Gordon Lish quotes

  • Keep working hard and you can get anything that you want. If God gave you the talent, you should go for it. But don't think it's going to be easy. It's hard!

  • I salute you for your courage, and I applaud your perseverance, and I embrace you for your faith in the face of adversarial forces.

  • What can people not accomplish if they will but master the secret of steadfast perseverance.

  • It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?

  • Remember that sports are meant to be fun. Don't let someone make the sport unfun for you.

  • It's fun to be creative and innovative and come up with something crazy. So I need people to work with who are not going to be afraid to take it to the left a bit.

  • Matt Hock was the first person who showed me how much fun and how cool it can be to be a Christian,

  • It's been a straight strip, I must tell you, I've enjoyed it all the way. If I'm saying things to make it sound like it's hard, hard work, it's not. It's beautiful work. It's fun work. It's everything you'd ever want to do.

  • Right now I'm doing four shows at a time, trying to read four outlines every week, four scripts every week, and watching four rough cuts; it's a lot of good work. It's fun to do it, but it does wear you out.

  • Do you know what it is to be a man violently in love? To live for a woman's smiles and laughter, to hunger for her touch until life itself seems impossible without it, to desire her as you desire to breathe?