Follow what you are genuinely passionate about and let that guide you to your destination.
Whatever you want in life, other people are going to want it too. Believe in yourself enough to accept the idea that you have an equal right to it.
I think there's a point at which you know how you dress isn't going to affect how much you do in life.
We did exactly what everybody in the country did, watching it. You entered this state of sort of denials. You think, well, it must have been a tragic accident by an amateur pilot. And then you see the next plane coming.
American Idol, I love. I think it's a passing fancy but not passing so soon.
I've always been curious. I keep a list of people I'd love to have lunch with, like the Pope or Leonard Cohen. I'll read an article about someone I've never met and think, 'I should ask him to lunch!'
I love the early process of asking questions about a story and deciding which questions matter most.
I get to go to work and come home with something interesting or enriching or astonishing.
The one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention.
I think the one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention.