84Bill Watterson Quotes

American Cartoonist born on July 05, 1958,

William Boyd "Bill" Watterson II is an American cartoonist and the author of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, which was syndicated from 1985 to 1995. Watterson stopped drawing Calvin and Hobbes at the end of 1995 with a short statement to newspaper editors and his readers that he felt he had achieved all he could in the medium. Watterson is known for his negative views on licensing and comic syndication and his move back into private life after he was done drawing Calvin and Hobbes. Watterson was born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, whose suburban Midwestern United States setting was part of the inspiration for Calvin and Hobbes... (source)

Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend. view quote

If people sat outside and looked at the stars each night, I'll bet they'd live a lot differently. view quote

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're in each other's dreams, we can play together all night. view quote

I know the world isn't fair, but why isn't it ever unfair in my favor? view quote

It's not denial. I'm just selective about the reality I accept. view quote

The world of a comic strip ought to be a special place with its own logic and life... I don't want the issue of Hobbes's reality settled by a doll manufacturer. view quote

Reality continues to ruin my life. view quote

Mothers are the necessity of invention. view quote

The problem with the future is that it keeps turning into the present. view quote

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! view quote

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