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Cartooning Quotes by famous cartoon illustrators, cartoon artists, and those involved in the making of popular cartoons worldwide.
Browse cartoonists listed alphabetically below.
List of Cartoonists
Adams Quotes (1957-)
American cartoonist famous for his Dilbert comic strip which looks at life in the office.
Crumb Quotes (1943-)
American cartoonist and comic book artist known for his crude and confronting characters.
Davis Quotes (1945-)
American cartoonist and illustrator known for the wildly popular Garfield the cat character.
Disney Quotes (1901-1966)
American cartoonist and businessman known for starting the Disney media and entertainment empire.
Groening Quotes (1954-)
American cartoonist and creator of the wildly popular Simpsons cartoon series.
Kane Quotes (1915-1998)
American comic book artist and illustrator most famous for creating the superhero Batman character.
Leak Quotes (1956-)
Australian editorial cartoonist and portrait painter who is regularly hung in the Archibald prize.
Leunig Quotes (1945-)
Australian cartoonist and thinker who is not afraid to say the things that need to be said to an insane world.
MacFarlane Quotes (1973-)
American animator behind the Family Guy and American Dad cartoon programs.
M. Schulz Quotes (1922-2000)
American cartoonist most famous for his Peanuts comic strip which had the Snoopy and Charlie Brown characters in it.
- "Creativity is allowing
yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.."
- "I decided to be
more brave about what was coming out. I used to draw that stuff
in secret and throw it away. Flush it down the toilet. I wanted
to see what the readership could take."
- "While I still admire
the hand-painted backgrounds and looks of traditional animation,
it's hard not to sit up and take notice of computer animation."
- "People still think
of me as a cartoonist, but the only thing I lift a pen or pencil
for these days is to sign a contract, a check or an autograph."
- "I love the idea
that we put in jokes the kids don't get. And that later, when they
grow up and read a few books and go to college and watch the show
again, they can get it on a completely different level."
- "To me, it's not
work. When I draw and I write, I find it relaxing. It's not like
9-to-5, where a man goes to a job and he isn't really interested
in the job. Luckily, I get paid for doing what I'd do for nothing."
- "I grew up wanting
to be an artist, for some unknown reason. I wanted to have paintings
up on walls. And, you know, I sort of struggled very hard to become
an impoverished artist. And when I finally realised that goal, I
thought, 'Well, now I'm going to have to do something to earn a
- "My cartoons have
also had me labelled a misogynist, a blasphemer, a homophobe, a
royalist, a misanthrope and a traitor, to name but a few. I would
sum it all up by saying: I am a cartoonist."
- "Absolutely, we
were influenced by The
Simpsons. We'd be stupid not to be. They put that out there,
and we took a cue from that.'"
- "If I were a better
artist, I'd be a painter, and if I were a better writer, I'd write
books.. but I'm not, so I draw cartoons!."