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Joseph Barbera Quotes & Quotations
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    Among the great glories of the MGM lot were the vast outdoor sets that had been constructed over the years. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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    Creating fantasy is a very personal thing, but you can't take the process too personally. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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    Despite the rejection, and in violation of all the rules, I came back year after year. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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    Friends don't necessarily made good business or creative partners. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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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. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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    I cannot say who, precisely, came up with the idea of a Stone Age family. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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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. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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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. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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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. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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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. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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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. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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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. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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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. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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    My marriage had been impulsive. That marriage should have been short-lived instead of the 23 years it spanned. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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    Not once in six years did I make it to the office by 9 on the dot. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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    One of the most attractive things about writing your autobiography is that you're not dead. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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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. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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    That's what keeps me going: dreaming, inventing, then hoping and dreaming some more in order to keep dreaming. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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    There is no law that says a man who earned a hundred million dollars in his first half-dozen years on the job has to be a decent human being, but Mike Eisner is that and more. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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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. Joseph-BarberaJoseph Barbera
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    What the real world of 1941 needed most was the release and relief provided by laughter. Joseph-Barbera/">Joseph Barbera
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    While I have never been a regular churchgoer, I'm anything but immune to the power and the majesty of the religious experience. Joseph-Barbera/">Joseph Barbera