Peanuts by Charles Schulz for October 30, 1961
Linus sits in a pumpkin patch and says, "Each year the 'Great Pumpkin' rises out of the pumpkin patch that he thinks is the most sincere."<BR><BR> Linus says, "He's got to pick this one! He's got to! I don't see how a pumpkin patch can be more sincere than this one!"<BR><BR> Linus says, "You can look all around and there's not a sign of hypocrisy . . ."<BR><BR> Linus says, "Nothing but sincerity as far as the eye can see!"<BR><BR>
“It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” quotes ths strip directly.