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5+ quotes from Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth by Chris Ware

Quotes from Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth

Chris Ware ·  380 pages

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“METAPHOR: A tightly fitting suit of metal, generally tin, which entirely encloses the wearer, both impeding free movement and preventing emotional expression and/or social contact.”
― Chris Ware, quote from Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth


“I guess we all make choices as to how we want to live, right?”
― Chris Ware, quote from Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth


“This life we endure - how strange, yet how jolly”
― Chris Ware, quote from Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth


“Conveniently then he can forget it all exists. And, after a time only a general notion will remain in his mind, that there are places where he doesn't belong, and those where he seems to fall right in.”
― Chris Ware, quote from Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth


“The sound
of One Lung
filling with water

drowned out by wave after wave
of a million buzzing insects

an invisible chorus
that only knows how to sing

the last letter
of the alphabet.”
― Chris Ware, quote from Jimmy Corrigan, the Smartest Kid on Earth


About the author

Chris Ware
Born place: in Omaha, Nebraska, The United States
Born date December 28, 1967
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