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  • Michael Arndt, that guy - you're just supposed to say nice things about other writers, but I worship Michael Arndt.

  • The best jokes on The Leftovers are the ones that make you feel a little sick to your stomach.

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  • I love finding new creative partnerships but then continuing the partnerships I'm already in.

  • I feel like great TED Talks are ones that are a little bit subject to interpretation, that do provoke further conversation - and potentially controversy.

  • In television, I don't feel constraints. I feel a lot freedom to maneuver.

    "Damon Lindelof on Struggling With Depression and Why Knowing J.J. Abrams is 'A Bit of a Curse'". Interview with Stephen Galloway, www.hollywoodreporter.com. November 8, 2015.
  • At some point, you can't take a risk just to take a risk because that's a betrayal, in and of itself.

    "Interview with Lost Co-creator Damon Lindelof". Interview with Sara Wayland, collider.com. February 1, 2010.
  • When someone says something in an interview, the beauty of Twitter is that it's a platform for instantaneous response.

  • When I saw 'Blade Runner,' my understanding was that 'Blade Runner' and 'Alien' were sequels to each other - or they were related. They were set in the same world.

  • I have found, unfortunately, that if I take on too many projects at one time, there is a higher probability of those projects sucking.

    "Damon Lindelof: I did not abandon ‘Prometheus 2’". uproxx.com. March 28, 2013.
  • Once you spend more than $100 million on a movie, you have to save the world.

    "ohnny Depp Blames Critics For ‘Lone Ranger’ Flop, Damon Lindelof Mourns Blockbuster Formula & No One Likes 3D" by Charlie Schmidlin, www.indiewire.com. August 6, 2013.
  • I feel like the big twist shows are now off the table. I think Westworld was probably the last one to Trojan horse this idea of the young man in black. They were doing non-linear storytelling, but disguising it. Jonah Nolan and Lisa Joy have spoken openly about how they just didn't think people were going to figure it out that fast.

    "‘The Leftovers’ Season 3: Damon Lindelof & Tom Perrotta on the Final Episodes, Reddit’s Influence on Storytelling". Interview with Christina Radish, collider.com. May 1, 2017.
  • The fundamental law of nature is to not know too much about yourself.

  • Finding meaning in the relationships that we have with one another - that's the only way to achieve any kind of fundamental true grace and that points to where it all ends up. It's let's stop being away some place, let's be here. It's, let's be in this.

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  • The year that 'Lost' started and premiered was, without a doubt, the most miserable year of my life. The level of despair and anguish that I was feeling; I was clinically depressed, and anyone that you talked to who knew me at the time will tell you that.

    "'Star Trek's' Damon Lindelof on Brad Pitt, Having Power as a Writer and His Agony Over 'Lost'" by Marc Bernardin, www.hollywoodreporter.com. May 13, 2013.
  • I can't live my life under the sort of "I cannot fail" philosophy, because then every time I do fail, which feels more inevitable than me being perfect all the time, it's going to be soul crushing. And more importantly, I'll never take any risks.

    "The Leftovers: Damon Lindelof On The Guilty Remnant's Fate, Missing Characters And Much More". Interview With Eric Goldman, in.ign.com. April 24, 2017.
  • People talk about overnight successes, and ultimately, there's a certain amount of, you want to call it luck or fortune or good fortune, or whatever, but when your moment arrives, you have to have been at a point where you paid your dues, or done your 10,000 hours or have the requisite talent or whatever.

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    "Damon Lindelof on Struggling With Depression and Why Knowing J.J. Abrams is 'A Bit of a Curse'". Interview with Stephen Galloway, www.hollywoodreporter.com. November 8, 2015.
  • There is a reason behind life. There is some connectivity between living beings. Whether you want to call that 'God' or 'The Force' or whatever word you use for it, I do believe in a spiritualized mechanism.

  • You can watch an episode of Friends or an episode of Law & Order and just drop in, but you're not going to in the middle of Season 4, Episode 5 of Lost. It's like picking up a Harry Potter book and flipping to a chapter. You have to read it from beginning to end.

    "Interview with Lost Co-creator Damon Lindelof". Interview with Sara Wayland, collider.com. February 1, 2010.
  • In really, really good science fiction the line between the science and the fiction is blurry.

    "Writing a TED Talk from the future: Q&A with Damon Lindelof". TED Talk, blog.ted.com. February 28, 2012.
  • I'm not sitting around thinking of ideas for TV shows.

  • All great sci-fi is: Be careful what you wish for.

    "Lost in Space: A Chat With Prometheus Writer-Producer Damon Lindelof". Interview with Gregory Weinkauf, www.huffingtonpost.com. June 10, 2012.
  • The fun thing about doing origin stories is you are introducing the audience to characters.

  • If your friend is critical [of your work], you have to have a very thick skin and a thick skin is something that only builds up after it's callused for awhile.

    "Damon Lindelof on Struggling With Depression and Why Knowing J.J. Abrams is 'A Bit of a Curse'". Interview with Stephen Galloway, www.hollywoodreporter.com. November 8, 2015.
  • Reputation is a very interesting thing, and I always give people the benefit of the doubt, and I think that there's a part of all of us, especially in a generation where a lot of the stuff gets recorded.

    "Damon Lindelof on Struggling With Depression and Why Knowing J.J. Abrams is 'A Bit of a Curse'". Interview with Stephen Galloway, www.hollywoodreporter.com. November 8, 2015.
  • A lot of writers whom I love, admire and call friends share this feeling, which is this fundamental idea that we're frauds. That we will be pushed out on to the stage, and it will be revealed that the emperor has no clothes.

  • I think one of the problems in determining the ending for a television series is that you don't know how long the show is gonna last. Particularly because we were in the unique position of adapting Tom's Perrotta novel The Leftovers, it always felt like the first season was gonna end with the end of Tom's novel, and then we would figure things out from there and look back.

    "‘The Leftovers’ Season 3: Damon Lindelof & Tom Perrotta on the Final Episodes, Reddit’s Influence on Storytelling". Interview with Christina Radish, collider.com. May 1, 2017.
  • Sometimes diehard fans expect so much that they're never happy no matter what they get.

    "Damon Lindelof Talks Star Trek Into Darkness, the Editing Process, Why They Changed the Order of the First Two Scenes, Trek 3, and More". Interview with Steve 'Frosty' Weintraub, collider.com. May 16, 2013.
  • If you're the guy who basically shows up with coal at the locomotive, they will put it in the train. Like, they won't even assess whatever or not it's good coal. Just throw it in there.

    "Damon Lindelof on Struggling With Depression and Why Knowing J.J. Abrams is 'A Bit of a Curse'". Interview with Stephen Galloway, www.hollywoodreporter.com. November 8, 2015.
  • Look, we can definitively agree that cable is far superior to network. That isn't to say that there can't be a great network drama or comedy that makes 20-plus episodes a year. We know that there are, and there have been.

    "Damon Lindelof Talks THE LEFTOVERS, Looking Towards Future Seasons, Comparisons to LOST, Leaving Twitter, and More". Interview with Christina Radish, collider.com. January 10, 2014.
  • I love collaborating with different people.

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