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Famous Robert Crumb Quotes and Sayings|
Inspirational Art Quotes by the famous American
cartoonist and illustrator
born Robert Dennis Crumb - Pennsylvania, USA - 30th
of August, 1943 / Lives France
Famous Robert Crumb works include cartoons
that are weird and critical of mainstream culture in America. Characters that
R. Crumb has created include Devil Girl, Fritz the Cat, and Mr Natural.
that is strong in me has gone into my art work.
+ 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.
Killing yourself is a major commitment, it takes a kind of courage. Most people
just lead lives of cowardly desperation. It's kinda half suicide where you just
dull yourself with substances.
+ I knew I was weird by the time I was four.
I knew I wasn't like other boys. I knew I was more fearful. I didn't like the
rough and tumble most boys were into. I knew I was a sissy.
+ I moved further
and further away from mass entertainment. The sexual element became increasingly
sinister and bizarre. Don't blame me! The bastards drove me to it! They all backed
off after that!
We don't subscribe to the standard bourgeois values, we see the possibility of
life being open. Things are open-ended.