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Jonathan Shapiro Quotes and Sayings

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Gee, I am a complete Luddite when it comes to computers,
I can barely log on!
- Jonathan Shapiro

Related topics: Computers

I am anti-Bush.
A lot of what he stands for is the antithesis of what I stand for.
- Jonathan Shapiro

There was a teacher who recognized that I was interested
in cartooning and he was great.
- Jonathan Shapiro

I was very lucky all three newspapers approached me
and asked me to draw their cartoons for them.
- Jonathan Shapiro

 

I eventually saw the satirical nature of caricaturing individuals.
- Jonathan Shapiro

You can't undo a deportation.
- Jonathan Shapiro

I see the cartoonist as contributing to the content,
being critical, because we do poke holes in some of
the dialogue and find new ways of seeing things.
- Jonathan Shapiro

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I think the eyes are very revealing and can expose
a lot about a persons mood or character.
- Jonathan Shapiro

I try not to change my political point of view from paper to paper.
- Jonathan Shapiro

On one occasion in 1987 the security police came looking
for me because of a drawing that I'd published.
- Jonathan Shapiro

Mandela once phoned me out of the blue while he was still president,
and at first he played with me a bit.
- Jonathan Shapiro

Even people that I agree with can do something that
would be a target for a bit of humor.
- Jonathan Shapiro

The cartoons which I enjoy have caused some kind of out rage,
but they have got people talking about these issues
out in the open and in essence that's what its all about.
- Jonathan Shapiro

I normally keep a series of draft in a catalogue type
of book in which I scribble,
sketch and draw ideas.
- Jonathan Shapiro

What's much harder is taking on people in your own community.
- Jonathan Shapiro

Sometimes I have to compromise my views,
but I never compromise on issues like the death penalty and the arm trade laws,
despite what the readers or letters may say.
- Jonathan Shapiro

Primarily I'm a social commentator rather than someone
who's out to get the belly laugh.
- Jonathan Shapiro

Certainly in cartooning I'm given huge free rein at the moment.
- Jonathan Shapiro

I would think a sense of the absurd is more important
for a political cartoonist,
because that could define things like a sense of hypocrisy
or a sense of the things one has to be skeptical about.
- Jonathan Shapiro

It's to be a person who's able to shoot little arrows
into sacred cows and knock politicians off their pedestals,
to look out for hypocrisy, advocate for all sorts of
things from social justice to peace.
- Jonathan Shapiro

There are certain people within the new government
who have a slightly disturbing tendency toward authoritarianism,
but there are so many checks and balances that in that
way their noises are just noises.
- Jonathan Shapiro

We do, and there is a law in the United States -
the Torture Convention - that prohibits the United
States from deporting an individual to a country where
there is a reasonable expectation that he will be subjected to torture -
physical,
mental or otherwise.
- Jonathan Shapiro

No one ever said on their deathbed, 'Gee,
I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer'.
- Danielle Berry

The only bipartisanship you ever see is when they finally
sign a bill and everybody says,
'Gee, isn't that wonderful?'
- Colin Powell

Gee I don't know, I just want to get home.
- Dale Murphy

Some women have said, 'Gee, here I am getting involved with this fat guy,
what will people think of me?' But they were converted and sometimes surprised.
- Daniel Pinkwater

I remember seeing war hero Jimmy Doolittle fly a Gee Bee racer there.
He was my childhood hero.
Many years later, I was lucky enough to go hunting with him.
- Wally Schirra

I'd never try to be that distinctive from the Bee Gees' sound.
I'm very proud of being a Bee Gee and am always aware
that I'll be identified as a Bee Gee.
- Robin Gibb

I don't trust the Bee Gee's because there's no way
they could always be happy.
- Jon Crosby

To people outside, they think, Gee, that's great.
You get to go here and there.
The other side of that is our expression,
This is location, not vacation.
- Tom Berenger

Gee, its lonesome in the outfield.
It's hard to keep awake with nothing to do.
- Babe Ruth

When I grew up, people said, 'You'll never be the man your dad was.'
And I said,
'Gee, I hope not.'
- Rip Torn

Crikey means gee whiz, wow!
- Steve Irwin

I sometimes feel that if your book sells more than 20 years,
then there's something in it that you can say,
gee, I did something that endures, that's timeless.
- Robert Caro

Some mornings you wake up and think,
gee I look handsome today.
Other days I think, what am I doing in the movies?
I wanna go back to Ireland and drive a forklift.
- Liam Neeson

I don't think, 'Gee, I'd like to dress this person.'
There was a picture in Us magazine.
It was a jersey dress, and Courtney Love was wearing it.
I have this thing about Courtney Love,
this funny worship.
- Marc Jacobs

I look for those moments that are "gee whiz" moments.
There's some "gee whiz" stories in our show,
and they can't be written like A-1 in the Times.
They have to be written more like Page 6 in the Post.
- Shepard Smith

But as a young kid, I never did, really have an ambition to be a farmer.
I never thought, gee, I would like to farm,
and I want to raise these crops.
I didn't quite know what I wanted to do.
- Sam Donaldson

I'd just like to see a role for women where someone
who isn't traditionally attractive is not portraying the best friend.
You know, the character that only speaks in questions.
'Gee, are you gonna go out with him? Do you think I look fat?'
- Martha Plimpton

When the fabric of the universe becomes unknown,
it is the duty of the university to produce weavers.
- Gordon Gee

When Bob came through Cincinnati, he wanted a girl
singer to be on his show.
There was a local contest, and my sister and I entered,
but Bob said, Gee, I wouldn't break up the team.
- Rosemary Clooney

Continue to surprise those who would put you in a neat demographic.
Be insistently curious.
- Gordon Gee

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet


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