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E. B. White (1899 - 1985)
US author & humorist [more author details]
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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.
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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.
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People are, if anything, more touchy about being thought silly than they are about being thought unjust.
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The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change-and we all instinctively avoid it.
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The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.
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Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time.
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E. B. White, New Yorker, July 3, 1944
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.
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E. B. White, Some Remarks on Humor, introduction

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