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Adam Savage

American,  Entertainer
Total Quotes : 68
Through Figure Good Story

From earliest times, humans - explorers and thinkers - have wanted to figure out the shape of their world. Forever, the way we've done that is through storytelling. It is difficult to let the truth get in the way of a good story.

- Adam Savage

Mind Likely Variables

Deadlines refine the mind. They remove variables like exotic materials and processes that take too long. The closer the deadline, the more likely you'll start thinking waaay outside the box.

- Adam Savage

Failure Always Option

Failure is always an option.

- Adam Savage

My Own Own Reject

I reject your reality and substitute my own.

- Adam Savage

Mood Pointless Having

I like to work fast. I despise not having the right tool or, worse, knowing I have it but not being able to find it. It's a pointless delay that wrecks my pace - and mood.

- Adam Savage

Think Here I Think

I think one of the defining moments of adulthood is the realization that nobody's going to take care of you. That you have to do the heavy lifting while you're here. And when you don't, well, you suffer the consequences.

- Adam Savage

Over Learned Potent

I've learned over decades of building that a deadline is a potent tool for problem-solving.

- Adam Savage

Big Projects Mostly

Mostly I make lists for projects. This can be daunting. Breaking something big into its constituent parts will help you organize your thoughts, but it can also force you to confront the depth of your ignorance and the hugeness of the task. That's OK. The project may be the lion, but the list is your whip.

- Adam Savage

Television Meet Never

My dignity and good television - they'll never meet.

- Adam Savage

Advice Away Lips

My advice is keep your lips away from the spinning things.

- Adam Savage

World Lists How

Lists are how I parse and manage the world.

- Adam Savage

How Some Very

I have some ideas on how to fix that. They're not very good ideas, but at least they're ideas!

- Adam Savage

My Life Making Been

Again, like I said, my life has been about being fascinated by objects and the stories that they tell, and also making them for myself, obtaining them, appreciating them and diving into them.

- Adam Savage

I Am Standing Mixture

I am now standing in a mixture of cooling fluid, gasoline, and cola.

- Adam Savage

Toys Ever Coolest

Firemen have the coolest toys ever!

- Adam Savage

Stupid Feel About

Am I about to feel really, really stupid?

- Adam Savage

Fact Toys Built

The coolest toys don't have to be bought; they can be built. In fact, sometimes the only way they'll ever exist is if you make them yourself.

- Adam Savage

I See I Think Edward

I am incrementally a pessimist, but I see the international debate that Edward Snowden has engendered, and I think this is exactly where the discussion should be. So, I would say I'm more optimistic than pessimistic.

- Adam Savage

Geek Things About

Being a geek is all about learning the inventories of things.

- Adam Savage

Magic Movie Specialty

Back when I was a professional model-maker at Industrial Light & Magic, my specialty was hard-edged construction - spaceships, miniature sets, and architectural stuff. These objects were sometimes just 12 inches across yet needed enough detail to fill a movie screen.

- Adam Savage