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Ralph Steadman

Ralph Steadman in 2006
Born Ralph Steadman
(1936-05-15) 15 May 1936 (age 80)
Wallasey, Merseyside, England
Known for Painting, drawing, caricatures, cartoons

Hunter and I never got proper journalistic accreditation to go anywhere. Nobody was giving us passes to go in here or there. We always had to somehow talk our way in.
Ralph Steadman
There is no truly global justice.
You see, nature will do exactly what it must, and if we are a hindrance to its development, to even its destructive powers to reform itself and we are in a way, we will go.
Ralph Steadman
Man has an innate capacity for violence, but can only justify it in the name of justice.
Ralph Steadman
Evil is always devising more corrosive misery through man's restless need to exact revenge out of his hate.
Ralph Steadman
Suspicion and doubt lead to animosity and hatred.
I am an artist and have no right buggering about with verbs and split infinitives, which is what being a writer says to me.
Ralph Steadman
I've done the Rolling Stones eating each other.
I get my best ideas in a thunderstorm. I have the power and majesty of nature on my side.
Ralph Steadman
It makes me so desperately sad to witness just how unforgivably wretched our world has become.
Ralph Steadman

I see if I can make human beings look like reptiles.
You see that's what I think is such a terrible, terrible betrayal, the trust that people have in government.
Ralph Steadman
You know, we're really destroying ourselves because we're really making the motivating force of anything we do selfish.
Ralph Steadman
The kids are not brought up to have minds of their own as individuals.
Man's idea of God, and a God's collusion, is an essential part of the equation to wage war.
Ralph Steadman
God invented mankind because he loved silly stories.
Governments are not running the show anymore. Scumbag Entrepreneurs are, and they have a harsh and ruthless agenda.
Ralph Steadman
Business should never be allowed to justify mean, thug ugly deals for any reason.
Ralph Steadman
Like you do about Nelson Mandela, you can't help feeling the guy's a good man.
Ralph Steadman
Isolationism is over.
Moral authority has been laid to rest, world opinion is no more than a game show and the difference between good and evil is about as relevant as changing channels.
Ralph Steadman
We seem to think we have some control over this planet.
I once saw a lump of Greenland breaking off into the sea and moving south, which of course will affect the atmosphere and us generally, and it'll happen more and more.
Ralph Steadman
I see if I can make human beings look like reptiles.
I have even written a book about Wine called The Grapes of Ralph.