Top 10 Quotes by Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin

The downside to series television is that the schedule is ferocious. It constantly feels like you have a midterm due that you haven't started yet.

Aaron Sorkin
And a wheat thin the size of Lake Tahoe.
Aaron Sorkin

When I feel that something I'm writing is going well, everything in my life is good and the things in my life that aren't good are completely manageable. If it's not going well, Miss America could be standing there in a swimsuit handing me a nobel price and I wouldn't be happy about it

Aaron Sorkin
That's a very real feeling - that I don't have a story to tell. I'm not a pure storyteller. I have a tough time with story.
Aaron Sorkin

An artist’s job is to captivate… if we stumble into truth, we got lucky.

Aaron Sorkin
I love writing, but hate starting. The page is awfully white and it says, 'You may have fooled some of the people some of the time but those days are over, Giftless. I'm not your agent and I'm not your mommy: I'm a white piece of paper. You wanna dance with me?' and I really, really don't. I'll go peaceable-like.
Aaron Sorkin

Good writers borrow from other writers. Great writers steal from them outright. Aaron Sorki

Aaron Sorkin
The play was written before 9/11 and July 7 and Abu Ghraib and a lot of things that have informed how we feel about the military, but I think it is going to resonate.
Aaron Sorkin

I don't want to analyze myself or anything, but I think, in fact I know this to be true, that I enter the world through what I write. I grew up believing, and continue to believe, that I am a screw-up, that growing up with my family and friends, I had nothing to offer in any conversation. But when I started writing, suddenly there was something that I brought to the party that was at a high-enough level.

Aaron Sorkin
Don't ever forget that a small group of thoughtful people can change the world, it's the only thing that ever has.