"I do love television. But the business is accelerating and people are not getting the chance to fail."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Dick Wolf on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Dick Wolf on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Dick Wolf 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."Dick Wolf on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Dick Wolf on Abraham Lincoln
"I was raised not to be rude, but I also try to get the best work out of people."
"It's show business. No show, no business."
"I try to just communicate what I want done as clearly and simply as possible."
"People recognize certain things, like 'D' means 'this dialogue stinks.' We're dealing with shows that are written here, shot in New York and posted back here. Accurate communication is a necessity."
"If you're going to vote on a television contract, there is a certain rationality to saying that the same structures that are applied to Health Plan participation should be placed on the right to vote on a strike."