Facts about Joseph Barbera

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Joseph Barbera was a famous Cartoonist from USA, who lived between March 24, 1911 and December 18, 2006. He/she became 95 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Joseph.

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Famous quotes by Joseph Barbera (31)


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"What about Mickey Mouse? Disney tried very hard to make him a star. But Mickey Mouse is more of a symbol than a real character"
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"Publicity gets more than a little tiring. You want it, you need it, you crave it, and you're scared as hell when it stops"
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"Parents look at me like I'm somebody pretty important, and say, We were raised on your characters, and now we're enjoying them all over again with our children"
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"One of the most attractive things about writing your autobiography is that you're not dead"
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"Not once in six years did I make it to the office by 9 on the dot"
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"My marriage had been impulsive. That marriage should have been short-lived instead of the 23 years it spanned"
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"My last days at MGM were like the fall of the Roman Empire in fast motion"
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"My biggest kick comes from the individual fans I run into. Middle-aged men ask me when we're going to do more Johnny Quest cartoons"
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"Making cartoons means very hard work at every step of the way, but creating a successful cartoon character is the hardest work of all"
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"Los Angeles was an impression of failure, of disappointment, of despair, and of oddly makeshift lives. This is California? I thought"
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"In those days, boxing was very glamorous and romantic. You listened to fights on the radio, and a good announcer made it seem like a contest between gladiators"
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"I was convinced there as only one actor to play Templeton the Rat, and that was Tony Randall"
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"I was 82 years old before Who's Who thought I was enough of a big shot to do a piece on me"
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"I never got tired of Tom and Jerry, but I did have a dream of doing more with my life than making cartoons"
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"I learned long ago to accept the fact that not everything I create will see the light of day"
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"I hope we don't get to the point where we have to have the cat stop chasing the mouse to teach him glassblowing and basket weaving"
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"I have spent a lot of years on the outside looking in"
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"I hate fishing, and I can't imagine why anyone would want to hike when you can get in the car and drive"
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"I first pitched the idea of doing a series of cartoons based on Bible stories. They didn't much like it"
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"I don't know that I spent any more time alone than any other kid, but being by myself never bothered me"
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"I don't know anyone who enjoys going to the hospital. To help remedy this, I got an idea to create what a Laugh Room in the pediatric ward of hospitals"
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"I cannot say who, precisely, came up with the idea of a Stone Age family"
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"High-level, big-deal publicity has a way of getting old for me, but what never fails to thrill me is when I make personal appearances"
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"Friends don't necessarily made good business or creative partners"
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"Faced with the choice of enduring a bad toothache or going to the dentist, we generally tried to ride out the bad tooth"
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"Except for me, no one in my family could draw"
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"Despite the rejection, and in violation of all the rules, I came back year after year"
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"Creating fantasy is a very personal thing, but you can't take the process too personally"
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"Bill Hanna and I owe an awful lot to television, but we both got our start and built the first phase of our partnership in the movies"
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"Among the great glories of the MGM lot were the vast outdoor sets that had been constructed over the years"
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"After I had done a handful of cartoons I was satisfied with, I started submitting them to the magazines"


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