Cathy Guisewite Quotes

28 Cathy Guisewite quotes:

"Because the majority of my readers are women, I feel that one public service I can provide to them is to spread the message of regular mammograms and early detection within the strip."
"Defy your own group. Rebel against yourself."
"I?m lucky that my real-life Mom has both a great sense of humor about herself and an amazing ability to slip into complete denial if the subject matter gets a little too close to home."
"Imagine my surprise when, after a lifetime of teaching me to keep personal things to myself, Mom insisted my drawings were the start of a comic strip for millions of people to enjoy."
"Otherwise, my whole career has just been flinging myself at whatever is most overdue first and letting everything else stack up."
"The specific story line that people have responded to the most has been the horror of bathing suit shopping."
"Food, love, career, and mothers, the four major guilt groups."
"I'm most proud of having created something that men never completely get."
"My mother had always taught me to write about my feelings instead of sharing really personal things with others, so I spent many evenings writing in my diary, eating everything in the kitchen and waiting for Mr. Wrong to call."
"The specifics of Cathy?s and my life are different now, but the basic life challenges are exactly the same."
"I never thought Cathy would get married in the comic strip. And I also thought I would never get married."
"I have an office in my house and one about five minutes from my house. I worked solely out of my house for many years, but find, with children, that I have to be in a different ZIP code to think."
"I?m more financially successful, but it just means the shopping blunders I make are bigger now."
"I had such a close relationship with my dog, and my dog so filled the need in my life to have children that I just wanted Cathy to have that experience."
"My dog was with me all the time. I talked to my dog. She was my best buddy. I shared all my secrets with her, but I don't think I every really tried jokes out with the dog."
"The biggest change in my life is that I now have to apologize for being thin."
"When Irving got Vivian it was at a point when CATHY was thoroughly disgusted with him and then suddenly saw this other side of him."
"Animal welfare issues have always been important to me."
"Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976."
"Every time I get something under control in my own life, the world provides more material."

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