Facts about Matt Groening

Occup.Cartoonist
FromUSA
BornFebruary 15, 1954
Age69 years

Summary

Matt Groening is a famous Cartoonist from USA, he/she is 69 years old and still alive, born February 15, 1954.

Zodiac:
He/she is born under the zodiac aquarius, who is known for Knowledge, Humanitarian, Serious, Insightful, Duplicitous. Our collection contains 32 quotes who is written / told by Matt.

32 Famous quotes by Matt Groening

Small: Well, most grown-ups forget what it was like to be a kid. I vowed that I would never forget
"Well, most grown-ups forget what it was like to be a kid. I vowed that I would never forget"
Small: The thing that makes me happiest about Simpsons Illustrated are all the drawings that we get from reade
"The thing that makes me happiest about Simpsons Illustrated are all the drawings that we get from readers. I wish we could print them all. They're really imaginative. They show a lot of hard work"
Small: Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machi
"Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun"
Small: Ive loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid, mainly from looking at the covers of science-f
"I've loved science fiction ever since I was a little kid, mainly from looking at the covers of science-fiction magazines and books, and I've read quite extensively as an adult"
Small: Eat my shorts!
"Eat my shorts!"
Small: Basically, everything I try to do is to present an alternative to what somebody else is doing
"Basically, everything I try to do is to present an alternative to what somebody else is doing"
Small: When The Simpsons came around, there really was nothing else like it on TV. Its hard to imagine, but wh
"When The Simpsons came around, there really was nothing else like it on TV. It's hard to imagine, but when Fox first took the plunge with it, it was considered controversial to put animation on prime time"
Small: Sometimes people get mad at The Simpsons subversive story telling, but theres another message in there,
"Sometimes people get mad at The Simpsons' subversive story telling, but there's another message in there, which is a celebration of making wild, funny stories"
Small: Most TV shows dont reward you for paying attention
"Most TV shows don't reward you for paying attention"
Small: Me fail english? Thats unpossible
"Me fail english? Thats unpossible"
Small: Families are about love overcoming emotional torture
"Families are about love overcoming emotional torture"
Small: Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath.
"Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come"
Small: I love the idea that we put in jokes the kids dont get. And that later, when they grow up and read a fe
"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"
Small: I dont know why I did it, I dont know why I enjoyed it, and I dont know why I will do it again
"I don't know why I did it, I don't know why I enjoyed it, and I don't know why I will do it again"
Small: God often gives nuts to toothless people
"God often gives nuts to toothless people"
Small: Because good writing in a TV cartoon is so rare, I think the animation on The Simpsons is often overloo
"Because good writing in a TV cartoon is so rare, I think the animation on The Simpsons is often overlooked"
Small: A lot of our writers, like Conan OBrien, moved on to other things
"A lot of our writers, like Conan O'Brien, moved on to other things"
Small: The Simpsons is an especially collaborative show
"The Simpsons is an especially collaborative show"
Small: A lot of people believe that if everybody just did what they were told - obeyed - everything would be f
"A lot of people believe that if everybody just did what they were told - obeyed - everything would be fine. But that's not what life is all about. That's not real. It's never going to happen"
Small: Since I was there in the very beginning, I know the history of the characters. So, I make comments abou
"Since I was there in the very beginning, I know the history of the characters. So, I make comments about the tone and sometimes remind the writers that we've done that before"
Small: I dont have to be careful, Ive got a gun
"I don't have to be careful, I've got a gun"
Small: I also found childs play - stuff that was not considered serious, but goofy - was the stuff I liked to
"I also found child's play - stuff that was not considered serious, but goofy - was the stuff I liked to do, so I still do it as an adult"
Small: One of the things I would like to do is make up stories that I would have enjoyed when I was a kid.
"One of the things I would like to do is make up stories that I would have enjoyed when I was a kid. So, if I'm thinking about an audience, it's usually a younger version of myself"
Small: Living creatively is really important to maintain throughout your life. And living creatively doesnt me
"Living creatively is really important to maintain throughout your life. And living creatively doesn't mean only artistic creativity, although that's part of it. It means being yourself, not just complying with the wishes of other people"
Small: Its a funny show. The characters are surprisingly likable, given how ugly they are. Weve got this huge
"It's a funny show. The characters are surprisingly likable, given how ugly they are. We've got this huge cast of characters that we can move around. And over the last few seasons, we've explored some of the secondary characters' personal lives a bit more"
Small: I want it to go on, but I want us to go out on top
"I want it to go on, but I want us to go out on top"
Small: Heres to alcohol: the cause of, and answer to, all of lifes problems
"Here's to alcohol: the cause of, and answer to, all of life's problems"
Small: Everybody doesnt have to get every joke. People really appreciate not being condescended to
"Everybody doesn't have to get every joke. People really appreciate not being condescended to"
Small: Donuts. Is there anything they cant do?
"Donuts. Is there anything they can't do?"
Small: Dont have a cow, man
"Don't have a cow, man"
Small: Its just hard not to listen to TV: its spent so much more time raising us than parents have
"It's just hard not to listen to TV: it's spent so much more time raising us than parents have"
Small: I draw a weekly comic strip called Life in Hell, which is syndicated in about 250 newspapers. Thats wha
"I draw a weekly comic strip called Life in Hell, which is syndicated in about 250 newspapers. That's what I did before The Simpsons, and what I plan to do for the rest of my life"