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Ralph Bakshi Quotes and Sayings

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Cartooning at its best is a fine art.
I'm a cartoonist who works in the medium of animation,
which also allows me to paint my cartoons.
- Ralph Bakshi

I thought I had the rights to The Lord of the Rings.
I don't know how Jackson ended up with the rights.
- Ralph Bakshi

Painting pictures didn't make me a lot of money.
I have to eat.
- Ralph Bakshi

Too many of Disney animators, and a lot try to emulate Disney,
are trying to hit what they call quality levels.
They're boring mannerisms.
- Ralph Bakshi

 

As an artist, I want to interpret my feelings -
not run across the street and ask what my mother thinks.
- Ralph Bakshi

Sweetheart, I'm the biggest ripped-off cartoonist in
the history of the world,
and that's all I'm going to say.
- Ralph Bakshi

Film has to describe and show.
- Ralph Bakshi

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I'm having the same problems today that I had when I first started,
saying that outrageous adult animation works.
- Ralph Bakshi

Most of the animated films I watched,
the emotions are all prepackaged like canned music,
the hand actions, the sighs.
- Ralph Bakshi

My good films were independent and my bad films were not.
- Ralph Bakshi

You can't second-guess yourself as a filmmaker.
- Ralph Bakshi

Wizards was my homage to Tolkien in the American idiom.
I had read Tolkien, understood Tolkien,
and wanted to do a sort of fantasy for American kids,
and that was Wizards.
- Ralph Bakshi

Look what Disney's done to their animation department.
There wasn't an animator in charge of their animation unit!
- Ralph Bakshi

My movies continue to be found and be sold because
there's something going on in them.
- Ralph Bakshi

I'm the first to admit that I can't be as good as Tolkien,
and a movie can never be as good as Tolkien.
- Ralph Bakshi

I miss animation very passionately.
Not continuously, but every once in a while I would die to do another film.
- Ralph Bakshi

I am not interested in slickness for the sake of slickness.
- Ralph Bakshi

I animated 20 years at Terry Toons.
It's important to know that animators like pizza and a raise once in a while,
and you've got to treat them with love.
- Ralph Bakshi

I draw what I feel, which is no more than doing my job.
- Ralph Bakshi

I would like to have the original ending to my Lord
of the Rings instead of the one they released.
In my original cut I had the victory at Helm's Deep as the final sequence.
- Ralph Bakshi

Lord of the Rings made me realize that I'm not interested
in doing anyone else's work.
- Ralph Bakshi

Animation is tremendously resilient.
Animation will recover, as art always recovers.
There's always cycles of good art.
- Ralph Bakshi

All the old great companies were run by guys who knew what an animator meant,
and guys who knew how to draw.
All the companies today are run by executives.
- Ralph Bakshi

What's most important in animation is the emotions
and the ideas being portrayed.
I'm a great believer of energy and emotion.
- Ralph Bakshi

They say I'm a revolutionary, but they're all wrong.
- Ralph Bakshi

I had the X rating on my films.
Now they do as much on The Simpsons as I got an X rating for Fritz the Cat.
- Ralph Bakshi

Live action writers will give you a structure,
but who the hell is talking about structure? Animation
is closer to jazz than some kind of classical stage structure.
- Ralph Bakshi

Disney had such a hold on the mind of America-they were Adolf Hitler.
The whole country thought Disney was some sort of god
and that animation was some sort of pure thing for children.
- Ralph Bakshi

The rise of anime had to happen.
If the Japanese could tell better American stories,
it would go through the roof.
They still tell stories which are very much oriental.
I take my hat off to them.
- Ralph Bakshi

One of the best animated films I've seen come out of
Disney was the Tarzan movie.
I wasn't crazy about the story or the design on Tarzan's face,
but the traditional animation was spectacular.
- Ralph Bakshi

Cartooning is a wonderful career, and I'd like more women to get to have it.
I can't think of any reason why we won't see more syndicated
female cartoonists in the future.
- Cathy Guisewite

Cartooning is an honorable thing.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

There is a relationship between cartooning and people
like Mir= and Picasso which may not be understood by the cartoonist,
but it definitely is related even in the early Disney.
- Roy Lichtenstein

The journalism school helped me develop writing skills,
and I had been enjoying cartooning from a very young age.
My interest in puppetry, however, came much later.
- William Jackson

But now that I'm cartooning full-time,
I'm more of an observer.
I'm talking to people who are experiencing these things.
But it's not like being in the trenches.
- Ted Rall

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

But to me what seems to be missing in a lot of portfolios is Cartooning.
- Craig McCracken

I hope to actually get back to painting someday...
soon.
I sort of transitioned into cartooning from painting.
- Max Cannon

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

I was doing illustration work, and the cartooning slowly took over.
- Max Cannon

So cartooning, for me, is an honorable thing.
It's pushing the envelope.
It's the truth of something through exaggeration.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

It is wonderful to have Faith,
but don't confuse trust with being gullible.
Balance trust with conscious thought.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

A wonderful gift may not be wrapped as you expect
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'd rather have thirty minutes of wonderful
than a lifetime of nothing special.
- the movie Steel Magnolias

You have to leave the city of your comfort
and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
What you'll discover will be wonderful.
What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment
before starting to improve the world.
- Anne Frank

I awakened. is that not a wonderful statement?
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Life is lived in the mists -
little is fully visible, less is certain.
Yet rejoice in the unknowing,
and let all of life be a wonderful adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.
If they would only expend the same
amount of energy loving their fellow men,
the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
- Helen Keller

Plant trees for your great-grandchildren -
for future generations.
Create the legacy of a better world.
Leave this world a better place than you found it.
Literally planting trees for
your great-grandchildren is a wonderful idea,
but far more important...
use this symbolism - this imagery -
to represent the kind of legacy
you want to leave to future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We live in a wonderful world that is
full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

I say all that happens is wonderful.
- Anais Nin

Every time you hear a bell ring,
it means that some angel's just got his wings.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

Happy Birthday!
Today is YOUR day to Dance Lightly With Life.
Have a wonderful day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day
not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer -
and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of
dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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)

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

To the lover of wilderness,
Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.
- John Muir

Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.
- Albert Schweitzer

Each man's life touches so many other lives.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say.
Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful:
he makes saints out of sinners.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Watching your husband become a father is really sexy and wonderful.
- Cindy Crawford

A wonderful thing about a book, in contrast to a computer screen,
is that you can take it to bed with you.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Marriage is a wonderful invention: then again,
so is a bicycle repair kit.
- Billy Connolly

Marriage is a wonderful institution,
but who wants to live in an institution?
- Groucho Marx

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.
- e. e. cummings

Someone who thinks the world is always cheating him is right.
He is missing that wonderful feeling of trust in someone or something.
- Eric Hoffer


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