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Harvey Pekar Quotes about Friendship
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I'm a guy that likes to sit in one place.
- Harvey Pekar

I think comics have far more potential than a lot of people realize.
- Harvey Pekar

It's extremely seldom that anybody wants me to change
what I've written about them.
Generally I portray them in a good light,
if they're friends.
- Harvey Pekar

I've probably had my day in the sun.
I think I've influenced a lot of comic book writers.
- Harvey Pekar

 

Plays have been made of my comics.
- Harvey Pekar

People writing about me have said that I've influenced a lot of people,
and there are some artists who have credited me with influencing them.
- Harvey Pekar

Things improved a little bit in the '80s;
there was kind of a revival of alternative comics,
but then they went downhill in the '90s.
- Harvey Pekar

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It makes you feel good to know that there's other people afflicted like you.
- Harvey Pekar

I'd been familiar with comics, and I'd collected 'em when I was a kid,
but after I got into junior high school,
there wasn't much I was interested in.
- Harvey Pekar

I think the people who would be the least interested
in my work would be people who read lots of comic books.
- Harvey Pekar

I think you can do anything with comics that you could
do in just about any art form.
- Harvey Pekar

I really don't have a lot in common with the people
who attend the Comic Con.
It's like assuming that all people who write prose are the same.
- Harvey Pekar

I'm doing research for a large comic book on the Beat Generation guys -
Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac and those guys.
- Harvey Pekar

I try and write the way things happen.
I don't try and fulfill people's wishes.
- Harvey Pekar

I thought I had a great opportunity when I started
doing my comic book in 1972.
I thought there was so much territory to work in.
- Harvey Pekar

People who are readers of fiction aren't particularly
interested in comic books.
- Harvey Pekar

It seemed to me you could do anything in comics.
So I started doing my thing, which is mainly influenced by novelists,
stand-up comedians, that sort of thing.
- Harvey Pekar

There hasn't been enough change in comics to suit me.
I don't know why exactly.
- Harvey Pekar

Letterman...
he got his problems.
We don't get along too well.
- Harvey Pekar

I decided I was going to tell these stories.
I went around and met Crumb.
He was the cartoonist.
I started realizing comics weren't just kid stuff.
- Harvey Pekar

I continue to be disappointed that people don't try
and diversify the kind of work they are doing in comics.
- Harvey Pekar

I don't write about certain arguments I have with my wife.
I'd get my head torn off if wrote about certain things.
- Harvey Pekar

I came up with American Splendor.
Some people think it's American Squalor.
- Harvey Pekar

American Splendor is just an ongoing journal.
It's an ongoing autobiography.
I started it when I was in my early 30s,
and I just keep going.
- Harvey Pekar

Everybody's like everybody else, and everybody's different from everybody else.
- Harvey Pekar

It didn't take long to establish myself,
as far as people thinking my work was good.
They liked it from the start.
- Harvey Pekar

My work looks like a comic book in form,
but it's not a typical comic book in content.
I write autobiographical stuff.
- Harvey Pekar

The film's success so far involves winning a couple
of prizes at Cannes and Sundance,
and getting some very nice reviews in newspapers and magazines.
That hasn't had a big impact on my life yet.
- Harvey Pekar

I write scripts in storyboard fashion using stick figures,
and thought balloons and word balloons and captions.
Then I'll write descriptions of what scenes should
look like and turn it over to the artist.
- Harvey Pekar

I met Robert Crumb in 1962; he lived in Cleveland for a while.
I took a look at his stuff.
Crumb was doing stuff beyond what other writers and artists were doing.
It was a step beyond Mad.
- Harvey Pekar

Marriages don't last. When I meet a guy,
the first question I ask myself is:
is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?
- Rita Rudner

Whenever I date a guy, I think,
"Is this the man I want my children
to spend their weekends with?"
- Rita Rudner

A James Cagney love scene is one where he lets the other guy live.
- Bob Hope

The buck stops with the guy who signs the checks.
- Rupert Murdoch

My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
- Damon Wayans

I'm not talking about lust.
A woman in lust wants chocolate.
A woman in love wants diamonds.
- the movie How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

An optimist is a guy that has never had much experience.
- Don Marquis

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

I've got volumes on how not to behave.
I've got more information now than a guy should have at my age.
- Charlie Sheen

I'm not a guy that believes you've got to have a lot
of experience to have success in the playoffs.
- Phil Simms

It wasn't until I saw James Dean that I began to think
that maybe I could actually do this.
Movies didn't have to be just this fantasy with this impossibly handsome guy.
- Terence Stamp

My plan is to have a theatre in some small town or
something and I'll be manager.
Ill be the crazy old movie guy.
- Quentin Tarantino

Jimi was a good guy 'til he got into drugs.
That's the way it is.
I just tell it like it is.
- Dick Dale

I'm a sensitive guy.
If you are a woman and you're in any kind of emotional
duress and you write a song about it,
I'll buy you album.
- Matthew Perry

I happen to be a guy who also plays the piano and sings,
so people automatically associate me with Billy Joel.
- Gavin DeGraw

The fan is the one who suffers.
He cheers a guy to a .350 season then watches that
player sign with another team.
When you destroy fan loyalties, you destroy everything.
- Frank Robinson

Show me a guy who can't pitch inside and I'll show you a loser.
- Sandy Koufax

I don't watch television.
I'm not a TV guy.
- Gary Lockwood

Derek Trucks is a real good new artist.
He's a young guy.
- Johnny Winter

And I had this big, long list of what I wanted in a
guy but I realized I didn't stack up to the list myself.
- Star Jones

President Bush says he needs a month off to unwind.
Unwind? When the hell does this guy wind?
- David Letterman

I play basketball on Sundays and I'm a very spiritual guy;
I read a lot of Eastern philosophy and I meditate.
- Garry Shandling

I play out negative fantasies for people.
I'm the guy people love to hate.
And they always remember the bad guy.
- Brion James

You know, it's always fun to play the bad guy at the end of the day.
- Julian McMahon

Wearing a turtleneck is like being strangled by a really weak guy,
all day.
Wearing a backpack and a turtleneck is like a weak
midget trying to bring you down.
- Mitch Hedberg

I haven't seen one guy beat five people yet.
It needs to be done collectively.
- Eric Snow

But I married a guy who treated me very badly,
but I was happy.
I was miserable, so I was happy.
- Lynn Johnston

I don't think of myself as offbeat and weird.
As a kid, I saw myself as the type of guy who would
run into a burning building to save the baby.
- Christian Slater

I hate when a guy brags...
or he sweats.
- Paris Hilton

For lack of a better term, they've labeled me a sex symbol.
It's flattering and it should happen to every bald,
overweight guy.
- Dennis Franz

Each guy has his own space.
We all end up in one of the other guy's rooms all the time.
We always end up together, as far as people getting along.
- Nikki Sixx

Who says I'm gonna marry another guy? In Europe it's not like in America,
where you set a date.
- Brigitte Nielsen

I'm the same kind of guy before all this happened.
- Michael Phelps

My first recording, a guy came down to Philadelphia
and heard me play and he introduced me to Alfred Lion.
- Jimmy Smith

Muhammad Ali was the kind of guy you either loved or hated,
but you wanted to see him.
I happen to really love him.
He brought boxing to another level and always made you laugh.
- Gerry Cooney

They understood why I left ER.
It wasn't just about a guy.
- Sherry Stringfield

It's hard not to like Asimov; he's a really likable guy.
- Cory Doctorow

He's a tremendous guy.
And what's more, he's virtually a genius in the field of management.
- John Wozniak

I'm not a party guy.
I don't carouse very much.
- Garry Shandling

Many of you might already recognize me as the guy in
the question-mark suits appearing in the late night
TV commercials and on the cover of educational books and CDs.
- Matthew Lesko


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