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Matt Groening Quotes


37 Matt Groening quotes:



"Families are about love overcoming emotional torture. - Maker of the Simpsons"
"Love is a perky elf dancing a merry little jig and then suddenly he turns on you with a miniature machine gun."
"Families are about love overcoming emotional torture."
"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."
"God often gives nuts to toothless people."
"The Simpsons is an especially collaborative show."
"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."
"Most TV shows don't reward you for paying attention."
"Basically, everything I try to do is to present an alternative to what somebody else is doing."
"Because good writing in a TV cartoon is so rare, I think the animation on The Simpsons is often overlooked."
"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."
"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."
"It's just hard not to listen to TV: it's spent so much more time raising us than parents have."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"We've got a bunch of new writers now who tell me they grew up watching The Simpsons. It's bizarre, and they're writing some very funny stuff."
"Well, most grown-ups forget what it was like to be a kid. I vowed that I would never forget."
"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."
"God often gives nuts to toothless people"
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