Quotes from The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 1: 1950-1952

Charles M. Schulz ·  343 pages

Rating: (5.5K votes)

“Patty: I'll be the good guy.
Shermy: I'll be the bad guy.
Patty: What are you going to be, Charlie Brown?
Charlie Brown: I'll be sort of in-between; I'll be a hypocrite!”
― Charles M. Schulz, quote from The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 1: 1950-1952

“My last penny! I think I'll squander it on myself. I never feel badly about spending money my dad has earned honestly! I can't decide whether I should buy a balloon or a gumball. A gumball would taste mighty good, but a balloon would be a lot more fun... I'll take a balloon! Sooner or later in life a person has to learn to make decisions! (Sees someone with a different color balloon) Gee, I wish I'd bought a RED balloon.”
― Charles M. Schulz, quote from The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 1: 1950-1952

“Whenever the sun is shining, I feel obligated to play outside!”
― Charles M. Schulz, quote from The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 1: 1950-1952

“Charlie Brown: A penny! Rats! Why couldn't I have found a nickel? What good is a penny these days? Why do things like that always happen to me?! *walks off frustrated*
Lucy: Gee, he found a penny! Why don't things like that ever happen to me?”
― Charles M. Schulz, quote from The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 1: 1950-1952

“Shermy: Men are better than women!
Patty: They are not!!
Shermy: Washington was a man! Jefferson was a man! Lincoln was a man!
Patty: Your mother is a woman!!
Shermy: You got me!”
― Charles M. Schulz, quote from The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 1: 1950-1952

About the author

Charles M. Schulz
Born place: in Minneapolis, MN, The United States
Born date November 26, 1922
See more on GoodReads

Popular quotes

“May the wind under your wings bear you where the sun sails and the moon walks.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, quote from The Hobbit

“I am going back into the arena.”
― Suzanne Collins, quote from The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxset

“The earth we leave is beautiful and rich; it gave us all we needed for all the generations we have lived. How will you leave it when it is your turn? What can you do?”
― Jean M. Auel, quote from The Clan of the Cave Bear

“Her statue, glorious in majesty,
Stood naked, floating on a vasty sea,
And from the navel down there were a mass
Of green and glittering waves as bright as glass.
In her right hand a cithern carried she
And on her head, most beautiful to see,
A garland of fresh roses, while above
There circles round her many a flickering dove.”
― Geoffrey Chaucer, quote from The Canterbury Tales

“The heaventree of stars hung with humid nightblue fruit.”
― James Joyce, quote from Ulysses

Interesting books

The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values
The Moral Landscape:...
by Sam Harris
The Probable Future
The Probable Future
by Alice Hoffman
The Man From St. Petersburg
The Man From St. Pet...
by Ken Follett
by Sarah Fine
The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America
The Essays of Warren...
by Warren Buffett
by Perry Moore

About BookQuoters

BookQuoters is a community of passionate readers who enjoy sharing the most meaningful, memorable and interesting quotes from great books. As the world communicates more and more via texts, memes and sound bytes, short but profound quotes from books have become more relevant and important. For some of us a quote becomes a mantra, a goal or a philosophy by which we live. For all of us, quotes are a great way to remember a book and to carry with us the author’s best ideas.

We thoughtfully gather quotes from our favorite books, both classic and current, and choose the ones that are most thought-provoking. Each quote represents a book that is interesting, well written and has potential to enhance the reader’s life. We also accept submissions from our visitors and will select the quotes we feel are most appealing to the BookQuoters community.

Founded in 2023, BookQuoters has quickly become a large and vibrant community of people who share an affinity for books. Books are seen by some as a throwback to a previous world; conversely, gleaning the main ideas of a book via a quote or a quick summary is typical of the Information Age but is a habit disdained by some diehard readers. We feel that we have the best of both worlds at BookQuoters; we read books cover-to-cover but offer you some of the highlights. We hope you’ll join us.