Then I suppose you often feel naked when you work and take it granted.
Yes. A cartoonist isn't that great a person at all. It's just that he's overegotistic. No matter how a new cartoonist plays shy and weak in front of me, I tell him “How bold you are to think you'd sell your drawings!” Those who believe that their work will actually sell are well overegotistic just for that belief. …
As a professional musician, I have to frantically agree. For the level of artistic pride and egotism in me sometimes frightens even myself, exactly for the same reason.