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Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend. ...
by Bill Watterson

Things are never quite as scary when you've got a best friend.
- Bill Watterson

Related topics: Friendship Relationship

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere
in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
- Bill Watterson

Mothers are the necessity of invention.
- Bill Watterson

Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent
of an out of body experience.
- Bill Watterson

 

A real job is a job you hate.
- Bill Watterson

Letting your mind play is the best way to solve problems.
- Bill Watterson

I liked things better when I didn't understand them.
- Bill Watterson

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The problem with the future is that it keeps turning into the present.
- Bill Watterson

Heck, what's a little extortion among friends?
- Bill Watterson

Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous?
- Bill Watterson

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

That's the whole problem with science.
You've got a bunch of empiricists trying to describe
things of unimaginable wonder.
- Bill Watterson

Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless.
- Bill Watterson

Reality continues to ruin my life.
- Bill Watterson

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.
- Bill Watterson

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.
- Bill Watterson

I won't eat any cereal that doesn't turn the milk purple.
- Bill Watterson

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.
- Bill Watterson

God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things.
Right now I am so far behind that I will never die.
- Bill Watterson

Getting an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents in the lottery.
- Bill Watterson

We don't devote enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks.
- Bill Watterson

If you can't control your peanut butter,
you can't expect to control your life.
- Bill Watterson

I know the world isn't fair, but why isn't it ever unfair in my favor?
- Bill Watterson

I'm not dumb.
I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.
- Bill Watterson

When birds burp, it must taste like bugs.
- Bill Watterson

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!
- Bill Watterson

If your knees aren't green by the end of the day,
you ought to seriously re-examine your life.
- Bill Watterson

Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent
life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none
of it has tried to contact us.
- Bill Watterson

There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do.
- Bill Watterson

So, what's it like in the real world? Well,
the food is better, but beyond that,
I don't recommend it.
- Bill Watterson

Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around.
- Bill Watterson

Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts.
I wonder why we think faster than we speak.
Probably so we can think twice.
- Bill Watterson

It seems like once people grow up, they have no idea what's cool.
- Bill Watterson

Know what's weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change.
But pretty soon, everything's different.
- Bill Watterson

From now on, I'll connect the dots my own way.
- Bill Watterson

Genius is never understood in its own time.
- Bill Watterson

Shutting off the thought process is not rejuvenating;
the mind is like a car battery -
it recharges by running.
- Bill Watterson

It's surprising how hard we'll work when the work is done just for ourselves.
- Bill Watterson

I've got to start listening to those quiet,
nagging doubts.
- Bill Watterson

It's not denial.
I'm just selective about the reality I accept.
- Bill Watterson

I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep everyone's expectations.
- Bill Watterson

I thought my life would seem more interesting with
a musical score and a laugh track.
- Bill Watterson

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves
to recognize how good things really are.
- Marianne Williamson

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

All things at first appear difficult.
- Chinese proverb

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

If things are not as you wish,
wish them as they are.
- Yiddish Proverb

A time for work, a time for play -
balance in all things.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I Dream This Day of Wondrous Things,
of Peace and Hope and Pride.
I Dance My Dance with Life Today,
I'm Filled with Love Inside.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Do all things with love.
- Og Mandino

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Do first things first, and second things not at all.
- Peter F. Drucker

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I have just three things to teach:
simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
- Lao Tzu

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

The indispensable first step to getting
the things you want out of life is this:
Decide what you want.
- Ben Stein

Do not seek to bring things to pass
in accordance with your wishes,
but wish for them as they are,
and you will find them.
- Epictetus

The least of things with a meaning is worth more in life
than the greatest of things without it.
- Carl Jung


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