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Bil Keane

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Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.

— Bil Keane

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

— Bil Keane

#away #back #boomerang #get #hug

Sometimes I get the feeling that I'm stranded in the wrong time where love is just a lyric in a children's rhyme

— Bil Keane


Lovesick, bitter and hardened heart. Aching, waiting for life to start

— Bil Keane


I don't have to come up with a ha-ha belly laugh every day, but drawings with warmth and love or ones that put a lump in the throat. That's more important to me than a laugh.

— Bil Keane

#come #day #drawings #every #every day

I don't just try to be funny.

— Bil Keane

#i #just #try

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.

— Bil Keane

#dear #doing #family #father #feel

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

— Bil Keane

#cartoonists #day #doing #draw #homework

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

— Bil Keane

#cartoon #cartoon characters #characters #cross #i

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

— Bil Keane

#circus #family #i #inspiration #our

About Bil Keane

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Did you know about Bil Keane?

Keane was honored with the Silver T-Square Award from the National Cartoonist Society in 2002 for "outstanding dedication" to the Society and the cartooning profession. Thel the inspiration for the "Mommy" character in his long-running strip died on May 23 2008 from complications of Alzheimer's Disease.

William Aloysius Keane (October 5 1922 – November 8 2011) better known as Bil Keane was an American cartoonist most notable for his work on the long-running newspaper comic The Family Circus. It began in 1960 and continues in syndication drawn by his son Jeff Keane.

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