Analyzing humor is like dissecting a frog. Few people are interested and the frog dies of it.E. B. White
Be obscure clearly.E. B. White
Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.E. B. White
English usage is sometimes more than mere taste, judgment and education - sometimes it's sheer luck, like getting across the street.E. B. White
Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.E. B. White
Genius is more often found in a cracked pot than in a whole one.E. B. White
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.E. B. White
I see nothing in space as promising as the view from a Ferris wheel.E. B. White
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.E. B. White
It is not often that someone comes along who is a true friend and a good writer.E. B. White
Luck is not something you can mention in the presence of self-made men.E. B. White
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.E. B. White
Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.E. B. White
The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change and we all instinctively avoid 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.E. B. White
The time not to become a father is eighteen years before a war.E. B. White
To perceive Christmas through its wrappings becomes more difficult with every year.E. B. White
Whatever else an American believes or disbelieves about himself, he is absolutely sure he has a sense of humor.E. B. White
When I was a child people simply looked about them and were moderately happy today they peer beyond the seven seas, bury themselves waist deep in tidings, and by and large what they see and hear makes them unutterably sad.E. B. White
Writing is an act of faith, not a trick of grammar.E. B. White
Writing is hard work and bad for the health.E. B. White
E. B. White
was a famous American writer,
who was born on
July 11, 1899. As a person born on this date, E. B. White is listed in our database as the 27th
most popular celebrity for the day (July 11) and the 15th most popular for the year (1899).
People born on July 11
fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab.
E. B. White is the 816th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to E. B. White's birthday, E. B. White is the 4961st most famous American and ranks 3rd in famous people born in Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
In general, E. B. White ranks as the 9279th
most popular famous person, and the 274th most popular author / writer / novelist / playwright of all time.
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