"I have tried to preserve in my relationship to the film the same closeness and intimacy that exists between a painter and his canvas."
"You can't stop loving or wanting to love because when its right it's the best thing in the world. When you're in a relationship and its good, even if nothing else in your life is right, you feel like your whole world is complete."Norman McLaren on Keith Sweat
"Spiritual relationship is far more precious than physical. Physical relationship divorced from spiritual is body without soul."Norman McLaren on Mahatma Gandhi
"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives."Norman McLaren on Euripides
"Courage means to keep working a relationship, to continue seeking solutions to difficult problems, and to stay focused during stressful periods."Norman McLaren on Denis Waitley
"You don't develop courage by being happy in your relationships everyday. You develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity."Norman McLaren on Epicurus
"Animation is not the art of drawings that move but the art of movements that are drawn."
"But it has, in addition, an even more precious quality - a consciousness of the human intelligence, the human spirit and that man is a social creature."