E. b. white Quotes

"Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thi...

"Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind." — E. B. White
📅︎ Feb 25
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"The time not to become ...

"The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war." — E. B. White
📅︎ Jan 16
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"Democracy is the recurrent suspicion ...

"Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time." — E. B. White
📅︎ Sep 11
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"People are, if anything, more touchy ...

"People are, if anything, more touchy about being thought silly than they are about being thought unjust." — E. B. White
📅︎ May 26
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"The time not to become ...

"The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war." — E. B. White
📅︎ Aug 15
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"Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thi...

"Humor can be dissected as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process and the innards are discouraging to any but the pure scientific mind." — E. B. White
📅︎ Dec 19
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"Democracy is the recurrent suspicion ...

"Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time." — E. B. White
📅︎ Oct 09
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"I get up every morning determined to both change ...

"I get up every morning determined to both change the world and have one hell of a good time. Sometimes this makes planning my day difficult." — E. B. White
📅︎ Aug 18
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"I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if ...

"I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority." - E. B. White
📅︎ Jul 19
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