"My goal on my bucket list is to write a romantic comedy movie."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Lynda Barry on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Lynda Barry on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Lynda Barry on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Lynda Barry on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Lynda Barry on Fran Lebowitz
"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."