Harvey Pekar Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

By | September 1, 2021
  1. You can find heroism everyday, like guys working terrible jobs because they’ve got to support their families. Or as far as humor, the things I see on the job, on the street, are far funnier than anything you’ll ever see on TV. – Harvey Pekar
  2. There hasn’t been enough change in comics to suit me. I don’t know why exactly. – Harvey Pekar
  3. Cleveland has a very bad reputation, but there’s a lot of stuff that’s left over from when there were very wealthy people – the Art Museum and a world class symphony that’s still world class. – Harvey Pekar
  4. I kept on buying records and listening to them. Finally, I was able to hear the relationship between the jazz improvisers’ solos and the underlying structure that it’s based on, the chord progression. That was pretty easy to do in the swing era, y’know, when jazz was, like, pop music, you know. It had made the charts and everything like that. – Harvey Pekar
  5. I think you can do anything with comics that you could do in just about any art form. – Harvey Pekar
  6. When I was a kid, back in the ’40s, I was a voracious comic book reader. And at that time, there was a lot of patriotism in the comics. They were called things like ‘All-American Comics’ or ‘Star-Spangled Comics’ or things like that. I decided to do a logo that was a parody of those comics, with ‘American’ as the first word. – Harvey Pekar

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