust #Generations

  • Chickens, cows, and pigs in factory farms spend their whole lives in filthy, cramped conditions, only to die a prolonged and painful death.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Pigs #Cows #Painful

  • When people ask me why I don't eat meat or any other animal products, I say, 'Because they are unhealthy and they are the product of a violent and inhumane industry.'
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Animal #People #Meat

  • After I left LA... it was like waking up. And so I moved back east and stopped auditioning.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #East #Wake Up #Waking

  • In a movie we try to deceive. In theaters, as they say, the deceived are the wisest.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Trying #Deceiving #Theater

  • 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.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Expression #Ideas #Trying

  • 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.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Hate #Character #Thinking

  • I have a very bad relationship with mice.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Bad Relationship #Mice

  • I get offered a lot of the same type of thing... The teenage slasher movies.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Teenage #Type

  • I have friends who remember seeing fish hauled onto a boat's deck and beaten to death.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Remember #Boat #Fishes

  • 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.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Thinking #Hair #Talking

  • 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.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Agents #Bad Luck #Moved

  • I'm tired of playing the brat.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Tired #Brat

  • 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.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Home #Animal #Organization