More From E. B. White
- "Writing is hard work and bad for the health."
- "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."
- "Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men."
More In Humor
- "The total absence of humor from the Bible is one of the most singular things in all literature."― Alfred North Whitehead
- "And I loved Fats Waller. I love his instrumental abilities, his vocal abilities and his sense of humor."― Paul McCartney
- "Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another – too often ending in the loss of both."― Tryon Edwards