"Humor can inform and break down stigma, which is a huge issue in the military."
"A joke is a very serious thing."Garry Trudeau on Winston Churchill
"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing."Garry Trudeau on Mark Twain
"Common sense and a sense of humor are the same thing, moving at different speeds. A sense of humor is just common sense, dancing."Garry Trudeau on William James
"If I had no sense of humor, I would long ago have committed suicide."Garry Trudeau on Mahatma Gandhi
"A person without a sense of humor is like a wagon without springs. It's jolted by every pebble on the road."Garry Trudeau on Henry Ward Beecher
"Well, it's a humor strip, so my first responsibility has always been to entertain the reader... But if, in addition, I can help move readers to thought and judgment about issues that concern me, so much the better."
"I've never taken any issue off the table for lack of suitability. Only for lack of imagination."
"Medical decisions have been politicized. What doctor wants a state legislator in his consulting room?"
"When you're young, with less on the line, it's easier to be audacious, to experiment. So I introduced the concerns of my generation - politics, sex, drugs, rock-and-roll, etc. - to the comics page, which for many years caused a rolling furor."