"I can't see what's wrong about assuming intelligence in your audience and what's bad news about being rewarded for assuming that."
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits."Steven Moffat on Albert Einstein
"It's not that I'm so smart, it's just that I stay with problems longer."Steven Moffat on Albert Einstein
"Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking."Steven Moffat on Albert Einstein
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them."Steven Moffat on Albert Einstein
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality."Steven Moffat on Albert Einstein
"I don't think, generally speaking, people become writers because they were the really good, really cool, attractive kid in class. I'll be honest. This is our revenge for people who were much better looking and more popular than us. I was a bit like that, I suppose."
"The difference between a beautifully made failure and a beautifully made hit is who you've got playing the leads."
"People don't really have a relationship with great writing or great production or great art direction or great direction. They just sort of admire it."
"When writing comedy, you have to have the confidence to believe that there is only one type of relationship in the world, and we are all having it, that all men behave in the same way and so do all women."