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Marc Davis Quotes and Sayings

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My father was something of a rainbow-chaser.
- Marc Davis

Related topics: Dad

The first professional training I received of any kind
was when I was 14 years old and we were in Kansas City,
Missouri.
I attended the Kansas City Art Institute for one summer.
- Marc Davis

What we were in on, really, was the invention of animation.
- Marc Davis

Drawing is giving a performance; an artist is an actor
who is not limited by the body,
only by his ability and, perhaps, experience.
- Marc Davis

 

Animation had been done before, but stories were never told.
- Marc Davis

His feeling was the name Walt Disney represented all of us.
Walt was hanging by his teeth financially and really
I think he was for most of his career.
Not at all like today.
- Marc Davis

Disney had made such a great deal of money on Snow
White that the banks gave him the go-ahead on the next three films.
But he was heavily dependent on the foreign market.
- Marc Davis

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I had some connections from the newspapers that I did work with up there,
so there was a newspaper publisher in Hollywood,
and they promised me work and so on.
- Marc Davis

It wasn't a problem for me drawing humans although
I had originally come to the studio with the idea that
what I had to offer them was my knowledge in the drawing of animals.
- Marc Davis

Some of these sketches were done at the very beginning of the Pirates project,
when I was trying to find a direction for myself.
That was the early sixties...
maybe 61 or 62.
- Marc Davis

Later, my father died up in Marysville.
So, my mother and I got in the car and came down to Hollywood.
- Marc Davis

I joined Walt Disney, went to work, December 2nd 1935,
so obviously, I'm not too young!
- Marc Davis

Before I got through high school I had attended 22 different schools.
In the time before I was well acquainted with the latest school,
I would amuse myself by drawing and found that I was pretty good at it.
- Marc Davis

There is something I feel when I animate something;
you can never really understand the character you're
animating unless you've had the opportunity to turn it around.
Once you've done that, you know it is a three-dimensional object.
- Marc Davis

Throughout my career, when I was finished with the
drawing for one film I would go up to the story department
and help develop sequences.
Sometimes these were for scenes that I would animate later on.
- Marc Davis

Yes, the first job I had at the studio was Snow White.
I don't like the term particularly, but I got stuck
with the human characters.
They just didn't have that many people who could draw humans.
- Marc Davis

At that time, the people that were in the animated
film business were mostly guys who were unsuccessful newspaper cartoonists.
In other words, their ability to draw living things was practically nil.
- Marc Davis

Dear Father in heaven, I'm not a praying man,
but if you're up there and you can hear me ...
show me the way... show me the way.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

So your father, or your mother,
never thought you were good enough - SO WHAT?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It doesn't matter who my father was.
It matters who I remember he was.
- Anne Sexton

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

My father always used to say that when you die,
if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
- Lee Iacocca

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

A man cannot speak to his son, but as a father;
to his wife, but as a husband;
to his enemy, but upon terms:
whereas a friend may speak, as the case requires,
and not as it sorteth with the person.
- Francis Bacon

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

My father considered a walk among the mountains
as the equivalent of churchgoing.
- Aldous Huxley

My father taught me that the only way you can make
good at anything is to practice,
and then practice some more.
- Pete Rose

Father told me that if I ever met a lady in a dress like yours,
I must look her straight in the eyes.
- Prince Charles

The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
- E. B. White

No matter how old we become, we can still call them
'Holy Mother' and 'Father' and put a child-like trust in them.
- Desmond Morris

My father would take me to the playground,
and put me on mood swings.
- Jay London

You don't have to deserve your mother's love.
You have to deserve your father's.
- Robert Frost

I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.
- H. G. Wells

I'm a fun father, but not a good father.
The hard decisions always went to my wife.
- John Lithgow

Both my mother and father were very supportive of any
career move any of us wanted to make.
- James Gandolfini

It is easier for a father to have children than for
children to have a real father.
- Pope John XXIII

My father...
had sharper eyes than the rest of our people.
- Chief Joseph

My grandfather, along with Carnegie,
was a pioneer in philanthropy,
which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
- David Rockefeller

Nobody ever asks a father how he manages to combine marriage and a career.
- Sam Ewing

A true king is neither husband nor father;
he considers his throne and nothing else.
- Pierre Corneille

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

I'm a father; that's what matters most.
Nothing matters more.
- Gordon Brown

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

To people who remember JFK's assassination,
JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father's coffin.
- Michael Beschloss

When I was 18, I thought my father was pretty dumb.
After a while when I got to be 21, I was amazed to
find out how much he'd learned in three years.
- Frank Butler

One of my earliest memories is of my father carrying
me in one arm with a picket sign in the other.
- Camryn Manheim

I think Captain Cousteau might be the father of the environmental movement.
- Ted Turner

The child is father of the man.
- William Wordsworth

No man is responsible for his father.
That was entirely his mother's affair.
- Margaret Turnbull

Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill.
- Michael Reagan

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

A father is always making his baby into a little woman.
And when she is a woman he turns her back again.
- Enid Bagnold

My father was an Episcopalian minister,
and I've always been comforted by the power of prayer.
- Anna Lee

My father was grounded, a very meat-and-potatoes man.
He was a baker.
- Anthony Hopkins

When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant
I could hardly stand to have the old man around.
But when I got to be 21, I was astonished
at how much the old man had learned in seven years.
- Mark Twain

Child-rearing is my main interest now.
I'm a hands-on father.
- Sean Penn

If my father had hugged me even once,
I'd be an accountant right now.
- Ray Romano

I was raised by free-spirited people,
though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
- Diane Lane

A father's disappointment can be a very powerful tool.
- Michael Bergin

The patriot blood of my father was warm in my veins.
- Clara Barton

The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one,
particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell

The best money advice ever given me was from my father.
When I was a little girl, he told me,
'Don't spend anything unless you have to.'
- Dinah Shore

I have always thought of Walt Disney as my second father.
- Annette Funicello

That is the thankless position of the father in the family -
the provider for all,
and the enemy of all.
- August Strindberg

It is my feeling that Time ripens all things;
with Time all things are revealed; Time is the father of truth.
- Francois Rabelais

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

My father-in-law gets up at 5 o'clock in the morning
and watches the Discovery Channel.
I don't know why there's this big rush to do this.
- Jeff Foxworthy

But I have to be careful not to let the world dazzle
me so much that I forget that I'm a husband and a father.
- Herbie Hancock

Our Father and Our God, unto thee, O Lord we lift our souls.
- William Pennington


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