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Alison Bechdel Quotes

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I love Jules Feiffer.
I didn't discover him until I was a little older.
- Alison Bechdel

I never really read superhero stuff as a kid.
- Alison Bechdel

Yeah, I read Judy Blume.
My mother didn't like that, but I read it anyhow.
- Alison Bechdel

Partly I resented being perceived as weak because I was a girl.
- Alison Bechdel

 

I probably read Harriet the Spy about 70,000 times.
- Alison Bechdel

Sometimes I wish the writing and drawing were more integrated.
- Alison Bechdel

The satiric ethos of Mad was a much bigger childhood influence.
- Alison Bechdel

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But I read comic books.
I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu.
- Alison Bechdel

But mostly, it's a book about my relationship with my father.
- Alison Bechdel

I'm pretty illiterate when it comes to comics history.
- Alison Bechdel

Even drawing gray hair at all is difficult to render in black and white.
- Alison Bechdel

For some reason writing and drawing are very separate processes for me.
- Alison Bechdel

Autobiographical comics, I love them.
I love them.
- Alison Bechdel

And partly, the worst thing you could do in my family
was need something from someone.
So physical strength represented an avenue of self-sufficiency to me.
- Alison Bechdel

I just have this sort of entrepreneurial spirit and
I work really hard at promoting myself.
- Alison Bechdel

Well, I'm always working on my comic strip and trying to,
you know, keep cranking that out.
- Alison Bechdel

Writing this book feels like a completely different
activity from writing my comic strip because it's about real life.
I feel like I'm using a part of my brain that's been dormant until now.
- Alison Bechdel

It's a hard thing to age a character because you can't
really suddenly give someone gray hair.
- Alison Bechdel

It's definitely part of it, that the men were having
fun and doing the interesting things but also,
I don't know, I'm just thinking more about gender and
how maybe in some way I am more of a boy than a girl.
- Alison Bechdel

That's all true, but there was something else going on for me as a kid,
something about my gender identity that I haven't figured out yet.
And that's one of the things I'm hoping to dissect
and investigate in this memoir project.
- Alison Bechdel

When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting
to be more books geared towards young adults.
- Alison Bechdel

My mother is, my father certainly was.
They were kind of the local intelligentsia in the town where I grew up.
- Alison Bechdel

People really want to think that these things really happened.
I don't know why that important, but I know that when
I finish reading a novel or something,
I want to know how much of that really happened to this author.
- Alison Bechdel

I started to get bored with that stuff about only drawing
men and I've taken it out of the slideshow.
- Alison Bechdel

When I grew up, I studied karate for years.
I got pretty strong, but eventually I had to acknowledge
that I really didn't like fighting at all,
so I quit.
- Alison Bechdel

I don't know, maybe it's because I was raised Catholic.
Confession has always held a great appeal for me.
- Alison Bechdel

I just met someone who read Gone With the Wind 62 times
for exactly that same reason.
She couldn't bear that it wasn't real.
She wanted to live in it.
- Alison Bechdel

Watching everyone root through their psyche,
it just delights me.
Especially R. Crumb's stuff.
- Alison Bechdel

I get a lot of mail from men who really identify with Stuart,
you know, Sparrow's boyfriend.
I love that.
Even though I used to say I wanted men to read the
strip even though there weren't any men in it,
so they'd be forced to identify with the women.
- Alison Bechdel

Mostly it was Mad magazine.
And I did read a lot of - I had a subscription when I was little,
but I also had access to some old collections,
the little paperbacks of the really good stuff.
- Alison Bechdel

Nancy Drew was always changing her outfits.
I despised girls' clothing, I couldn't wait to get
home from school and get out of it.
The last thing I wanted to read was minute descriptions of Nancy's frocks.
- Alison Bechdel

One of them is already having some menopausal symptoms.
I'm working on that.
I'm giving them all little lines under the eyes,
trying to sort of make them age gracefully.
- Alison Bechdel

I hope that I can get people to read it without having to change it.
Especially now that the strip has more different kinds of characters.
It's really not all lesbians any more.
- Alison Bechdel

Use the power of your word
in the direction of truth and love.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Where there is great love,
there are always miracles.
- Willa Cather

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Where There is Love,
Nothing is Missing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is when the other person's happiness
is more important than your own.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I have found that if you love life,
life will love you back.
- Arthur Rubinstein

Love Without Limits.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

Love means not ever having to say you're sorry.
- Erich Segal

Love me when I least deserve it,
because that's when I really need it.
- Swedish Proverb

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- A Course in Miracles

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

I argue thee that love is life.
And life hath immortality.
- Emily Dickinson

Love is the only force capable of
transforming an enemy into friend.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Because of a great love, one is courageous.
- Lao Tzu

Today, I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

Love is the absence of judgment.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
- Victor Hugo

Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous


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