Bill Watterson Quotes

62 Bill Watterson quotes:

"Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend."
"Often it takes some calamity to make us live in the present. Then suddenly we wake up and see all the mistakes we have made."
Author: Watterson Quotes Category: American Cartoonist Quotes Present Quotes
"Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around."
"It's surprising how hard we'll work when the work is done just for ourselves."
"I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep everyone's expectations."
"The problem with the future is that it keeps turning into the present."
"A REAL job is a job you hate."
"To make a business decision, you don't need much philosophy; all you need is greed, and maybe a little knowledge of how the game works."
Author: Watterson Quotes Category: Business Quotes
"Why isn't my life like a situation comedy? Why don't I have a bunch of friends with nothing better to do but drop by and instigate wacky adventures? Why aren't my conversations peppered with spontaneous witticisms? Why don't my friends demonstrate heartfelt concern for my well being when I have problems? ...I gotta get my life some writers."
Author: Watterson Quotes Category: Comedy Quotes
"We've had a few, but considering the length of the delay, it has not been bad."
Author: Watterson Quotes Category: Delay Quotes
"Amazingly, much of the best cartoon work was done early on in the medium's history. The early cartoonists, with no path before them, produced work of such sophistication, wit, and beauty that it increasingly seems to me that cartoon evolution is working backward. Comic strips are moving toward a primordial goo rather than away from it . . . Not only can comics be more than we're getting today. but the comics already have been more than we're getting today."
Author: Watterson Quotes Category: History Quotes
"There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do."
"We all have different desires and needs, but if we don't discover what we want from ourselves and what we stand for, we will live passively and unfulfilled."
"The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable fog!"
Author: Watterson Quotes Category: American Cartoonist Quotes Clarity Quotes
"If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently."
"From now on, I'll connect the dots my own way."
"That's the whole problem with science. You've got a bunch of empiricists trying to describe things of unimaginable wonder."
"It's not denial. I'm just selective about the reality I accept."
Author: Watterson Quotes Category: American Cartoonist Quotes Denial Quotes
"Getting an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents in the lottery."
"Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer conglomerates. Who'd have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously? It's a beautiful world all right."

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