Quotes by Elwyn Brooks "E. B." White

Elwyn Brooks "E. B." White
A writer who waits for ideal conditions under which to work will die without putting a word on paper. |

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I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. |

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Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar. |

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Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it. |

#489   |   |

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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The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war. |

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