Progress was all right. Only it went on too long.

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James Thurber

James Thurber

Profession: Comedian
Nationality: American

Progress was all right. Only it went on too long. James Thurber

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All men should strive to learn before they die, what they are running from, and to, and why.

Love is the strange bewilderment which overtakes one person on account of another person.

The only rules comedy can tolerate are those of taste, and the only limitations those of libel.

Unless artists can remember what it was to be a little boy, they are only half complete as artist and as man.

Man has gone long enough, or even too long, without being man enough to face the simple truth that the trouble with man is man.

The wit makes fun of other persons the satirist makes fun of the world the humorist makes fun of himself.

The sanity of the average banquet speaker lasts about two and a half months; at the end of that time he begins to mutter to himself, and calls out in his sleep.

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).

With sixty staring me in the face, I have developed inflammation of the sentence structure and definite hardening of the paragraphs.

All human beings should try to learn before they die what they are running from and to and why.

Sixty minutes of thinking of any kind is bound to lead to confusion and unhappiness.

I used to wake up at 4 A.M. and start sneezing, sometimes for five hours. I tried to find out what sort of allergy I had but finally came to the conclusion that it must be an allergy to consciousness.

Let us not look back in anger, nor forward in fear, but around in awareness.

Well, if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone?