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I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. read more

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.

by E. B. White Found in: Life Quotes,
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Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.

Prejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts.

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There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement.

There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement.

by E. B. White Found in: Agreement Quotes,
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Thurber did not write the way a surgeon operates, he wrote the way a child skips rope, the way a read more

Thurber did not write the way a surgeon operates, he wrote the way a child skips rope, the way a mouse waltzes.

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Shocking writing is like murder: the questions the jury must decide are the questions of motive and intent.

Shocking writing is like murder: the questions the jury must decide are the questions of motive and intent.

by E. B. White Found in: Jury Quotes,
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Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.

Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.

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In a free country it is the duty of writers to pay no attention to duty.

In a free country it is the duty of writers to pay no attention to duty.

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A poet dares be just so clear and no clearer... He unzips the veil from beauty, but does not remove read more

A poet dares be just so clear and no clearer... He unzips the veil from beauty, but does not remove it. A poet utterly clear is a trifle glaring.

by E. B. White Found in: Poetry Quotes,
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