Cathy Guisewite Quotes


28 Cathy Guisewite quotes:



"A lot of married people certainly have wonderful relationships with their dogs, but when you're single and your dog is the only other living thing in your house, it's a really special relationship which I wanted CATHY to have."
"All parents believe their children can do the impossible. They thought it the minute we were born, and no matter how hard we've tried to prove them wrong, they all think it about us now. And the really annoying thing is, they're probably right."
"I never thought Cathy would get married in the comic strip. And I also thought I would never get married."
"Animal welfare issues have always been important to me."
"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."
"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."
"Cartooning is a wonderful career, and I'd like more women to get to have it. I can't think of any reason why we won't see more syndicated female cartoonists in the future."
"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."
"Defy your own group. Rebel against yourself."
"Every time I get something under control in my own life, the world provides more material."
"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 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."
"I?m married, which means that instead of occasionally wondering about men from afar, I actually live with one and can be constantly astounded by the strange male brain."
"I?m more financially successful, but it just means the shopping blunders I make are bigger now."
"I'd love to see more equal representation of female and male cartoonists on the comics page."
"I'm most proud of having created something that men never completely get."
"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."
"In 1976 I wrote a lot about women trying to claim the right to work."
"Mothers send strips to daughters to make a point. Daughters smack strips down on the breakfast table to make a point. My own mom sometimes cuts a strip out and sends it to me to make sure I understand her."
"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."



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