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Ted Rall Quotes

Anyone should be able to read comics.

Anyway, I tried liking Jimmy Corrigan but I couldn't.

At this point, American workers are pretty respectful of the bosses they loathe.

But now that I'm cartooning full-time, I'm more of an observer. I'm talking to people who are experiencing these things. But it's not like being in the trenches.

Comics are too big. You can't say any kind or genre of comics is better than another. You can say so subjectively. But to say it like it's objective is wrong. It's wrong morally, because it cuts out stuff that's good.

Conservative humor is frankly harder than liberal humor. You get points for just being liberal. You can get more points if you make fun of your own side sometimes.

Even though I'm a leftist. I think the left eats its own.

I don't think anyone has written a great graphic novel.

I never consciously do any work directly influenced from any movie, unless I'm doing a parody.

I think Dilbert is actually a radical strip.

I think jazz is good, but I don't enjoy it. It's not for me.

I think Maus I is better than Maus II. The standard here is whether or not it's as good as a great book of prose literature and by that standard, no, it's not that great.

I think we're the first generation to successfully integrate American society.

I'm a better editorial cartoonist by default because so many editorial cartoonists out there are so awful.

I'm a better polemicist in prose.

If I had to rank my skills, I have a long way to go before I can write a good graphic novel.

It's a perfectly valid position to not like Shakespeare.

Money stress is what used to remind me of my Dad most.

Most people don't know how to tell stories.

On the ground, Pakistan is the most virulently anti-American state on the planet.