"I've written for every medium except poetry, at which I suck."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."J. Michael Straczynski on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."J. Michael Straczynski on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."J. Michael Straczynski on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."J. Michael Straczynski on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."J. Michael Straczynski on Robert Frost
"It's been amazing to watch, because for 'Thor', which was always a mid-selling book, to be in the top ten for every single issue since the reboot is just a great compliment."
"Every time I got 'Amazing Spider-Man' or 'Fantastic Four' or another book firmly on the rails, we got pulled into some big event book or crossover and it cost momentum and messed badly with the pacing and structure of the book."
"If a person with a bullet in Dallas can change the world, imagine a person with an idea could do."
"I'm delirious with joy. It proves that if you confront the universe with good intentions in your heart, it will reflect that and reward your intent. Usually. It just doesn't always do it in the way you expect."
"I also like to look at the dynamic that takes place between religion and science because, in a way, both are asking the same questions: Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Where are we going? The methodologies are diametrically opposed, but their motivation is the same the wellspring is the same in both cases."