"The only thing of value I have in this life is my ability to tell a story, whether in print, orating, writing it down or having people acting it out. That's why I'm always hoping society never collapses because the first ones to go will be entertainers."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Kevin Smith on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Kevin Smith on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Kevin Smith on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Kevin Smith on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Kevin Smith on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."