"The thing that helped me get into the film business was that I went to school in Athens, Georgia and managed to get on, um, working on music videos for a band called R.E.M. and that kind of opened up a lot of doors for me."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Alton Brown on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Alton Brown on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Alton Brown on Colin Powell
"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."Alton Brown on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Alton Brown on Abraham Lincoln
"I like television. I still believe that television is the most powerful form of communication on Earth - I just hate what is being done with it."
"A balanced diet may be the best medicine. I was eating too much good eats. But people consider that part of your job, you know? Eat. And I do!"
"I say grace. I'm a big believer in grace. I happen to believe in a God that made all the food and so I'm pretty grateful for that and I thank him for that. But I'm also thankful for the people that put the food on the table."
"The worst food you'll ever eat will probably be prepared by a 'cook' who calls himself a 'chef.' Mark my words."
"Everything in food is science. The only subjective part is when you eat it."