Lynda Barry Quotes

Most popular Lynda Barry Quotes

What year is it in your imagination?

imagination

Love is an exploding cigar we willingly smoke.
— Lynda Barry
Love is an exploding cigar which we willingly smoke.

love

What is an imaginary friend?  Are there also imaginary enemies?

enemies

It turns out that once your mind is expanded it is very hard to shrink it back down again.

mind

Why is there anxiety about a past we cannot change?  The top of my mind has no answer for this.

the past

The thing I call "my mind" seems to be kind of like a landlord that doesn't really know its tenants.

mind

At the center of everything we call "the arts," and children call "play," is something which seems somehow alive.

art play

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile. If you say No! I don't want it right now, that's when you'll get it for sure.
— Lynda Barry
Gospel singing...is the rawest, sweetest, uninhibited and exquisite sounds a person can make or hear. It isn't music, it's an entire experience you feel and live.  A sound to rise you up again.

music

If it is your time, love will track you down like a cruise missile.If you say "No! I don't want it right now," that's when you'll get it for sure. Love will make a way out of no way. Love is an exploding cigar which we willingly smoke.
— Lynda Barry
These are very confusing times. For the first time in history a woman is expected to combine intelligence with a sharp hairdo, a raised consciousness with high heels, and an open, nonsexist relationship with a tan guy who has a great bod.
— Lynda Barry

women's rights