Bil Keane short quotes

A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.

A hug is like a boomerang - you get it back right away.

Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.

Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.

They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything.

They invented hugs to let people know you love them without saying anything.

I didn't always spell my name Bil. My parents named me Bill, but when I started drawing cartoons on the wall, they knocked the 'L' out of me. ---->>>

We are, in the comics, the last frontier of good, wholesome family humor and entertainment.

We are, in the comics, the last frontier of good, wholesome family humor and entertainment.

I never studied art, but taught myself to draw by imitating the New Yorker cartoonists of that day, instead of doing my homework. ---->>>

In Roslyn, Pennsylvania, we started our real-life family circus. They provided the inspiration for my cartoons. I provided the perspiration. ---->>>

Many of my cartoons are not a belly laugh. I go for nostalgia, the lump in the throat, the tear in the eye, the tug in the heart. ---->>>

I like to feel that what I'm doing portrays this: a family where there is love between mother, father and the kids. It's a subject that is near and dear to me. ---->>>

I don't just try to be funny. ---->>>

I think it's a novelty for cartoon characters to cross over into another strip or panel occasionally. ---->>>

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