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1. "It wasn't easy telling my family that I'm gay. I made my carefully worded announcement at Thanksgiving. It was very Norman Rockwell. I said, 'Mom, would you please pass the gravy to a homosexual?' She passed it to my father. A terrible scene followed."
Author: Bob Smith
2. "If they were starting their careers today, Rockwell and Picasso would probably both be painting on black velvet."
Author: Brad Holland
3. "I brought samples in, because I didn't have any comic book samples, and I brought all these illustrations that I had influenced by Norman Rockwell and a couple of the other big boys. That's all I had, that's all I brought."
Author: Dan DeCarlo
4. "It was very much like Norman Rockwell: small town America. We walked to school or rode our bikes, stopped at the penny candy store on the way home from school, skated on the pond."
Author: Dorothy Hamill
5. "I love the challenge of playing characters forced on life-changing emotional journeys. To work on a project with Billy Crudup and Sam Rockwell is just a dream come true."
Author: Douglas Booth
6. "You can't prove Rembrandt is better than Norman Rockwell - although if you actually do prefer Rockwell, I'd say you were shunning complexity, were secretly conservative, and hadn't really looked at either painter's work. Taste is a blood sport."
Author: Jerry Saltz
7. "I get great joy from creating the perfect Norman Rockwell holiday. This is why I think I might be Martha Stewart's brother from another mother."
Author: Jesse Tyler Ferguson
8. "Guys like Philip Seymour Hoffman or Sam Rockwell are the guys I look up to and have the kind of career I'd like to emulate."
Author: Justin Long
9. "Now I'm standing in black stiletto heels in the middle of a Norman Rockwell painting. (pg 106-107)"
Author: Katja Millay
10. "Frank Capra, Hollywood's Horatio Alger, lights with more cinematic know-how and zeal than any other director to convince movie audiences that American life is exactly like the 'Saturday Evening Post' covers of Norman Rockwell. 'It's A Wonderful Life,' the latest example of Capracorn, shows his art at a hysterical pitch."
Author: Manny Farber
11. "Well look at that. He's got the Rockwell genes." Maya's father gloated loudly over what Maya assumed was his third leg."
Author: Melisa M. Hamling
12. "He may have the Rockwell genes, but he has the Werner genitals! Adda boy," Mr. Werner said a little too proudly."
Author: Melisa M. Hamling
13. "Too many people glorified small-town America, making it seems like a Normal Rockwell painting, but the reality was something else entirely. With the exception of doctors and lawyers or people who owned their own business, there were no high-paying jobs in Oriental, or any other small town for that matter. And while is was in many way an ideal place to raise young children, there was little for young adults to aspire to.There weren't, nor would there ever be, middle management positions in small towns, nor was there much to do on the weekends, or even new people to meet"
Author: Nicholas Sparks
14. "Sudenly Garge spring up and walk to the wall to admire some modarn art hanging on Frank and Estele Catandas wall. Hes impressed. Frank and Estele have always had a traditienel sensibility when it come to aesthetic matter's. For as long as he knew it, this space on the wall was ocupied by a Normen Rockwell print of a smileing child with a cast on his arm eating a handful of bird seed out of the hand of the postman. But now its replace with this minimelist art work, a large black rectangle. He make out hes bald reflectien in the imposibly smooth black surfece. It look like something that should be hang in the Moma (Museum Of Modarn Art)."This is beauteful," Garge remark. "It seem like a stark comentary on the end of art. Who designe this?""Not art," Frank go. "Thats a televisien."
Author: Seinfeld 2000
15. "He says he'd rather be dead than leave me. According to him, we're family. I guess that makes me the psycho uncle no one wants to talk to. And he's the kid with only imaginary friends for company. ‘Normal' Rockwell, here we come. (Jared)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
16. "Where Norman Rockwell is the Artist for the man on the street, O'Henry is his author."
Author: Sonia Rumzi

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