The library was open for one hour after school let out. I hid there looking at art books and reading poetry.

Lynda Barry Poetry Quote

My mom didn’t want me to go to college. She didn’t want me to read – when I read I may as well have been holding a pineapple.

Lynda Barry Mom Quote

My goal on my bucket list is to write a romantic comedy movie.

Lynda Barry Romantic Quote

It’s one thing to have a relationship to lay your hands on it and another to make it continue and last. That’s something I haven’t talked about much in my comic strips and it’s certainly something I’m interested in.

Lynda Barry Relationship Quote

If it is your time love will track you down like a cruise missile.

Lynda Barry Time Quote

I live in constant fear of being fired or dropped for that dark part of my work I can’t control.

Lynda Barry Fear Quote

I do love to eavesdrop. It’s inspirational not only for subject matter but for actual dialogue the way people talk.

Lynda Barry Inspirational Quote

For horror movies color is reassuring because at least in older films it adds to the fakey-ness.

Lynda Barry Movies Quote

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.

I need to be cheered up a lot. I think funny people are people who need to be cheered up.

Lynda Barry Funny Quotes

Humor is such a wonderful thing helping you realize what a fool you are but how beautiful that is at the same time.

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.

Lynda Barry Humor Quotes