"I do love to eavesdrop. It's inspirational, not only for subject matter but for actual dialogue, the way people talk."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."Lynda Barry on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."Lynda Barry on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."Lynda Barry on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."Lynda Barry on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."Lynda Barry on Joseph Campbell
"I live in constant fear of being fired or dropped for that dark part of my work I can't control."
"I need to be cheered up a lot. I think funny people are people who need to be cheered up."
"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."
"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."
"Humor is such a wonderful thing, helping you realize what a fool you are but how beautiful that is at the same time."