Best Quotes by Aaron Sorkin (Top 8)

  1. 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.
  2. Good writers borrow from other writers. Great writers steal from them outright.
  3. An artist’s job is to captivate… if we stumble into truth, we got lucky.
  4. Stupid people surround themselves with smart people. Smart people surround themselves with smart people who disagree with them.
  5. A friend is somebody who says the same things to your face that they would say if you're not in the room.
  6. Education is the silver bullet. Education is everything. We don't need little changes. We need gigantic revolutionary changes. . . . Competition for the best teachers should be fierce. They should be getting six-figure salaries. Schools should be incredibly expensive for government and absolutely free of charge for its citizens, just like national defense." —Sam Seaborne, West Wing
  7. Music is what mathematics does on a Saturday night.
  8. I grew up in the theatre. It's where I got my start. Writing a television drama with theatrical dialogue about the theatre is beyond perfection.