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Neil Gaiman

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People will always consider me a cartoon character, a bimbo. They will never give me credit.
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When positive is a negative, it is climate cartoon. Next cartoon is called "Transformers".
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The good thing about cartoon is they have no limit.
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The New Yorker is synonymous with the magazine cartoon, ... and this extends the brand because we've...
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We now have evidence that Saddam Hussein is in possession of cartoon trucks. Because (they) are cart...
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For a small independent publishing company to get a license for the biggest cartoon character in the...
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It looks like a cartoon fish.
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The only cartoon I ever liked was 'Fantasia.'
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If DreamWorks and Disney need that name to sell the cartoon and get people in the seats, that's ...
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I don't see them on The Cartoon Network.
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I am like a cartoon strip; I am like Donald Duck; everybody knows me in Italy.
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It will be an international cartoon contest about the Holocaust.
FARID MORTAZAVI
I loved 'Dungeons & Dragons'. That was actually a good cartoon to me.
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I don't pay too much attention to the media. I watch cartoons. I don't see [USC] on the Cartoon Netw...
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Beanie and Cecil was the first cartoon I remember watching and I think there are analogies.
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If you win elections on the theory that government is always bad and will mess up a two-car parade.....
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Maybe I'm some sort of perverted cartoon-sexual.
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Maybe I'll just become a cartoon character because there's nothing left for me to do in an R...
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This is not Bambi. You can't think of these things as cute cartoon characters. They are animals.
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Hold on, Nobita-kun, I'll come rescue you.
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People in Britain see Richard Quest as a kind of an offensive cartoon character.
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There was a time when watching a cartoon was a nurturing experience. You would watch a Warner Bros. ...
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I started, actually, to make my first animated cartoon in 1920. Of course, they were very crude thin...
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A question I have often asked is, ‘What would an inoffensive political cartoon look like?’ What ...
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It was sweet, innocent and nice, I liked the idea of cartoon characters coming to life.
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Tick is a cartoon character, I don't know if you're familiar with him. This is the third ste...
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[The Web site also gives the creator a way to fight back against the sense that you are only as good...
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Garry Trudeau put me in the Doonesbury strip many years ago. So I've been a cartoon once.
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No one blames themselves if they don't understand a cartoon, as they might with a painting or &#...
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We deplore all the media, including the Indonesian media, that expose (that cartoon).
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Josie needed more of a personality than what the cartoon had to offer.
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We've been recession proof, which is nice. There has never been in a slump at the Cartoon Bank.
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'Dragonball' is the coolest television cartoon in the last 50,000 years.
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He's almost become a cartoon character. He's viewed as the most evil villain in baseball history.
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You see the media version (of the South), which is often a caricature or cartoon,
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Someone killed my Mother and my Father and my Sister?"
"Yes, someone did."
"A Man?"
"...
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Pakistan now needs to put Chinese investors at ease. Especially with the cartoon incident, investors...
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[The influence of these huge and powerful corporations on the media leads to a pernicious kind of ce...
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I think 'Prince Valiant' was the first cartoon I ever did.
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In American films, Russians are often portrayed like cartoon villains without clear motivations.
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I was involved in a web cartoon of Kung Fu with WB a few years back.
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Hopefully, 15 minutes into the show, the audience will know that these are the cartoon characters.
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There's more flexibility in the cartoon world than there is in video games. In video games, if I...
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Freedom of speech trumps political correctness. I would say our magazine would publish an anti-Semit...
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For a small independent publishing company to get a license for the biggest cartoon character in the...
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Shall we go?' he murmured, perhaps regretting his decision to show me his army of plastic cartoon fi...
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We consider it deplorable that this cartoon should appear in a magazine that has the name Catholic i...
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It's fun to take two topics and mix them into one cartoon.
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I was a top-notch cartoon model for Hanna Barbera, and they made me into a cartoon series called ...
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Just about every actor wants to be a Disney cartoon voice at some point.
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I didn't want to start acting like a cartoon.
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Neither I nor the newspaper meant any disrespect to their religion or their prophet [by running the ...
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You can't tell what's in a person's heart until you truly Know them.
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I don't wanna play this kind of cartoon character anymore.
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The critics had an image of me, and they wouldn't accept any other... I was a cartoon character....
ANN-MARGRET
Come on now. Aliens don't hide in the bushes. It's probably just a stalker.
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Cartoon Hangover has given us another place we felt we could find the most talented people around th...
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I am a gadget freak and my Sidekick II rolls everywhere with me, ... I was happy to partner with T-M...
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Teenagers read millions of books every year. They read for entertainment and for education. They rea...
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Homey don't quit. What else are you gonna do? It's like those guys in the cartoon they get up in the...
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One of my favorite cartoon characters is Snoopy. I love the way he sits and lies on his kennel and c...
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People who have been to Pakistan know it's people are very friendly, but the shootings and the carto...
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Homey don't quit. What else are you gonna do? It's like those guys in the cartoon they get up in the...
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Everyone is unique. They, who say no, have never seen their caricature.
LILY CHATTERJEE
I could spend the rest of my life writing and drawing books for kids and be a very happy man.
DANIEL SEAN KAYE
On Career Day in high school, you don't walk around looking for the cartoon guy.
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Even if you're drawing a cartoon and exaggerating, you want to capture something true about the ...
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CARTOON NETWORK
He's Sherman from New York.
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We hope that every show gives children an idea of what to play when the TV is off,
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They wanted to make her less rural, less of a cartoon. Not that Southern woman are cartoonish - they...
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When you do a cartoon based on news headlines, you do it based on incomplete information.
TED RALL
Because life's too short to read depressing books.
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There was a quaintness to his 1960s (cartoon) that some people felt was open to interpretation. He h...
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The humor is essentially dark for a cartoon and sophisticated. But at the same time, being a cartoon...
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I try to build a full personality for each of our cartoon characters - to make them personalities.
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I see our veterans as American heroes, not as cartoon characters.
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I watched him even then as he fell, his face undefeated, his eyes still proud
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I gotta say, I was really feeling the robe, but there's something about a girl in cartoon pajamas th...
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I was the founder of the 'Cartoon Bank' in the '90s. I was interested in finding ways fo...
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Our children are now moved along from the cartoon violence in 'Ninja Turtles' to the cold-blooded mu...
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All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantas...
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I still do the standard editorial cartoon: that is my bread and butter. I absolutely love doing that...
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I feel like one of those cartoon characters helplessly following the scent of something yummy when I...
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The new Disney cartoon 'Bambi' is interesting because it's the first one that's been...
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Welcome to Hell. Here's your accordion.
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From an illustration in her "Animals of a Bygone Era": a Leptictidium, an extinct rabbit-like animal...
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I don’t think so. Beth didn’t get any presents.
BREEHN BURNS
I think some days you should do a cartoon that is absolutely just for the laugh, and some days you s...
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Delirium: You use that word so much. Responsibilities. Do you ever think about what that means? I me...
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We felt that in order to convey the essence of the story, it was not necessary to show the entire ca...
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Some people read because they are too lazy to think.
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Throw a blanket over it!
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It seemed to Coraline that it was crouching, and staring down at her, as if it were not really a hou...
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Coraline went over to the window and watched the rain come down. It wasn't the kind of rain you coul...
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It was true: the other mother loved her. But she loved Coraline as a miser loves money, or a dragon ...
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How big are souls anyway?" asked Coraline.
The other mother sat down at the kitchen table and l...
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Oh ... My twitchy witchy girl I think you are so nice, I give you bowls of porridge And I give you b...
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But how can you walk away from something and still come
back to it?"
"Easy," said the cat....
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o non voglio tutto ciò che desidero. Nessuno lo vuole. Non veramente. Che divertimento sarebbe, se ...
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Coraline’s father stopped working and made them all dinner. Coraline was disgusted. “Daddy,” s...
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Coraline tried drawing the mist. After ten minutes of drawing she still had a white sheet of paper w...
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Small world," said Coraline. "It's big enough for her," said the cat. "Spiders' webs only have to be...
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Cats don’t have names,” it said.

“No?” said Coraline.

“No,” said t...
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Old but contented, the face of a man who had sipped life’s vinegar and found it, by and large, to ...
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Sometimes I suspect that we build our traps ourselves, then we back into them, pretending amazement ...
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Charitably... I think... sometimes, perhaps, one must change or die. And, in the end, there were, pe...
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I believe [...] that while all human life is sacred there’s nothing wrong with the death pe...
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If an eagle gives you a feather, keep it safe.
Remember: that giants sleep too soundly; that NEIL GAIMAN
What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it...
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Fair enough,” said Thor. “What’s the price?” “Freya’s hand in marriage.” “He just wa...
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It would have been hard for Fat Charlie to say exactly when the accumulation of birds on the wire me...
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I believe in absolute honesty and sensible social lies.
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You have to believe. Otherwise, it will never happen.
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In a perfect world, you could fuck people without giving them a piece of your heart. And every glitt...
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Honestly, if you're given the choice between Armageddon or tea, you don't say 'what kind of tea?
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She sat down on one of her grandmother's uncomfortable armchairs, and the cat sprang up into her lap...
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The cat wrinkled its nose and managed to look unimpressed. "Calling cats," it confided, "tends to be...
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The world seemed to shimmer a little at the edges.
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Oh- my twitchy witchy girl
I think you are so nice,
I give you bowls of porridge
And ...
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Nothing’s changed. You’ll go home. You’ll be bored. You’ll be ignored. No one will listen to...
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I am the mother of Odin's stallion, Sleipnir. I am the father of Fenrir Sun-Eater, and of Hel Half-R...
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We do what we do, because of who we are. If we did otherwise, we would not be ourselves.
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Have you ever been in love? Horrible isn't it? It makes you so vulnerable. It opens your chest and i...
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You're a poem?' I repeated.

She chewed her lower lip. 'If you want. I am a poem, or I am ...
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We...we could be friends.'

We COULD be rare specimens of an exotic breed of dancing Afric...
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What's your name,' Coraline asked the cat. 'Look, I'm Coraline. Okay?'
'Cats don't have names,'...
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Anyway: I'm not blessed or merciful. I'm just me. I've got a job to do and I do it. Listen: even as ...
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When you smiled you had my undivided attention. When you laughed you had my urge to laugh with you. ...
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To love is to risk not being loved in return. To hope is to risk pain. To try is to risk failure, bu...
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Love comes to those who still hope even though they've been disappointed, to those who still believe...
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Adventures are all very well in their place, but there's a lot to be said for regular meals and free...
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My guiltiest pleasure is Harry Stephen Keeler. He may have been the greatest bad writer America has ...
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