QUOTES BY BILL WATTERSON

“Creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement.”

“We’re so busy watching out for what’s just ahead of us that we don’t take time to enjoy where we are.”

“Sometimes you just have to put on lip balm and pretend to be psyched.”

“Getting an award for playing field hockey is like getting an award for being really good at reading books.”

“I like these cold, gray winter days. Days like these let you savor a bad mood.”

“I find my life is a lot easier the lower I keep my expectations.”

“You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don’t help.”

“It’s hard to be religious when certain people are never incinerated by bolts of lightning.”

“Things are never quite as scary when you’ve got a best friend.”

“Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous?”

“I’m not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.”

“The world is full of monsters with friendly faces.”

“I’m not really sure how you make smart decisions. But I do know that if you consistently avoid making terrible ones, then a lot of good things can happen.”

“To invent your own life’s meaning is not easy, but it’s still allowed, and I think you’ll be happier for the trouble.”

“There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.”

“The problem with the future is that it keeps turning into the present.”

“I’ve had a lot of worries in my life, most of which never happened.”

“From now on, I’ll connect the dots my own way.”

“You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood.”

“You know what I pray for? The strength to change what I can, the inability to accept what I can’t, and the incapacity to tell the difference.”

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

“Maybe if we tell people the brain is an app, they will start using it.”

“I’m not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.”

“I think existentialism is about choices. It’s a philosophy of action.”

“You can’t just turn on creativity like a faucet. You have to be in the right mood.”

“Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around.”

“There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.”

“The best way to appreciate something is to be without it for a while.”

“The truth is rarely pure and never simple.”

“Calvin: I’m a genius, but I’m a misunderstood genius.”