"What I'm still grappling with and learning how to do is to be looking and thinking cinematically, having come from television."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."J. J. Abrams on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."J. J. Abrams on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."J. J. Abrams on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."J. J. Abrams on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."J. J. Abrams on Earl Nightingale
"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."