Allen Saunders Quotes
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Allen Saunders was an American writer, journalist and cartoonist who wrote the comic strips Steve Roper and Mike Nomad, Mary Worth and Kerry Drake.
He is credited with being the originator of the saying, "Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans" in 1957. The saying was later popularised by John Lennon in the song "Beautiful Boy".
His full name, John Allen Saunders, sometimes led to confusion with his son John, who later continued two of his father's strips.