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Gag Quotes

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Dumbo! C'mon, fly! Open them ears!
The magic feather was just a gag!
You can fly! Honest, you can!
- Timothy Q. Mouse in the movie Dumbo

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If the gag is complicated, you spend more time thinking
about the way you're drawing it.
- Sergio Aragones

If we can but tear the blindfold of self-deception
from our eyes and loosen the gag of self-denial from our voices,
we can restore our country to greatness.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

The modern horror audience is wise to our tricks this lets it in on the gag.
- Robert Englund

 

In the end, everything is a gag.
- Charlie Chaplin

Gag me with a spoon!
- Moon Unit Zappa

There is a lot of rubbish written about toilet humour -
people saying it is childish and pretending it is beneath them -
but there is no doubting the effectiveness of a really good willy gag.
- Adrian Edmondson

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I just don't want to live like I used to.
And at some point, I'm going to put a gag order on
myself in terms of talking about the past.
I've got to slam the door and deal with the present and the future.
- Charlie Sheen

I enjoyed doing the gag covers better than the story
ones because they were usually simpler.
A cover based on an incident in the plot took a great
deal of staging to tell a little story that was still part of the book.
And it had to make sense on its own.
- Carl Barks

Sometimes, you start with the drawing and then the
gag comes to you in the middle of it.
That is when you start working on the solution of the gag,
which is composition, placing, equilibrium,
and character design.
- Sergio Aragones

I would like to thank the people who encouraged me
to draw army cartoons at a time when the gag man's
conception of the army was one of mean ole sergeants
and jeeps which jump over mountains.
- Bill Mauldin

Gags die, humor doesn't.
- Jack Benny

He wasn't Bugs without the gags we gave him.
- Tex Avery

We then took a shortened version of what we'd been doing in the pubs,
with the best gags and things like that,
out to cabaret clubs and things in the north of England for six weeks.
And we became a big success.
- Neil Innes

Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged
by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say?
- Kurt Vonnegut

But for a few phrases from his letters and an odd line or two of his verse,
the poet walks gagged through his own biography.
- John Updike

Brave men do not gather by thousands to torture and
murder a single individual,
so gagged and bound he cannot make even feeble resistance or defense.
- Ida B. Wells

I got so I simply gagged everytime I sat before my desk to write an ad.
- Hart Crane

The Pentagon today will not allow any of these people
who work for the Pentagon,
to talk to the media.
They have gagged them from talking to members of Congress.
- Curt Weldon

I've made it abundantly clear and I'll repeat yet again
there's no question of gagging individuals.
- Ron Davies

We were just a gaggle of kids, and everybody played
together and had a good time.
You know how kids can be completely horrible -
abusive but fun.
But anyway, it was a nice childhood.
- Peter Jurasik

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

We act as though comfort and luxury
were the chief requirements of life,
when all that we need to make us really happy
is something to be enthusiastic about.
- Charles Kingsley

The journey between what you once were
and who you are now becoming
is where the dance of Life really takes place.
- Barbara De Angelis

All that is necessary to break the spell
of inertia and frustration is this:
Act as if it were impossible to fail.
- Dorthea Brande

Begin each day as if it were on purpose.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

When you are in any contest,
you should work as if there were -
to the very last minute - a chance to lose it.
This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Win as if you were used to it,
lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free
and realizing you were the prisoner!
- Max Lucado

We would never have a word for Joy
if there were no suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Act as if it were impossible to fail.
- Dorthea Brande

While they were saying among themselves
it cannot be done, it was done.
- Helen Keller

Whenever you do a thing,
act as if all the world were watching.
- Thomas Jefferson

The greatest hazard of all, losing one's self,
can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Follow your bliss and doors will open
where there were no doors before.
- Joseph Campbell

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

Who were you before you put yourself last.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

Half of everything you were ever taught is wrong;
the question is which half.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Hide not your talents,
they for use were made.
What's a sundial in the shade?
- Benjamin Franklin

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity.
Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.
- Max Lucado

When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced.
Live your life so that when you die,
the world cries and you rejoice.
- Indian Proverb

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

"I wonder what Piglet is doing," thought Pooh.
"I wish I were there to be doing it, too."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure about you.
We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
- Marianne Williamson

Nine-tenths of the people were created
so you would want to be with the other tenth.
- Horace Walpole

The world moves, and ideas that were
once good are not always good.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

It is only when we truly know and understand
that we have a limited time on earth
and that we have no way of knowing when our time is up
that we will begin to live each day to the fullest,
as if it were the only one we had.
- Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The formula for achieving a successful relationship is simple:
you should treat all disasters as if they were trivialities
but never treat a triviality as if it were a disaster.
- Quentin Crisp

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever, and are just as wrong
as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future -
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

The word "happiness" would lose its meaning
if it were not balanced by sadness.
- Carl Jung

I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller

Beginning today, treat everyone you meet
as if they were going to be dead by midnight.
Extend to them all the care,
kindness and understanding you can muster,
and do with no thought of any reward.
Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino

Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back
and realize they were the big things.
- Robert Brault

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

Live as if you were to die tomorrow.
Learn as if you were to live forever.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

We could never learn to be brave and patient,
if there were only joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash


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