Bill Watterson · 256 pages
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“You can drag my body to school but my spirit refuses to go.”
“I try to make everyone's day a little more surreal.”
“The world isn't fair, Calvin."
"I know Dad, but why isn't it ever unfair in my favor?”
“Hello Dad! It is now three in the morning. Do you know where I am? ”
“Now what state do you live in?'
“Oh look, yet another Christmas TV special! How touching to have the meaning of Christmas brought to us by cola, fast food, and beer.... Who'd have ever guessed that product consumption, popular entertainment, and spirituality would mix so harmoniously? ”
“I wonder if you can refuse to inherit the world.”
“Calvin: Know what I pray for?
Calvin: The strength to change what I can, the inability to accept what I can't, and the incapacity to tell the difference.”
“Leave it to a girl to take all the fun out of sex discrimination.
“MOMMMM, I'm thirsty... What's this, just water?”
“Bookstores contain the residue of thousands of people who went in there to find an experience, a narrative that guided them to a new place or reinforced what they were doing.”
“for a people with a heritage of enslavement, evil is a concept of those who forged the shackles, not those who wore them.”
“Whatever path you chose, make sure it has a heart.”
“After this, I can't resist. "Between you, me, and the rest of us, Ted, it's starting to show. You'd better work out, or getting fat off Daddy might be harder to hide.”
“Contraceptives should be used on every conceivable occasion.”
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