"I try to push ideas away, and the ones that will not leave me alone are the ones that ultimately end up happening."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."J. J. Abrams on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."J. J. Abrams on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."J. J. Abrams on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."J. J. Abrams on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."J. J. Abrams on Marilyn Monroe
"We live in an age of instant knowledge. And there's almost a sense of entitlement to that."
"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."
"It's a leap of faith doing any serialised storytelling."