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15 Times Calvin And Hobbes Reminded You To Never Stop Exploring

It's a magical world, Hobbes, ol' buddy... Let's go exploring!

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This week, the legendary comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, by Bill Watterson, celebrates its 30th anniversary.

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The strip, published from 1985 to 1995, centers around Calvin, a wise-beyond-his-years 6-year-old, and Hobbes, his imaginary stuffed tiger. Together, the two characters muse about life, death, philosophy, and everything in between.

But what I love most about Calvin and Hobbes — aside from their profound observations about the state of the world — is their shared desire to explore it.

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Here are 15 times Calvin and Hobbes embraced the spirit of adventure, reminding us that a life filled with passion, big dreams, and even bigger adventures truly is a life well-lived.


14. And also emphasized just how much our souls need that outdoor time. NEED.

"We seem to understand the value of oil, timber, minerals, and housing, but not the value of unspoiled beauty, wildlife, solitude, and spiritual renewal."

15. In the end, we can thank these two spirited adventurers for reminding us that there's a big giant world out there, full of miracles and wonder, and there's ~always~ more to discover.