Al Capp Quotes

  • My work is being destroyed almost as soon as it is printed. One day it is being read; the next day someone's wrapping fish in it.

  • Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered.

  • Today's younger generation is no worse than my own. We were just as ignorant and repulsive as they are, but nobody listened to us.

  • Like all New York hotel lady cashiers she had red hair and had been disappointed in her first husband.

  • The secret of how to live without resentment or embarrassment in a world in which I was different from everyone else. was to be indifferent to that difference.

  • Success is following the pattern of life one enjoys most.

  • Any place that anyone can learn something useful from someone with experience is an educational institution.

  • Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed if necessary.

  • The public is like a piano. You just have to know what keys to poke.

  • There are certain books in the world which every searcher for truth must know: the Bible, the Critique of Pure Reason, the Origin of Species, and Karl Marx's Capital.

  • Anyone who can walk to the welfare office can walk to work.