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Alex Borstein Quotes and Sayings

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Every comic is really a frustrated rock star.
- Alex Borstein

Television and film acting is really fun because you
are working with other people and you are not completely
responsible for the outcome of the project.
- Alex Borstein

I got my degree in rhetoric.
- Alex Borstein

I love the comic opportunities that come up in the
context of a father-son relationship.
- Harrison Ford

 

I've developed a new philosophy...
I only dread one day at a time.
- the character Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts comic

In comic strips, the person on the left always speaks first.
- George Carlin

Jim Carrey, a comic genius, has a harder time overcoming
the public's desire for him to be funny simply because he's so good at it.
- Ben Stiller

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I'm a quite serious actor who doesn't mind being ridiculously comic.
- Alan Rickman

It's no secret that in my books I'm trying to make
the comic and the serious rub up against each other
just as closely and uncomfortably as I can.
- Richard Russo

I would like to feel that I have a range and that it's
not just a matter of being a comic actor or a serious actor,
because those are really artificial classifications,
I think.
- Jeffrey Jones

Alternative cartoonists have to rely on comic book
stores to get their stuff in the hands of readers.
- Jim Woodring

I don't consider myself a comic but a performer.
A comic tells bad jokes.
- Sandra Bernhard

I love comic books and always did as a kid.
- Rick Moody

I say, if you believe what you read in the comic strips,
then you believe that mice run around with little gold
buttons on their red pants and drive cars.
- Mort Walker

On the whole, and this comment can get me in a lot of trouble,
I find that retailers in the comic book business are not business people.
They're fans who've gotten themselves shops.
- Rob Walton

We're comic.
We're all comics.
We live in a comic time.
And the worse it gets the more comic we are.
- William Gaddis

In my personal life, I'm a comic novel.
But then, so are we all, because we're human beings.
- Dean Koontz

We never respect those who amuse us,
however we may smile at their comic powers.
- Marguerite Gardiner

I like the idea of making big budget films with a heart.
I like graphic novels more than comic books.
- Matthew Vaughn

The copycat effects of media violence,
similar to those previously attributed to westerns,
radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate.
- Hugh Mackay

Comic books were just the means for me to tell the story.
- Michael Chabon

At the same time, as you know, unless you are a comic book reader,
Daredevil is not a known thing.
- Avi Arad

My mother wanted us to understand that the tragedies
of your life one day have the potential to be comic stories the next.
- Nora Ephron

I like good stories above all else...
and kickin' art really goes the final stretch to ensure a comic is good.
- Robert Kirkman

Ronnie Barker will forever be remembered as one of the great comic actors.
- John Major

At this very moment I'm behind on a compilation that
Slave Labor is doing for Free Comic Book Day.
- Jhonen Vasquez

The comic page is dying; I didn't want to go with it.
- Berke Breathed

I used to get a haircut every Saturday so I would never
miss any of the comic books.
I had practically no hair when I was a kid!
- R. L. Stine

Frank's audience doesn't care if a girl singer,
a comic or an organ grinder with a monkey opens the show.
They are there to see HIM.
- Nancy Sinatra

Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist,
but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty
developed comic strip character.
- Bill Griffith

Everything I've done is an old Marvel comic in its' own way.
- Rob Walton

Comic books and graphic novels are a great medium.
It's incredibly underused.
- Darren Aronofsky

I was a very sickly kid.
While I was in the hospital at age 7,
my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied.
I was hooked.
- Len Wein

Listen, people like Brian Bendis did great things for comic readers,
great things for comic readers.
- Avi Arad

I'm a schoolteacher.
That's even worse than being an intellectual.
Schoolteachers are not only comic, they're often cold
and hungry in this richest land on earth.
- Joseph L. Mankiewicz

There were influences in my life that were more important than journalism,
such as comic strips and radio.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I would love to do something like Austin Powers to
show off my comic timing.
- Uma Thurman

I didn't realize House would be the central character,
more the bitter comic relief appearing occasionally.
I relish his wounded nature - the lameness,
the scarred Byronic hero.
- Hugh Laurie

I was not a big comic-book reader.
- Brad Bird

I've grown tremendously as an actor by being there.
It is comic writing the likes of which I don't know
that I'll ever see again and it's been a great,
great experience.
- Matt LeBlanc

Movies and television shows based on comic books constitute
the worst single genre in the history of filmed entertainment
(with the exception of porn).
- John Podhoretz

I think that every sexual position is fundamentally comic.
- Judith Butler

The third biggest comic people in America want to make a comic book out of me.
It's unbelievable.
- Mark Roberts

To paint comic books as childish and illiterate is lazy.
A lot of comic books are very literate -
unlike most films.
- Alan Moore

Plus, I love comic writing.
Nothing satisfies me more than finding a funny way to phrase something.
- Michael Pollan

NBC anchor Brian Williams is a standup comic in disguise.
- Leonard Maltin

A comic can be aesthetically beautiful.
I think they captured it beautifully and accurately.
- Yancy Butler

The people that are running the bulk of the comic shops
in North America aren't business people and they don't understand sales.
They don't understand good product.
- Rob Walton

I'm doing research for a large comic book on the Beat Generation guys -
Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac and those guys.
- Harvey Pekar

As a brunette, I had previously been this serious actress.
Then I became a blonde and got to play a completely different,
comic role.
- Loni Anderson

I think it would be harder for me not to write comedy
because the comic view of things is the one that comes most naturally to me.
- Richard Russo

Comic art is just different.
It's art on its own terms.
- Joe Simon

I would like to do more dramas when I find a good role
that will allow me to politely upset people's expectations of me as a comic actor.
- Ben Stiller

Mostly, I was only interested in television as a kid,
and the majority of reading material I collected was
an adjunct to that central concern,
comic books and magazines included.
- Chris Ware

Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter
quite like unrequited love.
- Charlie Brown in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts comic

He sort of gets comic moments.
Not a lot of directors do.
- Kevin McDonald

I'm not a comic book guy at all.
- Darren Aronofsky

Most films are rooted in a book or a comic strip,
but I don't go out there saying I want to do adaptations.
- Ralph Fiennes

When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in
comic books and in movies.
I grew up believing this dream.
- Elvis Presley

But I read comic books.
I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu.
- Alison Bechdel

I think to be a successful comic, you have to be exceptionally
smart and exceptionally perceptive.
- Christopher Meloni

My stories are very somber, so I think I need the comic ingredient.
Besides, life has so much humor.
- Manuel Puig

Kafka is still unrecognized.
He thought he was a comic writer.
- Leslie Fiedler

Dennis the Menace was probably the most realistic comic book ever done.
No space aliens ever invaded!
- Gilbert Hernandez

I certainly did feel inferior.
Because of class.
Because of strength.
Because of height.
I guess if I'd been able to hit somebody in the nose,
I wouldn't have been a comic.
- Dudley Moore

The other thing that I started doing for myself was,
I went through my diary of ideas that I keep and made
sure that the translation of the comic to the movie was good.
- Guillermo del Toro

I really don't have a lot in common with the people
who attend the Comic Con.
It's like assuming that all people who write prose are the same.
- Harvey Pekar

There is not one female comic who was beautiful as a little girl.
- Joan Rivers

I am a comic writer, which means I get to slay the dragons,
and shoot the bull.
- Rita Mae Brown

No, I'm not a comic book guy.
I'm pretty fascinated with the subculture though and
I do think that the world of comic books is such a
natural transition into film.
- Donal Logue

Comic books and The Chronicles of Narnia.
My mother used to read those to me and my twin brother growing up.
- Shawn Ashmore


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