James Thurber Quotes

Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed -- but never the husband).

James Thurber

Humour is emotional chaos remembered in tranquility.

James Thurber

Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.

James Thurber

Humor is emotional chaos remembered in tranquillity.

James Thurber

Let us not look back in anger or forward in fear, but around in awareness.

James Thurber

Nowadays men lead lives of noisy desperation

James Thurber

He who hesitates is sometimes saved.

James Thurber

It is a naive domestic Burgundy without any breeding, but I think you will be amused by its presumption.

James Thurber

Her own mother lived the latter years of her life in the horrible suspicion that electricity was dripping invisibly all over the house.

James Thurber

Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed.

James Thurber

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