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Summary

E. B. White was a famous Writer from USA, who lived between July 11, 1899 and October 1, 1985. He became 86 years old.

Biography

White's extensive writing achievement ranged from satire to children's books, he often wrote from an ironic, on beholding perspective and theme of the books were often individual freedom, so also in his classic children's book trio of Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan, which all three are among the most famous children's books in the U.S. and also has been filmed several times.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 33 quotes who is written / told by B. White, under the main topics: Dad, Funny, Humor, Intelligence, Life.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E._B._White

Famous quotes by E. B. White (33)


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"We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry"
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"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"
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"Writing is hard work and bad for the health"
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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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"I don't know which is more discouraging, literature or chickens"
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"I can only assume that your editorial writer tripped over the First Amendment and thought it was the office cat"
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"Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car"
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"English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education - sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street"
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"Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim"
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"All we need is a meteorologist who has once been soaked to the skin without ill effect. No one can write knowingly of the weather who walks bent over on wet days"
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"A writer is like a bean plant - he has his little day, and then gets stringy"
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"A good farmer is nothing more nor less than a handy man with a sense of humus"
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"There's no limit to how complicated things can get, on account of one thing always leading to another"
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"There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement"
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"The world organization debates disarmament in one room and, in the next room, moves the knights and pawns that make national arms imperative"
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"The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind"
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"The trouble with the profit system has always been that it was highly unprofitable to most people"
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"The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man's adjustment to it, the speed of his acceptance"
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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 critic leaves at curtain fall To find, in starting to review it, He scarcely saw the play at all For starting to review it"
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"Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts"
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"One of the most time-consuming things is to have an enemy"
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"Old age is a special problem for me because I've never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself - a lad of about 19"
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"It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer"
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"It is easier for a man to be loyal to his club than to his planet; the bylaws are shorter, and he is personally acquainted with the other members"
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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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"The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war"
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"Be obscure clearly"
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"Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it"
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"Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one"
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"Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men"
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"Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time"
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"I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel"


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