Aaron Sorkin Quotes

Aaron Benjamin Sorkin (born June 9, 1961) is an American screenwriter, producer, and playwright. His works include the Broadway plays A Few Good Men and The Farnsworth Invention; the television series Sports Night, The West Wing, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, and The Newsroom; and the films A Few Good Men, The American President, Charlie Wilson's War, The Social Network, Moneyball, and Steve Jobs

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Aaron Sorkin


Decisions are made by those who show up. Don't ever forget that you're a citizen of this world.

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We lead the world in only 3 categories: number of incarcerated citizens per capita, number of adults who believe angels are real, and defense spending, where we spend more than the next 26 countries combined, 25 of whom are allies. Now none of this is the fault of 20 year old college student, but you nonetheless are without a doubt a member of the worst period generation period ever period, so when you ask what makes us the greatest country in the world I don't know what the f^&k; you're talking about.

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Helen Mirren and Meryl Streep can play with the boys but there just aren't that many tour-de-force roles out there for women,

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Conflict, when used as a device, makes for good television and bad journalism.

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Josh: So, Toby, itâ??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.

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

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Elite is not a bad word, it's an aspirational one

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It's important to remember that, first and foremost, if not only, this is entertainment. 'The West Wing' isn't meant to be good for you.

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Well, I must tell you I write the scripts very close to the bone. So I'm writing episode seven now and couldn't tell you what happens in episode eight.

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It wouldn't kill you to watch a film or pick up a newspaper once in a while.

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People who don't know anything tend to make up fake rules, the real rules being considerably more difficult to learn.

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She's a person; the doctor pronounces her dead, not the news.

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Iâ??m sick of girls who donâ??t know how to high-five,

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I think it's up to writers to write stuff that is compelling enough that people want to watch.

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I'm a playwright. All I care about is the play being good.

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