Quotes by E.B. White

  • A right is a responsibility in reverse.


    Rights

  • I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.


    Self Discovery

  • Prejudice is a great time-saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.


    Prejudice

  • Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men.


    Luck

  • Analysing humour is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.


    Humour

  • One of the most time consuming things is to have an enemy.


    Enemies

  • Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half the time.


    Democracy

  • Commuter - one who spends his life
    In riding to and from his wife
    A man who shaves and takes a train
    And then rides back to shave again.


    Commuter