"I'd love to do a movie where the monster is human, where the issue is not otherworldly, or horror or science fiction."
"Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former."J. J. Abrams on Albert Einstein
"Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men."J. J. Abrams on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control."J. J. Abrams on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right a single experiment can prove me wrong."J. J. Abrams on Albert Einstein
"Bad times have a scientific value. These are occasions a good learner would not miss."J. J. Abrams on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"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."