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John Kricfalusi Quotes and Sayings

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There's tons of people with talent; it's the system that's all screwed up.
- John Kricfalusi

I find it very hard to sit down and create an idea
or especially a new character on command.
Usually my characters evolve by accident out of some story context.
- John Kricfalusi

Cartoonists are untrained artists, while illustrators are more trained.
- John Kricfalusi

As soon as I found out how compartmentalized the industry was,
I realized, Well, no wonder the cartoons are so bad.
- John Kricfalusi

 

My intended audience was everybody.
I just want to make cartoons for human beings.
- John Kricfalusi

All artists get better with age.
The more you draw, the better you're going to get.
- John Kricfalusi

I don t think cartoons are only for kids,
but I think kids will love anything as long as it's visually interesting.
- John Kricfalusi

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Not very many people can draw who are illustrators today.
- John Kricfalusi

My style is very strong poses and expressions.
- John Kricfalusi

Kids cannot follow stories.
They don't know what the hell is going on in a cartoon.
They like to see funny visual things happening.
- John Kricfalusi

Open a magazine from the 1930s and '40s and look at the illustrations in it.
There's nobody alive that could touch the way they could draw back then.
- John Kricfalusi

If you're a kid wanting to be a cartoonist today,
and you're looking at Family Guy, you don't have to aim very high.
- John Kricfalusi

To make something look real and alive,
nothing can be symmetrical because nothing in real life is symmetrical.
You have to make it look organic.
- John Kricfalusi

Mel Blanc has been gone for 30 years,
even though he's still around.
- John Kricfalusi

Joe Barbera's s always complaining that he can't get
humor into cartoons anymore.
Just do it.
You've got your money.
Why do they let the networks run their lives?
- John Kricfalusi

From 20 years of experience hiring artists out of the schools,
I know-they get worse every year.
They're absolutely ridiculously retarded now.
- John Kricfalusi

The only character I ever remember actually creating
in a flash of inspiration was George Liquor.
God planted that in my head in an instant.
- John Kricfalusi

The storyboard department doesn't talk to the layout department,
which doesn't talk to the writing department.
They're all jealous of each other.
- John Kricfalusi

Most cartoons are those colors.
They have been for 35 years.
- John Kricfalusi

In old movies, the cinematography is a thousand times
better than anything today.
Writing, a thousand times better.
- John Kricfalusi

The generic Canadian style of illustration is different
from the generic American style.
- John Kricfalusi

One guy records the voices, another guy times the storyboard,
another guy times the sheets, one guy is the story editor.
All these jobs should be covered by the director.
- John Kricfalusi

George Liquor is really the richest character I have.
I'm amazed there aren't 365 episodes about him on TV already.
- John Kricfalusi

I'll let you in on a secret: I can't stand Jay Ward.
I hate being compared to Rocky and Bullwinkle.
It's just a different style of humor.
- John Kricfalusi

You can draw Family Guy when you're 10 years old.
You don't have to get any better than that to become
a professional cartoonist.
The standards are extremely low.
- John Kricfalusi

Schools are really bad now.
Schools are not only bad in reading,
writing and arithmetic,
they're worse in cultural aspects, like in music and art.
They don't teach you anything.
- John Kricfalusi

You buy any book on color theory today,
and it's just complete poppycock.
Everybody comes out of school painting pink,
purple and green.
The whole damn cartoon industry has pink purple and green on their mind.
- John Kricfalusi

I influenced the BG style by not being able to draw perspective.
The BG artists developed cool graphic painting styles
to make my bad backgrounds look like they were that way on purpose.
- John Kricfalusi

An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of preaching.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Yeah, I think if I were to go again,
I'd try to go more on gut feelings and stick with it.
I was on to Frederique.
I found clues for everything, I found tons of stuff.
- Corbin Bernsen

I had a good time working with Russell Crowe,
Ron Howard and Ed Harris.
It was a great cast and Russell worked really hard,
doing tons of research and questioning everything.
- Jennifer Connelly

Several tons of dynamite are set off in this picture -
none of it under the right people.
- James Agee

I had a great time on News Radio, I got to make tons
of money in relative obscurity and learn a lot about
the TV biz and work on my standup act constantly.
It was a dream gig.
- Joe Rogan

Present annual world energy consumption is about equal
to the annihilation energy of 4 tons of matter.
- Barney Oliver

Even though it seems like there are a lot of parts,
there is really tons of downtime in the acting world.
- Taryn Manning

Well, you know, one lawyer says I'm the only witness and I'm not credible.
Another lawyer says this witness - there's tons of
evidence that's been available for years.
- Patty Hearst

People think that at the top there isn't much room.
They tend to think of it as an Everest.
My message is that there is tons of room at the top.
- Margaret Thatcher

For a long time I wanted to be a comic strip artist
but when I started doing them in my teens they were
getting really elaborate with tons of poses and a lot of information.
- Craig McCracken

Sixteen Tons was written eight years before I recorded it.
- Tennessee Ernie Ford

Florida has tons of entertainment opportunities because
Walt Disney World and Universal Studios are there.
- Kevin Richardson

I have tons of jewelry.
I like to wear a lot of it.
- Amber Tamblyn

We have an electronic vein we have tapped and applied
it to a rock setting like tons of bands out there.
- Mike Lowry

Google is in an amazing position to be the target of
tons of lawsuits that will set precedent for many important
things for us on the Internet.
- Joichi Ito

Some people use just one condom, right? But we use tons.
- Tracey Emin

I had read tons of science fiction.
I was fascinated by other worlds, other environments.
For me, it was fantasy, but it was not fantasy in the sense of pure escapism.
- James Cameron

Many parts of the granite statues were found,
the most important of which had features close to Ramses II.
The statue needs some restoration and weighs between four and five tons.
- Zahi Hawass

Mr. Speaker, Delaware River's regional ports handle
approximately 58 million tons of cargo yearly.
- Robert Brady

Oh, there's tons of resentment.
That's normal.
I can't control that, and I don't worry about it.
- Brian Austin Green

I started going back and forth, New York,
London, New York, London.
I wasn't looking back at all.
I was doing tons of jobs.
Working, working, working, working.
- Kate Moss

There are tons of people I'd like to freeze for all of eternity,
but we won't go into that!
- Holly Marie Combs

Barack Obama has raised tons of money.
That is what he means by being green.
- Evan Sayet

I've had tons of odd jobs, but I think that I would
probably be a fireman because you get to see the results of your job.
You get there and there is a house on fire.
You leave and there's not a fire anymore.
- Luke Perry

I do the cooking at home.
Where we eat no more than 100 grams of meat a day and
have 'tons' of fresh vegetables.
I prepare the vegetables with a wide range of herbs,
spices and such.
We also keep on hand lots of fruit, yogurt and great breads.
- Graham Kerr

It does seem really hard to get consumers to do the right thing.
It is stupid that we use two tons of steel,
glass, and plastic to haul our sorry selves to the shopping mall.
It's stupid that we put water in plastic bottles in Fiji and ship it here.
- John Doerr

I don't write down my experiences, but I have a very decent memory.
I have tons of books in which I write down phrases as they occur to me.
That's how I write songs.
I'll need a line and I'll go through the books and find it,
the right rhyme and everything.
- Evan Dando

There's so much negative imagery of black fatherhood.
I've got tons of friends that are doing the right thing by their kids,
and doing the right thing as a father -
and how come that's not as newsworthy?
- Will Smith

There's so many things I want to do.
I want to work with great filmmakers,
great actors, great scripts.
And there's no reason for me to do anything short of that,
because I'm 24, I don't have a family,
I don't need to make tons of money, and I'm not dying to get famous.
- Tobey Maguire

For some reason I did something where I realized I could get a reaction.
That was when I broke out of my shell at school,
because I really didn't have any friends or anything
like that and I just kind of was going along,
and then finally I did this zany thing,
and all of a sudden I had tons of friends.
- Jim Carrey

As we all know, many people remain buried under tons of rubble and debris,
waiting to be rescued.
When we think of their suffering, we feel deeply and
profoundly that we should be there,
in Haiti, with them, trying our best to prevent death.
- Jean-Bertrand Aristide

In the period where I had to live the life of a citizen -
a life where,
like everybody else, I did tons of laundry and cleaned toilet bowls,
changed hundreds of diapers and nursed children -
I learned a lot.
- Patti Smith

I mean there are tons of reasons.
Well first of all.
I write my own record.
I don't take other people's materials.
And I have a job which is being Willa Ford on top of
getting back in the studio and writing and recording.
- Willa Ford

We have to be aware that the scientific community throws
up tons of different hypotheses and at a certain point
we'll find out who was right and who was wrong.
But we have to go with the best information right now,
which I would claim to be the IPCC reports.
- Bjorn Lomborg

The original Dean Martin Comedy Hour handed me some hysterical sketches.
I've got highlights on tons of these variety shows,
given to me by their great writers.
I'd love to be doing all that again.
- Ruth Buzzi

There's tons of creative people in television that
have one failure after another,
and they just step up higher.
I could never get over that.
When I had a failure, there was no such thing as just getting over it.
- Chuck Barris

Actually, we got signed in November of 2000 with Dreamworks
which is the most amazing label.
We have friends on other labels and though we are not
selling millions of records,
yet, they treat us with tons of respect and give us some very good guidance.
- Adam Rich

The other exception where we did not at all restore
the place to its original condition is the Surrounded Islands.
Before we installed our fabric, we had our workers
remove 42 tons of garbage off the beaches of those islands.
We never brought the garbage back.
- Christo

Now, we put out a lot of carbon dioxide every year,
over 26 billion tons.
For each American, it's about 20 tons.
For people in poor countries, it's less than one ton.
It's an average of about five tons for everyone on the planet.
And, somehow, we have to make changes that will bring that down to zero.
- Bill Gates

There are tons of people who are late to trends by
nature and adopt a trend after it's no longer in fashion.
They exist in mutual funds.
They exist in clothes.
They exist in cars.
They exist in lifestyles.
- Jim Cramer

I lose tons of stuff on the cutting room floor.
For Scary Movie 3, for example, we had a lot of Matrix spoofs,
a Hulk scene, and some of that stuff just doesn't hold up -
it's too much plot,
audiences just didn't want to hear about it.
- David Zucker

We've had such thorough training, we've had an excellent team on the ground.
With the minor glitches that have occurred,
we've been able to take care of them.
And the teams on the ground are getting tons of incredible data.
- Laurel Clark

The factor most ignored in discussing interstellar
flight is the kinetic energy that must be invested
in the ship to make its tons of matter move at a substantial
fraction of the speed of light.
- Barney Oliver


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