The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics and of how to apply them; Man, with his powers of reason, has reduced economics to the level of a farce which is at once…
Quote by James Thurber
James Thurber Quotes
The dog has seldom been successful in pulling man up to its level of sagacity,...
He who hesitates is sometimes saved.
Man is flying too fast for a world that is round. Soon he will catch...
I'm 65 and I guess that puts me in with the geriatrics. But if there...
Laughter need not be cut out of anything, since it improves everything.
Ours is a precarious language, as every writer knows, in which the merest shadow line...
Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost friends, some...
It is better to have loafed and lost, than never to have loafed at all.
Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.
The most dangerous food is wedding cake
The appreciative smile, the chuckle, the soundless mirth, so important to the success of comedy,...
Well, if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?
You can fool too many of the people too much of the time.
Women deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of twenty-eight and forty
All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and...
Last night I dreamed of a small consolation enjoyed only by the blind: Nobody knows...
Nowadays men lead lives of noisy desperation.
We all have faults, and mine is being wicked.
It's a naive domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by...
Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.