Alison Bechdel quotes, quotations, poems, phrases, words
famous authors, famous people, famous celebrities
PROFILE | PICTURES | NET WORTH | NEWS | VIDEOS | BIO | | QUOTES
Home > > > Quotes

Quotes / Quotations


Sponsored link:
Alison Bechdel QUOTES / QUOTATIONS
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.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
And the idea that a story is true, that it actually happened, is endlessly compelling, I think, not just to me but to people in general.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
Autobiographical comics, I love them. I love them.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
But I read comic books. I read things like Richie Rich and Little Lulu.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
But mostly, it's a book about my relationship with my father.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
Even drawing gray hair at all is difficult to render in black and white.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
For some reason writing and drawing are very separate processes for me.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
I don't know, maybe it's because I was raised Catholic. Confession has always held a great appeal for me.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
I just have this sort of entrepreneurial spirit and I work really hard at promoting myself.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
I love Jules Feiffer. I didn't discover him until I was a little older.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
I mean, I'll have an idea about what a panel will look like as I'm writing, but I often don't touch a pencil until the text is completely finished.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
I never really read superhero stuff as a kid.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
I probably read Harriet the Spy about 70,000 times.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
I started to get bored with that stuff about only drawing men and I've taken it out of the slideshow.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
I think, in a way, being a lesbian has been as much of a boost to my career than a negative influence because I had a very cohesive, ready-made audience.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
I'm pretty illiterate when it comes to comics history.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
I'm trying to make time in my life to work on a graphic memoir. Although, at the rate I'm going, it'll take forever to finish.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
It's a hard thing to age a character because you can't really suddenly give someone gray hair.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
My mother is, my father certainly was. They were kind of the local intelligentsia in the town where I grew up.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
Partly I resented being perceived as weak because I was a girl.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
Sometimes I wish the writing and drawing were more integrated.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
The satiric ethos of Mad was a much bigger childhood influence.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
Watching everyone root through their psyche, it just delights me. Especially R. Crumb's stuff.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
Well, I'm always working on my comic strip and trying to, you know, keep cranking that out.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting to be more books geared towards young adults.
Quotation of 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.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
Yeah, I read Judy Blume. My mother didn't like that, but I read it anyhow.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel
Yeah, I think some of that is just wish-fulfillment, you know, how little kids fantasize through their drawings. I wanted to be powerful.
Quotation of Alison Bechdel