James thurber Quotes

"The wit makes fun of other persons; th...

"The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself." β€” James Thurber
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"All human beings should try to lear...

"All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why." β€” James Thurber
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"All human beings should try to lear...

"All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why." β€” James Thurber
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"I do not have a psychiatrist and I do not want on...

"I do not have a psychiatrist and I do not want one, for the simple reason that if he listened to me long enough, he might become disturbed." β€” James Thurber
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"You can fool too many ...

"You can fool too many of the people too much of the time." β€” James Thurber
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"There is no safety i...

"There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else." β€” James Thurber
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"I used to wake up at 4 A.M. and start sneezing, sometimes for five ho...

"I used to wake up at 4 A.M. and start sneezing, sometimes for five hours. I tried to find out what sort of allergy I had but finally came to the conclusion that it must be an allergy to consciousness." β€” James Thurber
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"There are two kinds of light--t...

"There are two kinds of light--the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures." β€” James Thurber
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"He knows all about art...

"He knows all about art, but he doesn't know what he likes." β€” James Thurber
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"I hate women because ...

"I hate women because they always know where things are." β€” James Thurber
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β€œNowadays most men lead lives ...

β€œNowadays most men lead lives of noisy desperation.” ―James Thurber, Further Fables for Our Time
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"All men should strive to learn be...

"All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why." -James Thurber
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" Let us not look back in ang...

" Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness." James Thurber
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Beautiful things...

Beautiful things don't ask for attention - James Thurber
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"You can fool too many ...

"You can fool too many of the people too much of the time." -- James Thurber
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"Why do you have to be ...

"Why do you have to be a nonconformist like everybody else?" β€” James Thurber
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 01
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"There are two kinds of light--t...

"There are two kinds of light--the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures." β€” James Thurber
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"Her own mother lived the latter years of her lif...

"Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house." β€” James Thurber
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"You might as well fall fla...

"You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward." β€” James Thurber
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"It's better to ask some o...

"It's better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers." James Thurber
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"Early to rise and early to ...

"Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy and wealthy and dead." β€” James Thurber
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There are two kinds of light -...

There are two kinds of light - the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures. James Thurber
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"The most dangero...

"The most dangerous food is wedding cake" - James Thurber
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"It is better to know some...

"It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers." - James Thurber
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"Beautiful things don't ask ...

"Beautiful things don't ask for attention" - James Thurber, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 23
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"You might as well fall fla...

"You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward." - James Thurber
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 17
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"All human beings should try and lea...

"All human beings should try and learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why." James Thurber
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 11
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"You can fool too many...

"You can fool too many of the people too much of the time." -James Thurber
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"The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes f...

"The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people - that is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature." - James Thurber
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"Let me be the first to admit that the naked truth about me is to t...

"Let me be the first to admit that the naked truth about me is to the naked truth about Salvador Dali as an old ukulele in the attic is to a piano in a tree, and I mean a piano with breasts." β€” James Thurber
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