Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not accidental that there are a thousand novelists, essayists, poets or journalists for each humorist. It is a long, long time between James Thurbers.
Quote by Leo Rosten
I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe.
In the dark colony of night, when I consider man's magnificent capacity for malice, madness,...
A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.
First-rate people hire first-rate people; second-rate people hire third-rate people.
An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service...
Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us...
I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I'm not...
The only reason for being a professional writer is that you can't help it.
We see things as we are, not as they are.
Humor is, I think, the subtlest and chanciest of literary forms. It is surely not...
Why did God give me two ears and one mouth? So that I will hear...
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to...
Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of...
Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined.
For what is it but an exquisite and priceless chance of salvation due to God...
Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined
Extremists think communication means agreeing with them.
Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense.
The writer wants to be understood much more than he wants to be respected or...
Any man who hates dogs and babies can't be all bad.