I’m a human being, I’m not anyone’s mascot! And I am America’s conscience. And that’s what they don’t want to look at. They would rather look at a cartoon character than at the deceit of this country and this government.— Russell Means
Spectacular Cartoon Character quotations
We are what we believe we are.
The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all.
All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.
You're a work of art. Not everyone will understand you, but the ones who do, will never forget about you.
The nice thing is that, at least in Los Angeles, I'm known as a character actor and I do auditions for other things besides just cartoon shows.
Making cartoons means very hard work at every step of the way, but creating a successful cartoon character is the hardest work of all.
Perhaps the image you have of the devil is a cartoon of a man in a red suit with horns a pointy tale and a pitch fork, Satan would love for you to think of him as a harmless cartoon character, but don't be fooled... Satan is anything but harmless.
When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For disrespect is not a valuation of your worth but a signal of their character.
What is today but yesterday's tomorrow?
I laugh when I end up on the worst-dressed lists.
I'm not trying to be fashionable. I know I'm kind of a cartoon character. Do people honestly think I'm wearing a kafkan in order to be fashionable?
I've always just loved drawing and loved cartoons.
Growing up, I loved Disney films, I loved The Simpsons, and I was a big fan of the comic strip Calvin & Hobbes and the way that they would have weird fantasy and then down-to-earth funny character comedy.
To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
I try to build a full personality for each of our cartoon characters - to make them personalities.
I just devoured all of his [Buster Keaton’s] films because his sense of comic timing was amazing. He’s the closest a human being has ever come to a cartoon character. And I was just amazed at his sense of character and timing, the humor. It's all just so…sophisticated, even when you watch it today.
When I was first painting the Monopoly guy I received a criticism.
People said, "You're just painting cartoon characters, anyone can do that," but I'm actually a very skilled artist. That's why I released a Jack Nicholson portrait right after that that was very detailed in the face to show my skills.
A mistake that makes you humble is better than an achievement that makes you arrogant.
All kids draw some kind of cartoon characters. They just grow out of them, and I didn't
As a kid, I drew cartoon characters and comic book heroes.
Spiderman and the X-Men were my favorites.
I am definitely not scared of Mike Tyson.
I am at the top of the food chain and he is looking to knock me off. Mike's an arrogant imbecile. He sounds like a cartoon character.
Accept both compliments and criticism. It takes both sun and rain for a flower to grow.
There was all this loneliness in my cartoons and people would say, "Gee, these characters are so lonely, disconnected, depressed." And I'd say, 'Yeah well, that's not me. I'm just interested in that because I think it makes a funny drawing.' But later I understood it was me in many respects; my hand was doing it ahead of the head's understanding.
It is no accident that I made Cartoon Town a simple little village - in many ways it mirrored my home town. And, yes, many of my puppet characters took on some of the more eccentric characteristics of people I knew there.
Tick is a cartoon character, I don't know if you're familiar with him.
This is the third step in his evolution. Comic book to cartoon to, now, live-action.
Remind yourself that you cannot fail at being yourself.
People will always consider me a cartoon character, a bimbo. They will never give me credit.
I'm normally not a praying man, but if you're up there, please save me, Superman. Homer Simpson
I like the idea of bringing cartoon characters to life.
.. and although the Americans have already attempted this, their culture is not sufficiently humane to make it work.
Let yourself be drawn by the strange pull of what you love. It will not lead you astray.
You can take charge, kick ass, do whatever you have to do and it's okay.
You can blow people up. These are things that are okay for cartoon characters to do.
I think getting something together to showcase your voice is important.
You can also watch cartoons and play games and just kinda listen, and try to see how the design of the character matches to the voice.
Then I got the offer to play Buck Rogers, but I turned it down thinking it was a cartoon character. Well I was wrong, it wasn't at all. So I read the script and decided I liked the character, it had a good concept.
Be curious, bot judgmental.
My grandmother was probably the first person who I thought was beautiful.
She was incredibly stylish, she had big hair, big cars. I was probably 3 years old, but she was like a cartoon character. She'd swoop into our lives with presents and boxes, and she always smelled great and looked great.
Maybe I'll just become a cartoon character because there's nothing left for me to do in an R-rated comedy.
Now we really like to put people in boxes.
As men, we do it because we don't understand characters that aren't ourselves and we aren't willing to put ourselves in the skin of those characters and women, I think, terrify us. We tend not to write women as human beings. It's cartoons we're making now. And that's a shame.
Keep your words positive because your words become your behavior.
When you throw punches at actors, you stop, you pull it, and it looks like you pulled it. When you throw punches at cartoon characters, they are not there, so you can swing through. It looks like you really decked them.
People in Britain see Richard Quest as a kind of an offensive cartoon character.
What does it say about a president's policies when he has to use a cartoon character rather than real people to justify his record?
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
They weren't impatient for the boys to turn into cartoons again.
They awarded sympathy, gave compassion. Because deep down they had found parts of themselves in the characters. You said it George.
A cartoon character isn't a specific person.
It isn't Tom Cruise or George Clooney playing the part, it's a character that could be you. It's easier for you to get drawn into it in a special way.
The critics had an image of me, and they wouldn't accept any other.
.. I was a cartoon character. A joke.
And there were sort of three toys for boys and three toys for girls.
And the boys I can remember was, well, there was a Dan Dare Ray Gun. Dan Dare was a sort of a cartoon character. He was just sort of a - he was like a Battle of Britain fighter pilot, only in space.
Ian sighed wanly. "I once had the means to be gaga over art–before I found myself in a country where the standard of beauty is toaster waffles shaped like cartoon characters.