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    I hate changes of administrations, because I have all my villains in place and they are all taken away and replaced with faceless wonders nobody knows.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: hate  wonder 
     
    An outsider's point of view is always handy.
    — Pat Oliphant
    I can always see what I've done wrong. I'm always learning. I'm the perennial student.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: wrong  learning 
     
    Journalism was looked upon as a more noble thing than it is now. I don't know if it carries the same cachet that it did then.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: noble 
     
    So many cartoonists draw the same year after year. When they find a style, they stick with it. They don't mess with innovation, and they become boring.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: innovation  year 
     
    Even if you go to Australia today, it's very much like visiting a state you haven't been to.
    — Pat Oliphant
    I don't think there's more than half-a-dozen cartoons that I've been really truly happy with in all the time I've been doing it.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: time 
     
    I see myself as an artist who happens to do cartoons.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: artist 
     
    I've always looked upon politics as a very boring thing. Politics never interested me as much as the people involved in it.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: people  politics 
     
    I've been in Washington ever since 1981, trying to get out!
    — Pat Oliphant
    If it were not for the fact that editors have become so timorous in these politically correct times, I would probably have a greater readership than I have.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: time  facts 
     
    One-newspaper towns are not good because all the surviving newspaper does is print money. They make 25 percent on their money every year, and if they go down to 22 percent, they start laying people off.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: people  money  year 
     
    There has always been quite a strong black and white art tradition in Australia, with quite a large contingent of cartoonists, given the size of the population.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: strong  black 
     
    There were dragons to slay in the old days. Nixon was a good dragon.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: dragon 
     
    We're all idealistic when young.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: young 
     
    Correct me if I'm wrong - the gizmo is connected to the flingflang connected to the watzis, watzis connected to the doo-dad connected to the ding dong.
    — Pat Oliphant
    tags: wrong 
     
    Some days you feel like this is really going well. You can tell. Other days, you're just drawing like a farmer and you don't know why.
    — Pat Oliphant
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