Top 10 Quotes by Aaron Sorkin

Aaron Sorkin

I have a lot of respect for people who are great at ad-libbing, and for writers and directors who are able to create a scene in which that works.

Aaron Sorkin
Film doesn't have to worry. Movies are awesome. There's no war going on, theaters aren't going to lose.
Aaron Sorkin

One of the biggest challenges in the past for me in working on the networks was that audiences have grown accustomed to television being something that keeps you company-background music, something that you have on while you're flipping through a magazine, cooking dinner, talking on the phone, putting the kids to bed.

Aaron Sorkin
I have to allow for the possibility that I'm not just writing the season finale, that I'm writing the series finale,
Aaron Sorkin

I consider plot a necessary intrusion on what I really want to do, which is write snappy dialogue. But when I'm writing, the way the words sound is as important to me as what they mean.

Aaron Sorkin
There are television critics, movie critics, and theater critics too who I like and who I follow and I get genuinely bummed when they don't like something that I've written because I usually agree with them.
Aaron Sorkin

Don't ever forget that you're a citizen of this world, and there are things you can do to lift the human spirit, things that are easy, things that are free, things that you can do every day. Civility, respect, kindness, character.

Aaron Sorkin
As a dramatist, you're looking for points of friction...
Aaron Sorkin

You're going to fall down, but the world doesn't care how many times you fall down, as long as it's one fewer than the numbers of times you get back up.

Aaron Sorkin
I'll get cast occasionally as sort of the jerk version of myself, and I have fun doing that. But it's really better for everyone if I stay behind the camera.