Persistence and endurance will make you omnipotent.
Ideas are cheap. Ideas are easy. Ideas are common. Everybody has ideas. Ideas are highly, highly overvalued. Execution is all that matters.
I always thought of myself as an amateur stunt man.
I moved to New York City when I was 20 years old, started making movies non-stop. I didn't have any friends, so I would just sit at home all night editing on my iMac.
Almost everything looks the same at art fairs - very hygienic, very white, lots of right angles.
I washed dishes so I could make movies. it was never a way for me to make money.
Truth is so much more interesting than the fiction we're used to.
I'm not able to make amazingly perfect, precious pieces of content, but I get to make awesome spontaneous content that's frequently ephemeral.
If you type 'Salt Flats' into YouTube, you'll find 100 amazing videos that were shot out there, but you won't find any that were shot in the rain.
I work in both very strict conditions and very loose, more open-minded conditions in advertising, and Nike is by far the most open-minded of all.
As a director, I have the greatest job in the world, but if I don't push the boundaries, then what's the point of having it?
As a viewer, I care about people, I care about characters, I care about perspective.
I am so disappointed in Apple. I don't even use an iPhone anymore. Their marketing sucks. It's embarrassing. It's just garbage.
I don't drink much soda; I don't buy Big Gulps, and my body mass index is right where it should be.
I don't know of a more noble, a bigger deal as a filmmaker than to be a YouTube filmmaker.
I get, like, 50 emails a day from kids being like, 'I want to go on this trip around the world. How do I get a sponsor?'
I grew up in the Northeast; I've seen hurricanes before and trees down and cars destroyed.
I love seeing the way in which young people embrace video, and the YouTube vlogger is a fantastic phenomenon.
I run 50-70 miles a week and lift five or six days. It's my time.
I think you should dress nicely for airports. You're surrounded by people coming from all walks of life. You should look your best.