95 Total Quotes

E.+B. White Quotes

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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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#Democracy

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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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#People

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It should restate and clarify the social dilemma and the political pickle. Once in a while it does, and you get a quick glimpse of its potential.
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#Funny #American Comedian

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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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#Funny #American Comedian

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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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#Loyalty

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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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#American Comedian #Funny #Desire

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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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#Childhood

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Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men.
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#American Comedian #Funny #Luck

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Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.
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#American Comedian #Funny #Facts

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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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#American Comedian #Funny #Joy

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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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#American Comedian #Humorous #Funny

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Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than a whole one
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#Genius

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I don't know which is more discouraging, literature or chickens
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#Literature

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I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving he can outwit nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority
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#Future

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Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.
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#Life #Automobile