E. B. White Quotes

48 E. B. White quotes:

"To perceive Christmas through its wrapping becomes more difficult with every year"
Author: White Quotes Category: Christmas Quotes
"It helped us, getting a chance to get some games under our belt. Obviously, getting a chance to play at home helped."
Author: White Quotes Category: Anxiety Quotes
"English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education -- sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street."
Author: White Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"Be obscure clearly."
"Writing is hard work and bad for the health."
"Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts."
Author: White Quotes Category: American Comedian Quotes Facts Quotes
"When I was a child people simply looked about them and were moderately happy; today they peer beyond the seven seas, bury themselves waist deep in tidings, and by and large what they see and hear makes them unutterably sad."
"We have 523 people who already live in that area. We'd like to make it a lot easier for them to invite their friends to church without having to drive the 15-16 miles to get here."
Author: White Quotes Category: Affection Quotes
"The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind"
Author: White Quotes Category: Childhood Quotes
"Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time"
Author: White Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor."
"A man can do anything he wants to do in this world, at least if he wants to do it badly enough."
"Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar."
"We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry."
"English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education - sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street."
"I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve (or save) the world and a desire to enjoy (or savor) the world. This makes it hard to plan the day."
"The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change and we all instinctively avoid it."
"A poet dares be just so clear and no clearer... He unzips the veil from beauty, but does not remove it. A poet utterly clear is a trifle glaring."
Author: White Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement."
Author: White Quotes Category: Agreement Quotes
"I don't know which is more discouraging, literature or chickens"
Author: White Quotes Category: Literature Quotes

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