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William Jackson Quotes and Sayings

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A lot of industry groups have said they support a federal law.
They don't want to have to deal with 50 different state laws.
- William Jackson

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

I would not have done much differently,
but I would have loved to have done everything better.
The truth is, I think I was just getting warmed up when the era ended.
- William Jackson

I'm not up on today's television for children,
because it's mostly cartoons that don't seem to interest me.
- William Jackson

 

It is no accident that I made Cartoon Town a simple little village -
in many ways it mirrored my home town.
And, yes, many of my puppet characters took on some
of the more eccentric characteristics of people I knew there.
- William Jackson

When I was nine years old I use to copy ( not trace
) the covers of the Donald Duck comics.
Many years later I became a close friend of Jack Hannah,
the director of the Donald Duck film shorts.
- William Jackson

I pitched my last children's show presentation in the mid 1980's.
The era of locally produced children's shows was over
and the networks were not and are not interested in children's television.
- William Jackson

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The puppet characters were combinations of people I
had known and to some degree aspects of my own personality.
Weird was based on someone I knew in Chicago.
Dirty Dragon was based on a good friend I had in Indianapolis.
- William Jackson

I have no idea how to become successful in children's
tv programming today other than to say that whereever
you find that rare animal being pursued,
insert yourself into its environment;
get in the door in any position and work from within.
- William Jackson

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

Choose! If it's worth doing, do it today.
If it's not worth doing today, save yourself a lot
of worry and regret by choosing to permanently
erase it from your to-do list.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

I must dedicate my life to teaching my people,
for only education would make their lot less bitter,
their latent power more strong.
- Jimmy Yen

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

When was the last time you took
a different route to work ... just because?
Consider shaking up your life a little (or a lot) ...
for no reason, except to do it.
Let your life be an adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Time goes by a lot slower when you miss the one you love.
- Anonymous

You can observe a lot by just watching.
- Yogi Berra

My definition of success is to live your life in a way
that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain -
and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel
a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
- Tony Robbins

Love interrupts, if you like,
the consequences of your actions,
which in my case is very good news indeed,
because I've done a lot of stupid stuff.
- Bono

Reality leaves a lot to the imagination.
- John Lennon

Just remember, after they foreclose on your mortgage,
you get a lot more sunshine in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers.
- Janis Joplin

We all have dreams.
But in order to make dreams come into reality,
it takes an awful lot of determination,
dedication, self-discipline, and effort.
- Jesse Owens

The big difference between sex for money and sex for
free is that sex for money usually costs a lot less.
- Brendan Behan

Building technical systems involves a lot of hard work
and specialized knowledge:
languages and protocols,
coding and debugging, testing and refactoring.
- Jesse James Garrett

For a lot of people, the weekly paycheck is 'take-home
pay' because home is the only place they can afford to go with it.
- Charles A. Jaffe

Life was a lot simpler when what we honored was father and mother
rather than all major credit cards.
- Robert Orben

I plant a lot of trees.
I am a great believer in planting things for future generations.
I loathe the now culture where you just live for today.
- Penelope Keith

As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly.
Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime.
That's the toughest part of the day.
- Michael Jordan

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

Just in terms of allocation of time resources,
religion is not very efficient.
There's a lot more I could be doing on a Sunday morning.
- Bill Gates

When I was a teenager, I read a lot of Poe.
- Dario Argento

A lot of people are afraid of heights.
Not me, I'm afraid of widths.
- Steven Wright

And after I make a lot of money, I'll be able to afford running for office.
- Christy Romano

It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
- Erma Bombeck

Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club.
You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.
- Erma Bombeck

There are a terrible lot of lies going about the world,
and the worst of it is that half of them are true.
- Winston Churchill

You know, a lot of people are just interested in,
in building a company so they can make money and get out.
- Arthur Rock

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot
of money even to be defeated.
- Will Rogers

It costs a lot to sue a magazine, and it's too bad
that we don't have a system where the losing team has
to pay the winning team's lawyers.
- Carol Burnett

I love spaghetti and meatballs...
I eat a lot.
- Susan Lucci

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos
taste a hell of a lot better.
- Robert Redford

Both young children and old people have a lot of time on their hands.
That's probably why they get along so well.
- Jonathan Carroll

If I could only have one type of food with me,
I would bring soy sauce.
The reason being that if I have soy sauce,
I can flavor a lot of things.
- Martin Yan

Our natures are a lot like oil, mix us with anything else,
and we strive to swim on top.
- Joan Rivers

Beauty has a lot to do with character.
- Kevyn Aucoin

I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters -
I'm from an all female family.
My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!
- Shirley Manson

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Well tended garden is better than a neglected wood lot.
- Dixie Lee Ray

There's a lot of people in this world who spend so
much time watching their health that they haven't the time to enjoy it.
- Josh Billings

A psychiatrist asks a lot of expensive questions your wife asks for nothing.
- Joey Adams

It's easy to make a buck.
It's a lot tougher to make a difference.
- Tom Brokaw

Women have a lot to say about how to advance women's rights,
and governments need to learn from that,
listen to the movement and respond.
- Charlotte Bunch

God writes a lot of comedy... the trouble is,
he's stuck with so many bad actors
who don't know how to play funny.
- Garrison Keillor

Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
- Groucho Marx

I've had two proposals since I've been a widow.
I am a wonderful catch, you know.
I have a lot of money.
- Ruth Rendell

A lot of people get impatient with the pace of change.
- James Levine

I know a lot of people think I'm dumb.
Well, at least I ain't no educated fool.
- Leon Spinks

You may think the president is all-powerful,
but he is not.
He needs a lot of guidance from the Lord.
- Barbara Bush

If you made a list of reasons why any couple got married,
and another list of the reasons for their divorce,
you'd have a hell of a lot of overlapping.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water.
After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
- Minnie Pearl

Still, things could be a lot worse.
Oh, that's right... I'm falling to my death. Guess they can't.
- the movie Megamind (2010)

Don't judge me.
I made a lot of money.
- Samantha Bee

It was an honor and privilege to arrive to this country
16 years ago with almost no money in my pocket.
A lot has happened since then.
- Antonio Banderas

If you just watch a teenager, you see a lot of uncertainty.
- Jamie Lee Curtis

The cars we drive say a lot about us.
- Alexandra Paul

My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings,
if not with what I went through to learn.
- Ally Sheedy

A fool and his money get a lot of publicity.
- Al Bernstein


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