Jim Henson Quotes

Jim Henson Quotes: (Lisa Henson about her father) He admired the job of the man who walks along the road picking up trash with a long stick. He thought that guy had a great job, walking along with a stick, enjoying the road, and doing only good in the world, with hundreds of small actions.
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Jim Henson Quote: If you're doing a large, complicated character with radio controls, it might take a number of people several months to make it and if you're talking about a quick little hand puppet, it could be made in 2 days, so there's enormous range there, and no real easy generalities.
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Quotes about Jim Henson: I do remember doing shows strictly in black and white, too, so you're right.
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Quote about Jim Henson: Yeah, I think we did the term Muppets before we got the show Sam and Friends - a few months after I started working.
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Jim Henson Sayings: You're assisting the audience to understand; you're giving them a bridge or an access. And if you don't give them that, if you keep it more abstract, it's almost more pure. It's a cooler thing.
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Jim Henson Saying: If you take a character and you call him a frog, or like Rowlf, our dog, call him a dog, you immediately give the audience a handle.
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Sayings about Jim Henson: When The Muppet Show ended, we all sat around and said, what kind of television show would we like to do. We felt the need these days are for some quality children's programming.
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Saying about Jim Henson: Nobody creates a fad. It just happens. People love going along with the idea of a beautiful pig. It's like a conspiracy.
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Jim Henson Quotes: Who said that every wish would be heard and answered when wished on an evening star? Somebody thought of it and someone believed it, and look what its done so far.
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Jim Henson Quote: I know it's easier to portray a world filled with cynicism and anger, where problems are solved with violence...It's an easy out. What's a whole lot tougher is to offer alternatives, to present other ways conflicts can be resolved, and to show you can have a positive impact on your world. To do that, you have to put yourself out on a limb, take chances, and run the risk of being called a do-gooder.
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Quotes about Jim Henson: When I was a kid, I never saw a puppet show. I never played with puppets or had any interest in them.
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Quote about Jim Henson: We thought it would be fun to try to design a show that would work well internationally and so that' s what we're intending to do with Fraggle Rock, and we are indeed now selling it around the world.
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Jim Henson Sayings: I don't know exactly where ideas come from, but when I'm working well ideas just appear. I've heard other people say similar things - so it's one of the ways I know there's help and guidance out there. It's just a matter of our figuring out how to receive the ideas or information that are waiting to be heard.
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Jim Henson Saying: I don't know exactly where ideas come from, it's just a matter of us figuring out how to receive the ideas waiting to be heard.
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Sayings about Jim Henson: I believe that life is basically a process of growth-that we go through many lives, choosing those situations and problems that we will learn through.
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