We should all do what, in the long run, gives us joy, even if it is only picking grapes or sorting laundry.
E. B. White (1899 - 1985)
Contributed by: Zaady
Life's meaning has always eluded me and I guess always will. But I love it just the same.
Source: Letter to Mary Virginia Parrish, August 29, 1969
From three to four, he planned to stand perfectly still and think of what it was like to be alive.
Source: Wilbur the Pig in Charlotte's Web
I have occasionally had the exquisite thrill of putting my finger on a little capsule of truth, and heard it give the faint squeak of mortality under my pressure.
Source: Letter to Stanley Hart White, January, 1929
Our vegetable garden is coming along well, with radishes and beans up, and we are less worried about revolution that we used to be.
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.
Geese are friends to no one, they bad mouth everybody and everything. But they are companionable once you get used to their ingratitude and false accusations.
Everything in life is somewhere else, and you get there in a car.
Commuter - one who spends his life In riding to and from his wife; A man who shaves and takes a train And then rides back to shave again.
Source: Commuter, 1929
Computing machines perhaps can do the work of a dozen ordinary men, but there is no machine that can do the work of one extraordinary man.
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