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
Satire is focused bitterness.
I never cease being dumbfounded by the unbelievable things people believe.
Some things are so unexpected that no one is prepared for them.
The writer wants to be understood much more than he wants to be respected or...
Dogs are getting bigger, according to a leading dog manufacturer
Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense.
Extremists think communication means agreeing with them.
Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined.
I learned that it is the weak who are cruel, and that gentleness is to...
Words must surely be counted among the most powerful drugs man ever invented.
Why did God give me two ears and one mouth? So that I will hear...
I will never give in to old age until I become old. And I'm not...
First-rate people hire first-rate people; second-rate people hire third-rate people.
Any man who hates dogs and babies can't be all bad.
Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the farthest reaches of...
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.
Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us...
An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service...
A conservative is one who admires radicals centuries after they're dead.