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 Carl Barks - “There was no difference between my characters and the life my readers were going to have to face.”
 Carl Barks - “I read some of my stories recently and thought, 'How in the hell did I get away with that' I had some really raw cynicism in some of them.”
 Jim Barks - “We went 1-2-3 in the pole vault and I don't remember the last time we did that. It's a great bunch of kids to work with.”
 Jim Barks - “I think Lindsay Wickman is kind of hidden in our track team and she works really, really hard. She helps us in every single event that she does. She just has a smile all the time and is working hard. She's progressing every single week and doing a great job.”
 Carl Barks - “Before I started drawing a comic, I would read my script for it ten or twenty times.”
 Jim Barks - “Nick had a tremendous 200 and 400. He won them both with some real decent times.”
 Jim Barks - “She's surpassed both marks already. It's pretty wild.”
 Jim Barks - “I was very surprised especially with the girls with the way they competed. We stocked all the relays with everyone. All the relays are worth double points. It is a relay meet. All the kids who were our top athletes ran the relays.”
 Carl Barks - “I was never a Boy Scout, but oh, I wanted to be one when I was a kid about ten or eleven years old. But there wasn't anyplace where I could ever join the Boy Scouts.”
 Carl Barks - “I've always looked upon the Ducks as caricature human beings. Perhaps I've been years writing in that middle world that J.R.R. Tolkien describes, and never knew it.”
 Carl Barks - “Ideas generally come in a very complicated form, and you've got to strip them down to make them usable. Boil a gag down to its simplest form, and it is readily discernible to anybody who sees it.”
 Carl Barks - “I always felt myself to be an unlucky person like Donald, who is a victim of so many circumstances. But there isn't a person in the United States who couldn't identify with him. He is everything, he is everybody he makes the same mistakes that we all make.”
 Carl Barks - “The thing that I consider most important about my work is this I told it like it is. I told my readers that the bad guys have a little of good in them, and the good guys have a lot of bad in them, and that you can't depend on anything much nothing is always going to turn out roses.”
 Carl Barks - “I enjoyed doing the gag covers better than the story ones because they were usually simpler. A cover based on an incident in the plot took a great deal of staging to tell a little story that was still part of the book. And it had to make sense on its own.”