"All these people who say success changes people well, no, it just magnifies what's there."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Kevin Smith on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Kevin Smith on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Kevin Smith on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Kevin Smith on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Kevin Smith on Winston Churchill
"I saw Richard Linklater's film 'Slacker' for my twenty-first birthday. That was the moment when it all seemed possible. This guy gave me hope."
"The writer crafts their ideal world. In my world, everyone has really long conversations or just picks apart pop culture to death and everyone talks in monologue."
"Everybody's got one killer story. It doesn't take talent to tell that story, it just takes experience."
"There's something to be said for failing. It's not the failure you feel, it's the failure that people project when something disappoints. You're back to ground zero, where there's no expectations, and that's where I like to be."
"I think the advent of the Internet gave us all a big boost, because by the time the Internet became mainstream and you could get it in your home, a lot of us were used to dealing in fan culture, writing to magazines or anything at the back of comic books."