J.J. Abrams Quotes

Top 69 wise famous quotes and sayings by J.J. Abrams

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J.J. Abrams quotes: There's nothing wrong with doing sequels, they're just easier to sell. There's nothing wrong with doing sequels, they're just easier to sell.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I hate to look at the stuff I've written and consider what it means or why I do it. I hate to look at the stuff I've written and consider what it means or why I do it.
J.J. Abrams quotes: Robotics are beginning to cross that line from absolutely primitive motion to motion that resembles animal or human behavior. Robotics are beginning to cross that line from absolutely primitive motion to motion that resembles animal or human behavior.
J.J. Abrams quotes: To be a self rewritten from a lost first draft. To be a self rewritten from a lost first draft.
J.J. Abrams quotes: With three kids you are just trying to survive. You can't be fastidious. With three kids you are just trying to survive. You can't be fastidious.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I'm not trying to be coy or manipulative or Machiavellian, I want to spark people's imaginations. I'm not trying to be coy or manipulative or Machiavellian, I want to spark people's imaginations.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I hope to make movies that are so small they don't need to make anything to be profitable. I hope to make movies that are so small they don't need to make anything to be profitable.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I try to push ideas away, and the ones that will not leave me alone are the ones that ultimately end up happening. I try to push ideas away, and the ones that will not leave me alone are the ones that ultimately end up happening.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I think you have a passion and an obsession for something when it's not necessarily ubiquitous. I think you have a passion and an obsession for something when it's not necessarily ubiquitous.
J.J. Abrams quotes: When there's an authentic mystery, as opposed to just a question being asked, that's what makes you lean forward. When there's an authentic mystery, as opposed to just a question being asked, that's what makes you lean forward.
J.J. Abrams quotes: He walks among us, but is not with us. He walks among us, but is not with us.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I feel like obviously the standard for what TV looks like changes all the time. I feel like obviously the standard for what TV looks like changes all the time.
J.J. Abrams quotes: Whenever a toddler sees a pile of blocks, he wants to tear it down. Whenever a toddler sees a pile of blocks, he wants to tear it down.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I love the idea of anthropomorphizing machines. I love the idea of taking technology and giving it a personality. I love the idea of anthropomorphizing machines. I love the idea of taking technology and giving it a personality.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I don't think it was hate,' Castus replied thoughtfully. 'I think it was fear. I don't think it was hate,' Castus replied thoughtfully. 'I think it was fear.
J.J. Abrams quotes: You never want to have that ticking clock and know that you had all this time and didn't use it. You never want to have that ticking clock and know that you had all this time and didn't use it.
J.J. Abrams quotes: My mother is the coolest, most amazing person I know. My mother is the coolest, most amazing person I know.
J.J. Abrams quotes: When I was a kid going into the movies, you weren't force-fed information everywhere you looked about what the movie was going to be. When I was a kid going into the movies, you weren't force-fed information everywhere you looked about what the movie was going to be.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I am lucky, I'm the first to admit that. I am lucky, I'm the first to admit that.
J.J. Abrams quotes: It's what happens. You love, then you lose, then you die. Even if you survive, you die. It's what happens. You love, then you lose, then you die. Even if you survive, you die.
J.J. Abrams quotes: Don't sell your story, just tell your story. Don't sell your story, just tell your story.
J.J. Abrams quotes: My work isn't any more important than anything else in the family. My work isn't any more important than anything else in the family.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I'd love to do a movie where the monster is human, where the issue is not otherworldly, or horror or science fiction. I'd love to do a movie where the monster is human, where the issue is not otherworldly, or horror or science fiction.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I've always liked working on stories that combine people who are relatable with something insane. I've always liked working on stories that combine people who are relatable with something insane.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I try to work on shows that I would want to watch. I try to work on shows that I would want to watch.
J.J. Abrams quotes: Whenever you're playing sports with people who are better than you are, it makes you rise to the occasion. Whenever you're playing sports with people who are better than you are, it makes you rise to the occasion.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I've never done Twitter. I've never done Twitter.
J.J. Abrams quotes: You can never guess or assume what anyone is going to think. You can never guess or assume what anyone is going to think.
J.J. Abrams quotes: It's a leap of faith doing any serialised storytelling. It's a leap of faith doing any serialised storytelling.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I love working with the right actor, and if the right actor happens to be unknown, that should be allowed, too, I think. I love working with the right actor, and if the right actor happens to be unknown, that should be allowed, too, I think.
J.J. Abrams quotes: As a kid, 'Star Wars' was much more my thing than 'Star Trek' was. As a kid, 'Star Wars' was much more my thing than 'Star Trek' was.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I'm obsessed with things that are distinctly analogue. I'm obsessed with things that are distinctly analogue.
J.J. Abrams quotes: We used to have more references to things that we pulled out because they almost felt like they were trying too hard to allude to something. We used to have more references to things that we pulled out because they almost felt like they were trying too hard to allude to something.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I feel like in telling stories, there are the things the audience thinks are important, and then there are the things that are actually important. I feel like in telling stories, there are the things the audience thinks are important, and then there are the things that are actually important.
J.J. Abrams quotes: Whenever I've directed something, there's this feeling of demand and focus that I like. Whenever I've directed something, there's this feeling of demand and focus that I like.
J.J. Abrams quotes: What I'm still grappling with and learning how to do is to be looking and thinking cinematically, having come from television. What I'm still grappling with and learning how to do is to be looking and thinking cinematically, having come from television.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I feel blessed that I get to be part of entertaining people in any capacity. I feel blessed that I get to be part of entertaining people in any capacity.
J.J. Abrams quotes: I have nothing against 3-D in theory. But I've also never run to the movies because something's in 3-D. I have nothing against 3-D in theory. But I've also never run to the movies because something's in 3-D.
J.J. Abrams quotes: The idea to put episodes out weekly in theory makes as much sense as putting them all out at once. The idea to put episodes out weekly in theory makes as much sense as putting them all out at once.
J.J. Abrams quotes: 'Star Trek' was always a little bit closed emotionally. I never connected to the characters. 'Star Trek' was always a little bit closed emotionally. I never connected to the characters.