“I feel no need to invest in a movie unless I have an incredible passion for it,“ he says. “And one that will not only be good for me but one I can be proud of-one that’s a benefit to society. I always hope the movie will, if nothing else, be a part of good art and influence people in a good way.” ~ River Phoenix
"It really makes me happy when people write to me and tell me how they've been effected by my work. The most rewarding thing about being an actor is to get a letter from someone who's really indentified with a character you've played and.