Quotes by James Thurber

  • Well if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?


    Telephone

  • It’s a naïve domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think that you will be amused by its presumption.


    Royalty

  • Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house.


    Science

  • There is no exception to the rule that every rule has an exception.


    Rules

  • Well if I called the wrong number why did you answer the phone?


    Mistakes

  • He who hesitates is sometimes saved.


    Hesitation

  • Early to rise and early to bed, makes a male healthy, wealthy and dead.


    Death