"One of my favorite things about 'Star Trek' wasn't just the overt banter but the humor in that show about the relationships between the main characters and their reactions to the situations they would face there was a lot of comedy in that show without ever breaking its reality."
"A joke is a very serious thing."J. J. Abrams on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."J. J. Abrams on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."J. J. Abrams on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."J. J. Abrams on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."J. J. Abrams on Henry Ward Beecher
"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."