"I've never taken any issue off the table for lack of suitability. Only for lack of imagination."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Garry Trudeau on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Garry Trudeau on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Garry Trudeau on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Garry Trudeau on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Garry Trudeau on Sun Tzu
"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."
"Humor can inform and break down stigma, which is a huge issue in the military."
"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."