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Conservative humor is frankly harder than liberal humor.
by Ted Rall

Conservative humor is frankly harder than liberal humor.
You get points for just being liberal.
You can get more points if you make fun of your own side sometimes.
- Ted Rall

At this point, American workers are pretty respectful
of the bosses they loathe.
- Ted Rall

I think jazz is good, but I don't enjoy it.
It's not for me.
- Ted Rall

I'm a better editorial cartoonist by default because
so many editorial cartoonists out there are so awful.
- Ted Rall

 

When you do a cartoon based on news headlines,
you do it based on incomplete information.
- Ted Rall

I think we're the first generation to successfully
integrate American society.
- Ted Rall

I think Maus I is better than Maus II.
The standard here is whether or not it's as good as
a great book of prose literature and by that standard,
no, it's not that great.
- Ted Rall

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I don't think anyone has written a great graphic novel.
- Ted Rall

Anyone should be able to read comics.
- Ted Rall

On the ground, Pakistan is the most virulently anti-American state on the planet.
- Ted Rall

It's a perfectly valid position to not like Shakespeare.
- Ted Rall

The first step to stringing the boss up from a lamppost
is saying the boss is a moron.
- Ted Rall

When I put together a graphic novel,
I don't think about literary prose.
I think about storytelling.
- Ted Rall

I think Dilbert is actually a radical strip.
- Ted Rall

Silk Road to Ruin has all the analysis and it's structured very well.
I rely on my notes more and I use direct quotes.
But there's nothing like writing about it right away.
- Ted Rall

But now that I'm cartooning full-time,
I'm more of an observer.
I'm talking to people who are experiencing these things.
But it's not like being in the trenches.
- Ted Rall

Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left
the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent
Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.
- Ted Rall

Money stress is what used to remind me of my Dad most.
- Ted Rall

There was an honorable tradition of using anonymous
sources that was ruined by Jayson Blair.
- Ted Rall

Anyway, I tried liking Jimmy Corrigan but I couldn't.
- Ted Rall

The best thing about being a cartoonist is to walk
into a bar or someone's apartment and they don't know you,
but they've taped one of your pieces up.
- Ted Rall

Even though I'm a leftist.
I think the left eats its own.
- Ted Rall

If I had to rank my skills, I have a long way to go
before I can write a good graphic novel.
- Ted Rall

Most people don't know how to tell stories.
- Ted Rall

I never consciously do any work directly influenced from any movie,
unless I'm doing a parody.
- Ted Rall

I'm a better polemicist in prose.
- Ted Rall

When you have birds you stare at them a lot and their
eyes are recessed on their head.
When they look at something they tilt their head in a quizzical expression.
- Ted Rall

Up until 1995, I still had a day job that I hated.
I was still personally involved in things in the 90s.
- Ted Rall

Orrin Hatch was the keynote speaker at the last meeting
of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists.
He sought me out because he was a fan.
I was thinking he had confused me with someone else.
- Ted Rall

Comics are too big.
You can't say any kind or genre of comics is better than another.
You can say so subjectively.
But to say it like it's objective is wrong.
It's wrong morally, because it cuts out stuff that's good.
- Ted Rall

The experts who managed the original Marshall Plan
say Afghanistan needs a commitment of at least $5 to
$10 billion over 5 to 10 years,
coupled with occupation forces of 250,000 Allied soldiers
to keep the peace throughout the country.
- Ted Rall

Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils,
as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others.
- Ambrose Bierce

A conservative is a man who just sits and thinks,
mostly sits.
- Woodrow Wilson

The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's
oldest exercises in moral philosophy;
that is,
the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.
- Leo Rosten

A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who,
however, has never learned how to walk forward.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

A conservative is a man who is
too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
- Elbert Hubbard

I am a conservative, but I am not a zombie.
- Glenn Beck

White collar conservative flashin down the street,
pointing that plastic finger at me, they all assume
my kind will drop and die,
but I'm gonna wave my freak flag high.
- Jimi Hendrix

A conservative is someone who makes no changes and
consults his grandmother when in doubt.
- Woodrow Wilson

Shakespeare, who is probably the greatest writer and
poet of the English language,
lived in a time that was politically very conservative
and it's reflected in his writings.
- Alex Cox

I think we have erred on the side of being too conservative so far,
to tell you the truth.
- Roone Arledge

The country has become much more conservative,
partly because it's been taken over by the religious right.
- Bill Maher

Vote Labor and you build castles in the air.
Vote Conservative and you can live in them.
- David Frost

It's time for conservative Americans to right the ship again.
- Mike Pence

Conservative New Testament studies could also provide
an intellectually satisfying alternative to German
biblical criticism and to the liberal theology that accompanied it.
- John Gresham Machen

I was reared in the conservative atmosphere of a Methodist parsonage.
- Countee Cullen

The next four years, there won't be a week that goes
by without a discussion of climate change.
It's a naturally Conservative issue.
- Tim Yeo

By 'radical,' I understand one who goes too far;
by 'conservative,' one who does not go far enough;
by 'reactionary,' one who won't go at all.
- Woodrow Wilson

I'd like to have a drink with Bill Maher and see how he feels.
We were too conservative coming over to Fox from fX,
and got ourselves off our best game.
- Tom Bergeron

The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most
conservative notions in any culture,
because it seeks to turn other ideas -
uncertainty,
progress, change - into crimes.
- Salman Rushdie

It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative
without changing a single idea.
- Robert Anton Wilson

I didn't know I was a conservative when it didn't matter to me growing up.
- Herman Cain

I never dared to be radical when young for fear it
would make me conservative when old.
- Robert Frost

The most radical revolutionary will become a conservative
the day after the revolution.
- Hannah Arendt

I am a conservative type of person, so sometimes when
I'm chilling with myself,
people always come ask me, 'What's wrong with you?
What are you wondering about?'
- Wayne Wonder

I shall not grow conservative with age.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

If a conservative is a liberal who's been mugged,
a liberal is a conservative who's been arrested.
- Thomas Wolfe

I came to Washington with a pledge to be a fiscally conservative.
- Candice S. Miller

For the first time perhaps since Margaret Thatcher,
we will have at the head of the Conservative Party
someone who is genuinely an equal match for Tony Blair.
- Tim Yeo

Let's trace the birth of an idea.
It's born as rampant radicalism, then it becomes progressivism,
then liberalism, then it becomes moderated conservative,
outmoded, and gone.
- Powell Clayton

I am getting frustrated by the fact that we have been
out of office for eight years.
I desperately want to lead the Conservative Party to
make quicker progress back into power.
- Kenneth Clarke

I grew up in conservative rural Kansas in the 1950s
when it was expected that girls would not have a life outside the home,
so educating them was a waste of time.
- Sara Paretsky

A Conservative Government is an organized hypocrisy.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Some fellows get credit for being conservative when they are only stupid.
- Kin Hubbard

If you're a Conservative, why aren't you behind conserving the land?
- Ken Kesey

This is not about being liberal.
This is not about being conservative.
This is about making sure our government works for all Americans.
- Francine Busby

I am a radical in thought (and principle) and a conservative in method (and conduct).
- Rutherford B. Hayes

Bush is no conservative.
- Bill Kristol

It has been surprising to me that so few conservatives
have voiced concern over the precedence that are being
set in favor of suppression by this so-called conservative administration.
- James Bovard

The political health of Britain has deteriorated very sharply.
The Conservative Party must do something about it.
I am the man to do it.
- Kenneth Clarke


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