There's a great tradition in storytelling that's thousands of years old, telling stories about kings and their palaces, and that's really what I wanted to do.

-Aaron Sorkin
Aaron Sorkin

Tell me what you think and then tell me what the really smart person in the room who disagrees with you thinks.

Aaron Sorkin
We're about to shoot an episode on Air Force One, for instance, and we're going to take liberties, small liberties, with Air Force One, as we take small liberties with our White House set.
Aaron Sorkin

There are some screw-ups headed your way. I wish I could tell you that there was a trick to avoiding the screw-ups... but they're coming for ya. It's a combination of life being unpredictable, and you being super dumb.

Aaron Sorkin
It's a combination of life being unpredictable, and you being super dumb. Aaron Sorki
Aaron Sorkin

I’m sick of girls who don’t know how to high-five,

Aaron Sorkin
Josh: So, Toby, it’s election night. What do you say about a country that goes out of its way to protect even those citizens that try to destroy it? Toby: God bless America.
Aaron Sorkin

I want to convey that I'm crazy about the Kardashians - but I'm not sure which is which.

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

It's populated by people who, by and large, have terrific communication skills. Every day is an extraordinary day. For me, it was just a great area for storytelling.

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