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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Gary Larson on animals, cruelty, hell, cartoons, writing, humor, satire, social, funny and inspiration.

7 Famous Quotes By Gary Larson For The Cartoon Lovers

Quick Facts

Famous As: Cartoonist

Born On: August 14, 1950

Born In: Tacoma, Washington

Gary Larson is a renowned American cartoonist known for creating ‘The Far Side’. He initially aspired to be a musician and learned banjo and guitar. After completing his studies he collaborated with his friend to perform at various places for the next three years. He soon lost interest and turned to pursue a career in drawing. He started off as a cartoonist for a magazine and went on to work for the weekly edition of a newspaper under the title ‘Nature’s Way’. He had to do some other part-time work to survive and this compelled him to sell his illustrations to other newspapers. They were brought by ‘The Seattle Times’ and were renamed as ‘The Far Side’. This turned out to be a very successful comic strip and was printed for the next 14 years until Gary’s retirement. The popularity of the comic strip made ‘The Far Side’ a brand and the sale of his combined books recorded a whopping sale of more than forty-five million copies. The comic strip was also adapted in a couple of well-appreciated movies. After retiring, Gary published 21 ‘Far Side’ books and all these books were best-sellers. Following is a collection of some of the most inspiring and famous quotes and sayings by the celebrated comedian which have been excerpted from his illustrations, books, interviews, writings, work and thoughts. Presenting notable quotations and thoughts by Gary Larson.
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I don't believe in the concept of hell, but if I did I would think of it as filled with people who were cruel to animals.

Gary Larson

Welcome to Hell. Here's your accordion.

Gary Larson

You always hear a headline like this, 'Man Killed By Shark', you never hear it from the other perspective, 'Man Swims in Shark Infested Waters, Forgets He's Shark Food'.

Gary Larson

I don't know where my ideas come from. I will admit, however, that one key ingredient is caffeine. I get a couple cups of coffee into me and weird things just start to happen.

Gary Larson

If a tree falls in the woods, and nobody is around to hear it, and it hits a mime, does anyone care?

Gary Larson

It is a known fact that the sheep that give us steel wool have no natural enemies.

Gary Larson

Wait a minute! This is grass! We've been eating grass!

Gary Larson