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Lynn Johnston's Profile

Brief about Lynn Johnston: By info that we know Lynn Johnston was born at 1947-05-28. And also Lynn Johnston is American Cartoonist.

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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.

Tags: Father, Men, Mother

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.

Tags: Help, Parents, Proud

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.

Tags: Family, Father, Mother

The most profound statements are often said in silence.

Tags: Often, Said, Silence

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.

Tags: Bring, Often, Yourself

Complaining is good for you as long as you're not complaining to the person you're complaining about.

Tags: Good

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.

Tags: Good, Humble, Success

But I married a guy who treated me very badly, but I was happy. I was miserable, so I was happy.

Tags: Happy, Married, Miserable

No matter how old you are, there's always something good to look forward to.

Tags: Forward, Good, Old

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.

Tags: Love, School, Sex

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.

Tags: Beautiful, Happiness, Happy

I know it sounds crazy, but I have had far more connection with my parents after their deaths.

Tags: After, Crazy, Parents

I was just so lucky to have a wonderful life after a tough marriage.

Tags: After, Life, Marriage

Mom and Dad would stay in bed on Sunday morning, but the kids would have to go to church.

Tags: Mom, Morning, Parenting

My mother was a very literate person who had educated herself. She had an exceptional vocabulary.

Tags: Educated, Mother, She

Only a couple of times have I ever been to church and felt enlightened by it.

Tags: Church, Felt, Times

People never knew we were poor, but out of that poverty came the most incredible inventions - board games, recipes... we never stopped inventing.

Tags: Knew, Poor, Poverty

You see, anything I imagined, I could draw.

Tags: Draw, Imagined

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.

Tags: Die, Heart, Him

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.

Tags: Job, Money, Mother