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" I don't know of a more noble, a bigger deal as a filmmaker than to be a YouTube filmmaker. "
" I think you should dress nicely for airports. You're surrounded by people coming from all walks of life. You should look your best. "
" I'm not able to make amazingly perfect, precious pieces of content, but I get to make awesome spontaneous content that's frequently ephemeral. "
" I love seeing the way in which young people embrace video, and the YouTube vlogger is a fantastic phenomenon. "
" Pablo Picasso would paint a painting and hang it on the wall, and you would go and see the painting exactly how he wanted it to be made. But if you have an idea for a TV show, for example, you're beholden to studios to produce it and distributors to distribute it. "
" I actively pursue experiences that are unlike any others that I've experienced and cultures that I don't know and unfamiliar places and unfamiliar history and things like that. "
" 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? "
" 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. "
" I am so disappointed in Apple. I don't even use an iPhone anymore. Their marketing sucks. It's embarrassing. It's just garbage. "
" So many car commercials are shot in the Salt Flats, and so much great imagery comes out of that place, but I've never been there, and I'm curious. "
" If I'm in the stands at a U2 concert watching Bono, how can I capture this moment without interrupting it and making it fake? "
" 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. "
" Persistence and endurance will make you omnipotent. "
" My brother Van got the computer first and showed me what it was like to edit video. I definitely credit Van with turning me onto filmmaking. "
" For all the marathons I've run, including the Ironmans that I've run, immediately after the race, I clean myself up, do whatever I need to do to make sure I'm okay, and I get right back out there, and I cheer people on. Because it's the people who come in late in the race I find most inspiring. "
" 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. "
" Ideas are cheap. Ideas are easy. Ideas are common. Everybody has ideas. Ideas are highly, highly overvalued. Execution is all that matters. "
" I made a living for 10 years making very typical TV commercials. But I always wanted to reach beyond that and do stuff that people might relate to in the way they relate to my nonbranded content. "
" I have 60-plus videos on YouTube and over 30 million views. Of those 60, only three or four are branded videos. I built that audience by telling stories the way I like to tell them. "
" I always thought of myself as an amateur stunt man. "
" As a viewer, I care about people, I care about characters, I care about perspective. "
" Truth is so much more interesting than the fiction we're used to. "
" I consider myself to be a very good skateboarder, but the difficulty when you're being pulled behind any car, when there's only a 20-ft. line, is that you can't see the potholes. "
" I washed dishes so I could make movies. it was never a way for me to make money. "
" The reason why people wear pajamas to the airport in the first place is so that they'll be comfortable during their flight. But you know, typically, air travel is 50 to 75 percent of the time you spend traveling. The rest of the time you spend in public places like airports and around other people. That's when looking good trumps comfort. "