Animation Quotes

It just seems like the whole, overall animation world is trying to go where maybe animation doesn't belong.

Don Bluth

Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world. -

Walt Disney

Animation is tremendously resilient. Animation will recover, as art always recovers. Theres always cycles of good art.

Ralph Bakshi

I was very lucky to come through at the time I did, with the growing interest and demand for animation and animators - it requires a great deal of patience and a good eye for detail.

Annette Funicello

False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.

Richard Burton

Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.

Walt Disney

Animation is the one type of movie that really does play for the entire audience. Our challenge is to make stories that connect for kids and adults.

John Lasseter

Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoon's unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.

Walt Disney

Animation had been done before, but stories were never told.

Marc Davis

Animation scripts tend to be much more descriptive and are lighter on dialogue.

Douglas Wood

Animation is tremendously resilient. Animation will recover, as art always recovers. There's always cycles of good art.

Ralph Bakshi

Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn.

Norman McLaren

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.

Walt Disney

Animation is about creating the illusion of life.

Brad Bird

Animation is about creating the illusion of life. And you cant create it if you dont have one.

Brad Bird

And having suffered for part of the war when I was a child. I was too young to really understand what was going on but one of my favorite pieces of animation now is that Goodbye Blue Sky in The Wall because that deals directly with that period in time.

Gerald Scarfe

In the animation world, people who understand pencils and paper usually arent computer people, and the computer people usually arent the artistic people, so they always stand on opposite sides of the line.

Don Bluth

Studios have been trying to get rid of the actor for a long time and now they can do it. They got animation. No more actor, although for now they still have to borrow a voice or two.

James Coburn

Animation is different from other parts. Its language is the language of caricature. Our most difficult job was to develop the cartoons unnatural but seemingly natural anatomy for humans and animals.

Walt Disney

My work is so unorthodox that from one panel to the next, the drawings are completely different... totally opposed to the way of working in something like animation, where every drawing has to look like the one before.

Sergio Aragones

Well, for one thing, the executives in charge at Cartoon Network are cartoon fans. I mean, these are people who grew up loving animation and loving cartoons, and the only difference between them and me is they don't know how to draw.

Craig McCracken

We always thought the Tom Tom Club could change to anything, but it acquired this image, which was cartoon animation and this real light-hearted dance music.

Tina Weymouth

Walt Disney had always tried to get more dimension in his animation and when I saw these tapes, I thought, This is it! This is what Walt was waiting for! But when I looked around, nobody at the studio at the time was even halfway interested in it.

John Lasseter

Sure, they were simple desk lamps with only a minimal amount of movement, but you could immediately tell that Luxo Jr. was a baby, and that the big one was his mother. In that short little film, computer animation went from a novelty to a serious tool for filmmaking.

John Lasseter

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