For a while now I have been a firm believer that Charles Schultz understood life better than most people. He didn't have all the answers, but he took what he did know, and lived his life to the best of his ability. A while ago I made a list of some of his quotes as a Nationals gift for Becca. I came across it the other day and decided to look them up again. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.”
“Sometimes I lie awake at night, and ask, 'Where have I gone wrong?' Then a voice says to me, 'This is going to take more than one night'."
“My life has no purpose, no direction, no aim, no meaning, and yet I'm happy. I can't figure it out. What am I doing right?”
“I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it.”“Don't worry about the world coming to an end today. It is already tomorrow in Australia.”“Try not to have a good time...this is supposed to be educational.”
“Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is.”
“Yesterday I was a dog. Today I'm a dog. Tomorrow I'll probably still be a dog. Sigh! There's so little hope for advancement.”“Big sisters are the crabgrass in the lawn of life.”
“I have a new philosophy. I'm only going to dread one day at a time.”
"Exercise is a dirty word - Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate."
"Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love."
"There must be millions of people all over the world who never get any love letters . . . I could be their leader."
"This is my depressed stance. When you're depressed, it makes a lot of difference how you stand. The worst thing you can do is straighten up and hold your head high because then you'll start to feel better. If you're going to get any joy out of being depressed, you've got to stand like this."
"Why can't we get all the people together in the world that we really like and then just stay together? I guess that wouldn't work. Someone would leave. Someone always leaves and then we have to say good-bye. I hate good-byes. I know what I need. I need more hellos."