"Failure is always an option."
"Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat."Adam Savage on Theodore Roosevelt
"I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."Adam Savage on Michael Jordan
"Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not the world is full of educated failures. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent."Adam Savage on Calvin Coolidge
"My great concern is not whether you have failed, but whether you are content with your failure."Adam Savage on Abraham Lincoln
"Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important."Adam Savage on Steve Jobs
"It's sort of a mental attitude about critical thinking and curiosity. It's about mindset of looking at the world in a playful and curious and creative way."
"That was excellent! I mean, it didn't do anything, but it looked really cool!"
"That was cool and that sucked all at the same time."
"Being a geek is all about learning the inventories of things."
"When I finally got up to Industrial Light And Magic to work on the 'Star Wars' movies as a model-maker, it felt like dying and going to heaven."