"Growing up, my sisters and I would always talk stories. One of my frustrations was I didn't know anything about cameras. I didn't know how to make a film and I obviously didn't have a special effects budget. I was a kid. So I was learning to draw to get down the stuff that was in my head, that I couldn't afford to actually do."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Jennifer Yuh Nelson on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Jennifer Yuh Nelson on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Jennifer Yuh Nelson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Jennifer Yuh Nelson on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Jennifer Yuh Nelson on Earl Nightingale
"I've been drawing my whole life. My mom says my sister and I were drawing by age 1. Animation seems a real, natural extension of drawing as a way of telling a story visually."