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Cartoonists Quotes

Updated on July 2, 2014

For All Ages

Cartoonists have been entertaining the young and old alike for centuries. How many adults do you know, including yourself, still like to indulge in the Sunday Comics, or sometimes called The Funnies? What about those classic Saturday morning cartoons, those like Bugs, Daffy, Elmer, Tom & Jerry.... Looney Toons.

Throughout the ages there have been many great cartoonists, yet only a few that really stand out when you hear them by name. Many come and go, yet many continue to run today, making them a familiar household name.

Many good quotes come from cartoon characters, or rather the cartoonists who create them. Cartoonists have a unique way of giving many great quotes a humorous twist. For kids of all ages, hope you enjoy only the best Quotes by Famous Cartoonists.

Dr. Seuss

~ Fun is good. ~

~ Adults are obsolete children.~

~ I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. ~

~ A person's a person, no matter how small. ~

~ Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened. ~

~Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. ~

~ If I were invited to a dinner party with my characters, I wouldn't show up. ~

~ You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. ~

~ You can get help from teachers, but you are going to have to learn a lot by yourself, sitting alone in a room. ~

~ I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities. ~

Charles M. Schulz

~ I love mankind, it's people I can't stand. ~

~ No problem is too big to run away from. ~

~ Big sisters are the crabgrass in the lawn of life. ~

~ In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back. ~

~ A whole stack of memories never equal one little hope. ~

~ No problem is so formidable that you can't walk away from it. ~

~ There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker. ~

~ I have a new philosophy. I'm only going to dread one day at a time. ~

~ Just remember, once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed. ~

~ I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong. ~

~ The way I see it, it doesn't matter what you believe just so you're sincere. ~

~ Exercise is a dirty word, every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate. ~

~ I think I've discovered the secret of life, you just hang around until you get used to it. ~

~ Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is. ~

~ Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It's already tomorrow in Australia. ~

~ Sometimes I lie awake at night, and ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night.' ~

~ If I were given the opportunity to present a gift to the next generation, it would be the ability for each individual to learn to laugh at himself. ~

Matt Groening

~ I don't have to be careful, I've got a gun. ~

~ God often gives nuts to toothless people. ~

~ It takes two to lie. One to lie and one to listen. ~

~ You should listen to your heart, and not the voices in your head. ~

~ What good is money if it can't inspire terror in your fellow man? ~

~ Here's to alcohol: the cause of, and answer to, all of life's problems. ~

~ You tried your best and you failed miserably. The lesson is, never try. ~

~ It's just hard not to listen to TV: it's spent so much more time raising us than parents have. ~

~ When will I learn? The answer to life's problems aren't at the bottom of a bottle, they're on TV! ~

~ When you participate in sporting events, it's not whether you win or lose; it's how drunk you get. ~

~ I don't know why I did it, I don't know why I enjoyed it, and I don't know why I will do it again. ~

~ Weaseling out of things is important to learn. It's what separates us from the animals, except the weasel. ~

~ You don't like your job, you don't strike. You go in every day and do it really half-assed. That's the American way. ~

~ Romance is dead. It was acquired in a hostile takeover by Hallmark and Disney, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece. ~

~ All right, brain, you don't like me, and I don't like you, but let's just get me through this, and I can get back to killing you with beer. ~

~ Love is like racing across the frozen tundra on a snowmobile which flips over, trapping you underneath. At night, the ice-weasels come. ~

~ When the authorities warn you of the dangers of having sex, there is an important lesson to be learned. Do not have sex with the authorities.~

~ I want to share something with you: The three little sentences that will get you through life. Number 1: Cover for me. Number 2: Oh, good idea, Boss! Number 3: It was like that when I got here. ~

Bill Watterson

~ A real job is a job you hate.~

~ Reality continues to ruin my life. ~

~ Mothers are the necessity of invention. ~

~ Childhood is short and maturity is forever. ~

~ Genius is never understood in its own time. ~

~ Heck, what's a little extortion among friends? ~

~ From now on, I'll connect the dots my own way. ~

~ I liked things better when I didn't understand them. ~

~ Nothing helps a bad mood like spreading it around. ~

~ I've got to start listening to those quiet, nagging doubts. ~

~ Letting your mind play is the best way to solve problems. ~

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

~ Why waste time learning, when ignorance is instantaneous? ~

~ There is not enough time to do all the nothing we want to do. ~

~ To make a bad day worse, spend it wishing for the impossible. ~

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

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

~ We don't devote enough scientific research to finding a cure for jerks. ~

~ I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information. ~

~ People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children. ~

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

~ If you do the job badly enough, sometimes you don't get asked to do it again. ~

~ Weekends don't count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless. ~

~ There's no problem so awful that you can't add some guilt to it and make it even worse! ~

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

~ There's an inverse relationship between how good something is for you, and how much fun it is. ~

~ Shutting off the thought process is not rejuvenating; the mind is like a car battery, it recharges by running. ~

~ If something is so complicated that you can't explain it in 10 minutes, than it's probably not worth knowing anyways. ~

~ 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. ~

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

~ 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. ~

Scott Adams

~ I get mail; therefore I am. ~

~ The best things in life are silly. ~

~ If a job's worth doing, it's too hard. ~

~ Nothing inspires forgiveness quite like revenge. ~

~ A good metaphor can make any bad idea sound good. ~

~ There's nothing more dangerous than a resourceful idiot. ~

~ I respectfully decline the invitation to join your hallucination. ~

~ 'Wrong' is one of those concepts that depends on witnesses. ~

~ You can never underestimate the stupidity of the general public. ~

~ No matter where you are, someone is going to be watching you. ~

~ One way to compensate for a tiny brain is to pretend to be dead. ~

~ No matter how smart you are, you spend most of your day being an idiot. ~

~ Decisions are made by people who have time, not people who have talent. ~

~ The best way to compile inaccurate information that no one wants is to make it up. ~

~ Frankly, I’m suspicious of anyone who has a strong opinion on a complicated issue. ~

~ Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. ~

~ Free will is an illusion. People always choose the perceived path of greatest pleasure. ~

~ Men live in a fantasy world. I know this because I am one, and I actually receive my mail there. ~

~ Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results. ~

~ There are very few personal problems that cannot be solved through a suitable application of high explosives. ~

~ Normal people... believe that if it ain't broke, don't fix it. Engineers believe that if it ain't broke, it doesn't have enough features yet. ~

~ Needing someone is like needing a parachute. If they are not there the first time you need them, chances are you won't be needing them again. ~

~ In less enlightened times, the best way to impress women was to own a hot car. But women wised up and realized it was better to buy their own hot cars so they wouldn't have to ride around with jerks. ~

Walt Disney

~ I believe in being an innovator. ~

~ It's kind of fun to do the impossible. ~

~ Laughter is America's most important export. ~

~ There's nothing funnier than the human animal. ~

~ A man should never neglect his family for business. ~

~ There is a natural hootchy-kootchy motion to a goldfish. ~

~ The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing. ~

~ When you're curious, you find lots of interesting things to do. ~

~ When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionable.~

~ The more you like yourself, the less you are like anyone else, which makes you unique.~

~ You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. ~

~ I always like to look on the optimistic side of life, but I am realistic enough to know that life is a complex matter. ~

~ Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource, the minds of our children. ~

~ I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained. ~

~ All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me. You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you. ~


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