27 Total Quotes

Lynda Barry Quotes

Lynda Barry
Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.
Lynda Barry
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Lynda Barry
If it is your time love will track you down like a cruise missile. If you say 'No! I don't want it right now,' that's when you'll get it for sure. Love will make a way out of no way. Love is an exploding cigar which we willingly smoke.
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Lynda Barry
You know that great car-stomach feeling when you fly over a hump? That was my whole body.
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Lynda Barry
Love will make a way out of no way.
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Lynda Barry
In life there are always these things happening if you can just get the joke.
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Lynda Barry
Cartoonist was the weirdest name I finally let myself have. I would never say it. When I heard it I silently thought, what an awful word.
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Lynda Barry
Going on Letterman is like going off the high dive. It's exhilarating, but after a while it wasn't the kind of thrill I enjoyed.
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Lynda Barry
Humor is such a wonderful thing, helping you realize what a fool you are but how beautiful that is at the same time.
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Lynda Barry
I am not sure how much I would like being married if I wasn't married to him. A man who likes flea markets and isn't gay? I knew I was lucky.
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Lynda Barry
I do dumb stuff, like playing my favorite dumb Barry White song and lip-synching into the mirror so it looks like his voice is coming out of my mouth.
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I go to work the minute I open my eyes.
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Lynda Barry
I listen like mad to any conversation taking place next to me just trying to hear why this is funny. Women's restrooms are especially great. I wash my hands twice waiting for people to come in and start talking.
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Lynda Barry
I need to be cheered up a lot. I think funny people are people who need to be cheered up.
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Lynda Barry
I started doing cartoons when I was about 21. I never thought I would be a cartoonist. It happened behind my back. I was always a painter and drawer.
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Lynda Barry
I used to live a very social life and never spend much solitary time looking at birds or reading.
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Lynda Barry
I was unable to sleep and I would stay up and draw these little cartoons. Then a friend showed them around. Before I knew it I was a cartoonist.
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Lynda Barry
I wasn't afraid to be laughed at or be loud.
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Lynda Barry
I've gotten a lot of livid letters about the awfulness of my work. I've never known what to make of it. Why do people bother to write if they hate what I do?
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Lynda Barry
If I didn't try to eavesdrop on every bus ride I take or look for the humor when I go for a walk, I would just be depressed all the time.
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Lynda Barry
If I had had me for a student I would have thrown me out of class immediately.
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Lynda Barry
People think that whatever I put into strips has happened to me in my life.
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Lynda Barry
Race and class are the easiest divisions. It's very stupid.
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Lynda Barry
Remember how you used to be able to feel your bed breathing and the walls spinning when you were a kid?
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Lynda Barry
The strips are nearly effortless unless I am really emotionally upset, a wreck.
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Lynda Barry
There was a beautiful time in the beginning when I just did it and didn't analyze the consequences, but I think that time ends in everyone's work.
Lynda Barry
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