Calvin and Hobbes Creator Speaking to Me

From Bill Watterson’s commencement address—“Some Thoughts on the Real World by One Who Glimpsed It and Fled“—delivered at Kenyon College, Gambier Ohio, on May 20, 1990.
If you ever want to find out just how uninteresting you really are, get a job where the quality and frequency of your thoughts determine your livelihood.  I’ve found that the only way I can keep writing every day, year after year, is to let my mind wander into new territories.  To do that, I’ve had to cultivate a kind of mental playfulness.

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