James Thurber Quotes

I loathe the expression “What makes him tick.” It is the American mind, looking for simple and singular solution, that uses the foolish expression. A person not only ticks, he also chimes and strikes the hour, falls and breaks and has to be put together again, and sometimes stops like an electric clock in a […]

You can’t fool too many of the people too much of the time.

Let us not look back to the past with anger, nor towards the future with fear, but look around with awareness.

He who hesitates is sometimes saved.

If I have any beliefs about immortality, it is that certain dogs I have known will go to heaven, and very, very few persons.

It is better to have loafed and lost than never to have loafed at all.

Laughter need not be cut out of anything, since it improves everything.

One martini is all right, two is two many, three is not enough.

It’s a naive domestic little Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you’ll be amused by its presumption.

Don’t get it right, just get it written.