Anthony Bourdain Quotes
Assume the worst. About everybody. But don’t let this poisoned outlook affect your job performance. Let it all roll off your back. Ignore it. Be amused by what you see and suspect. Just because someone you work with is a miserable, treacherous, self-serving, capricious and corrupt asshole shouldn’t prevent you from enjoying their company, working with them or finding them entertaining.
I think there’s a great storytelling tradition in the restaurant business that tends to attract people with an oral tradition of bulls – ting and bollocking. Creative people, people for whom the 9-to-5 world is not attractive or impossible. It seems that way. There are a lot of stories in the business, and a lot of characters – and it seems to attract its share of artists and writers and people who hope to do something creative in their lives.