Oprah Presents Master Class with Lorne Michaels' / Photo: Bob Richman (c) 2010 Harpo, Inc.

Photo: Bob Richman © 2010 Harpo, Inc.

Fatigue Is Your Friend
"Fatigue is your friend. Through exhaustion and through people just being so depleted, the stuff around the nerve endings gets worn away and other things begin to emerge and you take way bigger risks." — Lorne Michaels
Oprah Presents Master Class with Lorne Michaels / Photo: Bob Richman (c) 2010 Harpo, Inc.

Photo: Bob Richman © 2010 Harpo, Inc.

Challenge Authority
"I think clever is overrated. I think it's better to be good than clever." — Lorne Michaels

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You Can't Plan Everything
"My only real plan was to find the most talented people I could find. It had to be people that made you laugh, but it also had to be people that you could drive across country with and not kill." — Lorne Michaels

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