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.
E. B. White
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
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.
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.
The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.
I have yet to see a piece of writing, political or non-political, that doesn't have a slant. All writing slants the way a writer leans, and no man is born perpendicular, although many men are born upright.
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.
We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.
Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.
There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement.
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