Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Todd McFarlane Quotes and Sayings

I hope you find great value in these Quotes by Todd McFarlane from my large collection of motivational and inspirational quotes and sayings.

The deal is that you can do it, you don't really owe me anything,
but at the end of it, I own the film.
Then I can actually go out and reprint or not reprint if it I want.
- Todd McFarlane

You've got to let it go and say it was the best I could
do at that time and place in my life.
You hope that the thing you're doing next is a little bit better.
- Todd McFarlane

I'm tired of trying to get other people to see into my brain.
I'm done.
- Todd McFarlane

If I ever do anything, it actually might be some fantasy
elf thing or even some cute,
funny thing.
Just to do something a little bit out of the ordinary.
I've done my superhero gig.
- Todd McFarlane

 

I'm a guy who likes to watch something cool,
creepy and suspenseful and there is no show to watch
as an adult that would scare me at for even four seconds.
- Todd McFarlane

But again, I put in my time with Marvel and DC so there
was that period of my life of trying to learn how to
draw and tell stories in a proper fashion.
- Todd McFarlane

Here is a fear for me, I never wanted to be one of
those guys that was defined by a body of work 20 years old.
- Todd McFarlane

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


I still do some inking here and there and I've actually
got a book that I'm going to ink entirely.
- Todd McFarlane

Obviously Spawn was at the top of the charts at that
point so you get a lot of opportunities.
- Todd McFarlane

Anthology shows as a whole scare people.
The networks can't quite get their heads around it.
- Todd McFarlane

I think people would actually be surprised by what we put out.
Unfortunately the shadow that the original founders
cast was that they were just artists that can't write
books so people swept the whole of Image with that paintbrush.
- Todd McFarlane

I guess The Grudge made over $100 million,
but none of them had long legs after they came out
but they all opened up and found an audience.
If you could make those movies for a price,
which is what I want to do with Spawn,
then you could have some success.
- Todd McFarlane

That became a big time in comic books because it's
when people were starting to break out into independent stuff,
the market was getting choked with speculators and
everybody was trying to do their own trick covers.
- Todd McFarlane

A lot was happening, plus there were an enormous number
of people in the industry that were going to conventions,
so it was a pretty fun time.
Also there was a lot of controversy and I was at the
forefront of some of that.
- Todd McFarlane

Given that I have to share my computer with my three children,
it's not usually a site that I get to spend that much time on.
I'm usually on the Nickelodeon site,
coloring with my little five year old or something.
- Todd McFarlane

That was my fear, which is why when I was took over a book,
I was always trying to tweak it a little bit so that
it looked like I was trying to add something instead
of keeping the status quo.
- Todd McFarlane

The attempt is that we want to get a couple of minutes under our belt,
depending on how good the tests are and take that into Hollywood.
The fallback is we're going to DVD anyways.
We've got that covered.
- Todd McFarlane

Image has to be its own fortress, in spite of the owners.
People can't separate that or they don't comprehend
that you can turn that on and off for each one of the different entities.
- Todd McFarlane

It can't really happen today the way it did back then
and part of that is because I think there's a bit of
a competitive scare over at Marvel and DC so they lock
guys up with exclusive contracts.
- Todd McFarlane

I even knew some of the dialogue but it was definitely cool to look at.
We always argue that the movies should be loyal but
in this case I could argue that it might have been too loyal.
- Todd McFarlane

To me, I was always just standing on the sidelines
because up until issue 50,
we were just doing Spawn.
I wasn't recruiting anybody because I didn't have any
books for people to work on.
- Todd McFarlane

I've been fortunate to come on places where the question
isn't why did I do it? The question to me is always,
why didn't anybody else do it before me? Those are
the ones that I scratch my head about.
- Todd McFarlane

It works in the comic book, but as the audiences have
gotten older and more sophisticated,
I think the stories need to grow up with them.
This is a story about a couple of rival gangs and what
goes wrong in a couple of days.
- Todd McFarlane

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
- Chinese proverb

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

The only way to deal with an unfree world
is to become so absolutely free
that your very existence is an act of rebellion.
- Albert Camus

Happiness is not the absence of problems,
but the willingness to deal with them joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others,
you should put a good deal of thought
into the happiness that you are able to give.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I have a great deal of company in the house,
especially in the morning when nobody calls.
- Henry David Thoreau

The finest kind of friendship is between people
who expect a great deal of each other but never ask it.
- Anonymous

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

Laughter gives us distance.
It allows us to step back from an event,
deal with it and then move on.
- Bob Newhart

When life gets you down -
just put on your big girl panties and deal with it.
- Anonymous humor

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures
from the shelter of compassion and pity,
you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The genius of a good leader is to leave behind him
a situation which common sense,
without the grace of genius, can deal with successfully.
- Walter Lippmann

To the extent that we are all educated and informed,
we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.
- Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

To deal with individual human needs
at the everyday level can be noble sometimes.
- Jimmy Carter

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting
and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants
to get to work and deal with them.
- Paul Hawken

I think while all mothers deal with feelings of guilt,
working mothers are plagued by guilt on steroids!
- Arianna Huffington

The measure of success is not whether you have a tough problem to deal with,
but whether it is the same problem you had last year.
- John Foster Dulles

It seems that we have it backward in our society.
We tend to look up to people
who are under a great deal of stress,
who can handle loads of stress,
and those who are under a great deal of pressure.
- Richard Carlson

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth
more than a great deal of money.
- John Ruskin

The game of golf would lose a great deal if croquet
mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green.
- Ernest Hemingway

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder,
with a dash of the dictionary.
- Khalil Gibran

Lawyers spend a great deal of their time shoveling smoke.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

There are no extraordinary men...
just extraordinary circumstances that ordinary men are forced to deal with.
- William Halsey

Gentlemen have talked a great deal of patriotism.
A venerable word, when duly practised.
- Robert Walpole

The happy story right now is the full page in Vanity Fair,
which gives me a great deal of exposure.
- Jackie DeShannon

It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.
- Henry James

We used to think that if we knew one,
we knew two, because one and one are two.
We are finding that we must learn a great deal more about 'and'.
- Arthur Eddington

By the time I became chairman and there was more of a feeling of urgency,
there was a willingness to accept more forceful measures
to try to deal with the inflation.
- Paul A. Volcker

I think Madonna has a great deal of intelligence and capability.
I have a lot of respect for her.
She's taken her career and maximized it with intelligence and creativity.
- Carole King

Since God knows our future, our personalities,
and our capacity to listen, He isn't ever going to
say more to us than we can deal with at the moment.
- Charles Stanley

It seemed to me...
that the only valid people to deal with crime were cops,
and I would like to make the lead character,
rather than a single person, a squad of cops.
- Evan Hunter

There are no classes in life for beginners;
right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult.
- Rainer Maria Rilke

Hitler had this deal where he was supposed to make
it rough on them so they would all get out and migrate
to Israel because they needed people there to fight the Arabs.
- Hutton Gibson

All of us have our individual curses,
something that we are uncomfortable with and something
that we have to deal with,
like me making horror films, perhaps.
- Wes Craven

I have had a great deal of interaction with Koreans
and feel a fairly strong bond with Korea.
- Joichi Ito

We need to strengthen and save Social Security for today's workers.
If we don't act now, this system, born out of the New Deal,
will become a bad deal.
- Mitch McConnell

Let Justice, blind and halt and maimed,
chastise the rebel spirit surging in my veins,
let the Law deal me penalties and pains And make me
hideous in my neighbours' eyes.
- Ada Cambridge

Playing hockey, there were a lot of guys bigger than me,
so I knew I was going to get hit and have to deal with it.
Gotta hit back.
- Mike Weir

The prisoners eyed the clothes some time,
and laughed a good deal among themselves before they put them on.
- Lewis Tappan

New York came after me aggressively and that's what sealed the deal.
- Johnny Damon

Filming scenes like that are always odd but I feel
comfortable with Josh and care about him a great deal,
so it could be much worse.
Scenes like that are just part of the job.
- Nikki Cox

The government is tottering.
We must deal it the death blow an any cost.
To delay action is the same as death.
- Vladimir Lenin

I don't think people have been able to deal with the
fact that African American filmmakers can make movies
about life and relationships.
- Tim Robbins

No one has ever bought me underwear,
and I'm a little bummed about that.
Maybe it's not such a big deal any more.
- Sandra Bullock

People told me, when I was coming through the ranks,
that a mark of a great actor is one who deals with
the period of unemployment as well as they deal with
the period of employment.
- Claudia Black

I've got the best deal on Earth.
Where else can I sin and know that I'm forgiven for it?
- Armand Assante

We need Hawaii just as much and a good deal more than we did California.
It is Manifest Destiny.
- William McKinley


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Todd McFarlane Quotes and Sayings.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.