"To be a captain, you cannot be a friend."
"There are only four reasons to take a gig: for the money, for the connections, for the experience, or just for the fun."
"Good things come to those who work their asses off."
"When it comes to your work reputation, you can't unring the bell."
"I get to touch people's lives with what I do. And it keeps me going and I love it."
"It's a career, which is not the same thing as existence. I want unlimited things. I want everything: a real love, a real house, a real thing to do every day. I'd rather die if I don't get it."
"Your work is your life. Everything else is debris and distractions."
"You're as good as the talent you work with."
"If you're willing to do the work, you can have anything."
"A job does not define who you are."