Quotes By The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 8: 1965 1966

“You try for a little happiness, and what do you get? A few memories and a fat stomach!”


“Why are you standing here, Charlie Brown?"
"I'm waiting for that little red-haired girl to walk by... I'm going to say hello to her and ask her how she's enjoying her summer vacation, and just sort of talk to her... You know..."
"You'll never do it, Charlie Brown... You'll panic..."
"Besides that, she's already walked by!”


“Schroeder, do you think I'm beautiful?"
"I think you're the most beautiful girl the world has ever known..."
"You hate me, don't you?”


“Every night it's the same... I have supper in my red dish and drinking water in my yellow dish... Tonight I think I'll have my supper in the yellow dish and my drinking water in the red dish. Life is too short not to live it up a little!”


“I think I'll go over and introduce myself to that little red-haired girl. I think I'll introduce myself, and then ask her to come over and sit next to me. I think I'll ask her to sit next to me here, and then I think I'll tell her how much I've always admired her... I think I'll flap my arms, and fly to the moon.”


“Never set your stomach for a jelly-bread sandwich until you're sure there's some jelly!”


“Charlie Brown got hit with a line-drive!"
"Does anyone here know anything about first-aid?"
"It's probably not serious... Second or third-aid will do.”


“What's that?"
"It looks like something from Linus... It is! He sent me a little birch-bark canoe from camp! He said he made it himself... Sometimes I think I don't deserve a nice brother like Linus..."
"I have often thought the same thing."
"Dear Linus, please send me another canoe. The first one broke when I threw it at Charlie Brown.”


“The rain washed away my pitcher's mound... I'm a pitcher without a mound... I'm a lost soul... I'm like a politician out of office."
"Or a sailor without an ocean..."
"Or a boy without a girl...”


“What's this? That little red-haired girl dropped her pencil... Gee... It's got teeth marks all over it... She nibbles her pencil... She's human!”


“Dear Santa Claus, just a last note before you take off. I hope you have a nice trip. Don't forget to fasten your seat belt.”


“Here I am flying high over enemy lines in my Sopwith Camel searching for the Red Baron. Who's that behind me? It's the Red Baron! He has me in his sights! Give my regards to Broadway.”


“Wouldn't you like just for once to see Charlie Brown hit that ball?"
"No... I'm not prepared to have the world come to an end!”


“Why did you write "Charlie Brown is a blockhead" on the sidewalk?"
"Because I sincerely believe you are a blockhead! I have to write what I believe is true... It's my moral respolsibility!"
"Deep down I admire her integrity...”


“I think I know what's wrong with you... Walk up onto that pitcher's mound... Does your stomach hurt now?"
"Yes! Ow! Ooo! Yes!"
"All right, now come down off the mound... There... Has it stopped hurting?"
"Yes... Yes, I think it has!"
"There's your trouble... Five cents, please!”