"Being the lead of the show and working a lot of hours - all good stuff, a tremendous education, incredible opportunity, it changed my life - it was a marathon, and by the end of it I was pretty beat."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."James Van Der Beek on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."James Van Der Beek on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."James Van Der Beek on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."James Van Der Beek on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."James Van Der Beek on Oscar Wilde
"I've never really had a problem with the imagination level of an audience. They're always smarter and savvier than any studio exec will give them credit for."
"I believe every religion captures a piece of the truth."
"The more you make fun of yourself and don't try to go for any kind of respect, the more people seem to respect you."
"I'm not about to talk about what's romantic in my life - I figure if you talk about it once - then that's an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further."
"I'm not about to talk about what's romantic in my life - I figure if you talk about it once, then that's an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further. So, I just keep my private life to myself."