Top 100 Jonathan Scott Quotes

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“When you have a quality mattress, great sheets, and a good duvet with the perfect fill, it all works together to give you the perfect sleep.”

― Jonathan Scott

“If you want to have a good sleep, you have to have a good mattress.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Sometimes life takes you on unexpected paths, and those paths aren’t always in the same direction.”

― Jonathan Scott

“A good laundry room with storage can make life easier.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Your home should make your life easier.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Open concept bathrooms are not the greatest.”

― Jonathan Scott

“We’re the house that’s playing Christmas music by November 1.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Paint and new flooring are simple refreshers. But it’s not worth it to update all the kitchen cabinets if it’s still the same bad layout.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Justin Timberlake is one of our style icons – he does both formal and casual perfectly.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Sometimes you’re running toward your target so hard that you don’t stop to reassess.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Because I live and breathe design every day, sometimes I will come across an idea that is something I want to try. It often comes from an old hotel or an old restaurant, and I will adapt it to be residential.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’m not an extremely social person in general because I don’t love crowds, but I’m an engaging person, and I love good conversation.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Drew pretty much eats all gluten free. I go for flavor over cardboard.”

― Jonathan Scott

“We really find that most houses we look at – that are really rough around the edges – most of those are actually diamonds in the rough. They could be beautiful, and it just takes a little creativity and having the right people on board.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I want to ride a unicorn.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I think when you are young and you don’t really know what you want in life, you can commit to something and think at the time it is right.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’ve been asked twice to go on ‘The Bachelor’ – and once in Canada as well -and I was like, ‘It would literally be my nightmare to be put on display and dated out.’ It’s the opposite of anything I have ever wanted.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’m very blessed in a lot of ways. I can buy what I want, and I can go anywhere in the world.”

― Jonathan Scott

“At the end of the day, coming home to that one person that you know has your back, there’s no better feeling.”

― Jonathan Scott

“The worst is, a friend will invite me over, and she’ll say, ‘Hey, you’ve been working so hard. I’ll make you dinner. It’ll be great.’ I’m like, ‘That’s so sweet! Thank you!’ And I’ll come over, and she’s got hardwood samples laid out! She’s using me!”

― Jonathan Scott

“The first time I had my dreams crushed was when I was scammed, and somebody stole all of my magic props. I was a teenager, and I had put all my money into that. I had literally wanted to be the next David Copperfield. And that was all taken away.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I was actually asked to do the Christmas design for the White House. I thought it would be interesting, given that it has such a rich history, to decorate around some real beautiful oversized images of the history of the White House and the history of the country.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Drew definitely has great design taste. He knows what looks good in a space, and he knows how to put together a design.”

― Jonathan Scott

“One of the biggest mistakes I see in the bedroom is that they plan to be doing things other than sleeping in the bedroom. They will have a desk in there for working, or they’ll have a big shelf in there for storing things. It should be all about relaxing.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Two fundamental rules in the bedroom: one is you do not work in the bedroom. You should not have a workstation, laptop, or business papers around, because as soon as you look at that, you’re stressed. I love having a sitting area where you can read a book, but that’s it. The other is no clutter.”

― Jonathan Scott

“The sole purpose of the bedroom is to melt away any stressors.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’ve dated a lot in my life, and I’ve dated every kind of person you can imagine.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I just want to be around people who bring energy, and when you walk away, you feel good about yourself and good about them.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I want to be a dad, so it’s important for me to have a partner who would play a key role in that.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I have said to myself that if I don’t find the right person, I think I would probably adopt on my own, because I think I would be a great dad.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I would say, at least once a week, I get approached by a pro athlete or a celebrity or someone who wants some work done.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I feel like there’s an opportunity for a show called ‘Property Brother.’ No, I think our brand is definitely stronger together. When he sits on your head in the womb for 9 months, you’re connected.”

― Jonathan Scott

“We have incredibly talented fans. Anytime we receive fan art or especially if they post it online and tag us, we usually share that with everybody else.”

― Jonathan Scott

“If I go to Lowe’s, people will follow me up and down the aisle with kitchen plans and samples.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Some people, you can see that they’re in a house just because it functions OK for them. It checks the boxes for certain things that they need, but you can tell that they’re not emotionally connected to the house.”

― Jonathan Scott

“We do believe that your home can make your life easier, but there needs to be something that wells you up inside – whether it’s that you can see your family growing and expanding, and it has the perfect nursery, or maybe that you want to be that neighborhood hub where all the kids in the community come over, and they can play.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Nothing will make a place feel unlike home like chaos.”

― Jonathan Scott

“It’s very strange to wake up in my own bed, as weird as that sounds, because I’m always on the road.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’m not a gambler or a nightclub guy.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Slow and steady is the way we built our brand, and I think that’s why it’s one of the leading home space brands.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Drew and I have always been very analytical at looking at the business opportunities. We’re entrepreneurs through and through.”

― Jonathan Scott

“We’re not pretending to be somebody else. We’re being ourselves; we’re doing what we do, and people have trust that they put in that, that we won’t compromise on our ideals. And it really paid off.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Being married was a huge part of my life. I spent six and a half years with someone, and it didn’t work. Anyone in a long-term relationship knows how hard that is.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I love kids, and I get along great with kids.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Of all the success and everything we’ve achieved, I think I’ll be a great dad.”

― Jonathan Scott

“There are probably less than 100 actors who make more than we do across our empire.”

― Jonathan Scott

“We became amazed with Property Brothers at how many kids watch and love the show. We’ll even have 4- and 5-year-olds walk up on the street and say, ‘Mom and Dad, look: it’s the Property Brothers.’”

― Jonathan Scott

“Failure is part of success, and nobody should ever view failure as a bad thing as long as you learn from it.”

― Jonathan Scott

“We were pretty fortunate that we lived in a very supportive household, so our mom and dad, they didn’t care what we did. They just wanted us to do something. Whatever we’re passionate about, they would support us.”

― Jonathan Scott

“It’s okay to learn from your mistakes, and it’s okay to be human.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Honestly, I stay in a lot of hotels, and it makes me miss my bed.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Ever since I was a kid and watched magicians on stage, like David Copperfield or Siegfried and Roy, I instantly knew how they did everything. In my head, it just all worked.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I think that’s why we do well with ‘Property Brothers.’ It’s our charisma with each other and with the audience. We’ve always been great storytellers.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Drew never argues with me because I carry very heavy power tools all the time.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Growing up, we were in a strict household, so we weren’t allowed to have posters of our crushes and stuff on the wall – mine was Cristina Applegate.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I just felt like women love musicians, so I thought that we should become musicians. It’ll help my dating life.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Drew’s a total wimp.”

― Jonathan Scott

“When the economy collapsed, our construction company was in Calgary, but the U.S. was further along in the recession, so I made the move down to Vegas.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’m very good at relaxing.”

― Jonathan Scott

“People think because you’re a celebrity, because you’re on TV, because you’re ‘People Magazine”s Sexiest Men Alive, things like that, that we’re bathing in champagne and taking limos door to door. But we’re literally the same guys, just with much busier schedules.”

― Jonathan Scott

“As comfortable as I am being single, nothing beats sharing your happiness with someone you love.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I don’t trust people who don’t like dogs.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Hiking, scuba diving – I just love getting out and doing things.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’m four minutes older. Of all the competitions in our life, I won the first one. Though Drew is a quarter inch taller.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I love classic Christmas. I love just warmth and a little bit of glam. You gotta have the silvers and the golds and what not, but I go a little overboard.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I am a Christmas nerd. Christmas is my favorite holiday.”

― Jonathan Scott

“We stay on top of design styles and aren’t afraid to take on new challenges.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I don’t make my bed. At the end of a day of going to construction sites, the last thing I want to do is move 10 pillows off the bed.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’ll admit that I enjoyed my 20s more than my teens, my 30s more than my 20s.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I love to laugh. A sense of humor is really important.”

― Jonathan Scott

“When buyers see the pride of ownership – when they come in, and they’re impressed by how clean the place is – they can picture their kids playing on the floor. They can picture the family sitting around the table. When they can picture their own family in that space, instantly you grab them, and they’ll pay more money, too.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Buyers look at everything. They open every drawer. They open every cabinet door. So make sure your underwear is folded nicely.”

― Jonathan Scott

“The big message I give to all of our clients, and anyone we lecture to, is you have to be smart with your money.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I literally learned everything I could try to do to get a date, and it did not work when I was younger. I heard people love musicians, so I took up the bagpipes.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I remember, this one time, one of my best friends was living with us for a little while, this place we were renovating. We got back, we’d been cleared out. The place had been robbed. They must have backed up trucks to get the appliances. And our buddy was still sleeping.”

― Jonathan Scott

“What we’ve found is that there’s a real gap between what people see and love for their home and actually pulling the trigger and making it happen. One of the biggest problems is people are afraid to make the wrong purchase.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I was born, and the doctor left. And then the nurse is like, ‘Doctor, I think there’s another one.’”

― Jonathan Scott

“We love meeting fans face to face.”

― Jonathan Scott

“We started out as actors. When we were coming out of high school, we didn’t want to be struggling actors, and – I remember the conversation – we were like, ‘Let’s invest in real estate!’”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’m a magician. A lot of people don’t know that I’ve won awards. I used to do big stage shows.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I don’t really watch TV. I don’t have time.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I think that’s one of the biggest things people don’t understand: a clean house will sell faster.”

― Jonathan Scott

“When people suggest we like to ‘dream big’… they’re absolutely right.”

― Jonathan Scott

“We have always been dreamers, and we are admittedly overachievers, and coming out of high school, we didn’t want to be struggling artists.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Drew was a director, and I’m a magician.”

― Jonathan Scott

“There’s always people trying to do something to make a quick buck. But, if you plan on the long game, you can essentially guarantee success if you’re willing to put in the work and if you surround yourself with the right team.”

― Jonathan Scott

“We were always thinking big, dreaming big – no project was too big for us to tackle, and that comes from how we were raised. Our parents actually said to us, ‘If somebody says you can’t do something, find five ways to do it.’”

― Jonathan Scott

“The main thing for me is that anything I design, I try to design it with just a little bit of pizzazz, something that’s going to allow the family to stay home and enjoy the space as opposed to necessarily having to always go to a park or something.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’m not big on chemicals, and I like to try to do things as natural as possible.”

― Jonathan Scott

“There have been some clients who have said, ‘In order to compete, I’m going to put a pool in and then sell the house.’ That’s a terrible idea.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Drew is the most competitive man on the planet. It doesn’t matter if we’re running to the car: he has to get there first.”

― Jonathan Scott

“With my own home, I feel like I’m the mechanic who drives a crappy car. I never have time to work on my own home.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I went back to college for construction and design.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’m usually able to reuse at least 50 percent of the clients’ furniture. Most times, I’ll just clean it up, make it look like new, and that’s the best way to save money.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Anyone who has been through failed relationships – even people in successful relationships – understand that you gain perspective about what is important to you.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I’ve only ever seen a couple tiny home spaces that are actually a clever use of space.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Open-faced, traditional, wood-burning fireplaces are very inefficient.”

― Jonathan Scott

“You don’t need a great green thumb in order to make something look nice. A lot of times, it’s just about cleaning up the weeds and trimming back the shrubs.”

― Jonathan Scott

“There’s no reason your outdoor furniture should look like cheap plastic that will blow over or break in two seconds.”

― Jonathan Scott

“Drew is a shopaholic. He must have 400 suits and 180 pairs of shoes. I have three pairs of jeans, and that’s it. I shop in his closet and take anything I want.”

― Jonathan Scott
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