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My movies continue to be found and be sold because there's something going on in them.
 

One of the best animated films I've seen come out of Disney was the Tarzan movie. I wasn't crazy about the story or the design on Tarzan's face, but the traditional animation was spectacular.
 

Painting pictures didn't make me a lot of money. I have to eat.
 

Sweetheart, I'm the biggest ripped-off cartoonist in the history of the world, and that's all I'm going to say.
 

The rise of anime had to happen. If the Japanese could tell better American stories, it would go through the roof. They still tell stories which are very much oriental. I take my hat off to them.
 

They say I'm a revolutionary, but they're all wrong.
 

Too many of Disney animators, and a lot try to emulate Disney, are trying to hit what they call quality levels. They're boring mannerisms.
 

What's most important in animation is the emotions and the ideas being portrayed. I'm a great believer of energy and emotion.
 

Wizards was my homage to Tolkien in the American idiom. I had read Tolkien, understood Tolkien, and wanted to do a sort of fantasy for American kids, and that was Wizards.
 

You can't second-guess yourself as a filmmaker.
 


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