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Summary

Lynn Johnston is a famous Cartoonist from USA, she is 69 years old and still alive, born May 28, 1947.

Biography

Lynn Johnston, born in Collingwood, Ontario, is a Canadian cartoonists. She is most famous for his partly autobiographical strip series, in sickness and in health (For Better or for Worse). She was the first female cartoonist to receive a Reuben Award, 1985. 1992 she was awarded the Order of Canada.

During her first pregnancy did Johnston, a number of drawings that were published in the book, David We're Pregnant 1973rd Two years later the sequel, Hi Mom! Hi Dad!. 1979 she created In sickness and in health, which she signed since then.

Zodiac etc.

She is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 28 quotes who is written / told by Lynn, under the main topic Parenting.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynn_Johnston

Famous quotes by Lynn Johnston (28)


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"Mom and Dad would stay in bed on Sunday morning, but the kids would have to go to church"
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"I know it sounds crazy, but I have had far more connection with my parents after their deaths"
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"You see, anything I imagined, I could draw"
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"I've had some tremendous adventures, good and bad. It's part of the novel, and a novel isn't interesting if it doesn't have some good and bad. And you don't know what good is if bad hasn't been a part of your life"
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"I've always felt that life is a novel, and part of it is written for you, and part of it is written by you. It's up to you to write the ending, ultimately"
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"But I married a guy who treated me very badly, but I was happy. I was miserable, so I was happy"
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"Sure, I've had some bad times, but everybody does. But people don't get to talk about them like I do, unless they do to a therapist. People don't get to put them in the paper like I do"
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"I was just so lucky to have a wonderful life after a tough marriage"
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"Complaining is good for you as long as you're not complaining to the person you're complaining about"
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"Aaron and I will be joined at the hip until the day we die. We have loved and hated each other since the day he was born. He's very much a part of my heart. He's going to broadcasting college now, and he'll do fine. But he came into a world that did not welcome him"
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"People never knew we were poor, but out of that poverty came the most incredible inventions - board games, recipes... we never stopped inventing"
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"And my father was a comic. He could play any musical instrument. He loved to perform. He was a wonderfully comedic character. He had the ability to dance and sing and charm and analyze poetry"
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"The most profound statements are often said in silence"
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"Yes, and when I had Aaron, he left me, and I didn't know how to raise a child. And I wasn't close to my parents, and because I was too proud to go to my parents for help, I mistreated that little baby. I didn't want a baby"
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"When Kate was born, she was born into a world of joy and happiness and confidence. The difference between the children is night and day. She's happy, she's thriving, she's full of self-confidence. I tell her she's beautiful every day before I send her off to school"
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"Only a couple of times have I ever been to church and felt enlightened by it"
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"My mother was a very literate person who had educated herself. She had an exceptional vocabulary"
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"In a way, a certain amount of self-criticism is a good thing, because it keeps you humble. Realizing that no matter what success you've achieved, you can still make enemies makes you humble, too"
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"If I was in love with someone, I would get their picture out of the school yearbook and do portraits. If I was curious about sex, I would draw pictures of it. There were no books for me to look at. Then I would go find my father's matches to burn the paper"
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"But even though all this was going on at home, if someone had tried to take me away and put me in a children's home, I couldn't have handled it. Even though my mother was very brutal, it was my home"
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"After I got this job at the syndicate, I started sending them money so they could go on trips and do the things they could never afford to do. All the while, I never knew that my mother was socking money away"
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"You think about child abuse and you think of a father viciously attacking a daughter or a son, but in my family it was my mother. My mother, I would say, was a... very brutal disciplinarian"
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"That's what my mother did. And my father was the first person she'd met who treated her kindly. She was terrified of men, and she married a very meek, kind, dear man. And she had the upper hand. She ruled the roost"
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"No matter how old you are, there's always something good to look forward to"
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"My brother was a great audience, and if he liked the picture, he would laugh and laugh and laugh, and he would want to keep the picture. Making people laugh with an image I had created... what power that was!"
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"It's taken me a long time to become the person I am, for all the ugliness to fall away. The rotten flesh is gone, and the seed is there. I can touch that now"
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"I often think you bring unhappiness on yourself, because if you don't like yourself very much, you allow yourself to be influenced by people who reinforce that"
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"I loved the Little Lulu stories, where she would fantasize that her bedroom rug would turn into a pool of water, and she could dive down into the center of the world"


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