"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."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."J. J. Abrams on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."J. J. Abrams on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."J. J. Abrams on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."J. J. Abrams on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."J. J. Abrams on Helen Keller
"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."
"It's a leap of faith doing any serialised storytelling."