"In this day and age, you need a lot of patience if you are in the movie business."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Brett Ratner on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Brett Ratner on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Brett Ratner on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Brett Ratner on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Brett Ratner on William Shakespeare
"When you're fearless, you take more risks because you're less conscious of failure or what can go wrong."
"My mom had me when she was 16, and I was an only child, which is probably why I received a lot of love and didn't miss that my father wasn't around."
"Miami Beach - that's where I grew up, in a middle-class Jewish family led by my maternal grandfather. Me, my great-grandmother - a Holocaust survivor, who was my roommate - my grandparents, my mom and her brother all shared a four-bedroom house."
"I fear God and respect God and love God."