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Quotes by Ira Glass - (10 quotes)

Ira Glass - From the Disappointment category:

All of us who do creative work, we get into it because we have good taste. But there is this gap. For the first couple years you make stuff, it's just not that good. It's trying to be good, it has potential, but it's not. But your taste, the thing that got you into the game, is still killer. And your taste is why your work disappoints you. (Ira Glass)

Ira Glass - From the Experiments category:

You just want to try a bunch of stuff, because you don't know what's going to be great. (Ira Glass)

Ira Glass - From the Ideas category:

Where do ideas come from? Ideas come from other ideas. (Ira Glass)

Ira Glass - From the Importance category:

The most important possible thing you can do is do a lot of work - do a huge volume of work. (Ira Glass)

Ira Glass - From the Joy category:

We live in a world where joy and empathy and pleasure are all around us, there for the noticing. (Ira Glass)

Ira Glass - From the Mediocrity category:

It's hard to make something that's interesting. It's really, really hard... The natural state... is mediocrity... So what it takes to make anything more than mediocre is such an act of will... (Ira Glass)

Ira Glass - From the Production category:

It is only by going through a volume of work that... your work will be as good as your ambitions. And I took longer to figure out how to do this than anyone I've ever met. It's gonna take awhile. It's normal to take awhile. You've just gotta fight your way through. (Ira Glass)

Ira Glass - From the Space category:

You'd think that radio was around long enough that someone would have coined a word for staring into space. (Ira Glass)

Ira Glass - From the Suffering category:

Many times I see you as a portrait of torture. (Ira Glass)

Ira Glass - From the Taste category:

Nobody tells people who are beginners - and I really wish somebody had told this to me - that all of us who do creative work... get into it because we have good taste. (Ira Glass)