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E. B. White
(1899-1985) born on
Jul 11
US humorist, essayist, novelist. His children's books have become classics, e.g., "Charlotte's Web," 1952 and "Stuart Little," 1945.
         
   
F
Computing machines perhaps can do the work of a dozen ordinary men, but there is no machine that can do the work of one extraordinary man.

R
Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.
A
Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.
N
There's no limit to how complicated things can get, on account of one thing always leading to another.
K
I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve (or save) the world and a desire to enjoy (or savor) the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Making of the Atomic Bomb."
R: In "1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1988.
A: "Lime," 1944.
N: In "Quote Disk 1,2,3," by DBUG, 1991.
K: Recalled on his death, in "Newsweek," 14 Oct 1985.
   


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