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Martin Mull Quotes

Martin Mull
Never underestimate a child's ability to get into more trouble.
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Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your head.
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Show business is just like high school, except you get paid.
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Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain
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The trouble with jogging is that the ice falls out of your glass.
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A cult following is a nice way of saying very few people like you.
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Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
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I don't think you really can send an exact message, because any two viewers are so disparate, in terms of their backgrounds, their point of view, their histories, that there's no telling what that message might be.
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Around 1980, I went back to painting with a vengeance.
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I had a teacher in art school who said something about the only works he really enjoyed seeing or found much in were works where he had a sense that a discovery was made in the course of making this object. I like to hold to that as my marching orders.
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I kind of just lucked into and fell into the other profession. It was really just an outgrowth of the fact that when I was in art school, I had no money whatsoever.
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I never stopped making pictures. There were times when more of my income was coming from other sources, and I had to devote more time to television and movies and records.
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I think there are a lot of pictures to make. I sometimes question whether I'm even an artist or just a painter. To me, the making of the pictures is the most important thing.
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I try to not get to the point where one is making wallpaper, or simply painting money. I want to make sure that I am at least trying to weigh myself down, that there's a challenge each time.
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I've always had a certain fascination. It's basically paint what you know, and this is what I grew up with.
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I've been doing it all along, ever since I got out of art school.
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If there is some art involved, I'd like it to be that it came through the cracks of daily work.
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It might be something in the actual structure of the paintings that is starting to come around, finally. And that's exciting to me.
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It really is a day job, and it also seems to have virtually disappeared-with no remorse, really. It gives me more time to paint.
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It seems like the opportunity just increases exponentially. There doesn't seem to be much stopping.
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It was taunted as reality. It was dangled as a carrot. In terms of people's hopes and dreams, to say that that is less of a reality than the daily grind they find themselves in is maybe not correct.
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It's hard to decide if TV makes morons out of everyone, or if it mirrors Americans who really are morons to begin with.
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Some of the pictures I must say every now and then I just think are going to be funny. When it gets that much, you might as well just pull out all the stops and make it more of a burlesque.
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The imagery is getting a little more enigmatic. I'd like to think that it's getting a little more evocative without being more narrative.
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To be able to get up and be in my studio and work all day is a great joy.
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