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Mort Walker Quotes and Sayings

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I was kicked out of The Stars And Stripes twice,
and finally got back in.
- Mort Walker

Some people will do schlock or anything,
just to get their name on it.
- Mort Walker

I took Beetle home thinking that after the Korean War was over,
I would have to take him out of the Army.
I thought, well, what am I going to do with him?
- Mort Walker

Laughter is the brush that sweeps away the cobwebs of your heart.
- Mort Walker

 

When I introduced a black soldier, Lt.
Flap, in 1971, the Stars and Stripes banned the strip.
They were having racial problems and thought it would increase the tensions.
- Mort Walker

When the war was over and the guys were back to shaving every day,
the editor thought the Beetle Bailey strips were hurting
their disciplinary efforts to get the guys back to routine.
- Mort Walker

Seven days without laughter makes one weak.
- Mort Walker

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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

Everything I know, I write about.
My only research is what I did.
- Mort Walker

You learn just by trying and experimenting.
By the time I was 14, I had my own comic strip in the Kansas City paper.
- Mort Walker

The people who were against the Vietnam War thought
I was attacking the Army.
The guys in the Army thought I was representing their experiences.
I was on both sides, and I survived.
- Mort Walker

At one time Tribune Syndicate emptied out their storeroom.
They put tables full of original cartoons down in the
lobby and said take one if you want one.
The comics were simply a burden to them.
- Mort Walker

Many people are in a rut and a rut is nothing but a grave -
with both ends kicked out.
- Vance Havner

Because I was small, I was getting the hell kicked
out of me playing football.
- Burt Bacharach

Football is a game of skill, we kicked them a bit and they kicked us a bit.
- Graham Roberts

The Rat Pack was the piece that really kicked me out
of that little funk that I was in and then Ted called
me up and asked me if I wanted to be the dad in Blow.
- Ray Liotta

Gay people are the sweetest, kindest,
most artistic, warmest and most thoughtful people in the world.
And since the beginning of time all they've ever been is kicked.
- Little Richard

I had kicked around the idea for Good Eats when I was directing commercials.
- Alton Brown

My best moment? I have a lot of good moments but the
one I prefer is when I kicked the hooligan.
- Eric Cantona

I am president now, and tired of being kicked around.
- William Howard Taft

I said, to hell with the whole thing,
to hell with show business.
I'm gonna make a new life for myself,
and I got off drugs, completely kicked all that stuff.
- Tommy Kirk

Political rivals attacked me.
I was savagely beaten.
I was kicked in the face and I lost my eye as a result.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

The United States is not just an old cow that gives
more milk the more it's kicked in the flanks.
- David Dean Rusk

I kicked down doors to show that Hiphop has matured.
And it may be a little controversial.
- Slick Rick

To reject even one major tenet of the religion or to
violate one major rule of behavior is enough to get one kicked out -
or worse.
- Robert Shea

Whoever won't fight when the President calls him,
deserves to be kicked back in his hole and kept there.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle.
It wasn't mine.
- Rita Rudner

Then suddenly something just kicked me.
I kind of woke up and realised that I was in a different
atmosphere than you normally are.
My immediate reaction was to back off,
slow down.
- Ayrton Senna

We have tried to make it clear that the United States
is not just an old cow that gives more milk the more
it is kicked in the flanks.
- Dean Rusk

I've gotten my butt kicked by the best.
Jet Li beat me up the best, but Steven Segal can still kick a good butt.
It's a different kind of kicking, though.
- Anthony Anderson

Are you tired of sand being kicked in your face? I
promise you new muscles in days!
- Charles Atlas

That's why modern corporate movie making has become
so laborious that comedians are kind of kicked out by 50.
- Dana Carvey

I got kicked out of high school, so I couldn't get into very many colleges.
- David Talbot

There's nothing that cleanses your soul like getting
the hell kicked out of you.
- Woody Hayes

I think she was ready to go.
Not to be kicked out.
Go at the top.
Undefeated.
- Denis Thatcher

I was kicked out of school because of my attitude.
I was not assimilating.
So I went to work, taking any jobs I could get.
- Richard Pryor

For there is no defense for a man who,
in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.
- Aeschylus

Do you think that the people of South Africa,
or anywhere on the continent of Africa,
or India, or Pakistan are longing to be kicked around all over again?
- Arundhati Roy

Well I was always a hustler...
I ran numbers; I wasn't a stick up kid,
but I was a fence for them.
I used to sell weed; and was kicked out of Music and Art for that.
- Kurtis Blow

I'm not making any excuses.
I got my butt kicked in certain games.
- David Wells

Truth is a good dog; but always beware of barking too
close to the heels of an error,
lest you get your brains kicked out.
- Francis Bacon

I cleaned up my act because otherwise I would have kicked the bucket.
- Lou Reed

Each one of us had a little story to tell and each
recording was based on that.
Lou played all of the music but we both sort of kicked
around some cords during the writing phase.
- Phil Harris

I went to a record store and asked for 50 cent.
They kicked me out for pan-handling.
- Jay London

I kicked off...
and things went on from there...
down and down.
- Ronald Biggs

I was always the guy getting kicked out of my classes
at school for having an attitude problem.
- Chevy Chase

Brian really kicked back on his own when Amanda was a baby.
We had a long talk about it, and he was spending a
lot of time in California working there and he didn't
really want to spend all his time out there and have
his children and his wife on the East Coast.
- Erika Slezak

When Culture Club broke up, I hadn't been going out
a lot because we'd been working all the time,
so I suddenly had this period of leisure.
And it was just around the time that the whole acid
house thing kicked off in London.
- Boy George

I was shot when I think it was number one.
That was the catalyst for the interest in the show.
Certainly it went on for a long time after that but
that's what really kicked it off.
Of course a lot of people watched it just because of
the novelty of the situation.
- Larry Hagman

If you meet somebody who's spent any length of time in prison,
you don't let your guard down.
Ever.
And really, that's what that was about-if you open up too much,
you're asking to get your teeth kicked in.
- Tim Roth

Basically I was a rebel growing up.
I got kicked out of six schools.
But I don't think that it makes you less of an intellect.
You know, if you ever crave knowledge,
there's always a library.
- Michelle Rodriguez

Anyway, I lived on the streets and did pretty good
until I got caught stealing,
what was it? I kicked in a restaurant window,
went in and took all the food that I wanted,
and while coming out I was grabbed.
- Gregory Corso

I did start reading quite young but I was always read to by my parents,
who are both actors.
Bedtime stories from when I was about two/three to when I was about 15.
In fact they didn't stop until I eventually kind of
kicked them out of my bedroom.
- Samuel West

Right now we think that rates will stay low,
that you'll be able to get a mortgage below seven percent
and that's kicked off a refinance boom that's going
to put more money in the pockets of consumers.
- Franklin Raines

My father had kicked me out of his house at the height
of an argument over an opinion difference.
He had become so enraged.
He told me never to come back, and that was all the severance it took.
- Lynette Fromme

If I liken the Pacific War to a football match,
I can say to you that the first half is over,
we have kicked off after the interval,
and we are going to carry the ball into enemy territory for a smashing victory.
- John Curtin

Remember when I told you about the American dream?
That if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough
and kicked yourself in the butt,
you'd succeed? Well, I think I did, I think I did.
- Curt Flood

Young people in my generation were sort of in lockstep,
and it wasn't just the '40s, either.
In the '30s and in the '50s it was the same.
No one ever dropped out unless he got sick or got kicked out.
- John Knowles

The men who made the war were profuse in their praises
of the man who kicked the P.M.
out of his office and now degrades by his disloyal,
dishonest and lying presence the greatest office in the State.
- John Burns

Then the album created a tremendous furor and got me
kicked off Christian television for two months,
and then restored after they settled down and listened
to the music and realized there was nothing wrong with it.
- Pat Boone

CALM IN CHAOS
In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Many people allow their need
for other people's approval to control their lives.
They spend their lives worrying about what others think of them.
- Rick Warren

Many men go fishing all of their lives
without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
- Henry David Thoreau

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it.
- Publilius Syrus

The fox has many tricks.
The hedgehog has but one.
But that is the best of all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only good luck many great men ever had was
being born with the ability and determination to overcome bad luck.
- Channing Pollock

In the midst of the flurry - clarity.
In the midst of the storm - calm.
In the midst of divided interests - certainty.
In the many roads - a certain choice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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