Quotes by James Grover Thurber

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Women deserve to have more than twelve years between the ages of twenty-eight and forty.
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I was seized by the stern hand of compulsion, that dark, unseasonable urge that impels women to clean house in the middle of the night.
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It is better to know some of the questions than all of the answers.
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Old age is the most unexpected of all the things that can happen to a man.
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There are two kinds of light - the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.
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The story of Harold Ross, the New Yorker and me is a mere footnote to the story of our time, and we might as well face the truth that to researchers of the future, poking about among the ruins of time, we shall all be tiny glitters. But then, so are diamonds.
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All men kill the thing they hate, too, unless, of course, it kills them first.
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Women are wiser than men because they know less and understand more.
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There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else.
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One has but to observe a community of beavers at work in a stream to understand the loss in his sagacity, balance, cooperation, competence, and purpose which Man has suffered since he rose up on his hind legs... He began to chatter and he developed Reason, Thought, and Imagination, qualities which would get the smartest group of rabbits or orioles in the world into inextricable trouble overnight.
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