"I just think that sports movies have such a built-in visceral, rooting interest, an epic win or lose redemptive quality. When they get it right, it can make for a really rousing movie experience."
"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."Shawn Levy on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Shawn Levy on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Shawn Levy on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Shawn Levy on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Shawn Levy on Henry David Thoreau
"Even when I was a kid, I had a good thing with kids. To this day, if I go to a birthday party with one of my kids, I swear to you, I am so much happier hanging out with my kids and their friends than talking to the grown-ups."
"When you do a drama, you are challenged to trust your inner voice much more. Because when you put a comedy in front of even a 25-person screening, you know whether it's working or not. The barometer is overt."