"I love sports and I love sports movies."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."James Van Der Beek on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."James Van Der Beek on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."James Van Der Beek on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."James Van Der Beek on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."James Van Der Beek on Henry David Thoreau
"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."
"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."