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A collection of Osamu Tezuka quotes on passion, career, Manga, love, arrogance, life, etc.

11 Notable Quotes By Osamu Tezuka

Famous As: Film director, Film producer, Mangaka, Animator, Physician, Writer, Designer, Screenwriter
Born On: November 3, 1928
Died On: February 9, 1989
Born In: Toyonaka
Founder / Co Founder: Mushi Production, Tezuka Productions
Died At Age: 60

Osamu Tezuka was a Japanese cartoonist, animator, producer, and manga artist. He is considered as the Walt Disney of Japan. Also known as the ‘father of manga,’ Osamu established the foundation of manga work in Japan. With the purpose of educating people to take care of the world, Osamu published his first manga work titled ‘Diary of Ma-chan’ (1946) at the age of 17. With time, his manga works became a phenomenon in Japan and eventually, all over the world. Some of his popular manga comics include ‘New Treasure Island’ (1947), ‘Astro Boy’ (1952-68), ‘Phoenix’ (1956-89), ‘Black Jack’ (1973-83), and ‘Buddha’ (1972-83). In 1961, Osamu became a producer and entered the animation industry. He started with the broadcast of ‘Astro Boy’ in 1963, which was the first successful animation model in the Japan industry. He went on to produce many animation TV series and films based on his mangas. Here are some of the best quotes by Osamu on passion, career, and life in general.

Where there is ignorance, sickness will thrive.

Osamu Tezuka

What is one man's life compared to the eternity of time and space? No more than a snowflake that glitters in the sun for a moment before melting into the flow of time.

Osamu Tezuka

Now we are living in the age of comics as air

Osamu Tezuka

My teacher said once that every man faces seven enemies in his lifetime. Sickness, hunger, betrayal, envy, greed, old age, and then death.

Osamu Tezuka

Love all creatures! Love everything that has life!

Osamu Tezuka

I can cheat fear today - but won't it return tomorrow? Rather, I must embrace this fear... and find peace in its bosom.

Osamu Tezuka

Comics are an international language, they can cross boundaries and generations. Comics are a bridge between all cultures.

Osamu Tezuka

Coincidence doesn't happen a third time.

Osamu Tezuka

By nature, it's impossible to describe enlightenment! How do you plan on sharing your enlightenment? Hahaha, that's impossible. Wake up! That'll be the end of the world if you ever succeed!

Osamu Tezuka

A life must be saved as long as it can be no matter whose it is.

Osamu Tezuka

Manga is virtual. Manga is sentiment. Manga is resistance. Manga is bizarre. Manga is pathos. Manga is destruction. Manga is arrogance. Manga is love. Manga is kitsch. Manga is sense of wonder. Manga is … there is no conclusion yet.

Osamu Tezuka