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. source
It's always better to leave the party early.
If I had rolled along with the strip's popularity and repeated myself for...
The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure pure reasoning, and...
Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts. I wonder...
Often it takes some calamity to make us live in the present. Then suddenly we...
So, what's it like in the real world? Well, the food is better, but beyond...
I thought my life would seem more interesting with a musical score and a...
If you can't control your peanut butter, you can't expect to control your life.
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.
I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.
The problem with the future is that it keeps turning into the present.
I've got to start listening to those quiet, nagging doubts.
I won't eat any cereal that doesn't turn the milk purple.
Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous?
A real job is a job you hate.
When birds burp, it must taste like bugs.
There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do.
I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're in each...
It seems like once people grow up, they have no idea what's cool.
Mothers are the necessity of invention.
The world of a comic strip ought to be a special place with its own logic and...
Genius is never understood in its own time.
We don't devote enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks.
Getting an inch of snow is like winning 10 cents in the lottery.
I sublimate different parts of my personality through my characters. Which is worrying, as some of them can be a bit nasty. I'm pleased the stuff on the page isn't inside me any more.