If I tape an 11-hour day, guess which parts end up on air. Not the bits when I'm pleasant, but the parts when I'm obnoxious.
Quoted in interview, Playboy magazine (February 2007)
Very simple. I'm putting up the money, and I also have ears.Simon Cowell
You know Paula, who I couldn't look at the beginning of the series... I love her to death now. I hate to admit it but I do.Simon Cowell