Marjane Satrapi is a French graphic novelist, originally from Iran, who specializes in children’s book and comics. Some of the most notable works of Satrapi include ‘Chicken with Plums’, ‘The Voices’, ‘Persepolis’ and ‘Embroideries’. Besides being a writer, she is also a renowned director and filmmaker. She has been honored with severalaccolades such as Angoulême Best Comic Book Award, Cinema for Peace Award and Gat Perich Award. The release of “Persepolis” was the watershed moment in her narrative career. Her work was based on graphic memoir which illustrated the dark times which were prevalent in her native country during the Iranian Revolution. She was regarded much more of an artist than a writer, who painted the words from her imaginations. Satrapi also threw light on the political and religious turmoil which plagued her country. She maintained that she didn’t think of herself as a rebel but an extrovert and the same is revealed in her sayings and thoughts. Here are few notable quotes and thoughts by Marjane Satrapi on humor, adult, memoir, identity, freedom, laughter, oppression, misfortune, repression, hijab, womanhood, religion, fear, dictatorship, revolution and oppression.