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Wikipedia Summary for Michael Scott

Michael Gary Scott is a fictional character in NBC's The Office, portrayed by Steve Carell. Michael is the protagonist of the series, serving as the Regional Manager of the Scranton branch of a paper merchant, known as Dunder Mifflin Inc. from seasons 1 through 7. However, he temporarily leaves Dunder Mifflin to form the Michael Scott Paper Company with Pam Beesly and Ryan Howard toward the end of the 5th season and shares a co-managerial position with Jim Halpert during a 6th season arc from "The Meeting" to "The Manager and the Salesman". Towards the end of the 7th season, he proposes to HR representative Holly Flax and moves to Colorado to take care of her aging parents, leaving the manager position to Deangelo Vickers in "Goodbye, Michael", to Andy Bernard in season 8, after Vickers becomes brain dead, and ultimately to Dwight Schrute in season 9.

For his performance, Carell received significant critical acclaim and was nominated six consecutive times for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series as well as winning a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Television Series (Musical or Comedy) in 2006.

Quote: The strong survive, but the courageous triumph. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of brown pathway between green plants
Photo Credit: Ignacio Correia

The strong survive, but the courageous triumph.


Quote: The people you work with are just, when you get down to it, your very best friends. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

The people you work with are just, when you get down to it, your very best friends.


Quote: Do I have a special someone? Well, yeah, of course. A bunch of 'em. My employees. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Do I have a special someone? Well, yeah, of course. A bunch of 'em. My employees.


Quote: He'd never heard of a demon with freckles before. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

He'd never heard of a demon with freckles before.


Quote: The credibility of any item in finance is inversely proportionate to the amount of publicity it receives. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

The credibility of any item in finance is inversely proportionate to the amount of publicity it receives.


Quote: There is no such thing as magic. It is a word. A silly, foolish, overused word. There is only your aura...or the Chinese have a better word for it: qi. A life force. An energy. This is the energy that flows within you. It can be shaped, molded, directed. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

There is no such thing as magic. It is a word. A silly, foolish, overused word. There is only your aura...or the Chinese have a better word for it: qi. A life force. An energy. This is the energy that flows within you. It can be shaped, molded, directed.


Quote: The problem with contemporary art is that no one bothers to do the research necessary to give people what they want. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

The problem with contemporary art is that no one bothers to do the research necessary to give people what they want.


Quote: He is many things -- dangerous and devious, cunning and deadly, a good friend and an implacable enemy -- but he comes from an age when a man's word was indeed precious. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

He is many things -- dangerous and devious, cunning and deadly, a good friend and an implacable enemy -- but he comes from an age when a man's word was indeed precious.


Quote: The fifth force was the magic of Time, the greatest of all the magics. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

The fifth force was the magic of Time, the greatest of all the magics.


Quote: I'm not a bad guy... I'm just good guy that runs over women with his car. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I'm not a bad guy... I'm just good guy that runs over women with his car.


Quote: Good or bad is a matter of perspective. I met an immortal hunami once, a man called William Shakespeare, who wrote that there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Good or bad is a matter of perspective. I met an immortal hunami once, a man called William Shakespeare, who wrote that there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.


Quote: Research is always the best part. As we dug deeper into the history and mythology behind each of the hallows, we discovered more and more stories -- some of them deserving of novels in themselves. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Research is always the best part. As we dug deeper into the history and mythology behind each of the hallows, we discovered more and more stories -- some of them deserving of novels in themselves.


Quote: A good story is always a journey. It is about taking the journey, the people the hero meets along the way and how they change him or her. All stories are journeys. They don't have to be shocking or outrageous: they simply have to be interesting. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

A good story is always a journey. It is about taking the journey, the people the hero meets along the way and how they change him or her. All stories are journeys. They don't have to be shocking or outrageous: they simply have to be interesting.


Quote: One of the oldest secrets of alchemy is that every living thing, from the most complex creatures right down to the simplest leaf, carries the seeds of its creation within itself. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

One of the oldest secrets of alchemy is that every living thing, from the most complex creatures right down to the simplest leaf, carries the seeds of its creation within itself.


Quote: Artists want to sell their work, sure. But they aren't out there asking questions about what people want and what they don't want, now are they? by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Artists want to sell their work, sure. But they aren't out there asking questions about what people want and what they don't want, now are they?






Quote: When in doubt, we follow our hearts. Words can be false, images and sounds can be manipulated. But this...' He tapped his chest, over his heart. 'This is always true. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

When in doubt, we follow our hearts. Words can be false, images and sounds can be manipulated. But this...' He tapped his chest, over his heart. 'This is always true.


Quote: Being immortal must have a lot of attractions. You can travel all over the world, see everything, do everything. But what happens if you are immortal and your friends and family are not? You are then destined to watch them age and die. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Being immortal must have a lot of attractions. You can travel all over the world, see everything, do everything. But what happens if you are immortal and your friends and family are not? You are then destined to watch them age and die.


Quote: You know I hate disappointing even one person, and I really hate disappointing everyone but I love burlington coat factory. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

You know I hate disappointing even one person, and I really hate disappointing everyone but I love burlington coat factory.




Quote: You might argue that the history of contemporary art is a series of avant-garde movements, each new wave outraging the last. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

You might argue that the history of contemporary art is a series of avant-garde movements, each new wave outraging the last.


Quote: What you call magic is nothing more than an act of the imagination fired by the senses, then given shape by the power of your aura. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

What you call magic is nothing more than an act of the imagination fired by the senses, then given shape by the power of your aura.


Quote: The best moment is when you walk into a bookstore and see a pile of your books -- that is the oddest experience in the world! by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

The best moment is when you walk into a bookstore and see a pile of your books -- that is the oddest experience in the world!


Quote: I am a writer (and one day I'll be an author). For a long time I was a bookseller (who wrote) or a TV producer (who wrote), but for the last decade or so, its been writer. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I am a writer (and one day I'll be an author). For a long time I was a bookseller (who wrote) or a TV producer (who wrote), but for the last decade or so, its been writer.


Quote: I wanted to be a librarian from a very young age. Some of my earliest memories are being taken to the local library. I ended up working as a bookseller. Becoming a writer was the logical offshoot of being a reader. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I wanted to be a librarian from a very young age. Some of my earliest memories are being taken to the local library. I ended up working as a bookseller. Becoming a writer was the logical offshoot of being a reader.


Quote: Most writers, I'm afraid, live very boring lives sitting in front of a screen. However, having said that: every writer puts a bit of themselves into the characters to bring them alive. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Most writers, I'm afraid, live very boring lives sitting in front of a screen. However, having said that: every writer puts a bit of themselves into the characters to bring them alive.


Quote: The idea of selling a Cezanne to buy a Morisot seems explosively contentious. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

The idea of selling a Cezanne to buy a Morisot seems explosively contentious.


Quote: Negotiations are about controlling things, about being in the driver's seat and make one tiny mistake; you're dead. I made one tiny mistake, I wore women's clothes. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Negotiations are about controlling things, about being in the driver's seat and make one tiny mistake; you're dead. I made one tiny mistake, I wore women's clothes.


Quote: There was no honor in war, less in killing, and none in dying. But there was true dignity in how men comported themselves in battle. And there was always honor to be found in standing for a just cause and defending the defenseless. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

There was no honor in war, less in killing, and none in dying. But there was true dignity in how men comported themselves in battle. And there was always honor to be found in standing for a just cause and defending the defenseless.


Quote: What is it like being single? I like it! I like starting each day with a sense of possibility. And I'm optimistic, because everyday I get a little more desperate. And desperate situations yield the quickest results. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

What is it like being single? I like it! I like starting each day with a sense of possibility. And I'm optimistic, because everyday I get a little more desperate. And desperate situations yield the quickest results.


Quote: We had little or no emotion. We lacked the capacity to feel fear, to experience love, to enjoy the sensations of happiness and delight.The finest warriors are not only those who do not fear, but those who are without anger. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

We had little or no emotion. We lacked the capacity to feel fear, to experience love, to enjoy the sensations of happiness and delight.The finest warriors are not only those who do not fear, but those who are without anger.


Quote: Ah. In my experience, when people say they don't know whether they love someone, they usually mean no. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Ah. In my experience, when people say they don't know whether they love someone, they usually mean no.


Quote: Perenelle shuddered. You know I hate leprechauns more than almost anything. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Perenelle shuddered. You know I hate leprechauns more than almost anything.


Quote: But magic, like everything else, follows certain natural laws. Magic needs energy wherever it can find it. If no other source of energy is available, it will take the life force of the magician who created it. That is why every use of magic weakens the magician. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

But magic, like everything else, follows certain natural laws. Magic needs energy wherever it can find it. If no other source of energy is available, it will take the life force of the magician who created it. That is why every use of magic weakens the magician.


Quote: We are nothing more than the sum of our memories and experiences. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

We are nothing more than the sum of our memories and experiences.


Quote: You need to play to win. But you also need to win ... to play. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

You need to play to win. But you also need to win ... to play.


Quote: I am a great believer that all the primary research has to be done before principle writing begins. I'm a huge advocate of plotting. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I am a great believer that all the primary research has to be done before principle writing begins. I'm a huge advocate of plotting.


Quote: The Alchemyst had discovered that the seats revolved and had been amusing himself by swinging back and forth. His chair squeaked with each turn.Finally Prometheus turned and glared at the immortal. If you do that one more time, I'm going to feed you to the Lotan myself. And I will help, Niten added. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of Michael Scott quote: The Alchemyst had discovered that the seats revolved and had been amusing himself by swinging back and forth. His chair squeaked with each turn.Finally Prometheus turned and glared at the immortal. If you do that one more time, I'm going to feed you to the Lotan myself. And I will help, Niten added.- black text on quotes background

The Alchemyst had discovered that the seats revolved and had been amusing himself by swinging back and forth. His chair squeaked with each turn.Finally Prometheus turned and glared at the immortal. If you do that one more time, I'm going to feed you to the Lotan myself. And I will help, Niten added.


Quote: In fact, writing for younger adults is tougher. They remember everything and if they spot a problem, they'll be sure to let you know. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

In fact, writing for younger adults is tougher. They remember everything and if they spot a problem, they'll be sure to let you know.


Quote: Dee's search for knowledge was always his greatest strength... and his weakness. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Dee's search for knowledge was always his greatest strength... and his weakness.


Quote: My advice is to write about what you are interested in. If you read science fiction and fantasy, then write in that genre. If you read romance novels, then try writing one. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

My advice is to write about what you are interested in. If you read science fiction and fantasy, then write in that genre. If you read romance novels, then try writing one.


Quote: My mom always used to say that average people are the most special people in the world. And that's why God made so many. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

My mom always used to say that average people are the most special people in the world. And that's why God made so many.


Quote: The SUV was the only car moving. Josh had his foot pressed flat to the floor, and the needle on the speedometer hovered close to eighty. He was becoming more comfortable with the controls--he hadn't hit anything for at least a minute. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

The SUV was the only car moving. Josh had his foot pressed flat to the floor, and the needle on the speedometer hovered close to eighty. He was becoming more comfortable with the controls--he hadn't hit anything for at least a minute.


Quote: It's always been Apple's goal to ship something we were proud of and something people would be proud to own, and I think that's still true from thirty years ago. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

It's always been Apple's goal to ship something we were proud of and something people would be proud to own, and I think that's still true from thirty years ago.


Quote: Making sure that the geography and timelines work is always the hardest part of writing. But you owe it to the readers to get it right! by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Making sure that the geography and timelines work is always the hardest part of writing. But you owe it to the readers to get it right!


Quote: Even if he could not see them, several lifetimes of listening to emperors, kings, princes, politicians and thieves had taught him that it was often not what people said, but what they did not say that revealed the truth. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Even if he could not see them, several lifetimes of listening to emperors, kings, princes, politicians and thieves had taught him that it was often not what people said, but what they did not say that revealed the truth.


Quote: When it is going well, it is the best job writing in the world. For those few hours, you are god, in control of everything. However, for me, the great joy of writing is that it has allowed me to travel the world in search of stories. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

When it is going well, it is the best job writing in the world. For those few hours, you are god, in control of everything. However, for me, the great joy of writing is that it has allowed me to travel the world in search of stories.


Quote: TMI? Too Much Information. Its just easier to say 'TMI'. I used to say 'don't go there', but that's lame. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

TMI? Too Much Information. Its just easier to say 'TMI'. I used to say 'don't go there', but that's lame.


Quote: Love is the water of life, drink deeply. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Love is the water of life, drink deeply.




Quote: Adults, Sophie has decided a long time before, were really bad at making up good excuses. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Adults, Sophie has decided a long time before, were really bad at making up good excuses.


Quote: All great literary works influence us as writers, not their stories as much as their storytelling ability. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

All great literary works influence us as writers, not their stories as much as their storytelling ability.


Quote: Good collaboration essentially boils down to personalities who work well together and are able to integrate each other's notes and ideas without killing each other. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Good collaboration essentially boils down to personalities who work well together and are able to integrate each other's notes and ideas without killing each other.


Quote: Just as a pebble thrown into the water creates ripples, so our thoughts create similar effects on our palms. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Just as a pebble thrown into the water creates ripples, so our thoughts create similar effects on our palms.


Quote: Her hands flew to her mouth. 'Are we even twins?' Josh rested his hand on her shoulder and brought his forehead to rest against hers, strands of their blond hair mingling. 'I will always be your brother, Sophie. I will always look after you. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Her hands flew to her mouth. 'Are we even twins?' Josh rested his hand on her shoulder and brought his forehead to rest against hers, strands of their blond hair mingling. 'I will always be your brother, Sophie. I will always look after you.


Quote: Middle school's amazing. It is extraordinary. An extraordinary time. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Middle school's amazing. It is extraordinary. An extraordinary time.


Quote: To remain unknown in this modern world: that, indeed, is real power. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

To remain unknown in this modern world: that, indeed, is real power.


Quote: I have a few regrets. There was a girl I should have married, a war in which I should never have fought, a loaf of bread I should have shared, a lie to which I should never have listened. And there is a story I should have told. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I have a few regrets. There was a girl I should have married, a war in which I should never have fought, a loaf of bread I should have shared, a lie to which I should never have listened. And there is a story I should have told.


Quote: Werewolves and silver bullets! Shakespeare coughed a quick laugh and shook his head. Lord, what fools these mortals be! by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Werewolves and silver bullets! Shakespeare coughed a quick laugh and shook his head. Lord, what fools these mortals be!


Quote: A boy and a girl, dressed in the T-shirts and denim that are the shabby uniform of this age. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

A boy and a girl, dressed in the T-shirts and denim that are the shabby uniform of this age.


Quote: My specialty is mythology.There are artifacts like the hallows scattered through just about every mythology. However, what makes the Celtic hallows so interesting is that they are a self-contained group of objects. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

My specialty is mythology.There are artifacts like the hallows scattered through just about every mythology. However, what makes the Celtic hallows so interesting is that they are a self-contained group of objects.


Quote: I have been very lucky: my writing has taken me across the world, and I have seen some extraordinary sites and sights. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I have been very lucky: my writing has taken me across the world, and I have seen some extraordinary sites and sights.


Quote: I am thrilled when I read about fans using my stories as springboards to read about either the historical characters or the myths and legends in the books. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I am thrilled when I read about fans using my stories as springboards to read about either the historical characters or the myths and legends in the books.


Quote: But magic is really only the utilization of the entire spectrum of the senses. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

But magic is really only the utilization of the entire spectrum of the senses.


Quote: I published my first book in 1982 -- a collection of Irish folklore called Irish Folk and Fairy Tales. It is still in print today. My first young adult book was published a couple of years later, and I've been writing in both genres ever since. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I published my first book in 1982 -- a collection of Irish folklore called Irish Folk and Fairy Tales. It is still in print today. My first young adult book was published a couple of years later, and I've been writing in both genres ever since.


Quote: Guess what? I have flaws. What are they? Oh I donno, I sing in the shower? Sometimes I spend too much time volunteering. Occasionally I'll hit somebody with my car. So sue me -- no, don't sue me. That is opposite the point I'm trying to make. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Guess what? I have flaws. What are they? Oh I donno, I sing in the shower? Sometimes I spend too much time volunteering. Occasionally I'll hit somebody with my car. So sue me -- no, don't sue me. That is opposite the point I'm trying to make.


Quote: If you have to injure someone, then make it so severe that his vengeance need not be feared. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

If you have to injure someone, then make it so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.




Quote: Do I look like I watch Star Trek? by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Do I look like I watch Star Trek?


Quote: OK, Josh said evenly, I've seen men made of mud, I guess I can accept spying rats. Do they talk? he wondered aloud.
Don't be ridiculous, Flamel snapped, They're rats.
Josh really didn't think it was a ridiculous suggestion. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

OK, Josh said evenly, I've seen men made of mud, I guess I can accept spying rats. Do they talk? he wondered aloud.
Don't be ridiculous, Flamel snapped, They're rats.
Josh really didn't think it was a ridiculous suggestion.




Quote: Once you have been touched by magic, you are forever changed. You leave a trail. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Once you have been touched by magic, you are forever changed. You leave a trail.


Quote: Even that. What is the point in living forever, if it is not with the woman I love? by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Even that. What is the point in living forever, if it is not with the woman I love?


Quote: I was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland and it is still home to me. My writing has taken me all over the world, but this is the place I come back to and the place where I find it easiest to write. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I was born and raised in Dublin, Ireland and it is still home to me. My writing has taken me all over the world, but this is the place I come back to and the place where I find it easiest to write.


Quote: We do not always get what we want. Sometimes life presents us with surprises. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

We do not always get what we want. Sometimes life presents us with surprises.


Quote: I don't want somebody sucking up to me because they think I am going to help their career. I want them sucking up to me because they genuinely love me. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I don't want somebody sucking up to me because they think I am going to help their career. I want them sucking up to me because they genuinely love me.


Quote: I never avoid something that challenges my guts and my heart. While I might occasionally puke my guts out, I have never puked my heart out. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I never avoid something that challenges my guts and my heart. While I might occasionally puke my guts out, I have never puked my heart out.


Quote: Presents are the best way to show someone how much you care. It is like this tangible thing that you can point to and say, Hey man, I love you this many dollars-worth. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Presents are the best way to show someone how much you care. It is like this tangible thing that you can point to and say, Hey man, I love you this many dollars-worth.


Quote: You must learn to heed your senses. Humans use but a tiny percentage of theirs. They barely look, they rarely listen, they never smell, and they think that they can only experience feelings through their skin. But they talk, oh, do they talk. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

You must learn to heed your senses. Humans use but a tiny percentage of theirs. They barely look, they rarely listen, they never smell, and they think that they can only experience feelings through their skin. But they talk, oh, do they talk.


Quote: He who retreats lives longer. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

He who retreats lives longer.


Quote: When I said that I was king of forwards, you've got to understand that I don't come up with this stuff. I just forward it along. You wouldn't arrest a guy who was just passing drugs from one guy to another. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

When I said that I was king of forwards, you've got to understand that I don't come up with this stuff. I just forward it along. You wouldn't arrest a guy who was just passing drugs from one guy to another.


Quote: This year, more people will use cocaine than will read a book to their children. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

This year, more people will use cocaine than will read a book to their children.


Quote: Coffee is the great incentivizer in the office. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Coffee is the great incentivizer in the office.


Quote: But the truth is a double-edged sword; it is a dangerous thing. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

But the truth is a double-edged sword; it is a dangerous thing.


Quote: I swore to myself that if I ever got to walk around the room as manager, people would laugh when they saw me coming, and would applaud as I walked away. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I swore to myself that if I ever got to walk around the room as manager, people would laugh when they saw me coming, and would applaud as I walked away.


Quote: Wikipedia is the best thing ever. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Wikipedia is the best thing ever.


Quote: First up, the lost and found has gone missing. It itself, is lost. So please try not to lose anything until we find it. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

First up, the lost and found has gone missing. It itself, is lost. So please try not to lose anything until we find it.


Quote: You are not living, you are surviving. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

You are not living, you are surviving.


Quote: And once begun, change cannot be reversed. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

And once begun, change cannot be reversed.


Quote: At the heart of every legend there is a grain of truth. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

At the heart of every legend there is a grain of truth.


Quote: I'll have an awesome blossom, EXTRA awesome. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I'll have an awesome blossom, EXTRA awesome.


Quote: The people that you work with are, when you get down to it, your very best friends. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

The people that you work with are, when you get down to it, your very best friends.


Quote: Wait. Look. Notice. If you keep those three words in mind, you just might survive the next few days. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Wait. Look. Notice. If you keep those three words in mind, you just might survive the next few days.


Quote: There is no such thing as an appropriate joke. That's why it's a joke. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

There is no such thing as an appropriate joke. That's why it's a joke.


Quote: We humans are nothing more than the sum of our memories. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

We humans are nothing more than the sum of our memories.


Quote: I love inside jokes. I hope to be a part of one some day. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I love inside jokes. I hope to be a part of one some day.


Quote: Distance makes everything beautiful. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Distance makes everything beautiful.


Quote: Fools lie, clever men stick to the truth. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Fools lie, clever men stick to the truth.


Quote: Abraham Lincoln once said that if you are a racist, I will attack you with the north. And those are the principles that I carry with me in the workplace. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Abraham Lincoln once said that if you are a racist, I will attack you with the north. And those are the principles that I carry with me in the workplace.


Quote: Am I a hero? I really can't say, but yes. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Am I a hero? I really can't say, but yes.


Quote: We're all homos. Homo sapiens. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

We're all homos. Homo sapiens.


Quote: Every story starts with an idea, but it is the characters that move this idea forward. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Every story starts with an idea, but it is the characters that move this idea forward.


Quote: Great change always comes down to the actions of a single person. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Great change always comes down to the actions of a single person.


Quote: Make friends first, make sales second, make love third. In no particular order. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Make friends first, make sales second, make love third. In no particular order.


Quote: In my experience, we only ever regret the things we have not done. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

In my experience, we only ever regret the things we have not done.


Quote: I am both a night owl and an early bird. So I am wise and I have worms. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I am both a night owl and an early bird. So I am wise and I have worms.


Quote: The line between confidence and arrogance is very fine, and the line between arrogance and stupidity even finer. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

The line between confidence and arrogance is very fine, and the line between arrogance and stupidity even finer.


Quote: Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.


Quote: The day we stop learning is the day we die. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

The day we stop learning is the day we die.


Quote: A warrior with a cause is the most dangerous soldier of all. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

A warrior with a cause is the most dangerous soldier of all.


Quote: Sometimes I'll start a sentence and I don't know where it's going. I just hope to find it somewhere along the way. Like an improv conversation. An improversation. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Sometimes I'll start a sentence and I don't know where it's going. I just hope to find it somewhere along the way. Like an improv conversation. An improversation.


Quote: The only time I set the bar low is for limbo. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

The only time I set the bar low is for limbo.


Quote: Don't ever, for any reason, do anything to anyone, for any reason, ever, no matter what. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Don't ever, for any reason, do anything to anyone, for any reason, ever, no matter what.


Quote: Master the rules of the game until you can play it better they can. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Master the rules of the game until you can play it better they can.


Quote: No man is ever just one thing. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

No man is ever just one thing.


Quote: It's never too early for ice cream. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

It's never too early for ice cream.


Quote: You don't call retarded people retards. It's bad taste. You call your friends retards when they are acting retarded. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

You don't call retarded people retards. It's bad taste. You call your friends retards when they are acting retarded.


Quote: Her hands flew to her mouth. 'Are we even twins?'
Josh rested his hand on her shoulder and brought his forehead to rest against hers, strands of their blond hair mingling. 'I will always be your brother, Sophie. I will always look after you. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Her hands flew to her mouth. 'Are we even twins?'
Josh rested his hand on her shoulder and brought his forehead to rest against hers, strands of their blond hair mingling. 'I will always be your brother, Sophie. I will always look after you.


Quote: Here, you can walk into a bookstore and pick up a Bible or Christian literature and learn. Over there, they are lucky if they have one Bible for a whole village. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Here, you can walk into a bookstore and pick up a Bible or Christian literature and learn. Over there, they are lucky if they have one Bible for a whole village.


Quote: Typically, in the cities there can be resistance to the gospel or just to Americans, or anybody that's Western. When you get back into the villages, the people are very welcoming. Then when you get into Muslim areas, it definitely gets a little more difficult. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Typically, in the cities there can be resistance to the gospel or just to Americans, or anybody that's Western. When you get back into the villages, the people are very welcoming. Then when you get into Muslim areas, it definitely gets a little more difficult.


Quote: We set out to capture what was happening, and then we cut that into the series. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

We set out to capture what was happening, and then we cut that into the series.


Quote: Our covering ministry is Challenge for Christ ministries, and Travel the Road was solely our mission arm, designed to expose people to what missions are, then connect them with agencies that send people out. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

Our covering ministry is Challenge for Christ ministries, and Travel the Road was solely our mission arm, designed to expose people to what missions are, then connect them with agencies that send people out.


Quote: People are dying who haven't had that opportunity to say yes to the Lord. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

People are dying who haven't had that opportunity to say yes to the Lord.


Quote: People get caught up in asking whether Americans should be going here or there. What it boils down to is the call of the Lord. If the Lord has called you to a specific area, that's where you are going to see the fruit. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

People get caught up in asking whether Americans should be going here or there. What it boils down to is the call of the Lord. If the Lord has called you to a specific area, that's where you are going to see the fruit.


Quote: When they were in Papua New Guinea, God just totally grabbed a hold of Will's heart and totally changed him. And within three months he was saved and he's never looked back since. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

When they were in Papua New Guinea, God just totally grabbed a hold of Will's heart and totally changed him. And within three months he was saved and he's never looked back since.


Quote: I am going to marry Fantasia. She just doesn't know it yet. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

I am going to marry Fantasia. She just doesn't know it yet.


Quote: What the guys have learned is that whether you're preaching to one or 10,000, it really doesn't matter. That one person you touch may change the nation -- could be the Billy Graham of Ethiopia. by author Michael Scott overlaid on photo of photo of author Michael Scott with quote

What the guys have learned is that whether you're preaching to one or 10,000, it really doesn't matter. That one person you touch may change the nation -- could be the Billy Graham of Ethiopia.


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