100 Thought-Provoking Quotes By Charles M Schulz, The Great Cartoonist
Charles Monroe Schulz was a U.S. cartoonist, who is credited with creating some of the most iconic cartoon characters of all time and is rightly considered among the greatest cartoonists to have ever existed. Schulz had started drawing right from the time he was a child and his earliest work depicted his pet dog Spike. After a stint in the Army during the Second World War, he worked for Art Instruction Inc. for some time before embarking on his career as a cartoonist. Schulz’s career as a cartoonist started in 1947 when he started working on the Li’l Folks for a publication. However, it was with the comic strip ‘Peanuts’ that he shot to fame. ‘Peanuts’ was also the comic strip in which Schulz introduced the hugely popular cartoon characters 'Snoopy' and 'Charlie Brown'. Peanuts ran for a length of 50 years and remain one of the most famous comic strips of all time. Schulz was without doubt a man of rare wit, talent and creativity, whose work and thoughts inspired future generations of cartoonists. We bring to you the best collection of wordplay in form of sayings and quotes by Charles M Schulz on chocolate, food, dog, puppies, peanuts, education, philosophy, Christmas, loneliness, goodbyes and napping.
All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt. I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!! Happiness is a warm puppy. What's the good of living if you don't try a few things? Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love. Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, 'Where have I gone wrong'.
Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night. I think I've discovered the secret of life -- you just hang around until you get used to it. Try not to have a good time...this is supposed to be educational. All his life he tried to be a good person. Many times, however, he failed.
For after all, he was only human. He wasn't a dog. Stop worrying about the world ending today. It's already tomorrow in Australia. Exercise is a dirty word. Every time I hear it I wash my mouth out with chocolate. Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but it sure makes the rest of you lonely. Just thinking about a friend makes you want to do a happy dance, because a friend is someone who loves you in spite of your faults. Just remember, when you’re over the hill, you begin to pick up speed. Happiness is waking up, looking at the clock and finding that you still have two hours left to sleep. I think I'm afraid of being happy because whenever I get too happy something bad always happens. Learn from yesterday, live for today, look to tomorrow, rest this afternoon. My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right? Be yourself. No one can say you're doing it wrong. In the Book of Life, The answers aren't in the back. Sometimes I lie awake at night and I ask, "Why me?", then a voice answers "Nothing personal, your name just happened to come up. Christmas is doing a little something extra for someone. I have a new philosophy. I'm only going to dread one day at a time. I never made a mistake in my life. I thought I did once, but I was wrong. I know the answer! The answer lies within the heart of all mankind! The answer is twelve? I think I'm in the wrong building. There are three things I have learned never to discuss with people... Religion, Politics, and The Great Pumpkin. Happiness is anyone and anything that's loved by you. Never lie in bed at night asking yourself questions you can't answer. Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life. There is nothing more attractive than a nice smile There is no greater burden than great potential. That's the secret to life... replace one worry with another.... No problem is so big or so complicated that it can't be run away from! There's a difference between a philosophy and a bumper sticker. It always looks darkest just before it gets totally black. I gave up trying to understand people long ago. Now I let them try to understand me! Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement. Sometimes you lie in bed at night, and you don't have a single thing to worry about...That always worries me! Snoopy: So this is the last day of the year. Another complete year gone by and what have I accomplished this year that I haven't accomplished every other year? Nothing! (He smiles.) How consistent can you get? Of all the Charlie Browns in the world, you're the Charlie Brownest. I feel kind of depressed today... Do you ever have the feeling that life has passed you by?
Worse than that... Sometimes I think life and I are going in opposite directions! Lucy: You learn more when you lose
Charlie Brown: Well then I must be the smartest person in world!!! Life is like an ice cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time. If you grit your teeth and show real determination, you'll always have a chance. Never jump into a pile of leaves with a wet sucker. Sometimes I feel that life has passed me by... Do you ever feel that way, Charlie Brown?"
"I feel that it has knocked me down and walked all over me! Lucy: Do you think you have Pantophobia, Charlie Brown?
Charlie: I don't know, what is pantophobia?
Lucy: The fear of Everything.
Charlie: THAT'S IT!!! Linus: Nothing goes on forever. All good things must come to an end...
Charlie: When do the good things start? Dear Valentine, I love you. Whoever you are. People shouldn't be embarrassed just because they get caught acting a little silly. Linus: What would you say you want most out of life, Charlie Brown? To be happy?
CB: Oh, no. I don't expect that. I really don't. I just don't want to be unhappy! On a beautiful day like this it would be best to stay in bed so you wouldn't get up and spoil it! It's either the flu or love... The synptoms are the same. A beep on the nose is a sign of great affection Goodbys always make my throat hurt... I need more hellos... I'm dying and all I hear are insults! Love is letting him win even though you know you could slaughter him. Beauty tips. How to look younger: Don't be born so soon. Never worry about tomorrow, Charlie Brown. Tomorrow will soon be today, and before you know it, today will be yesterday! I always worry about the day after tomorrow! I have deep feelings of depression... What can I do about this?'
'Snap out of it! Five cents, please. It's better to live one day as a lion than a dozen years as a sheep. I wonder if there's such a thing as a spiritual dentist? I think my whole personality is full of cavities! Dearest darling, how I love you. Words cannot tell how much I love you. So forget it. Love is not knowing what you're talking about. What if everyone in the whole world suddenly decided to run away from his problems?"
"Well, at least we'd all be running in the same direction! Have you ever known anyone who was happy? And was still in his right mind, I mean... Only in math can you buy sixty cantaloupes and no one asks what the hell is wrong with you. It doesn't matter what you believe just so long as you're sincere. 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. All is well... That's my new philosophy... Empty?! You took all the cookies!"
"They were crying to get out of the jar... Cookies get claustrophobia too, you know! There's no sense in doing a lot of barking if you don't really have anything to say. Life is full of choices, but you never get any! If you can't beat 'em, cooperate 'em to death! Never give your heart to a blockhead. You try for a little happiness, and what do you get? A few memories and a fat stomach! There sure are a lot of these 'instant' products on the market. Instant coffee, instant tea, instant pudding, instant cereal... instant dislike. Your stupidity is appalling!"
"Most stupidity is! You know what I think my best quality is? I think I'm nice to have around. I'd hate it if I weren't around! Linus: It was a short summer, Charlie Brown.
Charlie Brown: And it looks like it's gonna be a looong winter. For one brief moment victory was within our grasp!"
"And then the game started! It's a mistake to try to avoid the unpleasant things in life... But I'm beginning to consider it... The world is filled with unmarried marriage counselors. This is my report on how to live... They say the best way is just to live one day at a time... If you try to live seven days at a time, the week will be over before you know it... A kiss on the nose does much toward turning aside anger. I come from a long line of generations! I have observed that whenever you try to hit somebody, there is a tendency for them to try to hit you back. The crabby little girls of today are the crabby old women of tomorrow! Five hundred years from now, who'll know the difference?! I'm depressed! I'm completely depressed! I am firmly convinced that there is no one in this world who really likes me!"
"So what else is new?
I don't think God wants to be worshiped. I think the only pure worship of God is by loving one another, and I think all other forms of worship became a substitute for the love that we should show one another.
No matter what anyone says, it's much worse to be unloved than it is to be lost in the woods."
"Sometimes, I think you've been lost in the woods all your life, Charlie Brown...
Life is like a game, Charlie Brown... Sometimes you win... Sometimes you lose."
"I'll be happy if I just make the playoffs.
The early bird gets the worm but the late bird doesn't even get the late worm.
You know what Oscar Wilde said, ma'am? He said, "nothing that is worth knowing can be taught". Nothing personal, ma'am... Carry on.
Charlie Brown says that we're put here on earth to make others happy."
"Is that why we're here? I guess I'd better start doing a better job... I'd hate to be shipped back! Years are like candy bars... We're paying more, but they're getting shorter.