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Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I would be the last person to say I would be the last person to say that madness is not a solution. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: We all have faults, and mine is being We all have faults, and mine is being wicked. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: If you wonder which is the stronger sex, If you wonder which is the stronger sex, watch which one twists the other around her little finger. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Let us not look back to the past Let us not look back to the past with anger, nor towards the future with fear, but look around with awareness. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Reason is 6/7 of treason. Reason is 6/7 of treason. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Don't count your boobies until they are hatched. Don't count your boobies until they are hatched. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Time is for dragonflies and angels. The former Time is for dragonflies and angels. The former live too little and the latter live too long. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: What would you do without me? Say 'nothing.'""Nothing," What would you do without me? Say 'nothing.'"
"Nothing," said the Prince.
"Good. Then you're helpless and I'll help you. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: At least she's not guilty of integrity, and At least she's not guilty of integrity, and that's more than I can say of any Bell in four generations except my grandfather and myself. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Laughter need not be cut out of anything, Laughter need not be cut out of anything, since it improves everything. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I was seized by the stern hand of I was seized by the stern hand of Compulsion, that dark, unreasonable Urge that impels women to clean house in the middle of the night. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: The Old Man ain't afraid of hell The Old Man ain't afraid of hell — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I'll never know the right answer for sex I'll never know the right answer for sex and marriage, sense and mirage. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: In other countries, art and literature are left In other countries, art and literature are left to a lot of shabby bums living in attics and feeding on booze and spaghetti. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: The only rules comedy can tolerate are those The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: He who hesitates is sometimes saved. He who hesitates is sometimes saved. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Early to rise and early to bed makes Early to rise and early to bed makes a male healthy, wealthy, and dead. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: If you are a police dog, where's your If you are a police dog, where's your badge? — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: If I have sometimes seemed to make fun If I have sometimes seemed to make fun of Woman, I assure you it has only been for the purpose of egging her on. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Women deserve to have more than 12 years Women deserve to have more than 12 years between 28 and 40. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: The dog has seldom been successful in pulling The dog has seldom been successful in pulling man up to its level of sagacity, but man has frequently dragged the dog down to his. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: It's forty kilometers through hell, sir," said the It's forty kilometers through hell, sir," said the sergeant. Mitty finished one last brandy. "After all," he said softly, "what isn't? — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: No male can beat a female in the No male can beat a female in the long run because they have it over us in sheer, damn longevity. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: She has a memory of trees and fields She has a memory of trees and fields and nothing more. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Columbus is a town in which almost anything Columbus is a town in which almost anything is likely to happen, and in which almost everything has. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Though statisticians in our time have never kept Though statisticians in our time have never kept the score, Man wants a great deal here below and Woman even more. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I am the Golux, the only Golux in I am the Golux, the only Golux in the world and not a mere device — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By R.J. Palacio: its better to know some question than all its better to know some question than all answers -James ThurberR.J. Palacio
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Time lies frozen there. It's always Then. It's Time lies frozen there. It's always Then. It's never Now. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: A woman's place is in the wrong. A woman's place is in the wrong. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: A false or misunderstood word may create as A false or misunderstood word may create as much disaster as a sudden thoughtless act. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: If I have any beliefs about immortality, it If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: A husband should not insult his wife publicly, A husband should not insult his wife publicly, at parties. He should insult her in the privacy of the home. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Mutual suspicions of mental inadequacy are common during Mutual suspicions of mental inadequacy are common during the first year of any marriage. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: You might as well fall on your face You might as well fall on your face as lean over too far backwards — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Nowadays most men lead lives of noisy desperation. Nowadays most men lead lives of noisy desperation. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Against the may, the could be, and the Against the may, the could be, and the should, folly 'tis to balance doubt or hope. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: So much has already been written about everything So much has already been written about everything that you can't find out anything about it. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: There was a mist of moss to ride There was a mist of moss to ride through and a storm of glass. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: There is no safety in numbers, or in There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I hate women because they have brought into I hate women because they have brought into the currency of our language such expressions as "all righty" and "yes indeedy" and hundreds of others. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I love the idea of there being two I love the idea of there being two sexes, don't you? — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I have the reputation for having read all I have the reputation for having read all of Henry James. Which would argue a misspent youth and middle age. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Love is the strange bewilderment that overtakes one Love is the strange bewilderment that overtakes one person on account of another person. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Remember laughter. You'll need it even in the Remember laughter. You'll need it even in the blessed isles of Ever After. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By Sophy Burnham: A guest at a dinner party observed the A guest at a dinner party observed the strange expression on James Thurber's face. 'Don't be concerned,' said Thurber's wife. 'He's writing.' — Sophy Burnham
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: This time the destruction was so complete ... This time the destruction was so complete ...
That nothing at all was left in the world
Except one man
And one woman
And one flower — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By Bob Thurber: Meanwhile, I work the route. I don't quit, Meanwhile, I work the route. I don't quit, I don't complain. Each day I learn more than I earn. Things are going to get better. — Bob Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Quick, name some towns in New Jersey Quick, name some towns in New Jersey — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: The past is an old armchair in the The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody's guess. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Women are wiser than men because they know Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Men are more interesting than women, but women Men are more interesting than women, but women ae more fascinating. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Surely no other American institution is so bound Surely no other American institution is so bound around and tightened up by rules, strictures, adages, and superstitions as the Broadway theatre. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: The laughter of man is more terrible than The laughter of man is more terrible than his tears, and takes more forms hollow, heartless, mirthless, maniacal. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: The unicorn is a mythical beast, The unicorn is a mythical beast, — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: The noblest study of mankind is Man, says The noblest study of mankind is Man, says Man. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By Bob Thurber: A new day always forgives you, unless it's A new day always forgives you, unless it's raining and you wake up in jail. — Bob Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I always begin at the left with the I always begin at the left with the opening word of the sentence and read toward the right and I recommend this method. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: You have made the moon," The Jester said. You have made the moon," The Jester said. "That is the moon. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: You mere device," he gnarled. "You platitude! Your You mere device," he gnarled. "You platitude! Your Gollux ex machina! — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I can feel a thing I cannot touch I can feel a thing I cannot touch and touch a thing I cannot feel. The first is sad and sorry, the second is your heart. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I'm sixty-five and I guess that puts me I'm sixty-five and I guess that puts me in with the geriatrics, but if there were fifteen months in every year, I'd only be forty-eight. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Beautiful things don't ask for attention. Beautiful things don't ask for attention. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Two is company, four is a party, three Two is company, four is a party, three is a crowd. One is a wanderer. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: For one thing, she pronounced flowers 'flars' and For one thing, she pronounced flowers 'flars' and I couldn't let it slide. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Americans want to go to heaven without dying. Americans want to go to heaven without dying. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: One martini is all right. Two are too One martini is all right. Two are too many, and three are not enough. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Lately, I have been wondering if there is Lately, I have been wondering if there is time left for daydreaming in this 21st-century world of constant communication. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Man has always assumed that his is the Man has always assumed that his is the highest form of life in the universe. There is, of course, nothing at all with which to sustain this view. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Her own mother lived the latter years of Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between the ages of 18 months and 90 years. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I hate women because they always remember where I hate women because they always remember where things are. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I am not a cat man, but a I am not a cat man, but a dog man, and all felines can tell this at a glance - a sharp, vindictive glance.
James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Well, I'm disenchanted, too. We're all disenchanted. Well, I'm disenchanted, too. We're all disenchanted. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I don't believe the writer should know too I don't believe the writer should know too much where he's going. If he does, he runs into old man blueprint-old man propaganda. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: There is no exception to the rule that There is no exception to the rule that every rule has an exception. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: When man gives up on reforming and inspiring When man gives up on reforming and inspiring society he also gives up his freedom. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: It is better to ask some of the It is better to ask some of the questions than to know all the answers. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Humor is a serious thing. I like to Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By E.B. White: Thurber did not write the way a surgeon Thurber did not write the way a surgeon operates, he wrote the way a child skips rope, the way a mouse waltzes. — E.B. White
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Writers of comedy have outlook, whereas writers of Writers of comedy have outlook, whereas writers of tragedy have, according to them, insight. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: A pinch of probability is worth a pound A pinch of probability is worth a pound of perhaps. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Unless artists can remember what it was to Unless artists can remember what it was to be a little boy, they are only half complete as artist and as man. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I think that maybe if women and children I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: All men kill the thing they hate, too, All men kill the thing they hate, too, unless, of course, it kills them first. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Humor and pathos, tears and laughter are, in Humor and pathos, tears and laughter are, in the highest expression of human character and achievement, inseparable. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Man is flying too fast for a world Man is flying too fast for a world that is round. Soon he will catch up with himself in a great rear end collision. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I myself have known some profoundly thoughtful dogs. I myself have known some profoundly thoughtful dogs. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: I won't be listed and labeled or tabbed I won't be listed and labeled or tabbed and tagged," said Clode. "If I want a book, I'll get a book. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: He knows all about art, but he doesn't He knows all about art, but he doesn't know what he likes. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: Let the meek inherit the earth they have Let the meek inherit the earth
they have it coming to them. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: A burden in the bush is worth two A burden in the bush is worth two on your hands. — James Thurber
Thurber Quotes By James Thurber: American girls often marry someone they can't stand American girls often marry someone they can't stand to spite someone they can. — James Thurber