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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.
Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.

Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.
I have occasionally had the exquisite thrill of putting my finger on a little capsule of truth, and heard it give a faint squeak of morality under my pressure.
Weather is a great bluffer. I guess the same is true of our human society -- things can look dark, then a break shows in the clouds, and all is changed.
Shocking writing is like murder: the questions the jury must decide are the questions of motive and intent.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: 'One Man's Meat' [For E. B. White on television, see under media.]
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Essays of E.B. White
K: Interview in Writers at Work (Eighth Series, 1988).

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