"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."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."J. J. Abrams on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."J. J. Abrams on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."J. J. Abrams on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."J. J. Abrams on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."J. J. Abrams on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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 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."
"It's a leap of faith doing any serialised storytelling."