Bil Keane Quotes

Who on Earth is Bil Keane?

William Aloysius Keane, better known as Bil Keane, was an American cartoonist most notable for his work on the newspaper comic The Family Circus.

Born October 05, 1922
Died November 08, 2011

Books by Bil Keane


Best 8 Quotes by Bil Keane

“A hug is like a boomerang – you get it back right away.”

Bil Keane

“God put Santa Claus on earth to remind us that Christmas is 'sposed to be a happy time.”

Bil Keane

“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.”

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

“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
Jeffy's Lookin' at Me

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

Bil Keane

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

Bil Keane

“Your mind is like this water, my friend. When it is agitated, it becomes difficult to see. But if you allow it to settle, the answer becomes clear.”

Bil Keane