The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody's guess.
Quote by James Thurber
James Thurber Quotes
Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our...
Discussion in America means dissent.
The nation that complacently and fearfully allows its artists and writers to become suspected rather...
It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
It is better to have loafed and lost, than never to have loafed at all.
Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.
Love is blind, but desire just doesn't give a good goddamn
I used to wake up at 4 A.M. and start sneezing, sometimes for five hours....
Don't get it right, just get it written
Laughter need not be cut out of anything, since it improves everything.
Boys are beyond the range of anybody's sure understanding, at least when they are between...
Some American writers who have known each other for years have never met in the...
The difference between our decadence and the Russians' is that while theirs is brutal, ours...
Why do you have to be a nonconformist like everybody else?
I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere.
It's a naive domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you'll be amused by...
Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the...
My opposition to Interviews lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or...
You might as well fall flat on your face as lean over too far backward.
The animals that depend on instinct have an inherent knowledge of the laws of economics...