• After you have loss in your life and after you experience something like losing your parents, the greatest gift of that was it prepared me for [anything]. Nothing else is as scary, and certainly stand-up comedy is not as scary as sitting there with your mom and having to have last conversations and things like that. It's heavy stuff, but it's enlightening because it makes me think I shouldn't be afraid of sharing ideas and thoughts with people. It's the yin and the yang of life.

    "Dane Cook Talks PLANES, Working on a Disney Animated Movie, Learning Aviation Jargon, and PLANES Sequel". Interview with Sheila Roberts, August 6, 2013.