"I love recording music."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."J. J. Abrams on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."J. J. Abrams on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."J. J. Abrams on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."J. J. Abrams on Friedrich Nietzsche
"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."J. J. Abrams on Ray Charles
"We live in an age of instant knowledge. And there's almost a sense of entitlement to that."
"I try to push ideas away, and the ones that will not leave me alone are the ones that ultimately end up happening."
"My mother is the coolest, most amazing person I know."
"I mean, my dad's a television producer, and I knew I could get a job as an assistant or a reader with one of his friends, but it wasn't exactly what I wanted to do."
"I think when you're 10 years old, it's too much to see something with the threat of death in every episode. Kids are better left naive about certain things."