The critic leaves at curtain fall To find, in starting to review it, He scarcely saw the play at all For starting to review it.
E. B. White
The terror of the atom age is not the violence of the new power but the speed of man's adjustment to it, the speed of his acceptance.
I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel.
The world organization debates disarmament in one room and, in the next room, moves the knights and pawns that make national arms imperative.
Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.
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.
The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change and we all instinctively avoid it.
It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer.
We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting the laundry.
Old age is a special problem for me because I've never been able to shed the mental image I have of myself - a lad of about 19.
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