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Lynda Barry – 12 Quotes

 

12 Quotes by Lynda Barry

 

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

– 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.

– Lynda Barry


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

– 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.

– 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.

– Lynda Barry


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

– Lynda Barry


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


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

– Lynda Barry


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

– Lynda Barry


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


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

– Lynda Barry


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

– Lynda Barry