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James Thurber
(1894-1961) born on
Dec 08
US novelist, humorist, cartoonist. He is noted for his whimsical writings, cartoons; his best known short story is "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," 1945.
         
   
F
All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.

R
He knows all about art, but he doesn't know what he likes.
A
Art -- the one achievement of Man which has made the long trip up from all fours seem well advised.
N
A drawing is always dragged down to the level of its caption.
K
Early to rise and early to bed makes a man healthy and wealthy and dead.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: Forum and Century (June 1939; also included in Clifton Fadiman, I Believe: The Personal Philosophies of Certain Eminent Men and Women of Our Time, 1939).
N: New Yorker (2 Aug. 1930).
K: Fables of Our Time," 'The Shrike and the Chipmunks'
   


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