"I’m trying to be more patient. I want everything to happen right now, when I know I should be going slow and paying my dues." "In what area are you most impatient?" "I know I should say ‘career,’ but honestly, I really want to fall in love." "How do you pay your dues in love?" "You’ve got to meet a lot of people. You can’t just go around saying: ‘Hey! You’re nice, and attractive. So I love you!’"
"She’s stubborn, which I love. Because I like a challenge." "When’s the first time you realized she was stubborn?" "We’d just graduated from college, and we were looking for jobs. She had some offers, but she said she wasn’t going to accept anything less than $35,000. That was a lot of money back in 1996. So I kept telling her: ‘Don’t be greedy. You don’t have any experience yet. Start small and work up.’ But she wouldn’t budge. And of course, she ended up getting exactly what she wanted."