A lion's work hours are only when he's hungry; once he's satisfied, the predator and prey live peacefully together.
Fog and smog should not be confused and are easily separated by color.
Human beings will line up for miles to buy a bucket of catastrophes, but don't try selling sunshine and light - you'll go broke.
The rules are simple. Take your work, but never yourself, seriously. Pour in the love and whatever skill you have, and it will come out.
Painting does what we cannot do - it brings a three-dimensional world into a two-dimensional plane.
There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is the willingness to think.
The author O. Henry taught me about the value of the unexpected. He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds - the birds were chickens and the flowers dried sunflowers rattling against a wall.
When critics sit in judgment it is hard to tell where justice leaves off and vengeance begins.
Comedy is unusual people in real situations; farce is real people in unusual situations.
I have come to know Bugs so well that I no longer have to think about what he is doing in any situation.
We must not confuse distortion with innovation; distortion is useless change, art is beneficial change.
Anxiety is the handmaiden of creativity.
Jackie Gleason said that comedy is the most exacting form of dramatic art, because it has an instant critic: laughter.
In 1918, when I was 6 or 7 years old, radio was just coming into use in the Great War.
The only time a wife listens to her husband is when he's asleep.
I have to think as Bugs Bunny, not of Bugs Bunny.
The Coyote is limited, as Bugs is limited, by his anatomy.
The only thing an adult can give a child is time.
Disney was not a good animator, he didn't draw well at all, but he was always a great idea man, and a good writer.
If you start with character, you probably will end up with good drawings.