Inspirational Quotes by Gene Weingarten

When you are interviewing someone, don’t just write down what he says. Ask yourself: Does this guy remind you of someone? What does the room feel like? Notice smells, voice inflection, neighborhoods you pass through. Be a cinematographer.

Gene Weingarten

Sometimes, homely things are done for the best reasons in the world and thus achieve a beauty of their own.

Gene Weingarten

The whole point of corporate mascots is to be distinctive. No one in his right mind would ever confuse the Hamburglar with Mayor McCheese.

Gene Weingarten

I am the most skilled parallel parker the world has ever known.

Gene Weingarten

I have two favorites: Reading Kierkegaard while listening to Mozart’s Piano Concerto 9 in E Flat Major, and reading early Bazooka Joe comics in Hebrew.

Gene Weingarten

I felt like I was never going to be a great writer. I felt like I was going to be a good writer at best. I wanted to be great at something.

Gene Weingarten

Because I live and work in Washington, D.C., I have a ringside seat at the world capital of The Persuasive Arts, or, as I like to call it, The Opinions Racket.

Gene Weingarten

While it is true that many hep C victims became infected through blood transfusions or organ transplants or in other innocent ways, mine was contracted during my college years, when I showed as much care for my personal health as your average suicide bomber.

Gene Weingarten

The Pulitzer is a crapshoot. Your piece has to hit a few people the right way at the right moment.

Gene Weingarten

When she was too young to resist, or even to understand, I turned my daughter into a lifelong, rabid Yankees fan.

Gene Weingarten

For $60, I once bought a neck massage at a ‘massage parlor’ that advertised in ‘The Washington Post.’

Gene Weingarten